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    DescriptionIncluding the latest developments in the field of herbal medicine, this classic bestseller presents a fascinating account of the ideas, personalities, advances, and vicissitudes that have shaped the course of medicine and pharmacology in the Western world. The author provides an eloquent and engaging account of the use of herbal medicine from prehistoric times to the present, reaffirming the incalculable value of medicinal plants in the healing arts. She presents a strong case for the cyclical emergence of alternative medicine at times (such as our own) when allopathic methods of treatment have lost their safety and efficacy.


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    Title
    Green Pharmacy
    Subtitle
    The History and Evolution of Western Herbal Medicine
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Barbara Griggs
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 448
    Width: 147 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780892817276
    ISBN 10: 0892817275
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T10.2
    Ingram Subject Code: HL
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: VXH
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26970
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Libri: I-HL
    BISAC V2.8: HEA011000, MED004000, MED072000
    DC21: 615.32109
    B&T Approval Code: A68400700
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 615.32109, 615/.321/09
    LC classification: RM666.H33 V36 1997
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: VXH
    Edition
    1
    Publisher
    Inner Traditions Bear and Company
    Imprint name
    Healing Arts Press
    Publication date
    21 January 2000
    Publication City/Country
    Rochester, VT
    Author Information
    Barbara Griggs, a renowned journalist and researcher in the field of herbalism, is also the author of "The Green Witch Herbal." She lives in London.
    Review quote
    "A history of grass-roots medicine, researched to the point where those of us who have dabbled in the subject are left feeling embarrassed at the wealth of source material that we left unread."