Planetary Herbology

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Lotus Press, May 23, 2018 - Health & Fitness - 490 pages

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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Contents

The Art and Science of Planetary Herbalism
23
The Nature of Herbs32
32
Spiritual Ouality of Herbs44
44
Preparation and Processing of Herbs50
50
Detoxifying and Altering the Properties of Herbs62
62
Times of Administration68
68
Eight Methods of Herbal Therapy84
84
Removing Alteratives93
93
Hemostatics262
262
Emmenagogues271
271
Tonics285
285
Astringents331
331
Sedatives and Nervines347
347
Nervines353
353
Regulating the Heart359
359
Expectorant and Antitussive Herbs373
373

Warming99
99
Reducing105
105
Diseases and Their Treatment109
109
Planetary Formulas119
119
Planetary Materia Medica
145
Laxatives164
164
HeatClearing Herbs179
179
Diuretics215
215
Antirheumatics227
227
Stimulants240
240
Aromatic Stomachics249
249
Substances for Topical Application393
393
Appendix
407
Appendix
422
Latin Glossary441
441
Appendix
447
Botanical Index453
453
General Index461
461
Bibliography476
476
Sources for Herbs and Herbal Products484
483
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