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This authoritative guide to plants and their medicinal uses unlocks the secrets of their curative powers. Detailed descriptions of 184 herbs give clear information about preparations, dosage, potential contraindications, and when to seek a medical herbalist's advice. A complimentary section describes 150 common ailments, complete with the herbs that can best relieve their symptoms, and you'll also find instructions on preparing your own herbal medicines.
1. Natures Medicine Chest; 2. From Plant to Potent Drug; 3. Herbal Medicine in the West; 4. Herbs in Eastern Medicine; 5. Harnessing the Healing Power; 6. Using Herbal Medicine Safely; 7. Cultivating thier own herbs; 8. Harvesting and preparing herbs; 9. Make your Herbal Remedies; 10. A to Z of Plants; 11. A to Z of Ailments; 12. Licensed Herbal Medicine; 13. Glossary; 14. Index; 15. Bibliography.