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Medicinal Plants of The World - Ben-Erik van Wyk , Michael Wink
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Medicinal Plants of The World - Ben-Erik van Wyk , Michael Wink

R190.00

Hard Cover Pictorial boards. Briza publications. Second revised edition 2004. 480 pages. 17.5 x 24.5cm

In very good condition with no inscriptions. Local postage will be R35 inc insurance. Please feel free to ask questions.

" Medicinal Plants of The World is a comprehensive and scientifically accurate guide to the best-known and most important medicinal plants, including those of special commercial or historical interest. The book aims to conceptualise this rapidly expanding field of study and includes:

* Descriptions of more than 320 medicinal plants and their close relatives. Each entry gives a short summary with the following information: a description of the plant, the geographical origin, therapeutic category, historical and modern uses, active ingredients and pharmacological effects.

* More than 800 excellent full-colour photographs that will assist in the identification of the plants and related or similar plants.

* Introductory chapters on various healing cultures of the world, general concepts, common ailments and their treatment with modern phytomedicines and with traditional remedies and the study of active compounds and their pharmacological effects.

* A quick guide and checklist of 900 of the most important and well known medicinal plants of the world., listed according to scientific name but giving the common names, family name, region of origin, therapeutic category, and plant parts used. Also included is a glossary of medical and related terms."


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