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Earthwise Herbal, Volume I A Complete Guide to Old World Medicinal Plants

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ISBN-10: 1556436920

ISBN-13: 9781556436925

Edition: 2008

Authors: Matthew Wood

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Noted herbalist Matthew Wood brings twenty-five years of clinical experience to this comprehensive book on medicinal plants. The first in a two-volume set,The Earthwise Herbalprofiles Old World plants (volume two will treat American plants). Organized alphabetically, the book encompasses all of the major–and many of the secondary–herbs of traditional and modern Western herbalism. Author Wood describes characteristic symptoms and conditions in which each plant has proved useful in the clinic, often illustrated with appropriate case histories. In addition, he takes a historical view based on his extensive study of ancient and traditional herbal literature. Written in an easy, engaging,…    
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 6/3/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.178
Language: English

Introduction
Herbalism and Holism
Reductionism and Holism
Different Kinds of Holism
Energetics
The Practice of Traditional Herbal Medicine
Energetics of Traditional Medicine
Greek Medicine
Ayurvedic Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Alchemical Medicine
Physiomedicalism
Integration: Pharmacology, Taste, and Energetics
Herbal Actions
Modern Actions
Putting It All Together: The Art of Herbal Practice
"A Key to Galen's Method of Physick"
Preparation and Dosage
Preparation
Dosage
Materia Medica
Using the Materia Medica
References
Index of Herbs
Index of Conditions