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Medical Herbalism

The Science and Practice of Herbal Medicine

by David Hoffmann

Medical Herbalism contains comprehensive information concerning the identification and use of medicinal plants by chemical structure and physiological effect, the art and science of making herbal medicine, the limitations and potential of viewing herbs chemically, and the challenge to current research paradigms posed by complex plant medicines. It also includes information on toxicology and contraindications, the issues involved in determining dosage and formulation types for an individual, guides to the different measurement systems and conversion tables, and the pros and cons of both industrial and traditional techniques.

With additional sections devoted to the principles of green medicine, the history of Western Herbalism, the variety of other medical modalities using medicinal plants, an extensive resource directory, and a discussion of treatments organized by body system, "Medical Herbalism is the comprehensive textbook all students and practitioners of clinical herbalism need to develop their healing practices.

672 pp 2003

 

 

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ISBN: 0892817496
CATEGORY: Plants/Botanicals
HEALING ARTS PRESS
October 2003
 
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