The Natural History of Medicinal Plants

The Natural History of Medicinal Plants

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Explains how plant defenses were found to be useful medicinally, and introduces the new field of zoopharmacognosy that studies patterns in animal interactions with medicinal plants.

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A botany instructor at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard U. enlightens users of willow-derived aspirin on how plant defenses were found to be useful medicinally; and introduces the new field of zoopharmacognosy that studies how other animals use plants for healing. Includes 30 color plates, line drawings, and a glossary. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, c2000
ISBN: 9780881924831
0881924830
Branch Call Number: 581.634 Su67n
Characteristics: 235 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Medicinal plants

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