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  1. Are any herbs safe, effective, and suitable for self-treatment? The Honest Herbal answers this question with clear, concise, authoritative information backed by scientific references readers can check for themselves.
  2. Thirty Plants That Can Save Your Life introduces readers to the best plants for promoting wellness, preventing illness, and cleansing and soothing mind and body. To find the plants most widely and successfully used in traditional medicine, Schar researched herbal and medical lore from around the...
  3. 1974-01-01 Arona Petersen has not only written an entertaining book on Virgin Islands herbs and the old sayings that go with their varied uses, but she has also captured a large slice of West Indian culture between the two covers.
  4. 1995-01-01 Traditional Chinese medicine is perhaps the oldest system of health care in the world—and one of the safest and most effective. This first easy-to-use pocket guide provides everything readers need to know to explore Chinese herbal medicine for themselves. The book includes: • A brief overview of...
  5. Some 3 billion people in the world live outside the cash economy in the world’s poorest nations. Food security and regular supply are their daily concerns. Chronic malnutrition is a leading cause of death and disease for them. Young children are amongst the most affected. One child every 5-10...
  6. 2008-01-01 A cornerstone of the Ayurvedic tradition, neem has been called "the village pharmacy" for thousands of years. When the National Research Council published a report on neem in 1992, they called it a "tree for solving global problems." This book provides an overview of the groundbreaking research...
  7. With more than five million copies sold, Prescriptions for Nutritional Healing is the nations number one bestselling guide to holistic health. For ten years and more, people interested in alternative healing and preventive therapies have relied on this invaluable reference as a guide to improve...
  8. 1996-01-01 This booklet presents information about neem, one of the most ancient and widley used herbs on earth. A major herbal ingredient in Ayurvedic preparations, neem has been revered in India for over 4,000 years yet is almost unknown in th West. 80 pages
  9. 1978-01-01 Presents information on the characteristics, planting, cultivation, harvesting, and culinary uses of traditional Chinese greens cucurbits, snow peas, beans, cabbages, and herbs.
  10. 2003-01-01 This book discusses conservation and cooperation, dehydration, extraction of herbal material, dehydration apparatus, the home based herbal business, skin care lotions and medicinal balms, and extraction apparatus of herbs in Africa.