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Rodale's illustrated encyclopedia of herbs

Author: Claire Kowalchik; William H Hylton; Anna Carr; Rodale Press.
Publisher: Emmaus, Pa. : Rodale Press, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In addition to an alphabetically arranged description of each herb, this lavishly illustrated volume contains background historical material, plus coverage of such subjects as medicinal uses, cooking, & gardening. A popular treatment of the history, uses and cultivation of herbs, science and lore, and home cultivation.
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Genre/Form: History
Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Kowalchik; William H Hylton; Anna Carr; Rodale Press.
ISBN: 0878576991 9780878576999 9780875969640 087596964X
OCLC Number: 16128781
Description: vi, 545 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Aconite --
Agrimony --
Aloe --
American Hellebore --
Angelic --
Anise --
Arnica --
Autumn Crocus --
Barberry --
Basil --
Bathing with herbs --
Bay --
Bayberry --
Beebalm --
Betony --
Birch --
Black Hellebore --
Bloodroot --
Blue Cohosh --
Boneset --
Borage --
Broom --
Burdock --
Calendula --
Caraway --
Cardamom --
Cascara Sagrada --
Castor Bean --
Catnip --
Cayenne Pepper --
Chamomile --
Chervil --
Chicory --
Chives --
Cinnamon --
Clary --
Cloves --
Coffee --
Coltsfoot --
Comfrey --
Companion planting --
Cooking with herbs --
Coriander --
Costmary --
Crafts from herbs --
Dandelion --
Dangers of herbs --
Deadly Nightshade --
Dill --
Dock --
Dyes from herbs --
Echinacea --
Elderberry --
Elecampane --
Ephedra --
Eucalyptus --
Eyebright --
Fennel --
Feverfew --
Flax --
Foxglove --
Gardening with herbs --
Garlic --
Gentian --
Germander --
Ginger --
Ginseng --
Goldenrod --
Goldenseal --
Grindelia --
Growing herbs --
Hawthorn --
Healing with herbs --
Herb --
Herbal botany --
Herbs as houseplants --
History of herbs --
Hop --
Horehound --
Horseradish --
Horsetail --
Hyssop --
Indigo --
Jimsonweed --
Juniper --
Lady's Bedstraw --
Lavender --
Lavender Cotton --
Lemon Balm --
Lemon Verbena --
Licorice --
Lobelia --
Lotions for herbs --
Lovage --
Madder --
Marjoram --
Marsh Mallow --
Mayapple --
Mint --
Mistletoe --
Mugwort --
Mustard --
Myrrh --
Nasturtium --
New Jersey Tea --
Onion --
Oregano --
Oregon Grape --
Orris --
Parsley --
Passionflower --
Pennyroyal --
Pipsissewa --
Plantain --
Poleweed --
Poplar --
Potentilla --
Rose --
Rosemary --
Rue --
Safflower --
Saffron --
Sage --
St.-John's-Wort --
Salad Burnet --
Sassafras --
Savory --
Scented Geranium --
Scents from herbs --
Serpentwood --
Soapwort --
Southernwood --
Stinging Nettle --
Sweet Cicely --
Sweet Flag --
Sweet Woodruff --
Tansy --
Tarragon --
Teas from herbs --
Thyme --
Tropical Periwinkle --
Uva-Ursi --
Valerian --
Vervain --
Violet --
Virginia Snakeroot --
Wahoo --
Willow --
Wintergreen --
Witch Hazel --
Woad --
Wormwood --
Yarrow --
Yohimbe --
Zatar.
Other Titles: Illustrated encyclopedia of herbs
Responsibility: Claire Kowalchik & William H. Hylton, editors ; writers, Anna Carr [and others].

Abstract:

In addition to an alphabetically arranged description of each herb, this lavishly illustrated volume contains background historical material, plus coverage of such subjects as medicinal uses, cooking, & gardening. A popular treatment of the history, uses and cultivation of herbs, science and lore, and home cultivation.

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