Healing with medicinal plants of the west

cultural and scientific basis for their use
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Abedus Press , La Crescenta, Calif
Ethnobotany, Medicinal plants, Medical B
Other titlesHealing with western plants
StatementCecilia Garcia, James D. Adams, Jr
ContributionsAdams, James D., Jr. (James David)
The Physical Object
Pagination254 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27116793M
ISBN 100976309130
ISBN 139780976309130
OCLC/WorldCa472679906

Healing with Medicinal Plants of the West: Cultural and Scientific Basis for Their Use Perfect Paperback – Septem by Cecilia Garcia (Author), James D. Adams Jr. (Author, Illustrator) out of 5 stars 11 ratings See all 2 formats and editions/5(11). Healing with Medicinal Plants of the West - Cultural and Scientific Basis for Their Use Fourth Edition Perfect Paperback – March 1, by James Adams (Author, Illustrator), Michelle Wong (Author), Enrique Villasenor (Author) See all formats and editionsAuthor: Michelle Wong, Enrique Villasenor.

The book is a collaboration between an American Indian Healer and a Professor of Pharmacology. For each plant the book provides a photograph and description, traditional uses, active constituents and recommendations for use. The authors view these plants as gifts from God that should be used in our everyday : Paperback.

Western plants have been used for thousands of years in healing. This book carefully explains the use of plants in healing. Each plant has a color photograph, plant description, traditional uses, active compounds and recommended uses.

The second edition has many new color photographs and a new section, sacred not psychedelic/5(2). Healing With Medicinal Plants Of The West book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(8). color photographs of each Healing with medicinal plants of the west book.

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The book should be written by an American Indian Healer with years of experience. The book should be coauthored by a Professor of Pharmacology who explains uses and possible dangers of each plant.

Such a book exists, "Healing with Medicinal Plants of the West - Cultural and Scientific Basis for their Use" and is. Adams and Garcia then collaborated to produce the book “Healing with Medicinal Plants of the West,” which was published in It’s a fully illustrated book which describes the chemistry and uses of the plants that were used by the Chumash for.

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This is a wonderful book for those interested in taking the first step to learn more about medicinal plants.

It is light on citing evidence but every page of the book is a visual treat with photos and illustrations to make it easy to identify plants both in their natural form and as you might encounter them at a natural foods store.

This remarkable book was written by a Chumash Indian Healer and a Professor of Pharmacology, making it a unique integration of the oldest and newest information on Western medicinal plants. Each plant is carefully presented and researched with references ( citations!) and accompanied by a color photo.

Safety issues for each plant are discussed. National Geographic Guide to Medicinal Herbs: The World's Most Effective Healing Plants by Tieraona Low Dog M.D., Rebecca L. Johnson, et al. | Mar 6, out of 5 stars The two co-authored a book, Healing with Medicinal Plants of the West, published the same year.

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James Adams. Illustrated with color photos, this unique book includes the scientific. Abedus Press has published "Healing with Medicinal Plants of the West - Cultural and Scientific Basis for their Use Third Edition Revised.". Plants have been used in healing for thousands of years and should be used today in healing.

This book will help you learn about healing and using plants in healing. Cecilia Garcia was a Chumash Healer. Adams and Garcia eventually collaborated to produce the book “Healing with Medicinal Plants of the West,” which was published in It’s a fully illustrated book which describes the chemistry and uses of the plants that were used by the Chumash for medicine, and generally used throughout the west.

If I could give this book 6 stars, I would. It has full-color photos of each plant in the blossom and the seed/fruit stages, Native American uses, Greek or ancient/middle ages discoveries about the plant, what it has been used for historically,when to pick it, how to prepare the item, and how to administer the tincture, etc.

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Healing with Medicinal Plants of the West - Cultural and Scientific Basis for their Use. Abedus Press, La Crescenta. ISBN Gives the Chumash Indian and scientific basis for use of many plants, along with color photographs of each plant. Cecilia Garcia is a Chumash healer. Lowell J.

Bean and Katherine Siva Saubel (). The following is a medicinal plants list of common species that can be found in most areas throughout North America.

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Nature has blessed us with an array of amazing medicinal plants. These plants can be found right outside our doorstep from the spunky, dominating dandelion to the handsome stalks of stinging nettle.

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Short Commentary. Medicinal plants of the west – cultural and scientific basis for their use third edition revised was released in by Abedus Press [].It is a self-published book that has been very successful.

The book has pages with. In the west, we abandoned the practice of healing plants when modern medicine and drugs came along.

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Europe, however, retained herbal medicine as a part of modern medicine. Despite having parted ways in the 20 th century, herbal medicine and modern medicine are converging – albeit slowly, as researchers are increasingly drawing from the past. Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West is a full-color photographic guide to the identification, edibility, and medicinal uses of over plant species, growing from Alaska to southern California, east across the Rocky Mountains and the Northern Plains to the Great Lakes.

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West Virginia Medicinal Plants, Trees & Shrubs A Field Guide By Bill Church. Adder’s Tongue A delicate plant with flowers on slender stalks above a whorl of small 3-lobed leaves.

Flowers white (or pink) with “petals” are really sepals. Exanthematous – Healing to skin eruptions or to skin diseases of an eruptive nature.

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The traditional healer provides health care services based on culture, religious background, knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs that are prevalent in his community. Illness is regarded as having both natural and supernatural causes Cited by: 3.

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Buy a cheap copy of Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West book by Gregory L. Tilford. Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West invites anyone interested in plants, personal well-being, and a healthy environment to discover the healing 5/5(5).

The second edition of this volume shows how to identify more than kinds of healing plants. More than color photos illustrate the plants, their flowers, leaves, and fruits.

The descriptive text includes information on where the plants are found as well as their known medicinal uses/5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Garcia, Cecilia. Healing with medicinal plants of the west. La Crescenta, CA: Abedus Press, © (OCoLC)Plants used in traditional Native American medicine‎ (1 C, P) Pages in category "Medicinal plants of North America" The following pages are in this category, out of total.

Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West by Michael Moore. One of several invaluable guides written by herbalist Michael Moore.

This book covers plants ranging from Baja California to Alaska, featuring identification tips, medicinal uses, preparation, and contraindications for each herb—all infused with Moore’s characteristic wit and humor.