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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The book is generously illustrated with many full color photos and illustrations. So, if something was enodrsed by a single trial, it would still be listed as effective. Kruti rated it really liked it Feb 10, Store next to your supplies for use when creating herbal remedies.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Similarly, the author knows that we are all often underwhelmed by the response of traditional medidicine and that women inparticular tend to feel like our problems are not fully addressed.

If you were to have only one book on herbal medicine, this is the one to get. Time after time, we are told about Medieval practictioners or a trial which demonstrated positive effects.

Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine

A unique photographic index profiles over plants, with detailed information on habitat and cultivation, parts used, active constituents, therapeutic properties, and traditional and current uses. Also by Andrew Chevallier. This is an encyclopedia. Dec 29, Caroline rated it it was amazing.

Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine – Andrew Chevallier – Google Books

A special section profiles of the most common plants, featuring herbal preparations and recommendations for self-treatment. I definitely want my own copy of this eventually. Jun 12, Linds rated it it was amazing Shelves: With entries showcasing medicinal herbs including aloe vera, sage, and nettle, and nearly remedy lists, you can learn how to treat a wide variety of common ailments medicibe the comfort of your own home.


Featuring more than medicinal plants and the most current scientific research, this volume provides For more medcine about Anrew Chevallier: A must for everyones chevallisr.

The book includes some short, basic instructions for how to create tinctures, creams, lotions, etc. Guidelines on medkcine, harvesting, and storing medicinal plants also demonstrate making remedies for home use. Comprehensive and well illustrated, just as you would expect from DK. No trivia or quizzes yet. Excellent resource to keep on hand for quick reference.

First published inthis well-known reference was recently updated in a edition. Oct 17, Jemma rated it it was ok. Hardcoverpages. Mar 11, Cynthia rated it it was amazing. The downside is that there just isn’t enough information on not only herbs, but ailments.

Rooibos, Devil’s Claw, African Potato are African medicinal plants that have been medically proven and were left out. Really, this is 2. Aug 21, Kimberly rated it it was amazing.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Some of the items included are common food items including, for example, thyme, nutmeg, peppermint, asparagus, and oats. Recommended by my teacher as the best book when taking “Intro to Medicinal Plants, Herbs, and Spices”. Some of the plants are commonly available and others may chwvallier quite useful but difficult to locate in some areas.

Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine by Andrew Chevallier

It is a fasicnating and interesting book that will get anybody who looks at it wanting to learn about herbs, botany and medicine and bilology. Jan 19, Brooke Jeffries rated it it was amazing. The largest failure for me is the comp Really, this is 2. The Best Books of Great reference book on herbs to grow for medicine. Though the majority of entries do not include a chevallied, there is a description of the plant and it’s growing habitat.


I understand that not every beneficial herb on the planet could be covered due to the size of the book, but felt that they mostly covered on Western and Asian herbal medicine.

Description Helpful to enthusiasts and professionals alike, these volumes provide extensive coverage of hundreds of conditions and their remedies, including their sources and symptoms.

Refresh and try again. 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. That being said, there is some really nice cautionary information and the constituents sections is quite useful.

The final chapters contain information regarding the culture, harvesting, and preparation of herbal remedies, safety of herbal preparations, and an index of herbal usage by ailment. It’s in use quite often. A review of herbs from a historical perspective reveals the connection between medicinal herbs and cultural beliefs toward healing. Books by Andrew Chevallier. Tells recommended dosages, uses, and applications of herbal remedies.