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The modern herbal dispensatory : a medicine-making guide

The modern herbal dispensatory : a medicine-making guide

Author: Thomas Easley; Steven H Horne
Publisher: Berkeley, California : North Atlantic Books, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Easley; Steven H Horne
ISBN: 9781623170790 1623170796
OCLC Number: 1013880095
Description: 376 pages : illustrations
Contents: Getting started : basic concepts for having success with herbal medicine --
Herbal preparations : understanding the many ways to prepare and use herbs --
Using fresh plants : harvesting, drying and using fresh herbs --
Dried herbs : bulk herbs, capsules and tablets --
Introduction to extractions : terms, equipment, solvents and calculations --
Making basic extracts : extracting herbs in water, alcohol, glycerin and vinegar --
Advanced extraction techniques : percolation extracts, fluid extracts and Soxhlet extracts --
Topical preparations : oil-based extractions, topical and local applications --
Other preparations : concentrates, lozenges and Chinese methods --
Aromatherapy and flower essences : two unique ways to extract and use herbs --
Formulas and dosages : designing herbal formulas and using herbs effectively --
Sample formulas : some of Steven Horne and Thomas Easley's favorite formulas --
Single herbs : instructions for preparing and using single herbs.
Responsibility: Thomas Easley and Steven Horne.


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