Planetary Herbology: An Integration of Western Herbs Into the Traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic Systems

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Lotus Press, 1988 - Gardening - 485 pages
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A major work integrating the herbal traditions of the East with those of the West by the bestselling author of "The Way of Herbs." This practical handbook and reference guide is a landmark publication in this field. For unprecedented usefulness in practical applications, the author provides a comprehensive listing of the more than 400 medicinal herbs available in the west, classified according to their chemical constituents, properties and actions, indicated uses and suggested dosages.

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User Review  - Brian Brown - Goodreads

Great introduction to Dr. Tierra's foundational principles of Planetary Herbology. Includes energetics of Western, Ayurvedic, and Chinese herbs from primarily TCM paradigm. Includes formulas based on these principles based on ancient principles. Read full review

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User Review  - Famous - Goodreads

Comprehensive, but not always as useful as i am hoping when i use it for reference. I have been using it, however, since 1997. Read full review

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About the author (1988)

David Frawley has been a student of Ramana Maharashi's teachings since 1970 and has written for their magazine "The Mountain Path" since 1978. He is a visitng professor at the Sringeri Shankaracharya Math, the oldest vedantic center in India, and has receive the personal blessings of the Shankaracharya. He teaches at Vedantic centers in America and is one of the few Westerns recognized as an authentic Vedantic teacher by the Vishva Hindu Parisha, the largest Hindu religious organization in the world. Frawley directs the American Institute of Vedic Studies in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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