The Natural Pharmacy

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Collier Books, 1992 - Medical - 144 pages
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This work explores the diverse medicinal uses of more that 250 minerals, plants, and other organic materials, ranging from common foodstuffs, such as honey, to marine creatures like the sea horse. Each ingredient is shown in a full colour A - Z photographic catalogue while the encyclopaedic reference section details the geographical origin and historical uses of each item, its active ingredients, its medicinal uses in different healing systems and the form in which it is prescribed.

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About the author (1992)

Miriam Polunin has specialized in writing about healthy eating and preventative medicine for 20 years. Her previous books include "The Health and Fitness Handbook, The Wholemeal Kitchen and "The Natural Pharmacy which she co-wrote with Christopher Robbins.

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