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The Green Pharmacy: Herbal Remedies for Common Diseases and Conditions from the World's Foremost Authority on Healing Herbs

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Written by the world's foremost authority, this is the ultimate compendium of natural remedies--from anise for asthma to violet for varicose veins, and everything in between.
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Published January 3rd 2003 by Rodale International Ltd (first published January 1st 1998)
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Tea Jovanović
May 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Ovu knjigu prevodili smo i pripremali tokom bombardovanja... I veoma sam ponosna na finalni proizvod jer sam se za svaku moguću biljku konsultovala sa stručnjakom iz našeg Instituta za bilje i u konsultaciji s njim iz knjige smo izbacili nekoliko biljaka koje su nam apsolutno nedostupne... tj. mogu se nabaviti samo u Americi ili Meksiku ili tako negde što je nama i dalje nedostupno... U ovu knjigu je uloženo mnogo krvavog rada i imala je nekoliko izdanja... Naročito mi je draga jer lično ne gaji ...more
Tiffany
Feb 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: herbs
Why 4 stars? Because this guy is brilliant, a gifted teacher, an amazing thinker, and I've had the joy of working with him. This is a mere reference book, but the word "mere" does it no justice. It's a top five desert island book for any herbalist.
Ruric Amhari
Aug 31, 2012 rated it really liked it
Brilliant & fairly thorough A-Z guide to treating common ailments using herbs. Introductory section on where to find/buy/collect herbs and how to preserve and prepare but the bulk of the book is the A-Z guide.
Ingvar
Oct 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Probably the best Herbal Medicine book around, if only because James Duke actually uses scientific methods to back up his claims along with excellent anecdotes peppered around.
Tennessee O'Donnell
Oct 31, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Really helpful book to keep around. good reminders ideas and suggestions
for general info and resources to staying. well and healthy
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Dr. James A. Duke, PhD, Ethnobotanist, PhD in Botany (UNC, Chapel Hill; Phi Beta Kappa; Distinguished Alumnus), served 3 years with Missouri Botanical Garden, 7 years with Battelle Memorial Institute in Panama, Colombia and Columbus Ohio, as an ecologist; and 27 years as economic botanist, with USDA in Beltsville, Md, On Sept. 30, 1995, he retired from the USDA. Before retiring, Dr. Duke brought h ...more
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