Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine has ratings and 25 reviews. Paul said: A fantastic all-in-one guide to herbs and herbal medicine. If you were to have. Fully updated and authoritative, this revised edition of ‘DK’s Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine’ makes this classic, completely illustrated reference guide even . Buy a cheap copy of Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine: The book by Andrew Chevallier. Fully updated and authoritative, this revised edition of DK’s.

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I definitely want my own copy of this eventually. Back cover copy A completely revised and updated edition of the meeicine reference guide to herbs and their use in medicine, indispensable for anyone wishing to develop their knowledge of alternative health.

Learn how to grow, harvest, and process your own ingredients to create natural remedies and improve your health – naturally. Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine by Andrew Chevallier. Flap copy Fully updated, comprehensive, and authoritative, this is a revised edition of the first completely illustrated reference guide to more than medicinal herbs from the world’s great herbal traditions.

Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine

Hardcoverpages. It has some interesting information on the history of herbal medicine, but again it is limited.

Want to Read saving…. The profiles of the most common plants also include herbal preparations and recommendations for self-treatment. The author estimates that of theplants on earth, about 10, are used medicinally on a regular basis Chevallier Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine by Andrew Chevallier. The book includes some short, basic instructions for how to create tinctures, creams, lotions, etc. Your subscription to Read More was successful. The major herbal traditions of different cultures- Europe, India, China, Africa, Australia, and the Americas- are vividly described.


My library Help Advanced Book Search. The book is jammed with information, but very invitingly and appealingly presen A fantastic all-in-one guide to herbs and herbal medicine.

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It’s authoritative, comprehensive, well laid out, lavishly illustrated, and clearly a labor of profound love on the part of the author and all those who worked on it.

My biggest dislike is that only some herbs I think the more popular ones have actions broken out into their own chevallker.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. A fantastic reference book to keep on hand, but fiercely heavy so not one to tote around for identification. Many other plants will be much less familiar.

Some of the plants are commonly available and others may be quite useful but difficult to locate in some areas. The final chapters contain information regarding the culture, harvesting, and preparation of herbal remedies, safety of herbal preparations, and an index of herbal usage by ailment.

Description Helpful to enthusiasts and professionals alike, these volumes provide extensive coverage of hundreds of conditions and their remedies, including their sources and symptoms. The herbs are divided into two alphabetical sections: It contains information about more than plants including both pharmacological information as well as the lore and traditional uses of plants.


Apr 19, Juli Anna rated it really liked it Shelves: I read a lot of books, and few indeed would I rate as highly as this one.

Encyclopedia Of Herbal Medicine by Andrew Chevallier – Penguin Books Australia

Nearly filed this in the magic section of my library but relented and included it in health because I’m sure some remedies do work on the law of averages and as yet undiscovered or compounds. This is a super easy and decent quick reference for herbs with medicinal properties. Care is taken throughout to explain how traditional practices are balanced with conventional medicine.

Entries include information regarding the cultivation, natural habitat, key actions cyevallier preparations of the plant, cautions and self-help uses. A must for everyones shelve.

Similarly, the author knows that we are all often underwhelmed by the response of traditional medidicine and that women inparticular tend to feel like our problems are not fully addressed. I recommend it without any reservations.