Indian Herbalogy of North America

Indian Herbalogy of North America

by Alma R. Hutchens, Alam Hutchens
     
 

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For more than twenty years this pioneering work had served as a bible for herbalists throughout the world. It is an illustrated encyclopedic guide to more than two hundred medicinal plants found in North America, with descriptions of each plant's appearance and uses, and directions for methods of use and dosage. Native American traditions are compared with traditional…  See more details below

Overview

For more than twenty years this pioneering work had served as a bible for herbalists throughout the world. It is an illustrated encyclopedic guide to more than two hundred medicinal plants found in North America, with descriptions of each plant's appearance and uses, and directions for methods of use and dosage. Native American traditions are compared with traditional uses of the same plants among other cultures where the science of herbs has flourished, particularly in Russia and China. Included is an annotated bibliography of pertinent books and periodicals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780877736394
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/1991
Edition description:
1st paperback ed
Pages:
382
Sales rank:
595,506
Product dimensions:
5.97(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.12(d)

Meet the Author

Alma R. Hutchens, a close associate of the late herbalist N. G. Tretchikoff, has been a student and practitioner of herbal medicine for many years.

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