Medicinal Plants of the American Southwest (Herbal Medicine of the American Southwest) by Charles W. Kane
- ISBN-10: 0977133370
- Paperback: 392 pages
- Publisher: Lincoln Town Press; Reissue edition (August 1, 2011)
- Series: Herbal Medicine of the American Southwest
- Language: English
Covering more than 160 southwestern plant medicines, within 100 profiles, Medicinal Plants of the American Southwest clearly explains each plant's medicinal use, therapeutic indication, geographic range, botanical description, preparation, dosage, and caution(s). Common and scientific names and chemical breakdown are also specifically detailed for each plant. A complete preparation segment includes instruction on the use and making of teas, tinctures, syrups, salves, ointments, oils, washes, fomentations, and other modes of application. Readers will also find the therapeutic index, glossary, bibliography, and the exhaustive index valuable additions to the book. Nearly 100 color photos further assist the reader in plant identification. Crucifixion thorn ( Castela ), Elephant tree ( Bursera ), and Pipevine ( Aristolochia ) are new profiles for this edition. First published in 2006, reprinted in 2007, and then revised for a second edition in 2009 as Herbal Medicine of the American Southwest , Medicinal Plants of the American Southwest is considered by most familiar with Kane's writing to be his seminal work. Still today this title continues to inform and inspire all who find interest in the therapeutic uses of southwestern plants. Printed and bound in the USA.
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