American Medicinal Plants: An Illustrated and Descriptive Guide to Plants Indigenous to and Naturalized in the United States which are Used in Medicine

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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 1974 - Nature - 806 pages
Lavishly illustrated, this definitive study identifies 180 plants that have been recognized for their medicinal qualities: green hellebore, marsh marigold, American ginseng, scarlet pimpernel, the common iris, hops, and many others. A therapeutic index keys over 1,000˙ailments to alleged botanicals. 180 plates. Table of modern nomenclature.
 

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This is a a book with both good and bad aspects to it. It is a good book for basic descriptions of various native north american plants. Also, it tells what the plant was used for and often what tribe ... Read full review

Contents

FULLPAGE PLATES WITH DESCRIPTIVE TEXT
61
Dicotyledonous Phaenogams 1166
166
Acrogenous Cryptogams 179180
179
APPENDIX
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