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Medicinal Herbs

A Compendium

by Beatrice Gehrmann

  • 6 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Haworth Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Traditional medicine & remedies,
  • Plants, Medicinal,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Consumer Health,
  • Medicinal plants,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Materia medica, Vegetable,
  • Herbal Medications,
  • Handbooks,
  • Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9604809M
    ISBN 100789025310
    ISBN 109780789025319

    To use our herbs list encyclopedia to look up a herb and learn more about how it can benefit you, just click on one of the category links. A wide range of wild edibles are covered, including mushrooms, herbs, seaweeds, flowers, roots, greens, nuts, and berries. A Court in Germany ordered that access to certain items in the Project Gutenberg collection are blocked from Germany. You can order the book here. Share this:. The first part of the book talks about different philosophies around herbs.

    I don't mind, though, because it has a great number of medicinal benefits. One of nature's best giftsValerian is lovely and it is an excellent safe sedative. As herbal historian Agnes Arber remarks — "Sibthorp's monumental Flora Graeca is, indeed, the direct descendant in modern science of the De Materia Medica of Dioscorides. Drink a bit of Chamomile tea!

    An example would be taking ginger rather than Dramamine. It's available at health food stores. Some herbs can interact with certain meds, including those for high blood pressurediabetes, and depression, as well as blood thinners and even OTC drugs. Trying a different Web browser might help.


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Medicinal Herbs book

In summer time, it grows like crazy, just about anywhere, and like other flowers, the bees love it. John's Wort is as an herbal infused oil. The De Synonymis and other publications of Simon Januensis, the Liber Servitoris of Bulchasim Ben Aberazerim, which described the preparations made from plants, animals and minerals, provided a model for the chemical treatment of modern pharmacopoeias.

Highly recommended. Garlic boosts the immune system by increasing and stimulating the production of white blood cells. Most books on herbology will give you a dictionary listing of the herbs and what they are good for.

As herbal historian Agnes Arber remarks — "Sibthorp's monumental Flora Graeca is, indeed, the direct descendant in modern science of the De Materia Medica of Dioscorides.

It's also a very attractive plant, and the bright red of the pepper is just gorgeous mixed Into the dark green of the plant's leaves. Most recently updated: January 28, It's also great for helping with circulatory problems, can be used to help stop bleeding, since it's a hemostatic herb, and has been shown to be useful in helping slow or even stop a heart attack until help can arrive.

Researchers say the kudzu more quickly allows alcohol to get to the part of the brain that tells you that you've had enough. I like this book because 1 It includes many herbs including some interesting TCM herbs that sometimes get missed 2 Has sections linking herbs to disease 3 Lists herbal actions making it easier to quickly understand the herb Rosemary: Avoid carcinogens Frying, broiling, or grilling meats at high temperatures creates HCAs heterocyclic aminespotent carcinogens implicated in several cancers.

This is one of the finest books on wild edible greens, with thorough species descriptions, beautiful photographs, nutritional profiles, and lots of recipes. His works lacked scientific credibility because of their use of astrologythough he combined diseases, plants and astrological prognosis into a simple integrated system that has proved popular to the present day.

John's Wort is also great for neuralgia, and I personally use it as part of my back pain and sciatica regimen with excellent results.

The second half of most books has the dictionary symptom of ailments and what herbs can be used to treat them.

Herbal Education Books

A wide range of wild edibles are covered, including mushrooms, herbs, seaweeds, flowers, roots, greens, nuts, and berries. This program is shaping up to be THE most comprehensive online course on the topic! One of my favorite ways to prepare St. Think glamping, with a wild foods twist.

FTC Disclosure: There are affiliate links scattered throughout this article. Last year, I just threw some seeds out into the front yard and wateredI had plenty of this wonderful herb until the goats came along and ate it before I could get to it! Or, clearing the history of your visits to the site.

Cayenne grows like crazy, especially in warmer climates. Most plants in the book can be found throughout the temperate world, but others are found only in Mediterranean climates.Sep 14,  · If you’re new to herbs, get started with our short e-book, Herbs in the Bathtub.

Encyclopedia Judaica: Medicinal Herbs

This book will get you growing herbs in pots this year regardless of where you live or how much space you have.

It outlines a collection of well known herbs for culinary and wellness uses. Dec 30,  · This book is for the beginning herbal enthusiast who is looking for a lot of information in one place.

Many books on herbs focus on specific plants, medicine-making, or the history of herbs, but I wanted to write a book with a bit of everything, from both the traditional and scientific perspectives.4/5. Whereas the Bible speaks very little about medicinal plants, talmudic literature mentions many herbs, some regarded as cures, others used as a prophylactic against various ailments.

From time immemorial popular medicine has used numerous herbs, particularly wild plants, as remedies. Beg, buy, or borrow a guide to medicinal plants for your area. I depend on my copy of The Peterson Field Guide: Eastern/Central Medicinal Plants and Herbs.

Before you head out into the field and start collecting samples: learn how to read the book, what the symbols mean, and how to positively identify the plants listed in your guide.

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Natural herbs have been in use since the dawn of time. The Chinese have been using these flavorful weeds for everything from spicing up a favorite dish to curing allergies.

Common herbs are most known for their culinary uses. There are medicinal applications for herbs as well. The Native Americans knew the value of an herb. Author Rosemary Gladstar offers a fresh introduction to growing and using 33 of her favorite herbs in Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide.

This book is complete with easy-to-follow recipes for brewing restorative teas, blending salves, and making tinctures, oils, and syrups. More details Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West.