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THE LITTLE GUIDE TO AFRICAN NATUROPATHY

ByBertrand CANAVY

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Since prehistoric times, human beings have sought in their environment (plants, animals, stones, spirits) enough to relieve his ailments and treat his wounds. Modern Western medicine has rejected most of these remedies for develop chemical drugs and treatment techniques sophisticated. However, she continues to use certain herbal remedies. medicinal plants. A recent trend even leads to research in plants new substitute products for certain diseases: cancer, malaria... More than 200,000 plant species out of the 300,000 listed today on all of our planet live in the tropical countries of Africa and Besides. The history of medicine shows the importance of these species in therapies, all traditional societies having drawn, for their health care, in this very large plant pharmacopoeia wealth. The author, Bertrand Canavy, highlights the advantages and disadvantages of this traditional medicine: it examines for example the techniques used and the problems of standardization and dosage. Good reading.

Details

Publication Date
Aug 21, 2022
Language
English
ISBN
9781387673483
Category
Health & Fitness
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Bertrand CANAVY

Specifications

Pages
73
Binding
Perfect Bound
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
A5 (5.83 x 8.27 in / 148 x 210 mm)

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