Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine has ratings and 25 reviews. Paul said: A fantastic all-in-one guide to herbs and herbal medicine. If you were to have. Fully updated and authoritative, this revised edition of ‘DK’s Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine’ makes this classic, completely illustrated reference guide even . Buy a cheap copy of Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine: The book by Andrew Chevallier. Fully updated and authoritative, this revised edition of DK’s.

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Flap copy Fully updated, comprehensive, and authoritative, this is a revised edition of the first completely illustrated reference guide to more than medicinal herbs from the world’s great herbal traditions. Aug 21, Kimberly rated it it was amazing. The author estimates that of theplants on earth, about 10, are used medicinally on a regular basis Chevallier encyclopedix For more information about Anrew Chevallier: Learn how to grow, harvest, and process your own ingredients to create natural remedies and improve your health – naturally.

Though the majority of entries do not include a picture, there is a description of the plant and it’s growing habitat.

He is a fellow and past-president of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists NIMHa member of the College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy, and has written extensively in the field of herbal medicine. I’ve spent hours with this one already, and I’m pretty certain it will become as worn as my other encyclopedias by DK. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. This hherbal a super easy and decent quick reference for herbs with medicinal properties.

Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. You don’t “read” it; you use it for reference.


Many other plants will be much less familiar.

A fantastic reference book to keep on hand, but fiercely heavy so not one to tote around for identification. Cen rated it really liked it May 19, First published inthis well-known reference was recently updated in a edition. Oct 17, Jemma rated it it was ok. The largest failure for me is the complete lack of sources for the claims made. The herbs are divided into two alphabetical sections: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Guidelines on growing, harvesting, and storing medicinal plants also demonstrate making remedies for home use.

He is a member of Herbalists on Columbia Road HCR in London, a think tank of herbalists, doctors, chemists and toxicologists that collect and distribute informaiton on herbal remedies in the only country in which herbal medicine is legal. The first chapters include a brief description of active constituents in all medicinal plants, a concise history of herbal medicine, and an overview of modern herbal practices on each continent.

If you were to have only one book on herbal medicine, this is the one to get. Has information on all parts of the plants and the uses they can be put to, whether essential oils, infusions, tinctures, or salves and whether the herb is safe to ingest or is only for topical use. The book is generously illustrated with many full color photos and illustrations. The largest failure for me is the comp Really, this is 2.

Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine by Andrew Chevallier. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. I have yet to search for an herb that was not listed in this book. Great reference book on herbs to grow for medicine.

Encyclopedia Of Herbal Medicine by Andrew Chevallier – Penguin Books Australia

The profiles of the most common plants also include herbal preparations and recommendations for self-treatment. I have the book in its Greek translation. The guide to growing, harvesting and processing in the back should serve as a good jumping-off chevalljer, but would no doubt need to be supplemented.


Beautiful pictures as well. A review of herbs from a historical perspective reveals the connection between medicinal herbs and cultural beliefs toward healing. Excellent resource to keep on hand for quick reference.

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Up-to-date research and in-depth explanations of today’s most popular alternative therapies are enhanced by step-by-step photos of typical treatments, as well as symptoms charts and remedy ratings.

The book is jammed with information, but very invitingly and appealingly presented. It’s in use quite often.

Great reference book for all sorts of remedies for whatever ails ya! This book has also entertained my love and interest for herbs.

The book includes some short, basic instructions for how to create tinctures, creams, lotions, etc. Lists with This Book. Description Helpful to enthusiasts and professionals alike, these volumes provide extensive coverage of hundreds of conditions and their remedies, including their sources and symptoms.

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Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine

Although the title has changed, the format and contents are substantially the same. Well-organized and easy to read. Refresh and try again. I can not truly encyc,opedia I’ve “read” this book, but I have used it many times to experiment in natural remedies and teas.