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Healing plants self-treatment of the most common everyday complaints and disorders with selected medicinal plants : time-tested recipes for teas, tea blends, tinctures, ointments, inhalations, compresses, and baths : expert advice and dependable remedies by Mannfried Pahlow

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Published by Barron"s Educational Series in [Hauppauge, NY .
Written in English


  • Herbs -- Therapeutic use.,
  • Medicinal plants.,
  • Materia medica, Vegetable.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 224) and index.

StatementMannfried Pahlow ; consulting editor, Dennis W. Stevenson ; [translated from the German by Kathleen Luft].
ContributionsStevenson, Dennis W.
LC ClassificationsRM666.H33 P313 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1740011M
ISBN 100812014987
LC Control Number92045671

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