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National Geographic Guide to Medicinal Herbs: The World's Most Effective Healing Plants Hardcover – March 6, 2012


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 400 pages
  • Publisher: National Geographic; 1 edition (March 6, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 142620700X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1426207006
  • Product Dimensions: 10 x 8 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #82,157 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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“The perfect union of botanical and medical expertise. This guide is so authoritative, its aim is to educate not only consumers, but doctors, pharmacists and other health professionals as well.”      –Book Page

About the Author

TIERAONA LOW DOG, M.D. is a recognized media expert in integrative medicine--combining traditional and world healing methods with sciencebased Western medicine--and a practicing physician with a background as herbalist and midwife. Low Dog addresses thousands of people each year. She was appointed by Pres. Clinton to the White House Commission of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and served for 10 years as chair of the U.S. Pharmacopeia Dietary Supplements and Botanicals Expert Committee. She maintains a clinical practice and teaches on the faculty of Andrew Weil's Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. She received the Martina de la Cruz medal for work with indigenous medicines in 1998; Time magazine identified her as the 2001 "Innovator in Complementary and Alternative Medicine." She maintains a website: drlowdog.com.

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Very nice book with tons of useful information.
inlovebug
This book is a great book for identifying herbs and what you can use them for. very clear pictures and descriptions.
M. Byrum
If you're interested in herbal medicine, it's a great book to have!
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Julie on May 19, 2012
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A wonderful book and reference!!! Great photos and illustrations too!!! It is full of great information including history of the herb usage, etc... Very easy to read and understand...def recommend this book!!!!!!!!
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Sketchy logic on September 22, 2012
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the best book i have read on herbs. it is easy to find out what herbs you should take for your health problems and how safe and effective each herb is.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Audrey I. Spencer on May 19, 2013
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best herb book ever. Everyone should have one in their home library. Have recommended to friends and purchased for friends.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Mariko Sharp on May 15, 2013
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Love this book. Great for research and has great pictures. I'm just a beginner in herbal remedies and it has great pictures and descriptions of many different herbs and plants.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By preacherwoman777 on May 10, 2013
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Lots of great info on herbs their uses and how to make them. All up to date. If you're interested in herbal medicine, it's a great book to have!
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Patricia A. Silva on July 29, 2013
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It is an informative and interesting reference source. You can pick it up read about one particular plant and feel like an expert. The indexes provide easy access to the information presented. A must for anyone who is serious about learning more about medicinal herbs.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By stephanie n kreiter on October 22, 2013
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I'm a great fan of Dr. Low Dog, and this guide is a must-have. It's readable, and makes it easy to research a specific herb or health issue. It's a pretty book with excellent photos, but I expect nothing less from National Geographic.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By HeatherSmiles on May 25, 2013
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I enjoy his Book very much and the price is very nice. It has everything needed to know about what medicinal herbs do what. A great help to anyone that is interested in using herbs to help them heal or stay healed.I Love this Book!
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