Medical Botany: Plants Affecting Man's Health

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Wiley & Sons, 1977 - Health & Fitness - 515 pages
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Plants in medicine. Injurous plants. Internal poisons. allergy. Cell modifiers: mutagens. Remedial palnts. Cancer. Nervous system. Heart and circulation. Metabolism. Special sensory organs. Oral hygiene. Gastrointestinal tract. Respiration system. Urogenital system. Skin. Deterrents: antibiotics. Antiseptics, and pesticides. Panaceas. Psychoactive plants. Stimulants. Hallucinogens. Depressants.

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Contents

CHAPTER
1
Internal Poisons
11
Allergy
64
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H. Lewis, PhD, DSc, is Professor Emeritus of Biology and University Research Ethnobotanist at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He is also Senior Botanist at the Missouri Botanical Garden P.F. Elvin-Lewis, PhD, DSc, is Professor of Biomedicine in Microbiology and Ethnobotany, and Adjunct Professor of Biology at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

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