About This Book
In the past, books on herbal medicine have tended to focus either on the traditional and folkloric use of plants or on their active constituents and pharmacology. The Encyclopedia  of Herbal Medicine, which features over 550 plants, aims to cover both aspects. It discusses each plant’s history, traditions, and folklore, and explains in simple terms what is known from scientific research about its active constituents, actions, and potential new uses. (more…)