For thousands of years -- from the time of the Mesopotamian empire to the present day -- garlic has been recognized as one of nature's most powerful & effective medicinal aids. Now this helpful guide to garlic draws on both the ancient texts & the latest scientific data to provide a unique & comprehensive overview of the remarkable herb's therapeutic value. Author John Heinerman, is ed.-in-chief of the alternative health care quarterly ''Folk Medicine.'' Chapters include: when garlic was first used; pharaohs, philosopher, & gladiators; garlic lore from the ancient herbals; what makes garlic work?; garlic therapy in disease management; garlic preparations for wellness & recovery; world garlic festivals; & garlic recipes from around the world.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Gramercy, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0517124440
Book Description Gramercy, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0517124440
Book Description Gramercy, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110517124440