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Herbal Medications

  • The Western Herbal Traditionby Graeme Tobyn; Alison Denham; Midge Whitelegg; Sheila Kingsbury; Marije Rowling

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 55.00

    Presenting a valuable new angle for your phytotherapy practice, this book traces the uses of 27 vital plants through 2000 years of history. From Dioscorides and Trotula to the great Renaissance folios and up to present day, this book demonstrates how traditional usage can be transmuted into your current practice. more...

  • Aromaticaby Peter Holmes; Gabriel Mojay; Tiffany Carole Pollard; Charles Lev; Mimi Camp

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 65.00

    This clinical reference provides complementary therapists with a reliable, detailed database of essential oils and their psychological, physiological and topical uses. Taking a holistic approach, Peter Holmes provides a wealth of information on the uses of essential oils in energetic and Chinese medicine. Extensive Materia Medica included. more...

  • Getting Highby John Charles Chasteen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 21.99

    This engaging book surveys the global history of marijuana, reaching back thousands of years to its origins in Central Asia. Noted historian John Charles Chasteen traces the use of the drug since Neolithic times, which makes marijuana among the first domesticated plants. Surprisingly, though, only infrequently has it been used as a recreational drug.... more...

  • Botanical Miraclesby Raymond Cooper; Jeffrey John Deakin

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 119.95

    As the shortcomings of purely synthetic approaches to biochemical discovery and development are becoming more apparent, a renaissance of interest in the chemistry of natural products as sources for new compounds is occurring. A unique approach to natural products chemistry, Botanical Miracles: Chemistry of Plants That Changed the World relates applications... more...

  • The Herbal Apothecaryby JJ Pursell

    Timber Press 2016; US$ 19.50

    "A†brilliant addition to any †library.? ?Rosemary Gladstar, herbalist and bestselling author Plant-based medicines offer many healing possibilities for the body, mind, and spirit. In this holistic guide, naturopath J. J. Pursell provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to medicinal plants, explaining how they work and how to use... more...

  • Peyoteby Beatriz Labate; Clancy Cavnar

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 60.00

    Why is mescaline?an internationally controlled substance derived from peyote?given exemptions for religious use by indigenous groups in Mexico, and by the pan-indigenous Native American Church in the United States and Canada? What are the intersections of peyote use, constitutional law, and religious freedom? And why are natural populations of peyote... more...

  • Medicinal Plants and Malariaby Woon-Chien Teng; Ho Han Kiat; Rossarin Suwanarusk; Hwee-Ling Koh

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 89.95

    Malaria is a potentially life-threatening disease that affects millions worldwide, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. The recent emergence and spread of multidrug resistance in parts of Southeast Asia prompts the urgent need for novel and effective therapy against the disease. Medicinal Plants and Malaria: Applications, Trends, and Prospects highlights... more...

  • Handbook of Psychotropic Herbsby Ethan B Russo; Virginia M Tyler

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 68.95

    Discover herbal alternatives for the treatment of psychological disorders! Reliable and fact-filled, the Handbook of Psychotropic Herbs: A Scientific Analysis of Natural Treatments for Psychiatric Conditions offers psychiatrists, psychologists, counselors, physicians, and students in these fields a comprehensive review of the history, pharmacology,... more...

  • The Everything Guide to Spices for Healthby Michelle Robson-Garth

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 16.99

    Discover the amazing powers of spices and herbs! Spices have long been celebrated for their antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and curative properties. From increasing energy to boosting metabolism and relieving joint aches, spices can help you improve your body, mind, and spirit. In The Everything Guide to Spices for Health , you'll learn how to... more...

  • The Cannabis Health Indexby Uwe Blesching

    North Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 24.95

    This comprehensive sourcebook combines evidence-based insights from more than 1,000 studies from cannabinoid and consciousness research to present a convincing case for the powerful healing effects of medical marijuana on over 100 chronic symptoms and diseases. Written by a former paramedic with a PhD in alternative healthcare, this in-depth reference... more...