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A Modern Herbal
A hyper-text version of A Modern Herbal, 1931, by Mrs. M. Grieve. Over 800 varieties of medicinal, culinary, and cosmetic herbs, including economic properties, cultivation and folk-lore. Do a word search of all 860 pages.

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Do you have a botanical question?
Message Board Use our message board to post your questions, answers or comments.
The Question For January:
More and more of our food contains genetically engineered components and is synthesized. Some worry this tinkering is harmful, that it could not only kill, but create health problems such as allergies, migraines, and digestive disturbances. Others like the idea. It could enable strawberries to be available year round; tomatoes to have four times the amount of beta-carotene, wheat to have more fiber, and crops would thrive in extreme environments. Plant biologists hope to even eventually boost nutrition levels in poor nations.

Herbal Remedies from Rose's Home on the Web


Review... The Herbal Pharmacy CD, Hale Software, Inc. , by Christina Francine

Peppermint, Yarrow and Elderflower Tea, by Christina Francine

Sage Gargle Recipe, by Christina Francine

Prozac, Move Over - S. F. Chronicle Friday, August 9, 1996 (St. John's Wort)

Hepatitis C was Killing Me Until Alternative Medicine did what Conventional Medicine Could not: I am Normal!, by Sherril J. Wolff

Garlic: The Great Protector, by Sly Holladay

How to Make Incense, by Leslie Quinn

Book Review: The Roots of Healing, A Woman's Book of Herbs Review by Leslie Quinn

Seasons of Health, by Michaela Saliba (some Spring Recipes)

Turmeric: For Liver and Digestive Health, by Christa Sinadinos, Certified Clinical Herbalist

The Del Norte Titan, largest known coast redwood alive by volume

Ask Dr. Weil features Dr. Andrew Weil, a leader in the integration of Western medicine and the exploding field of alternative medicine. Dr. Weil answers readers' health questions daily, reviews the web's best health-related sites, and features a comprehensive Database of ailments and medical terms, as well as herbs and other treatments.


Mothers for Natural Law Do you know your vegetables will soon contain genes from insects, bacteria, viruses and animals? - Do you know these genetically engineered foods may contain allergens and toxins? - Do you know the FDA doesn't require long-term safety testing or labeling of these foods?

St John's Wort Survey...
Results from "Have you tried St. Johns's Wort?"
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      33   - I'm unsure... 12%
      25   - I felt a slight effect... 9%
      110 - I felt a noticable effect... 41%
      76   - I felt a major effect... 29%
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