CART

(0) items

Medicinal Plants of South Africa,9781875093373

Medicinal Plants of South Africa

by ; ;
Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9781875093373

ISBN10:
1875093370
Media:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
3/15/2012
Publisher(s):
Intl Pub Marketing
List Price: $41.95
More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $48.19

Rent Book

We're Sorry
Sold Out

Used Book

We're Sorry
Sold Out

eBook

We're Sorry
Not Available

New Book

We're Sorry
Sold Out

Summary

A photographic guide to the most commonly used and best known South African plant medicines, including their botany, main traditional uses and active ingredients. This second edition has been fully updated to incorporate the latest research findings. The book includes: * Detailed species descriptions of more than 150 medicinal plants and their close relatives, or other species used in a similar way. Each entry includes the following information: a description of the plant, the plant parts used, medicinal uses, preparation and dosage, active ingredients and pharmacological effects. * In addition, each entry includes a distribution map and a diagram of the chemical structure of the main active ingredient * More than 500 excellent photographs of the plants, plant parts used and products * Introductory chapters on, among others, cultural aspects of healing, methods of collection and storage, methods of preparation and administration * A plant list according to ailments * A glossary, detailed index and comprehensive references for further reading This remarkable book is a must for anyone with an interest or involvement in health care and botany.


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...