Herbs and Medicinal Plants by Madge Hooper

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ISBN 100668065699
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This is a wonderful book for those interested in taking the first step to learn more about medicinal plants. It is light on citing evidence but every page of the book is a visual treat with photos and illustrations to make it easy to identify plants both in their natural form and as you might encounter them at a natural foods store.

The presentation of "key" medicinal plants features of the best known, including aloe, cayenne, cinnamon, lemon, clove, sage, and ginger, for example. The other herbs include such familiar plants as oats, horseradish, tarragon, heather, and hemlock, and such exotic herbs as ylang-ylang, Iceland moss, and scurvy by:   Medicinal plants are increasingly well regarded as supplements and sometimes as alternatives for prescription drugs.

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In the second edition world-renowned ethnobotanist James A. Duke provides up-to-date data on over of the world’s most important medicinal plant species.

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The ability to synthesize a wide variety of chemical compounds that are possibly used to perform important biological functions, and to defend against attack from predators such as insects, fungi and herbivorous mammals is called herbal medicine. A Guide to Common Medicinal Herbs. Here's a look at some of the more common medicinal herbs.

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Herbs of the Bible. Aloes — He was accompanied by Nicodemus, the man who earlier had visited Jesus at mus brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about seventy-five pounds. (John ) The aloe vera plant has been used for thousands of years. In ancient times, it was used to embalm the dead, as well as for perfume.

With listings for over commonly found plants and herbs, this book is one of the best known in the field, and is probably one of the most complete plant catalogs written today. Includes information on medicinal usage, scientific background and taxonomy, cosmetic use, folklore, and medical contraindications of herbs and plants.

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According to the Book of *Jubilees (), the angels revealed the various remedies to Noah, who wrote them down in a book.

*Asaph the physician adds that Noah, having been taught by the angel Raphael the remedies obtainable from trees, plants, and roots, recorded them in a book which he gave to his son Shem and which was used by the.

There are many different medicinal herbs and plants that can be used for healing. Some are more effective than others and many can be lethal if used in the wrong dosage.

We recommend taking the time to learn about medicinal plants if you plan to use them. Buy a book written by a respected expert. Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West is a beautiful, practical book by respected herbalist and naturalist, Gregory Tilford.

Despite the reference to the “West” in the title of this book, the author notes that the many of the plants described in the book can be found throughout much of the United States—from the Midwest and Southeast and from the west coast of Canada to southern Alaska.

Catnip is not just a good medicinal herb, but also loved by cats. Origin: Native to Europe Grows: 3 feet high and 2 feet wide. Grows in moist, well drained soil in full sun.

Harvest the aerial parts in the summer, just as the plant comes into flower. Parts to Use: Flowers, Leaves and Stems Uses. Opening Our Wild Hearts to the Healing Herbs by Gail Faith Edwards (B) – Lovely profiles of the cultivation, harvest, and uses of herbs and trees written in the author’s warm, wise woman style.

Planting the Future: Saving our Medicinal Herbs edited by Rosemary Gladstar and Pamela Hirsch (B) – Multiple herbalist contributors celebrate at-risk wild plants and teach how to.

This book continues as volume 3 of a multi-compendium on Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants. It covers edible fruits/seeds used fresh or processed, as vegetables, spices, stimulants, edible oils and beverages.

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