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Out of the earth (1991)

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In an age when chemical and industrial solutions to the problems of healing are under scrutiny, Simon Mills has provided a textbook of herbal medicine for modern Western culture. Whilst his research is rooted in ancient and medieval herbal lore from around the world, Mills combines these traditions with the principles of modern scientific medicine.;Alongside an introduction to the history and philosophy of herbalism, it also includes an account of human physiology, which sets the effects of herbs on the human body in modern context. Mills also describes traditional herbal pathology and therapeutics and suggests up-to-date research methods to validate herbalism so that it can take its rightful place among the medical sciences.;A reference section contains analysis of some 60 key herbs, with descriptions of their appearance and habitats; what parts of the plants are used for what medical purposes; and how to prepare the plants.


A clean copy in excellent condition, appears barely used. Slight shelf-wear/scuffing to dust jacket. Very slight tanning to top edge of pages, small shelf mark on bottom corner edges. Boards are clean.

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Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
067083565X
ISBN-13:
9780670835652
Publisher:
Viking

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In an age when chemical and industrial solutions to the problems of healing are under scrutiny, Simon Mills has provided a textbook of herbal medicine for modern Western culture. Whilst his research is rooted in ancient and medieval herbal lore from around the world, Mills combines these traditions with the principles of modern scientific medicine.;Alongside an introduction to the history and philosophy of herbalism, it also includes an account of human physiology, which sets the effects of herbs on the human body in modern context. Mills also describes traditional herbal pathology and therapeutics and suggests up-to-date research methods to validate herbalism so that it can take its rightful place among the medical sciences.;A reference section contains analysis of some 60 key herbs, with descriptions of their appearance and habitats; what parts of the plants are used for what medical purposes; and how to prepare the plants.


A clean copy in excellent condition, appears barely used. Slight shelf-wear/scuffing to dust jacket. Very slight tanning to top edge of pages, small shelf mark on bottom corner edges. Boards are clean.

Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
067083565X
ISBN-13:
9780670835652
Publisher:
Viking

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