Herbal Medicine and Botanical Medical Fads

Herbal Medicine and Botanical Medical Fads

by Frank Hoffmann, Martin J Manning
     
 

ISBN-10: 0789011484

ISBN-13: 9780789011480

Pub. Date: 12/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

"An everyday guide for enthusiasts and a perfect place to start for newcomers, Herbal Medicine and Botanical Medical Fads is an easy-to-use handbook that combines the comprehensive information readers would expect from a reference book with a casual and colorful look at the histories and backgrounds of herbs and spices - both commonplace and exotic." From alfalfa to…  See more details below

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"An everyday guide for enthusiasts and a perfect place to start for newcomers, Herbal Medicine and Botanical Medical Fads is an easy-to-use handbook that combines the comprehensive information readers would expect from a reference book with a casual and colorful look at the histories and backgrounds of herbs and spices - both commonplace and exotic." From alfalfa to ginseng to yellow dock, more than 100 entries are included, each featuring one herb's historical background, its popular and practical uses, related folklore, and a bibliography. You'll also find related listings and essays on subjects ranging from alternative medicine to food preparation and nutrition to herbs that are used in wedding celebrations. Detailed enough for reference use by academics, this book has a natural tone that will appeal to garden club members, herb and spice experts, hobbyists, and everyone else interested in herbal medicine!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789011480
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 8.56(h) x 0.93(d)

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Alfalfa
  • Allspice
  • Aloe
  • Alternative Medicine
  • American Botanical Council
  • American Herbal Products Association
  • American Spice Trade Association
  • Anemone
  • Anise
  • Aphrodisiacs
  • Arnica
  • Aromatherapy
  • Ashwagandha
  • Baby’s Breath
  • Basil
  • Belladonna
  • Bilberry
  • Black Cohosh
  • Black Pepper
  • Bouquet Garni
  • Brooklime
  • Burdock
  • Calendula
  • Cayenne Pepper
  • Chamomile
  • Chaparral
  • Chervil
  • Chickweed
  • Cinnamon
  • Cloves
  • Coffee; Coffee Substitutes
  • Comfrey
  • Coriander
  • Corporate Alliance for Integrative Medicine
  • Curry Powder
  • Digitalis
  • Dill
  • Echinacea
  • Eucalyptus
  • Evening Primrose
  • Federal Regulation of Herbs and Spices
  • Fennel
  • Fenugreek
  • Feverfew
  • Flax
  • Folexco
  • Food Preparation and Nutrition; Herbs, Spices, and Botanicals
  • Frankincense
  • Garlic
  • Ginger; Wild Ginger
  • Ginkgo
  • Ginseng
  • Goldenseal
  • Henna
  • Herb Crafts
  • Herb Fairs
  • Herb Gardens
  • Herb Growing & Marketing Network
  • Herb Jargon
  • Herb Quest International
  • Herb Research Foundation
  • Herb Society of America
  • Herbal Aspirin
  • Herbal Cosmetics
  • Herbal Education
  • Herbal Incense
  • Herbal Markets and Consumers
  • Herbal Pillows
  • Herbal Soaps
  • Herbs and Pets
  • Herbs in Wedding Celebrations
  • Hops
  • Horsetail
  • Horticulture Therapy
  • Hyssop
  • Indiana Botanical Gardens
  • International Herb Association
  • International Herb Growers and Marketers Association
  • Juniper
  • Kava Kava
  • Kudzu Vine
  • Lavender
  • Lemon Balm
  • Lemongrass
  • Licorice
  • Lobelia
  • Mahuang
  • Marijuana
  • Melaleuca
  • Milk Thistle
  • Mint Family
  • Motherwort
  • The New World Tapestry and Herbs
  • Nutmeg
  • Onion
  • Opium Poppy
  • Parsley
  • Pau D’Arco
  • Peach Oil
  • Psyllium
  • Purple Loosestrife
  • Red Clover
  • Rhubarb
  • Rosemary
  • Safflower
  • Saffron
  • Sage
  • Sarsaparilla
  • Sassafras
  • Savory
  • Saw Palmetto
  • Self-Heal
  • Shaker Herbs
  • Smartweed
  • Sorrel
  • St. John’s Wort
  • Stevia
  • Stinging Nettle
  • Sunflower
  • Tea
  • Thyme
  • Trout Lake Farm
  • Turmeric
  • Valerian
  • Vanilla
  • Watercress
  • Willow Bark
  • Witch Hazel
  • Wood Betony
  • Wormwood
  • Yarrow
  • Yellow Dock
  • Appendix: Supplementary List of Botanicals and Their Applications
  • Recommended Reading
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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