Western Herbal Tradition: 2000 Years of Medicinal Plant Knowledge

JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERSISBN: 9781848193062

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Imprint: SINGING DRAGON
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Graeme Tobyn,Alison Denham,Midge Whitelegg,Sheila Kingsbury,Marije Rowling
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PAPERBACK
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392

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Foreword. Preface. 1. The historical sources. 2. Some observations on the Western herbal tradition. 3. Origins and proponents of the revival of herbal medicine in 19th century Britain. 4. A note on Goethe. 5. Notes on nomenclature, plant descriptions, quality, constituents, safety and dosages. 6. Agrimonia eupatoria, agrimony. 7. Alchemilla vulgaris, lady's mantle. 8. Althaea officinalis, marshmallow; Malva sylvestris, common mallow; Alcea rosea, hollyhock. 9. Apium graveolens, wild celery. 10. Arctium lappa, burdock. 11. Artemisia absinthium, wormwood. 12. Artemisia vulgaris, mugwort. 13. Centaurium erythraea, centaury. 14. Daucus carota, wild carrot. 15. Drimia maritima, squill. 16. Fumaria officinalis, fumitory. 17. Galium aparine, goosegrass. 18. Glechoma hederacea, ground ivy. 19. Hyssopus officinalis, hyssop. 20. Inula helenium, elecampane. 21. Lamium album, white deadnettle. 22. Ocimum basilicum, basil. 23. Paeonia officinalis, paeony. 24. Potentilla erecta, tormentil. 25. Rosa damascena, damask rose. 26. Rubus idaeus, raspberry. 27. Ruta graveolens, rue. 28. Scrophularia nodosa, figwort. 29. Stachys officinalis, wood betony. 30. Tussilago farfara, coltsfoot. 31. Verbena officinalis, vervain. 32. Viola odorata, sweet violet; Viola tricolor, heartsease. Index.

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