"The natural world is not something alien and wild. It is not an enemy or outside 
force that must be subdued and dominated." 
                                                                            -Jamake Highwater, The Primal Mind 

  Herbal Odyssey Contents
Over 3000 pages and more than 1300 photos

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The Authors:  Candace Corson MD and Jim Meuninck

MUST READ:  Potential abuse of Herbs and other Nutritional Supplements. PLEASE READ: DISCLAIMER
OVERVIEW of Herbal Medicine and Nutritional Healing

PHYSICIAN'S LAPTOP REFERENCE  Details on popular herbs. 
GLOBAL HERB INDEX of edible wild plants and medicinal herbs.
NATIVE AMERICAN FOOD and MEDICINE Laptop guide to edible and medicinal wild plants of North America.  
AYURVEDIC MEDICINAL PLANTS  Favorite Ayurvedic plants.
CHINESE HERBS Favorite Chinese medicinal plants and uses.
BITES AND STINGS Herbal first-aid: bites, stings, envenomations.
EDIBLE FLOWERS Recipes, flavors, benefits of edible flowers.
PILGRIMAGES  Spiritual herbal treks by: foot, bike, car, canoe.  
ORGANIC GARDENING INDEX Five Minute Garden, composting, mulching, companion plants and insects, weeds, pruning, more.
SURVIVAL, Wilderness Injuries, Survival, Primitive Technology, First-aid.
ADVENTURE TRAVEL  Do it yourself herbal adventure travel. 
DIET FOR NATURAL HEALTH   500 pages on diet, nutritional healing, disease fighting foods, anthropology.
CONTRACEPTION   Historical and modern means of birth control, plant contraceptives and abortafacients.
MEDIEVAL HERBS OF EUROPE Principle herbs of Medieval Europe and their uses.  
HERBAL PREPARATIONS AND NUTRITIONAL THERAPIES How to make infusions, tinctures, decoctions, kitchen science.
PSYCHOACTIVE PHYTOCHEMICALS Plant drugs that effect consciousness.
RECIPES AND FLAVOR PRINCIPLES How to prepare world cultural flavor principles and numerous recipes.
RESOURCES AND DATABASES Book, Database, Video and other resources used to help compile this database.  
WEB PAGES Jim Meuninck's favorite Web Pages...Have your internet link on and active when you want to use these hyperlinks.
TOP SELLING HERBS  Year to year gross sales of herbs in the United States.
 
PLANT PATENTS  Abstracts of numerous patents from 1997-2000.
WWW.HERBS.COM   One stop shopping for seeds, live plants, resources.  Must be online to access web sites.
Jim Meuninck, Bio...Candace Corson M.D.  Bio... 

                             Fruit vender, Belize  Indios rain dancers, Oaxaco, Mexico

 CAUTION: Be aware that using unfamiliar herbs may induce an allergic reaction. USE HERBS CAREFULLY, JUDICIOUSLY.

Disclaimer: Do not self medicate. See your holistic health care professional before considering the use of herbs to treat disease. The information in this database is for educational purposes only. It is not a guide to self treatment. The best disease prevention strategy is a carefully selected diet and daily exercise.  New information is being discovered daily about the safety and efficacy of herbal pharmaceuticals.  Much is still unknown.  Always cross reference information in this program with at least two up to date and reliable sources.

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