The Western Herbal Tradition

2000 Years of Medicinal Plant Knowledge

by Graeme Tobyn, Alison Denham, Midge Whitelegg, Sheila Kingsbury,

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  • 9781848193062
  • 9780857012593

The Western Herbal Tradition is a comprehensive exploration of 27 plants that are central to the herbalist's repertoire. This fully illustrated colour guide offers analysis of these herbs through the examination of historical texts and discussion of current applications and research. Your practice of phythotherapy will be transformed as the herbal knowledge from these sources is illuminated and assessed.

Each chapter offers clear information on identification, uses and recipes, as well as recommendations on safety, prescribing, dosage and full academic references. The Western Herbal Tradition reveals a deep understanding of the true essence of what each plant can offer, as well as a fascinating insight into the unique history of contemporary herbal practice. This book is a valuable resource for everyone interested in herbal medicine and its history.

  • Jessica Kingsley Publishers; February 2016
  • ISBN 9780857012593
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  • Title: The Western Herbal Tradition
  • Author: Graeme Tobyn; Alison Denham; Midge Whitelegg; Sheila Kingsbury (other); Marije Rowling (ill.)
  • Imprint: Singing Dragon
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  • 9781848193062
  • 9780857012593

About The Author

Graeme Tobyn is Senior Lecturer at the School of Community Health and Midwifery, University of Central Lancashire. He is a Fellow of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists. Alison Denham is Senior Lecturer at the School of Community Health and Midwifery, University of Central Lancashire, and is a Fellow of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists. Midge Whitelegg is past President of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists.

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ISBNs
  • 9781848193062
  • 9780857012593