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Green Pharmacy : The History and Evolution of Western Herbal Medicine

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Including 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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 147.32 x 223.52 x 30.48mm | 317.51g
  • Inner Traditions Bear and Company
  • Healing Arts Press
  • Rochester, VT, United States
  • English
  • 0892817275
  • 9780892817276
  • 111,340

Review quote

"Here are the highs and lows, the compassion and the competition and the pain and the joys of 2000 plus years of western herbal medicine. Well-written and extensive."show more

About Barbara Griggs

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.show more

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