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The herbal handbook : a user's guide to medical herbalism (edition 1988)

by David Hoffmann

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Title:The herbal handbook : a user's guide to medical herbalism
Authors:David Hoffmann
Info:Rochester, Vt.: Healing Arts Press, c1988. 240 p. ; 22 cm.
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The Herbal Handbook: A User's Guide to Medical Herbalism by David Hoffmann

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This comprehensive guide to medical herbalism offers a practical reference to medicinal herbs and how they act in the body. Hoffmann organizes the text around the systems of the body, and categorizes treatments by specific actions herbs have on the body systems.

Accessible and thorough, this book can serve as a desk reference for health professionals, as well as an easy-to-understand introduction for the layperson Includes information on growing, drying, storing, and preparation of herbs, with recipes for infusions, decoctions, oils, and ointments. Provides a missing gap in popular herbal literature. A useful, welcome book for both novice and experienced herbalists.

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