Weiss's Herbal Medicine - Classic...
WEISS R. F.
Weiss's Herbal Medicine - Classic Edition is back! This book has established itself as an indispensable resource and is widely acknowledged as the key text in the field of medical herbalism. The int ...
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Weiss's Herbal Medicine - Classic Edition is back! This book has established itself as an indispensable resource and is widely acknowledged as the key text in the field of medical herbalism. The introductory chapters examine the nature of herbalism and provide the necessary guidelines for prescribing. The bulk of the book presents the large and impressive body of plant drugs, arranged according to organ systems including: digestive, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, nervous, reproductive, the skin, and the eyes. Separate chapters cover colds and influenza, rheumatic conditions, metabolic and endocrine disorders, the use of herbal medicine for cancer, the treatment of wounds, and the therapeutic benefits of herbal baths. The relevant plants are discussed for each situation, with information on occurrence and botanical features, differentiation torn related spedes, constituents, and medical benefits. The treatment sections offer a wealth of suggestions for prescribing herbs, explaining the proper dosage, applications, and precautions. When appropriate, proprietary formulations are included. Full references are provided throughout, with a comprehensive subject index of almost 2,000 entries.
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