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Herbal Medications

  • Indigenous Medicine Among the Bedouin in the Middle Eastby Aref Abu-Rabia

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00

    Modern medicine has penetrated Bedouin tribes in the course of rapid urbanization and education, but when serious illnesses strike, particularly in the case of incurable diseases, even educated people turn to traditional medicine for a remedy. Over the course of 30 years, the author gathered data on traditional Bedouin medicine among pastoral-nomadic,... more...

  • An Introduction to Botanical Medicines: History, Science, Uses, and Dangersby Antoine Al-Achi

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 84.00

    For those who want to make educated decisions about whether, and when, to use natural products, this text explains the most current scientific evidence of the roles that plants can play in our health: how they can prevent, modify, or treat disease. Since antiquity, humans have used botanicals to treat various conditions affecting their organ systems,... more...

  • Dried Fruitsby Cesarettin Alasalvar; Fereidoon Shahidi

    Wiley 2012; US$ 219.95 US$ 190.62

    Dried fruits serve as important healthful snack items around the world. They provide a concentrated form of fresh fruits, prepared by different drying techniques. With their unique combination of taste/aroma, essential nutrients, fibre, and phytochemicals or bioactive compounds, dried fruits are convenient for healthy eating and can bridge the gap... more...

  • Field Guide to Medicinal Wild Plantsby Bradford Angier; David K. Foster

    Stackpole Books 2008; US$ 21.99

    First-ever revision of a classic guidebook. Information on each plant's characteristics, distribution, and medicinal qualities as well as updated taxonomy and 15 new species. How to identify and use wild plants for medicinal purposes. more...

  • Menopause ? The Commonsense Approachby Ruth Appleby

    Gill Books 1998; US$ 0.99

    Menopause ? The CommonSense Approach is a practical and optimistic guide to the menopause experience to help you get through it with grace and confidence. Ruth Appleby explains what it is, the early signs to watch out for and exactly what changes will occur in the body. From hot flushes to thinning hair, she has menopause covered. more...

  • Drugs of Natural Originby Anthony Artuso

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    Despite the growing interest in biodiversity as a source of valuable new products and biochemical information, there have been very few systematic efforts to estimate the value of preserving biological resources for this purpose. Drugs of Natural Origin gives you a detailed model of the value of wild biological resources for pharmaceutical research... more...

  • Sastunby Rosita Arvigo

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 7.99

    The compelling drama of American herbologist Rosita Arvigo's quest to preserve the knowledge of Don Elijio Panti, one of the last surviving and most respected traditional healers in the rainforest of Belize. more...

  • Florida Ethnobotanyby Daniel F. Austin

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 199.95

    Winner of the 2005 Klinger Book Award Presented by The Society for Economic Botany. Florida Ethnobotany provides a cross-cultural examination of how the state?s native plants have been used by its various peoples. This compilation includes common names of plants in their historical sequence, weaving together what was formerly esoteric information... more...

  • The Miracle of Olive Oil - Practical Tips for Health, Home & Beautyby Penny Stanway Author

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 6.99

    Written by an experienced doctor who is also a trained cook, The Miracle of Olive Oil is packed with helpful information on everything from food preparation to health and beauty. With an A-Z section of ailments against which olive oil has proved effective, a collection of 32 delicious recipes, and tips on how to use this wondrous oil to enhance... more...

  • The Miracle of Garlic - Practical Tips for Health & Homeby Penny Stanway Author

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 6.99

    The Miracle of Garlic is a compact yet comprehensive and authoritative guide to garlic, with helpful information on every possible way to use this wonderful product of nature - not only in cooking but also for health and well-being. The book opens with the history of garlic, its importance in the Mediterranean diet and its popularity around the... more...