A Concise Handbook

Book - 1989
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A review of the literature on the root widely used medicinally in oriental and American cultures, also drawing on the author's long experience with cultivating the plant. Examines the history, taxonomy, chemistry, pharmacology, and the economics of cultivation. Presents many of the claims and warnings of its medicinal effects. Extensive bibliography. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Publisher: Algonac, Mich. : Reference Publications, 1989
ISBN: 9780917256325
Branch Call Number: 583.687 DUK
Characteristics: 273 p., [1] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm


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