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Herbal Healing for Women (original 1993; edition 1993)
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0671767674, Paperback)Comprehensive and easy-to-use, Herbal Healing for Women explains how to create remedies -- including teas, tinctures, salves and ointments--for the common disorders that arise in the different cycles of a woman's life. A complete women's health-care manual, this book discusses: common disorders and the herbs that are effective for treating them how to select and store herbs preparation of hundreds of herbal remedies an alphabetical listing of herbs, including a brief description of the herb, the general medicinal usage, and when necessary, warnings about potential side effects. It is this emphasis upon safe herbology that impressed me most about this book; for example, Gladstar very carefully distinguishes between the safe external applications of Pennyroyal herb and potentially lethal internal misuse of Pennyroyal oil.
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Presents an introduction to herbalism and the art of herbal preparation, and explains how to create herbal teas, tinctures, salves, and ointments to treat common disorders experienced by women at different stages of their lives, from adolescence through menopause.
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