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Magic and medicine of plants / Readers Digest.

Contributor(s): Reader's Digest Association | Reader's Digest Association.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, ©1986Description: 464 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0895772213; 9780895772213.Uniform titles: Reader's Digest. | Reader's digest. Subject(s): Medicinal plants | Herbs | Plants, Useful | Herbs | Medicinal plants | Plants, Useful | Herbs | Medical botany | Edible plants | Plants, Useful | Medicinal plants | Herbs | Herbal Medicine | Herbs | Plants, Medicinal | Medicinal plants | Herbs | Plants, Useful
Contents:
Plants in myth and magic -- ABC's of plants: Finding plants in the wild, Making your own herbarium, The anatomy of plants, Nature's chemical industry, About plant names -- Plants, people, and medicine -- Gallery of medicinal plants -- Poisonous plants -- Exotic plants -- Growing and using herbs: Growing herbs, Cooking with herbs, Herb crafts, Herbs for beauty, Herbs for health.
Summary: A guide to the worlds of botany and medicine: including how to identify, collect, and preserve plants; how to grow healthful herbs; and their many uses in cooking, crafts, and cosmetics.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Standard Kirkland Campus
General QK 99 .A1 M325 1986 Available 30579004091820
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Includes index.

A guide to the worlds of botany and medicine: including how to identify, collect, and preserve plants; how to grow healthful herbs; and their many uses in cooking, crafts, and cosmetics.

Plants in myth and magic -- ABC's of plants: Finding plants in the wild, Making your own herbarium, The anatomy of plants, Nature's chemical industry, About plant names -- Plants, people, and medicine -- Gallery of medicinal plants -- Poisonous plants -- Exotic plants -- Growing and using herbs: Growing herbs, Cooking with herbs, Herb crafts, Herbs for beauty, Herbs for health.

Includes index.