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Adaptogens - herbs for strength stamina and stress relief.

Author: Steven Maimes
Publisher: Inner Traditions Bear And Comp, 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The definitive guide to adaptogenic herbs, formerly known as "tonics," that counter the effects of age and stress on the body.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Maimes
ISBN: 9781594771583 1594771588
OCLC Number: 1023252403
Description: 320 sidor ; 22.8 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction Part One: Herbal Adaptogens 1 Herbal Medicine around the World 2 Adaptogens: An Overview 3 History of Adaptogens 4 Actions of Adaptogens 5 Adaptogens and the Stress Response 6 Health Benefits of Adaptogens Part Two: Materia Medica 7 Monographs on Adaptogens American Ginseng - Amla - Ashwagandha - Asian Ginseng -Astragalus - Cordyceps - Dang Shen - Eleuthero -Guduchi - He Shou Wu - Holy Basil - Jiaogulan -Licorice - Lycium - Prince Seng - Reishi - Rhaponticum -Rhodiola - Schisandra - Shatavari - Shilajit 8 Nervines: Complementary Herbs for Adaptogens Blue Vervain - Chamomile - Fresh Milky Oat - Hawthorn -Lemon Balm - Linden - Mimosa - Motherwort -Passionflower - Skullcap - St. John's Wort 9 Nootropics: Complementary Herbs for Adaptogens Bacopa - Bhringaraj - Ginkgo - Gotu Kola - Lavender -Rosemary - White Peony - Yuan Zhi Part Three: Herbal Adaptogens in Use 10 Clinical Use of Adaptogens 11 Adaptogenic Herbs in Combination 12 Adaptogens as Food 13 Adaptogens for Animals Resources Glossary Bibliography Index


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"There is so much valuable information packed into this volume that I am grateful to have my own copy and will keep it close by as a very handy reference" * Marjorie Tietjen, Price-Pottenger: Journal Read more...

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