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Materia Medica of Western Herbs

  • ISBN-13: 9781911597513
  • Publisher: AEON BOOKS
    Imprint: AEON BOOKS
  • By Carole Fisher
  • Price: AUD $87.99
  • Stock: 107 in stock
  • Availability: Order will be despatched as soon as possible.
  • Local release date: 06/07/2018
  • Format: Paperback (244.00mm X 188.00mm) 400 pages Weight: 1134g
  • Categories: Psychology [JM]Complementary medicine [MX]
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This volume is based on the original Materia Medica of Western Herbs for the Southern Hemisphere by Carol Fisher and Gilian Painter and has been expanded and updated to include botanical, scientific, pharmacy and safety information. It is designed for worldwide use and contains detailed monographs of 180 medicinal herbs. There are appendices to help students understand pharmacological and medicinal actions, a glossary listing the known actions of common constituents, a table of interactions and a comprehensive therapeutic index. This textbook is valuable not only for students and practitioners of herbal medicine but is also of use to any health provider who wishes to know more about how and why herbs work and the safety issues related to them.
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