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The new healing herbs : the classic guide to nature's best medicines featuring the top 100 time-tested herbs
Castleman, Michael.
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Publication Information:
Emmaus, Pa. : Rodale ; New York : Distributed by St. Martin's Press, [2001]

Physical Description:
xiv, 465 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Rev. ed. of: The healing herbs. c1991.
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Central Library RM666.H33 C39 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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An Essential Update of the Classic Herb Reference With Over 1 Million Copies in Print!

A decade ago, The Healing Herbs set the standard for consumer guides to herbal medicine. This newly revised, expanded edition takes you to the cutting edge of herb research-- and shows you how to get the most from nature's oldest remedies.

Whether you're a first-time herb user or experienced in herbal medicine, The New Healing Herbs provides essential information for making medicinal plants part of your self-care regimen. Inside you'll find...

* Groundbreaking discoveries about the therapeutic benefits of popular herbs such as echinacea, ginkgo, and St. John's wort
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* Valuable advice for buying, storing, and preparing herbal remedies
* Fascinating facts from the 5,000-year history of herbal medicine
* A comprehensive cure-finder chart for more than 100 common conditions

The New Healing Herbs provides a 21st-century perspective on a time-honored therapeutic tradition. It's the only resource you need to answer all your questions about herbal medicine and to use herbs with confidence.

Author Notes

Michael Castleman is an award-winning health journalist with more than 30 years' experience reporting on conventional and alternative medicine. He is the author of 10 books-- including Blended Medicine: The Best Choices in Healing , Nature's Cures , and Before You Call the Doctor -- as well as numerous articles for publications and online information services.

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