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Duke's Handbook of Medicinal Plants of the Bible

By: James A Duke, Peggy-Ann K Duke and Judith L duCellie

528 pages, 23 b/w illus, 98 colour illus

CRC Press

Hardback | Jan 2008 | #172764 | ISBN-13: 9780849382024
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NHBS Price: £77.99 $95/€88 approx

About this book

Readers have come to depend on Jim Duke's comprehensive handbooks for their ease of use and artful presentation of scientific information. Following the successful format of his other CRC handbooks, "Duke's Handbook of Medicinal Plants of the Bible" contains 176 herbs listed alphabetically and by scientific name.

Each entry provides illustrations of the plant, family line information, synonyms, notes, common names, activities, indications, dosages, downsides and interactions, natural history, and extracts. This comprehensive text also includes Biblical quotes from various translations, such as the King James version and Revised Standard edition, along with comments on points of interest.

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