The Herbal Handbook
Well-respected herbalist David Hoffmann's comprehensive and practical guide to herbal medicine.
The Herbal Handbook: A Guide To Medical Herbalism
Author: David Hoffmann
This compendium of medical herbalism by one of the most eminent herbalists practicing today is both comprehensive and practical.
Answering basic as well as complicated questions about herbal medicine, it provides both the novice and the experienced practitioner with a reliable framework in which to develop their herbal skills.
Discusses the history and modern practice of herbalism, including Chinese, Native American, and Welsh influences.
Includes a practical reference section listing the effects of various herbs, with prescriptions on how to use them for a wide range of illnesses.
Covers the fundamentals of growing, drying, storing, and cooking with herbs.