Both practitioners and patients
will find this guide to popular herbal remedies useful. It is
authoritative and readable.
Andrew Weil, author of 8 Weeks to Optimal Health
...a magnificent reference
to the appropriate and safe use of herbs...well-grounded in
fact and scientific studies.
Michael J. Balick, PhD, Director and Philecology Curator or
Economic Botany, The New York Botanical Garden
The Encyclopedia of
by Robert S. McCaleb, Evelyn
Leigh, and Krista Morien
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