Tyler's Honest Herbal: A Sensible Guide to the Use of Herbs and Related Remedies / Edition 4

Tyler's Honest Herbal: A Sensible Guide to the Use of Herbs and Related Remedies / Edition 4

by Steven Foster, Virginia M Tyler, Varro E. Tyler
     
 

Here is the fourth edition of Tyler's Honest Herbal: A Sensible Guide to the Use of Herbs and Related Remedies, providing essential botanical information as well as folkloric background of herbal remedies in a clear, accessible style. Unlike other herb books, this book gives you a serious evaluation of both the positive and negative features of the use of the

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Here is the fourth edition of Tyler's Honest Herbal: A Sensible Guide to the Use of Herbs and Related Remedies, providing essential botanical information as well as folkloric background of herbal remedies in a clear, accessible style. Unlike other herb books, this book gives you a serious evaluation of both the positive and negative features of the use of the most important herbs for therapeutic purposes. This new edition features additional scientific data on herbs that will enable you to make wise, informed choices about the benefits and risks of herbs currently on the market. Viewing herbs from a scientific standpoint, the authors assess herbs based on available scientific information and include the latest details on advocacy literature and the new regulatory environment. Each write-up includes descriptive information on the source of the plant, its traditional uses, and an evaluation of the relevant and current literature which helps support or disprove intended use of the plant.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789008756
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Series:
Quality Paperback Book Club Series
Edition description:
4TH
Pages:
472
Sales rank:
1,321,747
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Contents
Preface

  • Preface to The New Honest Herbal (ital)
  •  Preface to The Honest Herbal (ital), Third Edition
  • Preface to Tyler's Honest Herbal, (ital) Fourth Edition 
  • Pros and Cons
  • Laws and Regulations
  • I. Herbs and Related Remedies
  • Alfalfa
  • Aloe
  • Angelica
  • Apricot Pits (Laetrile)
  • Arnica
  • Barberry
  • Bayberry
  • Betony
  • Black Cohosh
  • Blue Cohosh
  • Boneset
  • Borage
  • Bran
  • Broom
  • Buchu
  • Burdock
  • Butcher's-Broom
  • Caffeine-Containing Plants
  • Calamus
  • Calendula
  • Canaigre
  • Capsicum
  • Catnip
  • Cat's Claw
  • Celery Seed
  • The Chamomiles and Yarrow
  • Chaparral
  • Chickweed
  • Chicory
  • Coltsfoot
  • Comfrey
  • Cranberry
  • Cucurbita
  • Damiana
  • Dandelion
  • Devil's Claw
  • Dong Quai
  • Echinacea
  • Ephedra (Ma Huang)
  • Evening Primrose
  • Eyebright
  • Fennel
  • Fenugreek
  • Feverfew
  • Fo-Ti (He-Shou-Wu)
  • Garcinia
  • Garlic and Other Alliums
  • Gentian
  • Ginger
  • Ginkgo
  • Ginseng and Related Herb
  • Goldenseal
  • Gotu Kola
  • Grape Seed Extract
  • Hawthorn
  • Hibiscus
  • Honey
  • Hops
  • Horehound
  • Horsetail
  • Hydrangea
  • Hyssop
  • Jojoba Oil
  • Juniper
  • Kava
  • Kelp
  • Lettuce Opium
  • Licorice
  • Life Root
  • Linden Flowers
  • Lobelia
  • Lovage
  • Milk Thistle
  • Mistletoe
  • Mormon Tea
  • Muira Puama
  • Mullein
  • Myrrh
  • Nettle
  • New Zealand Green-Lipped Mussel
  • Pangamic Acid (“Vitamin B 15”)
  • Papaya
  • Parsley
  • Passion Flower
  • Pau d'Arco
  • Pennyroyal
  • Peppermint
  • Pokeroot
  • Pollen
  • Propolis
  • Pygeum
  • Raspberry
  • Red Bush Tea
  • Red Clover
  • Rose Hips
  • Rosemary
  • Royal Jelly
  • Rue
  • Sage
  • St. John's Wort
  • Sarsaparilla
  • Sassafras
  • Savory
  • Saw Palmetto
  • Schisandra
  • Scullcap
  • Senega Snakeroot
  • Senna
  • Spirulina
  • Suma
  • Tansy
  • Tea Tree
  • L-Tryptophan
  • Uva Ursi
  • Valerian
  • Wild Yam
  • Witch Hazel
  • Wormwood
  • Yellow Dock
  • Yohimbe
  • Yucca
  • Summarized Evaluation of Herbal Remedies
  • Summary Chart
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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