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

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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
Aging
24
Altitude Sickness
33
Amenorrhea
41
Ankylosing Spondylitis
48
Asthma
61
Athletes Foot
67
Gingivitis
214
Glaucoma
218
Gout
222
Graves Disease Hyperthyroidism
225
Hangover
229
Hearthurn
238
Hemorrhoids
248
High Cholesterol
256

Bad Breath
75
Body Odor
84
Breastfeeding Problems
90
Bruises
97
Burns
103
Cancer Prevention
109
Cardiac Arrhythmia
116
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
122
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
131
Constipation
140
Cuts Scrapes and Abscesses
148
Dandruff
153
Depression
156
Diabetes
161
Diarrhea
166
Diverticulitis
168
Dizziness
171
Dry Mouth
173
Earache
176
Emphysema
179
Endometriosis
184
Erection Problems
186
Fainting
193
Fever
195
Flatulence
198
Fungal Infections
201
Gallstones and Kidney Stones
205
Genital Herpes and Cold Sores
209
HIV Infection AIDS
265
Hypothyroidism
272
Infertility
278
Inhihited Sexual Desire in Women
286
Insomnia
294
Intestinal Parasites
301
Lice
307
Lyme Disease
314
Menopause
320
Menstrual Cramps
325
Osteoporosis
339
54
354
Prostate Enlargement
367
Sciatica
383
Smoking
397
Sores
400
Sties
407
Sunburn
415
Tinnitus
421
Tooth Decay
429
V
441
Viral Infections
448
Worms
455
Yeast Infections
461
Index
483
Conversion Chart
508
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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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