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Two excellent alternate health guides are fine reference recommendations. Joseph Hou PhD and Youyu Jin, MD's THE HEALING POWER OF CHINESE HERBS Chinese herbs are herbs originating from China. They are widely used in Chinese cuisine. The use of Chinese herbs is a very popular tradition. “Many of the modern day drugs have been developed from these herbs such as the treatments for asthma and hay fever from Chinese AND MEDICINAL RECIPES (0789022028, $69.95) packs in the reference materials in a weighty-looking guide which is actually easily followed. From the history and foundations of Chinese herbal medical practices to the therapeutic properties and use of 138 medicinal herbs and 101 herbal recipes for them, THE HEALING POWER OF CHINESE HERBS AND MEDICINAL RECIPES is packed with material--even including a bibliography, glossary and contact information for herbal dealers and Oriental medicine Oriental medicine can mean any of:
schools. A 'must' for any serious herbal reference collection. Zohara Yaniv, PhD and Uriel Bachrach, PhD, edit HANDBOOK OF MEDICINAL PLANTS medicinal plants, plants used as natural medicines. This practice has existed since prehistoric times. There are three ways in which plants have been found useful in medicine. (1560229950, $59.95), a fine reference covering the latest developments in botanical bo·tan·i·cal also bo·tan·ic
1. Of or relating to plants or plant life.
2. Of or relating to the science of botany.
n. medicine's new technologies and applications in modern medicine. Experts from around the world provide recent research and knowledge on Chinese herbal medicine Chinese herbal medicine
see herbal medicine. and the use of medicinal plants in prevention and therapies. From challenges to medicinal plant research to new trends in the industry and new cultivation developments, HANDBOOK OF MEDICINAL PLANTS is packed with important reference material.
Diane C. Donovan
West Coast Editor