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Author Easley, Thomas, 1982- author.

Title The modern herbal dispensatory : a medicine-making guide / Thomas Easley, Steven Horne.


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 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  615.32 EAS    Check Shelf
Description xi, 362 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-348) and index.
Contents Getting started : basic concepts for having success with herbal medicine -- Herbal preparations : understanding the many ways to prepare and use herbs -- Using fresh plants : harvesting, drying and using fresh herbs -- Dried herbs : bulk herbs, capsules and tablets -- Introduction to extractions : terms, equipment, solvents and calculations -- Making basic extracts : extracting herbs in water, alcohol, glycerin and vinegar -- Advanced extraction techniques : percolation extracts, fluid extracts and Soxhlet extracts -- Topical preparations : oil-based extractions, topical and local applications -- Other preparations : concentrates, lozenges and Chinese methods -- Aromatherapy and flower essences : two unique ways to extract and use herbs -- Formulas and dosages : designing herbal formulas and using herbs effectively -- Sample formulas : some of Steven Horne and Thomas Easley's favorite formulas -- Single herbs : instructions for preparing and using single herbs.
Subject Plants, Medicinal.
Plant Preparations.
Phytotherapy -- methods.
Genre/Form Formularies.
Added Author Horne, Steven H, author.
Other Form: Online version:
Easley, Thomas, 1982- , author. Modern herbal dispensatory Berkeley, California : North Atlantic Books, [2016] 9781623170806 (DLC) 2016013649
ISBN 9781623170790 PAP 24.95
1623170796 PAP 24.95
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