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  • Mood Enhancing Plantsby Chrissie Wildwood

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 31.98

    Chrissie Wildwood is an international aromatherapy educator and best-selling author of fourteen books on aromatherapy, herbal medicine and other natural therapies. Here she has written a unique book to delight plant enthusiasts everywhere. Focussing on the less explored beneficial effects upon mood of common herbs and healing plants, it provides... more...

  • Creating R&D Incentives for Medicines for Neglected Diseasesby Frank Müller-Langer

    Gabler Verlag 2009; US$ 109.00

    This book is the revised version of a doctoral thesis written at the Graduiertenkolleg Law and Economics at Hamburg University. It addresses the market failure with respect to R&D for medicines for tropical diseases and the lack of access to affordable medicines in poor countries. Tropical diseases, such as malaria or leishmaniasis, are among the main... more...

  • RX from the Gardenby Kathleen Barnes

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 14.95

    Your backyard becomes an all-natural pharmacy! Colds. Headaches. Upset stomach, Allergy symptoms. Depression. Circulation problems. This timely book goes beyond using herbs as medicine; it also focuses on beneficial foods for more than 100 common ailments and shows you how to grow them. In that way, RX from the Garden lets you circumvent expensive... more...

  • Mushrooms for Healthby Greg Marley

    Down East Books 2009; US$ 9.99

    There is a burgeoning interest in natural medicines in the United States. Among these natural health powerhouses are mushrooms, and here mycologist Greg Marley introduces ten species found in New England-and elsewhere, too, in many cases. Marley describes where to find and how to prepare these fungi and lists their health-supporting benefits. On a... more...

  • Farmacognosiaby Francesco Capasso; R. de Pasquale; G. Grandolini

    Springer 2011; US$ 79.95

    Negli ultimi anni la Farmacognosia ha conosciuto una grande evoluzione grazie a nuove tecniche e a nuovi strumenti d?indagine. In particolare si sono notevolmente ampliate le conoscenze scientifiche sulle piante medicinali. Tali nozioni chimiche, botaniche e farmacologiche sono raccolte in quest?opera rivolta non solo agli studenti, ai farmacisti,... more...

  • Lexikon der Frauenkräuterby Margret Madejsky

    AT Verlag 2008; US$ 26.71

    HauptbeschreibungPflanzliche Mittel erobern seit einigen Jahren zunehmend die Frauenarzt- und Hebammenpraxen. Antibiotische Kräuter wie etwa Bärentraube, Kapuzinerkresse und Knoblauch oder hormonartig wirkende Pflanzen wie Frauenmantel, Mönchspfeffer und Silberkerze konnten sich einen festen Platz in der Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe erobern.... more...

  • Nicholas Culpeperby Olav Thulesius

    Palgrave Macmillan 1992; US$ 219.00

    'Olav Thulesius sets out to resurrect the sullied reputation of one of the most prolific writers of medical works during the Interregnum. - Thulesius has given us a welcome beginning of a study of a fascinating and neglected figure who made serious contributions to mid-seventeenth-century medicine while always living on the fringes of the established... more...

  • Medicinal Herbsby Beatrice Gehrmann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    Know which botanical medicines are effective—and which to avoid—in an instant Medicinal Herbs: A Compendium contains the profiles of about 200 important and commonly used medicinal herbs. This short, concise resource is translated, complete revised, and updated from the German compendium Arzneidrogenprofile (2000) and was largely edited by the... more...

  • Understanding Medicinal Plantsby Bryan Hanson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    Learn how medicinal plants work from the chemical level upward Understanding Medicinal Plants: Their Chemistry and Therapeutic Action is designed to teach the chemical concepts necessary to understand the actions of medicinal plants to people who are intimidated by chemistry. This beautifully illustrated, accessibly written guide explores the molecules... more...

  • Economic and Medicinal PLant Researchby H. Wagner; Hiroshi Hikino; Norman R. Farnsworth

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    This series identifies areas of research in natural plant products that are of immediate or projected importance from a practical point of view. It reviews these areas in a concise and critical manner. Graduate students, researchers will find the timely reviews presented here to be invaluable. Decision makers in industry and government agencies will... more...