Herbs have been used by humans for many thousands of years. Over the course of this time our understanding of their effects on our bodies has been learnt – initially through trial and error, and observations, then later through clinical trials. Today our knowledge of plants has given rise to a growing industry in botanical medicine.
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION THE NATURE AND SCOPE OF
CHAPTER 2 CHEMICALS IN HERBS AND
THEIR EFFECTS ON THE BODY
CHAPTER 3 WAYS HERBS ARE USED
CHAPTER 4 METHODS OF PREPARING HERBS FOR USE
CHAPTER 5 DIRECTORY OF MEDICINAL HERBS
CHAPTER 6 WORKING WITH MEDICINAL HERBS