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  1. The main purpose of this book is to provide a practical reference for the identification and use of medicinal plants. It is a collection of illustrations of some important medicinal plants, accompanied by a brief description, the family each plant belongs to, scientific names, common names, both...
  2. Combines a field guide to finding and preserving medicinal plants with a detailed home advisor to their uses in cooking, cosmetics and health
  3. In this book, the author set out to describe some important medicinal plants, the diseases and complaints for which they can be used, some recipes for the production of medicines and information about dosages, and some cautionary notes about the side-effects of these treatments.
  4. How to extract, what to extract, and how to use tropical plants in medicine.
  5. This booklet discussed over 200 plants - giving local names, botanical descriptions, methods of collection, processing and propagation.
  6. An inspiring work of oral history, Earth and Spirit explores and celebrates Puerto Rico's tradition of botanical medicine as it was practiced up to the 1980s. This lively and deeply personal glimpse of Caribbean healing presents the voices of dozens of people who knew, loved and worked with...
  7. Neem trees are medium to large sized, drought resistant, multipurpose trees, that can be up to 30 m tall. All parts of the plant produce azadirachtin, a powerful antibiotic and antimicrobial. Seeds and leaves often have the highest concentrations and may be used to make insecticides and...
  8. 1999-01-01 These WHO monographs are not pharmacopoeial monographs. Their purpose is to provide scientific information on the safety, efficacy and quality control/quality assurance of widely used medicinal plants, in order to facilitate their appropriate use in WHO’s Member States; to provide models to...
  9. 2002-01-01 Volume 2 of theWHO Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plantsprovides an additional collection of 30 monographs covering the quality control and traditional and clinical uses of selected medicinal plants approved by 120 experts in more than 50 countries. The monographs are intended to promote...
  10. 2007-01-01 This is the newest volume. This 3rd volume contains an additional collection of 32 monographs describing the quality control and use of selected medicinal plants. WHO monographs are comprehensive scientific references for drug regulatory authorities, physicians, traditional health practitioners,...