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Materia Medica of Western Herbs

by Carole Fisher Aeon Books
Pub Date:
06/2018
ISBN:
9781911597513
Format:
Pbk 600 pages
Price:
AU$83.00 NZ$88.70
Product Status: In Stock Now
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Based on the original Materia Medica of Western Herbs by Carole Fisher and Gilian Painter, this volume has been expanded and updated to include botanical, scientific, pharmacy and safety information. It is designed for worldwide use and contains detailed monographs of 180 medicinal herbs. There are appendices to help students understand pharmacological and medicinal actions, a glossary listing the known actions of common constituents, a table of interactions and a comprehensive therapeutic index. This textbook is valuable not only for students and practitioners of herbal medicine but is also of use to any health provider who wishes to know more about how and why herbs work and the safety issues related to them.
Carole Fisher gained a BSc degree in biochemistry and spent some years in both research and routine laboratories before training in herbal medicine through the National Institute of Herbal Medicine (UK). She has been in practice as a medical herbalist since 1993 and has also recently returned to further education, completing a Diploma in Public Health at Otago University and a PhD at the University of Technology, Sydney.