The Green Pharmacy
Author: James A. Duke PhD
With A-to-Z entries that include over 120 health conditions, James Duke's The Green Pharmacy is an authoritative, readable guide to the world of herbal healing. From traditional folk remedies to groundbreaking laboratory studies, Dr. Duke provides up-to-date information and age-old folk wisdom about nature's most potent plants. You'll find scores of natural remedies that can replace or enhance costly pharmaceuticals, including: Relief for aches and pains ranging from arthritis, angina and back pain to menstrual cramps and sciatica. Remedies for gastrointestinal problems from constipation and flatulence to inflammatory bowel disease and ulcers. Herbs that can reduce your risk of cancer, heart attack, high blood pressure and osteoporosis. Cures for infections ranging from colds and flu to sore throat and yeast infections. Herbal drinks that reduce fever. And much more. The Green Pharmacy includes easy "how-to" instructions for preparing herbal compresses, teas and infusions. Plus, Dr. Duke provides an easy rating system to quickly identify the most effective herbal remedies for each condition.