Top 100 Exotic Food Plants

The three great healing herbs: tea tree, St. Johns wort, and black cumin: important herbs for health and wellness and as basics in your herbal first aid kit. Lotus Light, Twin Lakes, WI. 146 pp. Menounos, P., Staphylakis, K., ...

Author: Ernest Small

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781439856888

Category: Science

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Many edible plants considered exotic in the Western world are actually quite mainstream in other cultures. While some of these plants are only encountered in ethnic food markets or during travels to foreign lands, many are now finding their way onto supermarket shelves. Top 100 Exotic Food Plants provides comprehensive coverage of tropical and semitropical food plants, reviewing scientific and technological information as well as their culinary uses. Wide-ranging in scope, this volume’s coverage includes plants that produce fruits, vegetables, spices, culinary herbs, nuts, and extracts. A user-friendly format enables readers to easily locate information on botanical and agricultural aspects, economic and social importance, food uses, storage, preparation, and potential toxicity. The book also contains an introductory chapter that reviews important historical, economic, geopolitical, health, environmental, and ethical considerations associated with exotic food plants. Thoroughly referenced with more than 2000 literature citations, this book is enhanced by more than 200 drawings, many chosen from historical art of extraordinary quality. This timely volume also highlights previously obscure edible plants that have recently become prominent as a result of sensationalistic media reports stemming from their inherently entertaining or socially controversial natures. Some of these plants include the acai berry, kava, hemp, and opium poppy. A scholarly yet accessible presentation, the book is filled with numerous memorable, fascinating, and humorous facts, making it an entertaining and stimulating read that will appeal to a broad audience.
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The New Healing Herbs

CHAPTER T " here are three ways to obtain healing herbs : Gather them , grow them , or buy them . Gathering Your Own If you enjoy long walks in meadows and forests , gathering herbs can be great fun . Of course , not all healing herbs ...

Author: Michael Castleman

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN: 1579543049

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 484

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The newly revised and updated reference guide to herbal medicine offers readers sound advice on how to use more than 100 popular plants for healing purposes.
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Healing Power of Papaya

Hartwell , H. L. “ Plants Used Against Cancer " in Lloydia 31 ( 71 ) , p . 108-9 , 1968 . Heideklang , Christine . Mykosen . ... Avocado , Banana Coffee : How to Grow Useful Exotic Plants for Fun . ... Three Great Healing Herbs .

Author: Barbara Somonsohn

Publisher: Lotus Press

ISBN: 8177690663

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The Way of Ayurvedic Herbs

In fact, there seems to be a common thread that forms the basis of the three great healing systems of the world, with similar approaches to healing, among apparently widespread and disparate cultures, ranging from India, China, ...

Author: Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa

Publisher: Lotus Press

ISBN: 9780940985988

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 372

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A Complete Guide to Chi Gung

In China, chi-gung and medicinal herbs have been used in close conjunction for thousands of years, both in the prevention and cure of disease as well as for martial ... Supplementary herbal formulas fall into three major categories.

Author: Daniel Reid

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 9780834823747

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 336

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Chi-gung, which literally means "energy work," is a system of cultivating health, vitality, and longevity that is based on the fundamental principles of Taoism and the laws of nature. Practiced by the Chinese for thousands of years, chi-gung works with the energy found in all living things to help rid the body of the imbalances that sap our strength and give rise to disease. The simple, meditative movements, breathing exercises, and massage techniques that are the basis of chi-gung can be practiced by anyone, regardless of age or physical fitness.
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Healing Herbs

A Beginner's Guide to Identifying, Foraging, and Using Medicinal Plants / More than 100 Remedies from 20 of the Most Healing Plants Tina Sams ... A 12-inch (30.5 cm) diameter pot will handle about three goodsize hands. 3.

Author: Tina Sams

Publisher: Fair Winds Press

ISBN: 9781627881944

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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Ever wondered about the benefits of dandelion, chickweed, and elder? Healing Herbs is an essential reference for the beginning herbalist, featuring 20 common herbs, many of which are considered weeds, that can often be found in hedgerows, meadows, and wild places. Along with medicinal information, this book includes traditional folklore and fortifying recipes for each edible or medicinal plant, and plenty of easy-to-follow instructions to help fill a backyard herbalist's medicine chest with remedies to keep the whole family happy and healthy. Healing Herbs is conveniently organized by plant, making it easier for the home herbalist to find, identify, and use healing plants from the backyard. Herbalist Tina Sams identifies the 20 most common and healthful herbs and over 100 natural remedies that are easy, inexpensive, and effective. This illustrated guide is fundamental for any nature-lover's library.
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The Encyclopedia of Herbs and Spices

Gali-Muhtasib, H., El-Najjar, N. and Schneider-Stock, R. (2006) The medicinal potential of black seed (Nigella sativa) ... Junemann, M. and Luetjohann, S. (1998) The Three Great Healing Herbs: Tea tree, St. John's Wort and Black Cumin.

Author: P N Ravindran

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 9781780643151

Category: Technology & Engineering

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The Encyclopedia of Herbs and Spices provides comprehensive coverage of the taxonomy, botany, chemistry, functional properties, medicinal uses, culinary uses and safety issues relating to over 250 species of herbs and spices. These herbs and spices constitute an important agricultural commodity; many are traded globally and are indispensable for pharmaceuticals, flavouring foods and beverages, and in the perfumery and cosmetic industries. More recently, they are increasingly being identified as having high nutraceutical potential and important value in human healthcare. This encyclopedia is an excellent resource for researchers, students, growers and manufacturers, in the fields of horticulture, agriculture, botany, crop sciences, food science and pharmacognosy.
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HOW TO USE AND BENEFIT FROM THE HEALING POWER OF CHINESE HERBS STEPHEN TANG RICHARD CRAZE Monika Jünemann Sylvia Luetjoham The Three Great Healing Herbs Tea Tree , St. Johns Wort , 615 and Black Cumin -321 JUN Important Herbs for Health ...

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ISBN: UIUC:30112067457819

Category: Libraries

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Issues for Nov. 1957- include section: Accessions. Aanwinste, Sept. 1957-
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Healthy Healing

Diseases , medicinal herbs , diet elements and therapies are also classified bi - polarly , into “ warm or cool ... spiritual and mental traits called doshas , expressed in three great elements - water ( Kapha ) , fire ( Pitta ) ...

Author: Linda G. Rector-Page

Publisher: Healthy Healing, Inc.

ISBN: 1884334857

Category: Alternative medicine

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The latest information on preventive therapies and natural healing. Over 1/2 million copies sold.
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