A Field Guide to Medicinal Plants and Herbs: Of Eastern and Central North America (Peterson Field Guides)

by Steven Foster

Paperback, 1999

Call number

581 FOSTER

Collection

Publication

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (1999), Edition: 2 Revised, 432 pages

Description

A reference to the medicinal plants and herbs of Eastern and Central North American includes specific remedies for asthma, headaches, colds, stomachaches, depression, and many other common ailments.

User reviews

LibraryThing member the1butterfly
This book would not be ideal for identification, because the pictures are all photographs and very variable. Sometimes they only include part of the plant, and sometimes they are of the whole plant. There are also no descriptions of the plants. There is, however, a lot of information about medicinal uses of plants. There are both common uses and historical uses. There are also warnings. I appreciate that plants that are too dangerous to use are listed with the history of use and explanations of why they are not safe to use currently.… (more)

Pages

432

ISBN

0395988144 / 9780395988145

UPC

046442988148
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