This is a guide to the medicinal properties of herbs. It follows the history of herbalism, tracing it back to its Eastern and Mediterranean roots. Included is a chart section which illustrates 120 of the most commonly used medicinal herbs, detailing the uses and properties of each.
Penelope Ody is a herbalist, journalist and author. She studied initially with the School of Phytotherapy in Kent, UK and also at the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Guangzhou, China. She practised as a consultant medical herbalist in Buckinghamshire, UK for 11 years and continues to run workshops on herbalism. She is the author of many books including Practical Chinese Medicine, The Chinese Herbal Cookbook and The Secret of Chinese Herbal Medicine.Location: Southampton, Hampshire.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Herbal traditions: herbal traditions; Greek roots and Unani medicine; folkloric practice; Native American additions; Eastern influences; vital energy. Part 2 Modern medicinal herbal medicine: herbal medicine today; consulting a herbalist. Part 3 Self-help - herbs, the medicine of the people: using herbs at home; making simple remedies; buying and growing herbs. Part 4 Herbal charts. Part 5 Ailments. Part 6 Heart and circulation. Part 7 Respiration. Part 8 Emotional and energy. Part 9 Male reproductive. Part 10 Female reproductive. Part 11 Digestive, liver and urinary. Part 12 Infection. Part 13 Aches and pains. Part 14 Eyes. Part 15 Glandular. Part 16 Skin and hair. Part 17 Children.
Simple Healing with Herbs by Penelope Ody
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