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critically acclaimed new book!
At last an authoritative,
trustworthy guide to the health benefits and safety of Americas
most popular medicinal plants! The Encyclopedia of Popular
Herbs is a research-based compilation of modern scientific
evidence supporting the use of 40 leading herbs. The fully referenced,
451-page book features a unique 5-star rating state of
knowledge system that allows the reader to assess
at a glance the amount of research, degree of safety,
and level of international acceptance for each herb. Illustrated
with full-color photographs and black-and-white line drawings.
This remarkable book includes:
The latest scientific research and traditional
information on herb effects
Information about using herbs to prevent and treat
Dosage and safety information
Advice on choosing herbal supplements
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of Choice - by Varro Tyler, PhD.
Dr. Tyler, another HRF Advisory Board Member, literally wrote
the book on the scientific study of herbs. Herbs of Choice
provides a scientifically focused rundown on leading herbs.
Here's what Booknews has to say about one of our favorite author's
"Ignoring folkloric or putative uses or unproven
remedies, Tyler (pharmacognosy, School of Pharmacy and Pharmacal
Sciences, Purdue U.) presents current factual information on
the pharmacology, therapeutics, and toxicology of the beneficial
crude drugs of plant origin (herbs) and their common preparations
(phytomedicinals). For general readers as well as physicians,
pharmacists, and other health professionals. Paper edition (895-5),
$17.95. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or."
Herbal Products Association's Botanical Safety Handbook by
McGuffin, Hobbs (ed) and Upton provides readily accessible safety
data in an easy-to-use classification system for more than 600
commonly sold herbs. The handbook also features additional information
regarding international regulatory status, standard dosage, and
certain common toxicity concerns.
A must for any complete herbal bookshelf. The
authors have reviewed all the classic references on herbal safety
and plant toxicity. The result is a useful guide to which herbs
are safest for self care and those for which professional guidance
Handbook of Medicinal Herbs: by James Duke. OK, this book
is expensive, but a massive compilation of information
on herbs, by Dr. James Duke former chief top economic plant expert
at the USDA and among the founding fathers of the Herb Research
Field Guide to Medicinal Plants: Eastern and Central North
America by Steven Foster, James A. Duke, Jim Blackfeather
The most comprehensive of all the Peterson guides
on the medicinal uses of wild plants. This extensive field
guide is a must for all of those interested in native herbs.
Small enough for a daypack with full color photos for ease of
|Our Price: $85.00
||Herbs Spices and Medicinal Plants : Recent
Advances in Botany Horticulture and Pharmacology by Lyle E. Craker,
These special order books are for the serious
herb grower and scientist, written by the two leading aromatic
and medicinal plant horticulture experts Jim Simon (Purdue)
and Lyle Craker (U. of Mass).
Each volume is $85. You can order Vol.
1 (1986), Vol
3 (1988), Vol
2 (1991), Vol
4 (1990), Vol
3 (1996). If the volumes and dates seem confusing to you,
well, us too.
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