Duke s Handbook of Medicinal Plants of Latin America

Written By James A. Duke
Duke s Handbook of Medicinal Plants of Latin America
  • Publsiher : CRC Press
  • Release : 24 October 2008
  • ISBN : 9781420043174
  • Pages : 832 pages
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Download or read book entitled Duke s Handbook of Medicinal Plants of Latin America by author: James A. Duke which was release on 24 October 2008 and published by CRC Press with total page 832 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Finalist for 2009 The Council on Botanical & Horticultural Libraries Literature Award! A Comprehensive Guide Addressing Safety, Efficacy, and Suitability About a quarter of all the medicines we use come from rainforest plants and more than 1,400 varieties of tropical plants are being investigated as potential cures for cancer. Curare comes from a tropical vine and quinine from the cinchona tree. A comprehensive guide to safety, efficacy, and suitability, Duke’s Handbook of Medicinal Plants of Latin America responds to continuing interest in medicinal plants and the potential remedies they contain. Determine Which Species Can Be Used for Specific Targets The author of Green Pharmacy Herbal Handbook and CRC Handbook of Medicinal Herbs, James A. Duke covers roughly 500 of the more important Native Latin American medicinal plants in a highly organized format. After a brief introduction, each entry contains scientific and colloquial names, synonyms, reference to illustrations, notes, biological activities, medicinal indications, dosages, potential hazards, extracts, and references. This format supplies a starting point for determining which species can be used for specific targets. Better Data Helps You Focus Your Search Year-round moderate temperatures, abundant rainfall, and rich soils make tropical Latin America home to nearly 100,000 of the world’s 300,000 known species of plants, and therefore home to untold numbers of potential cures. Focusing on 500 of the most well-known and well-studied plants, this book helps you focus your search for ammunition against constantly evolving pathogens and newly emerging diseases.

Duke s Handbook of Medicinal Plants of Latin America

Duke s Handbook of Medicinal Plants of Latin America
  • Author : James A. Duke
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2008-10-24
  • Total pages : 832
  • ISBN : 9781420043174
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Summary : Finalist for 2009 The Council on Botanical & Horticultural Libraries Literature Award! A Comprehensive Guide Addressing Safety, Efficacy, and Suitability About a quarter of all the medicines we use come from rainforest plants and more than 1,400 varieties of tropical plants are being investigated as potential cures for cancer. Curare comes from a ...

Duke s Handbook of Medicinal Plants of the Bible

Duke s Handbook of Medicinal Plants of the Bible
  • Author : James A. Duke
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2007-12-26
  • Total pages : 552
  • ISBN : 9781420043174
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Summary : Known for their ease of use, artful presentation of scientific information, and evidence-based approach, James Duke’s comprehensive handbooks are the cornerstone in the library of almost every alternative and complementary medicine practitioner and ethnobotanist. Using the successful format of these bestselling handbooks, Duke’s Handbook of Medicinal Plants of ...

Handbook of Medicinal Herbs

Handbook of Medicinal Herbs
  • Author : James A. Duke,Christopher John Duke
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Total pages : 677
  • ISBN : 9781420043174
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Summary : Catalog of herbs; Medicinal herbs: toxicity ranking and pricelist; Toxins: their toxicity and distribution in plant genera; Higher plant genera and their toxins; Pharmacologically active phytochemicals; Poximate analyses of conventional plant foods....

Medicinal Plants and Herbs of Eastern and Central North America

Medicinal Plants and Herbs of Eastern and Central North America
  • Author : Steven Foster,James A. Duke
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Total pages : 456
  • ISBN : 9781420043174
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Summary : A reference to the medicinal plants and herbs of eastern and central North America includes specific remedies for asthma, headaches, colds, stomachaches, depression, and many other common ailments....

Handbook of Edible Weeds

Handbook of Edible Weeds
  • Author : James A. Duke
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-07-23
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781420043174
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Summary : "If you can't beat it, eat it." Words of wisdom from the author of this portable guide that emphasizes finding practical uses for weeds rather than waging pesticidal war on them. CRC Handbook of Edible Weeds contains detailed descriptions and illustrations of 100 edible weeds, representing 100 genera of higher plant species. ...

Choice

Choice
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9781420043174
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Pharmacist s Guide to Medicinal Herbs

Pharmacist s Guide to Medicinal Herbs
  • Author : Arthur M. Presser
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 373
  • ISBN : 9781420043174
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Summary : In this compendium Dr. Presser discusses the basics of herbal medicine....

Forest Farm and Community Tree Research Reports

Forest  Farm  and Community Tree Research Reports
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9781420043174
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Creole Remedies

Creole Remedies
  • Author : Cheryl Lans
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 318
  • ISBN : 9781420043174
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Summary : Table 14. Medicinal plants used for pet dogs....

Effects of the Oil of Chenopodium Ambrosioides on Sheep

Effects of the Oil of Chenopodium Ambrosioides on Sheep
  • Author : Satomi Kato
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 9781420043174
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CRC Handbook of Alternative Cash Crops

CRC Handbook of Alternative Cash Crops
  • Author : James A. Duke
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1993-08-16
  • Total pages : 544
  • ISBN : 9781420043174
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Summary : The CRC Handbook of Alternative Cash Crops describes 128 crop plants that can be grown as alternatives to cultivated crops, such as tobacco, and narcotic crops, such as opium poppy. Material is presented in alphabetical order by genus and species and includes information on ecology, cultivation, harvesting, economics, and biotic factors. ...

South American Explorer

South American Explorer
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9781420043174
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Handbook of Nuts

Handbook of Nuts
  • Author : James A. Duke
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2000-11-10
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9781420043174
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Summary : Over one hundred of the world's most important species of nuts are systematically accounted for in this informative handbook. The text defines nuts and discusses their economic and nutritional value. For easy reference, there is an illustrated account of each nut by species, arranged alphabetically by scientific name. Each account ...

Medicinal Plants

Medicinal Plants
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Total pages : 18
  • ISBN : 9781420043174
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Summary : Read online Medicinal Plants written by , published by which was released on 1991. Download full Medicinal Plants Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Forthcoming Books

Forthcoming Books
  • Author : Rose Arny
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9781420043174
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