A Modern Herbal: The Medicinal, Culinary, Cosmetic, and Economic Properties, Cultivation, and Folklore of Herbs, Grasses, Fungi, Shrubs, and Trees with All Their Modern Scientific Uses

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9780140464405: A Modern Herbal: The Medicinal, Culinary, Cosmetic, and Economic Properties, Cultivation, and Folklore of Herbs, Grasses, Fungi, Shrubs, and Trees with All Their Modern Scientific Uses

A Modern Herbal brings the knowledge of herbs up to date, drawing together both scientific and traditional information in a comprehensive encyclopedia. It describes, in alphabetical order, over 1,000 British and American plants, giving details of their cultivation, chemical and medicinal properties, botanical information, appearance, and economic uses, as well as of their significance in folklore. This is the fullest, most exact, most useful compilation of herbal material. The book contains 161 illustrations in one complete volume.

Margaret Grieve founded the Society of Herbalists, and a Fellow of the Royal Horticultural Society.

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