The Way of Herbs

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Pocket Books, 1990 - Health & Fitness - 378 pages
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Blends eastern, European, and American Indian healing traditions. Shows the three functions of herbs; eight traditional methods of herbal therapy; the benefits of a macrobiotic diet; herbal treatments for cancer, herpes, acne, arthritis, back pain, weight problems, colds and flu; detailed descriptions, use and dosage for over 140 western herbs and 31 important Chinese herbs; and how to purchase, grow and store herbs.

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While I give this book high marks for its thorough knowledge of herbology, I cannot agree with Mr. Tierra about some of his other ideas. For example, on page 274, Mr. Tierra comments that "Headaches ... Read full review

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I've been using this book like a Bible in Everyday Use.
I've had the one that I have, for about 20yrs.
It's falling apart from age and Usage, but Still Quite Useful
Easy to Read and Understand.
#1 Most Used Book in my Collection.
+10 Rating, and looking for the HardBack Version.


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