Herbal Handbook: Users Guide to Medical Herbalism download free [PDF and Ebook] by David Hoffmann Fnimh, Ahg

Herbal Handbook: Users Guide to Medical Herbalism download free [PDF and Ebook] by David Hoffmann Fnimh, Ahg year 1999
  • Book name: Herbal Handbook: Users Guide to Medical Herbalism
  • Author: David Hoffmann Fnimh, Ahg
  • Release date: 1999/5/14
  • Publisher: INNER TRADITIONS BEAR AND comPANY
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Medical
  • ISBN: 9780892817825
  • Rating: 7.43 of 10
  • Votes: 450
  • Review by: Francis Bennett
  • Review rating: 9.26 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/28
  • Total pages: 240
  • Includes a PDF summary of 19 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Well-respected herbalist David Hoffmann's comprehensive and practical guide to herbal medicine. - Discusses the history and modern practice of herbalism, including Chinese, Native American, and Welsh influences. - Includes a practical reference section listing the effects of various herbs, with prescriptions on how to use them for a wide range of illnesses. - Covers the fundamentals of growing, drying, storing, and cooking with herbs. - Over 45,000 copies of previous edition sold. This compendium of medical herbalism by one of the most eminent herbalists practicing today is both comprehensive and practical. Answering basic as well as complicated questions about herbal medicine, it provides both the novice and the experienced practitioner with a reliable framework in which to develop their herbal skills. A discussion of the history and modern practice of herbalism, encompassing the influences of Welsh, Chinese, and Native American herbal medicine is followed by a practical reference section that lists the various actions herbs have on the body (carminative, anti-inflammatory, etc.), with examples of herbs and their mode of activity in each category. Herbal prescriptions for various illnesses are also organized under the main systems of the body so that information can be quickly and easily referenced. A final section covers the fundamentals of growing, drying storing and cooking with herbs, as well as the making of infusions, decoctions, oils, and ointments. The author also provides helpful introductions to aromatherapy and plant medicines.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 16H
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Homoeopathy, Complementary Therapies, Healing & Health, Mind, Body & Spirit, Traditional Medicine & Herbal Remedies, Medicine
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 18.31 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x13.97mm
  • Weight: 322.05g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Rochester, VT, United States
Categories: 1999, Medical, English
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