Medicinal Plants Coloring Book

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Courier Corporation, Mar 1, 1993 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
For centuries plants have been used to assuage or cure a wide variety of human mills. Even such familiar "weeds" as the dandelion have their palliative uses. This informative coloring book, featuring 44 accurate drawings by botanical illustrator Ilil Arbel, focuses on such medicinal plants from around the world as foxglove, belladonna, mayapple, valerian, dandelion, chamomile, quinine, arnica, burdock, tamarind, lobelia and more. Each illustration is accompanied by an informative caption outlining the plant's coloration and physical characteristics, geographic distribution and medicinal uses. Invaluable as an indentification guide and pictorial reference, this volume will appeal to colorists of all ages, as well as to artists and craftspeople in need of an inexpensive source of plant illustrations.

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