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The first comprehensive pocket-size guide to medicinal plants shows how to identify 500 of these plants.
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Steven Foster has written numerous books and magazine articles on the medicinal use of herbs. He is the coauthor of the Peterson Field Guide to Medicinal Plants and Herbs of Eastern and Central North America.From School Library Journal:
YA-- A comprehensive guide to understanding the medicinal value of plants, trees, and shrubs. The book includes a well-planned index, attractive plates and illustrations, cross-references, and interpretative symbols regarding the plants' uses. The text is well researched. Each entry gives the common and scientific name, a short description of the plant, its general location, and its utility in the field of medicine. A book for anyone interested in the outdoors and/or who has an affinity with nature, and for students who are doing research on plant life. --Jeanette M. Lippencott, W. T. Woodson High School, Fairfax, VA
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin (T), 1990. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110395353092