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The Complete Illustrated Holistic Herbal By David Hoffmann

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This guide to herbal remedies covers how to gather herbs and prepare remedies, with an explanation of the body's systems and a repertory of herbal remedies for specific diseases. There is an A-Z herbal, covering over 200 herbs.

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The Complete Illustrated Holistic Herbal: A Safe and Practical Guide to Making and Using Herbal Remedies by David Hoffmann

This guide to herbal remedies covers how to gather herbs and prepare remedies, with an explanation of the body's systems and a repertory of herbal remedies for specific diseases. There is an A-Z herbal, covering over 200 herbs. Part 1 The holistic approach: herbs and health -- herbs in the holistic context, healing the whole self, herbs and the environment; wholeness and prevention -- herbs to prevent disease, tonics for the systems of the body, helping the body cleanse itself; herbs and the body's defence system. Part 2 Practical herbalism: gathering herbs; the preparation of herbs -- internal remedies, external remedies; the chemistry of herbs; the action of herbs; fighting off invaders; herbs for infections and infestations -- anti-microbials, diaphoretics (febrifuges), anthelmintics (vermifuges), treating infections, treating infestations; therapeutic index; herbal remedies in the home. Part 3 The herbal -- introducing the herbal: the lymphatic system; the respiratory system -- prevention of respiratory disease, herbs for the respiratory system, patterns of respiratory disease; ears, nose, throat and eyes -- herbs for ears, nose, throat and eyes, patterns of disease; the digestive system -- prevention of digestive disease; herbs for the digestive system, patterns of digestive disease; the nervous system -- herbs for the nervous system, patterns of nervous disease; the skin -- herbs for the skin, patterns of skin disease; the musculo/skeletal system -- herbs for the musculo/skeletal system, patterns of muscle and bone disease; the glandular system -- herbs for the glands, patterns of glandular disease; the reproductive system -herbs for the female reproductive system, patterns of reproductive disease; the urinary system -- herbs for the urinary system, patterns of urinary disease. Part 5 Useful information: when to gather herbs; glossary; further reading and useful addresses.

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About David Hoffmann


David Hoffmann is President, American Herbalists Guild and Director, California School of Herbal Studies, USA

Table of Contents


Part 1 The holistic approach: herbs and health - herbs in the holistic context, healing the whole self, herbs and the environment; wholeness and prevention - herbs to prevent disease, tonics for the systems of the body, helping the body cleanse itself; herbs and the body's defence system. Part 2 Practical herbalism: gathering herbs; the preparation of herbs - internal remedies, external remedies; the chemistry of herbs; the action of herbs; fighting off invaders; herbs for infections and infestations - anti-microbials, diaphoretics (febrifuges), anthelmintics (vermifuges), treating infections, treating infestations; therapeutic index; herbal remedies in the home. Part 3 The herbal - introducing the herbal: the lymphatic system; the respiratory system - prevention of respiratory disease, herbs for the respiratory system, patterns of respiratory disease; ears, nose, throat and eyes - herbs for ears, nose, throat and eyes, patterns of disease; the digestive system - prevention of digestive disease; herbs for the digestive system, patterns of digestive disease; the nervous system - herbs for the nervous system, patterns of nervous disease; the skin - herbs for the skin, patterns of skin disease; the musculo/skeletal system - herbs for the musculo/skeletal system, patterns of muscle and bone disease; the glandular system - herbs for the glands, patterns of glandular disease; the reproductive system -herbs for the female reproductive system, patterns of reproductive disease; the urinary system - herbs for the urinary system, patterns of urinary disease. Part 5 Useful information: when to gather herbs; glossary; further reading and useful addresses.

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GOR001397779
The Complete Illustrated Holistic Herbal: A Safe and Practical Guide to Making and Using Herbal Remedies by David Hoffmann
David Hoffmann
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
1999-12-02
256
1852307587
9781852307585
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