A guide to hundreds of native and exotic plants and their healing powers
This richly illustrated guide describes more than 280 common plants found in Australia and New Zealand and how they can be used to cure diseases, relieve pain, heal injuries and promote good health. Fascinating myths and stories from folklore explain some of the ancient medicinal uses. Reports of modern scientific research show why many of these plants are widely used in medicine today.
Hardcover; 1994, 464 pages w/ illustrations & index. 28cmx17cm.