The Green Pharmacy: New Discoveries in Herbal Remedies for Common Diseases and Conditions from the World's Foremost Authority on Healing Herbs

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Rodale, Jan 1, 1997 - Health & Fitness - 507 pages
With A-to-Z entries that include over 120 health conditions, James Duke's The Green Pharmacy is an authoritative, readable guide to the world of herbal healing. From traditional folk remedies to groundbreaking laboratory studies, Dr. Duke provides up-to-date information and age-old folk wisdom about nature's most potent plants.
You'll find scores of natural remedies that can replace or enhance costly pharmaceuticals, including: Relief for aches and pains ranging from arthritis, angina and back pain to menstrual cramps and sciatica. Remedies for gastrointestinal problems from constipation and flatulence to inflammatory bowel disease and ulcers. Herbs that can reduce your risk of cancer, heart attack, high blood pressure and osteoporosis. Cures for infections ranging from colds and flu to sore throat and yeast infections. Herbal drinks that reduce fever. And much more.
The Green Pharmacy includes easy "how-to" instructions for preparing herbal compresses, teas and infusions. Plus, Dr. Duke provides an easy rating system to quickly identify the most effective herbal remedies for each condition.
 

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The green pharmacy: new discoveries in herbal remedies for common diseases and conditions from the world's foremost authority on healing herbs

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Very readable and fun, The Green Pharmacy is the culmination of the author's 30 years of studying and using herbs. In an interesting mix of folklore and science, Duke, a botanist and authority on ... Read full review

The green pharmacy: new discoveries in herbal remedies for common diseases and conditions from the world's foremost authority on healing herbs

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Very readable and fun, The Green Pharmacy is the culmination of the author's 30 years of studying and using herbs. In an interesting mix of folklore and science, Duke, a botanist and authority on ... Read full review

Contents

Entering the Green Pharmacy
1
Using the Green Pharmacy
16
Part
23
Amenorrhea
41
Ankylosing Spondylitis
48
Asthma
61
Athletes Foot
67
Bad Breath
75
Nausea
337
Pneumonia
354
Pregnancy and Delivery
360
Prostate Enlargement
367
Raynauds Disease
377
Sinusitis
389
Smoking
397
Stroke
409

Body Odor
84
Breastfeeding Problems
90
Bruises
97
Diarrhea
166
Dry Mouth
172
Heartburn
238
Hemorrhoids
248
High Cholesterol
257
HIV Infection AIDS
265
Hypothyroidism
272
Motion Sickness
330
Sunburn
415
Toothache
426
Ulcers
434
Viral Infections
448
Worms
455
Yeast Infections
461
Index
483
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
488
140
495
Conversion Chart
508
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About the author (1997)

James A. Duke, Ph.D., is the author of several books on the healing power of plants, including the bestseller The Green Pharmacy (more than one million copies in print). He retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 1995, after serving as chief of the Medicinal Plant Resources Laboratory. He remains active in ReNuPeru, a medicinal herb garden in the Peruvian Amazon that's maintained by the Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research. His own garden is on a 6-acre farmette in Fulton, Maryland, where he lives with his wife, Peggy.

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