A Thai Herbal: Traditional Recipes for Health and Harmony

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Sep 1, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 312 pages
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This practical guide to the traditional herbalism of Thailand contains an overview of the history, theory, and spirituality of traditional Thai medicine, with a focus on the application to modern Western life....
 

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Contents

The Tradition of Thai Medicine
1
The Theory of Royal Thai Herbalism
20
Everyday Herbs
50
Herbs in Traditional Thai Massage and Sauna
87
Herbs in Traditional Thai Medicine
106
A Compendium of Traditional Thai Herbal Medicine
125
Appendices
247
Bibliography and Further Reading
258
Index
273
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About the author (2010)

C. Pierce Salguero is completing a doctoral degree in the history of medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and is the founder of Tao Mountain, a nonprofit association of Thai massage and herbal medicine instructors who support academic research and clinical trials to build bridges between Thai and modern Western medicine. He is the author of Encyclopedia of Thai Massage, The Spiritual Healing of Traditional Thailand, and A Thai Herbal. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

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