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Herbal antibiotics : natural alternatives for treating drug-resistant bacteria

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Kirtland Community College Library RM 409 .B84 2012 30775305483571 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781603429870 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1603429875 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: print
    xii, 467 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed., completely rev., expanded, and updated.
  • Publisher: North Adams, Mass.: Storey Pub., c2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue : rise of the superbugs -- The end of antibiotics -- The resistant organisms, the diseases they cause, and how to treat them -- About herbal antibiotics -- Herbal antibiotics : the systemics : cryptolepis, sida, alchornea, bidens, artemisia -- Herbal antibiotics : the localized nonsystemics : the berberines, juniper, honey, usnea -- Herbal antibiotics : the synergists : licorice, ginger, black pepper (piperine) -- The first line of defense : strengthening the immune system : ashwagandha, astragalus, boneset, echinacea, eleuthero, red root, reishi, rhodiola -- A handbook of herbal medicine making -- An herbal formulary -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: Antibiotic-resistant infections are alarmingly on the rise, and many people are looking for sound information on herbal alternatives to standard antibiotics. In this indispensable reference, herbal expert Stephen Harrod Buhner explains the roots of antibiotic resistance, explores the value of herbal treatments, and provides in-depth profiles of 30 valuable herbs, noting for each one its antibiotic properties, methods for collection and preparation, dosages, potential side effects, contraindications, and alternatives.
Subject: Herbs Therapeutic use
Drug resistance in microorganisms
Bacterial diseases Alternative treatment
Antibacterial agents
Herbal Medicine methods
Anti-Bacterial Agents therapeutic use
Bacterial Infections drug therapy
Plant Preparations therapeutic use
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