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Author Thomas, Peggy. 1960-

Title Medicines from nature / Peggy Thomas.

Imprint New York : Twenty-First Century Books, c1997.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction    615.321 THO    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-124) and index.
Contents Secrets of the Shamans -- Green medicine -- Miracle mold -- Trash to treasure tree -- Fishing for a cure -- Creepy, crawly cures -- Monkey medicine and pharmaceutical farms -- Rain forest remedies -- Some medicines from plants -- Some medicines from animals.
Summary Discusses how we have learned from traditional healers around the world about the medicinal value of substances from nature.
Subject Pharmacognosy -- Juvenile literature.
Ethnobotany -- Juvenile literature.
Herbs -- Therapeutic use -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0805041680 : $24.90

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