Nature's Healing Arts
A National Geographic-led international survey of natural medicines, plant and animal, and their uses, from traditional folk remedies through modern synthesized drugs. Covering everything from the ginseng trade in the Appalachian Mountains to the traditional Chinese medicinal practice of moxibustion for various ailments, Nature's Healing Arts is an excellent introduction to the world of curative offerings the natural world has made available to us. Providing clear historical perspective, it makes space for an appreciation of the overlap between natural and synthetic medicines and medicinal practices.
Hard cover with color illustrations and photographs throughout.
Condition: Fantastic for its age. Missing dust jacket.
Measures ~ 8"x10". 200 pages.