The Healing Power of Rainforest Herbs details more than seventy rainforest
medicinal plants, and is the result of Dr. Leslie Taylor’s years of extensive research. This book explains the medicinal properties of each herb and the natural chemicals involved, as well as instructions for preparation. The author has also included the history of use by indigenous peoples, and current uses by natural health practitioners around the world. Helpful tables provide a quick guide to choosing the botanicals most useful for a particular ailment. Illustrations of plants and recipes for herbal remedies complete this resource’s wealth of information. The Healing Power of Rainforest Herbs offers a blend of ancient and modern knowledge in an accessible reference guide. This unique book incorporates the healing practices of shamans with scientific research for those readers seeking to discover
the herbal medicinal secrets of the rainforest.
Detailing more than seventy rainforest botanicals, this book presents the history of the herbs’ uses by indigenous peoples and describes current usage by natural health practitioners throughout the world. Discover Amazon healers’ traditional knowledge, as well as the clinical studies that support what shamans have known for ages. Essential dosage and preparation methods are provided, while at-a-glance tables help you locate the best botanicals for each disorder. Here is a unique book that offers a blend of ancient and modern knowledge in an accessible reference format.