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The Green Pharmacy Herbal Handbook

Author : James A. Duke
ISBN : 1579541844
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 51.87 MB
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Offers advice on herbal healing, includes an encyclopedic review of health conditions that herbal medicine can help, and discusses 180 herbs with information on dosages, food and drug interactions, benefits, and side effects.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Green Pharmacy

Author : James A. Duke
ISBN : 0875963161
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 73.75 MB
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From a top world authority, the ultimate guide to using herbs to cure and prevent disease.
Category: Health & Fitness

Duke S Handbook Of Medicinal Plants Of Latin America

Author : James A. Duke
ISBN : 142004317X
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 66.73 MB
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Finalist for 2009 The Council on Botanical & Horticultural Libraries Literature Award! A Comprehensive Guide Addressing Safety, Efficacy, and Suitability About a quarter of all the medicines we use come from rainforest plants and more than 1,400 varieties of tropical plants are being investigated as potential cures for cancer. Curare comes from a tropical vine and quinine from the cinchona tree. A comprehensive guide to safety, efficacy, and suitability, Duke’s Handbook of Medicinal Plants of Latin America responds to continuing interest in medicinal plants and the potential remedies they contain. Determine Which Species Can Be Used for Specific Targets The author of Green Pharmacy Herbal Handbook and CRC Handbook of Medicinal Herbs, James A. Duke covers roughly 500 of the more important Native Latin American medicinal plants in a highly organized format. After a brief introduction, each entry contains scientific and colloquial names, synonyms, reference to illustrations, notes, biological activities, medicinal indications, dosages, potential hazards, extracts, and references. This format supplies a starting point for determining which species can be used for specific targets. Better Data Helps You Focus Your Search Year-round moderate temperatures, abundant rainfall, and rich soils make tropical Latin America home to nearly 100,000 of the world’s 300,000 known species of plants, and therefore home to untold numbers of potential cures. Focusing on 500 of the most well-known and well-studied plants, this book helps you focus your search for ammunition against constantly evolving pathogens and newly emerging diseases.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Green Pharmacy Guide To Healing Foods

Author : James A. Duke
ISBN : 1594867127
Genre : Diet therapy
File Size : 45.74 MB
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Discusses food remedies that help treat and prevent the whole gamut of health concerns, from minor (such as sunburn and the common cold) to more serious (like arthritis and diabetes). Dr. Duke has assigned a rating to each remedy, according to his evaluation of the available scientific studies and anecdotal reports.
Category: Diet therapy

Duke S Handbook Of Medicinal Plants Of The Bible

Author : James A. Duke
ISBN : 0849382033
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 31.98 MB
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Known for their ease of use, artful presentation of scientific information, and evidence-based approach, James Duke’s comprehensive handbooks are the cornerstone in the library of almost every alternative and complementary medicine practitioner and ethnobotanist. Using the successful format of these bestselling handbooks, Duke’s Handbook of Medicinal Plants of the Bible covers 150 herbs that scholars speculate, based on citations, were used in Biblical times.
Category: Health & Fitness

Handbook Of Medicinal Herbs Second Edition

Author : James A. Duke
ISBN : 9781420040463
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 23.68 MB
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Still considered the definitive work on medicinal herbs and their uses after two decades, the Handbook of Medicinal Herbs has undergone a long-anticipated revision. In the second edition, world-renowned ethnobotanist James A. Duke provides up-to-date data on over 800 of the world’s most important medicinal plant species. The book contains more species, phytochemicals, proven indications, folk indications, and dosage data than the first edition in a new easier to use format. The in-depth content, the addition of color plates and over 200 black and white illustrations makes this book the most comprehensive resource on medicinal herbs available. NEW IN THE SECOND EDITION: · Over 100 color plates, 4 color maps · Over 200 black and white illustrations · Over 800 medicinal plants — more than twice as many as the previous edition organized alphabetically by common name · More herbs from the African, Ayurvedic, Chinese, and Jamu traditions EASY ACCESS TO INFORMATION YOU NEED Designed to give you fast access to the information you need on a regular basis, this new edition is organized more systematically than any other medicinal herb publication. The entries are now arranged alphabetically by common name with the scientific name in parenthesis. Major synonyms are also provided. · It has become increasingly clear that there are hundreds of biologically active compounds, often additive or synergistic, in all our plants, foods, spices, herbs, medicinal, and poisonous plants. The debate continues on how these plants work and how they should be used. Blending scientific fact with folk uses and the author’s personal experience, Handbook of Medicinal Herbs, Second Edition provides the most well rounded discussions of safety, efficacy, toxicity, and rational use found in any herbal reference.
Category: Health & Fitness

Handbook Of Medicinal Mints Aromathematics

Author : James A. Duke
ISBN : 0849327245
Genre : Medical
File Size : 55.16 MB
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This handbook provides the most complete collection of chemical data available on aromatic mints (Lamiaceae). The authors thoroughly introduce the field of aromathematics. Handbook of Medicinal Mints (Aromatics): Phytochemicals and Biological Activities contains a wealth of quantitative data, including more than 500 references on 10,839 chemicals from 251 assays of 205 unique taxa, combined with 3,324 biological activities and 256 recommended daily allowances and lethal doses. An exhaustive guide, the handbook is the ultimate resource for assessing the potential medicinal value of a particular species.
Category: Medical

Handbook Of Nuts

Author : James A. Duke
ISBN : 0849336376
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 57.59 MB
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Over one hundred of the world's most important species of nuts are systematically accounted for in this informative handbook. The text defines nuts and discusses their economic and nutritional value. For easy reference, there is an illustrated account of each nut by species, arranged alphabetically by scientific name. Each account includes the family name, several colloquial names, and paragraphs on uses, folk medicine, chemistry, germplasm, distribution, ecology, cultivation, harvesting, yields, energy, and biotic factors. Chapters Describe: Uses Folk medicine Chemistry Germplasm Distribution Ecology Cultivation Harvesting Yields and economics Energy Biotic factors
Category: Technology & Engineering

Handbook Of Edible Weeds

Author : James A. Duke
ISBN : 0849329469
Genre : Science
File Size : 39.98 MB
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Handbook of Edible Weeds contains detailed descriptions and illustrations of 100 edible weeds, representing 100 genera of higher plant species. Some of the species are strictly American, but many are cosmopolitan weeds. Each account includes common names recognized by the Weed Science Society of America, standard Latin scientific names, uses, and distribution (geographic and ecological). Cautionary notes are included regarding the potential allergenic or other harmful properties of many of the weeds.
Category: Science

Handbook Of Phytochemical Constituent Grass Herbs And Other Economic Plants

Author : James A. Duke
ISBN : 0849336724
Genre : Science
File Size : 66.88 MB
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CRC Handbook of Phytochemical Constituents of GRAS Herbs and Other Economic Plants is a unique catalog that includes more than 15,000 phytochemical constituents from over 1,000 higher plant species. This volume covers all of the generally-recognized-as-safe (GRAS) herbs and at least 250 important food and medicinal plants. Each entry features the scientific name, one or more common names, a listing of phytochemical constituents, a single datum or range of quantitative data (wet-weight to dry-weight in parts per million), two-letter abbreviation identifying the plant part, and three-letter abbreviation(s) indicating the source(s) of the data. The extraordinary amount of data compiled into an easy-to-use tabular format makes the CRC Handbook of Phytochemical Constituents of GRAS Herbs and Other Economic Plants a volume useful to all pharmacologists, toxicologists, nutritionists, pharmacognicists, and food scientists.
Category: Science