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    DescriptionThere has never been a greater need for comprehensive, well-researched information about herbs' potential to fight infection. In 1998, Stephen Harrod Buhner - a leading herbal practitioner and author - published the first edition of "Herbal Antibiotics" to great acclaim. Since then, health care providers have discovered many new resistant strains of bacteria, researchers have added to the growing body of knowledge about herbs, and the need for antivirals to treat emerging infections like SARS and West Nile Encephalitis has become urgent. Within ten years, according to sources cited in the book, pharmaceutical antibiotics will begin to fail at epidemic rates. There are, in fact, no new antibiotics currently in planning or development at any of the major pharmaceutical companies. Most notably, there is none for Gram-negative bacteria, which are emerging as the most dangerous pathogens.

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    Herbal Antibiotics
    Natural Alternatives for Treating Drug-resistant Bacteria
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stephen Harrod Buhner
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 771 g
    ISBN 13: 9781603429870
    ISBN 10: 1603429875

    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
    B&T General Subject: 420
    BIC subject category V2: VXHT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24620
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    BISAC V2.8: HEA032000, HEA011000, HEA009000
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    BISAC V2.8: MED004000, MED022090
    B&T Approval Code: A65803000
    DC22: 616.9201
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    DC22: 616.9/201
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    DC23: 615.321
    LC classification: RM666.H33 B84 2012
    Thema V1.0: VXHT, VXH, MJCJ, MX
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    one-colour throughout
    Storey Publishing LLC
    Imprint name
    Storey Publishing LLC
    Publication date
    16 August 2012
    Publication City/Country
    North Adams
    Review quote
    A comprehensive introduction worthy to be on the shelf of any holistic practitioner, herbalist, farmer or parent. The book shows an appreciation for the melding of traditional practices, tools, and wisdom with modern research and insight. "
    Back cover copy
    The Essential Guide to Building Your Natural DefensesBacterial infections are on the rise, and pharmaceutical antibiotics are increasingly powerless to stop them. Pathogenic bacteria are tenacious survivors; they outsmart modern medicine and become virulent "superbugs," resistant to antibiotics and increasingly deadly.Stephen Harrod Buhner offers conclusive evidence that plant medicines, with their complex mix of multiple antibiotic, systemic, and synergistic compounds, should be our first line of defense against resistant infections. His indispensable reference explains the roots of antibiotic resistance, explores the value of herbal treatments, and provides in-depth profiles of the most reliably effective herbs, giving you the confidence to identify the best herbal formulas and make medicines yourself.