Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Dangerous Garden: The Quest For Plants To Change Our Lives” as Want to Read:
Dangerous Garden: The Quest For Plants To Change Our Lives
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Dangerous Garden: The Quest For Plants To Change Our Lives

4.11  ·  Rating details ·  27 ratings  ·  1 review
This is the story of the medical uses people have made of plants. All over the globe, humans have sought out plants that might cure wounds, disease and troubled minds. They have looked to plants for the keys to everlasting life - and they have also used them to cut short the lives of their enemies.
Hardcover
Published March 1st 2004 by Frances Lincoln Ltd
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Dangerous Garden, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Dangerous Garden

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-44
Average rating 4.11  · 
Rating details
 ·  27 ratings  ·  1 review


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Start your review of Dangerous Garden: The Quest For Plants To Change Our Lives
Diana
Dangerous Garden: The Quest for Plants to Change Our Lives [2004] - ★★★★

This non-fiction takes you on a journey through history’s “dangerous” plants, mixing facts and myth, science and quackery. Its chapters are divided thematically depending on what effect plants have or to what goal plants have been used, so there is a chapter on plants that have been used throughout history to lessen pain, treat various diseases, enhance libido, induce hallucinations or even simply kill, as was the case with
...more
Coral
rated it really liked it
Nov 04, 2013
Conor
rated it really liked it
Sep 16, 2019
Mim
rated it it was ok
Aug 13, 2021
Debbie Teashon
rated it really liked it
Jan 26, 2016
Nightshade
rated it it was amazing
Dec 09, 2021
Rosa
rated it it was amazing
Dec 13, 2009
Appsii Lute
rated it it was amazing
Jun 11, 2020
Rae
rated it it was amazing
Apr 17, 2020
Sarah
rated it really liked it
Nov 25, 2012
Julieanne Tobin
rated it it was amazing
Nov 13, 2014
Eduardo
rated it did not like it
Apr 07, 2012
Luis
rated it really liked it
May 30, 2018
Jessica
rated it it was amazing
Feb 04, 2021
Yvonne Tham
rated it really liked it
Nov 12, 2013
Gonzalo Rodriguez
rated it liked it
Jun 26, 2018
Amy Doyel
rated it liked it
Dec 15, 2021
Cerise
rated it really liked it
Nov 11, 2009
Tal
rated it it was amazing
Jan 20, 2013
Lois
rated it really liked it
Apr 28, 2011
Erin
rated it it was amazing
Feb 18, 2018
Mike
rated it it was amazing
Nov 01, 2012
Alan Asnen
rated it it was amazing
Sep 21, 2020
Dawn
rated it it was amazing
Feb 06, 2012
Alex Mackenzie
rated it liked it
Mar 16, 2010
Celia
rated it liked it
Dec 29, 2018
Linda Lee Gillilland
rated it it was amazing
Dec 19, 2019
Julie Whelan
marked it as to-read
Feb 21, 2008
Katy
marked it as to-read
May 05, 2011
Desirea
marked it as to-read
Oct 19, 2012
K
marked it as to-read
Apr 01, 2013
Kelly
added it
May 22, 2014
Donna Levasseur
marked it as to-read
Apr 12, 2015
Jim
marked it as to-read
Jun 20, 2015
Marwa
added it
Jul 26, 2015
Renan Virginio
marked it as to-read
Oct 20, 2015
Neverdust
marked it as to-read
Jan 23, 2016
Christian Maria Morgan
marked it as to-read
Jun 14, 2016
Brendan
marked it as to-read
Jun 15, 2016
Annie
marked it as to-read
Jul 23, 2016
BookDB
marked it as to-read
Nov 19, 2016
Valeria Duque
marked it as to-read
Nov 10, 2017
Tiffany Hough
marked it as to-read
Jan 13, 2018
Gazmend Kryeziu
marked it as to-read
Oct 10, 2018
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Readers also enjoyed

  • Liquor Lollipops!: Lollipops for the sophisticated palate!
  • Basic Christianity
  • The Last Day
  • Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World
  • Zika: The Emerging Epidemic
  • The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
  • Milk! A 10,000-Year Food Fracas
  • The Family that Couldn't Sleep
  • Wounds That Won't Heal (Finley Creek, #5; General, #2)
  • Becoming a Doctors' Doctor: A Memoir
  • Hope for Finley Creek (Finley Creek, #5.5; General, #2.5)
  • On Pandemics: Deadly Diseases from Bubonic Plague to Coronavirus
  • The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York
  • A Planet of Viruses
  • The Poisoner: The Life and Crimes of Victorian England's Most Notorious Doctor
  • Dragon's Blood & Willow Bark: The Mysteries of Medieval Medicine
  • Seeking (PAVAD: FBI Romantic Suspense, #14)
  • The People of the Abyss
See similar books…

Related Articles

Spring is finally here, thank the gods. That was a rough winter.   To celebrate the year’s greenest season, we’ve gathered here the best new...
114 likes · 21 comments