An essential and invaluable guide for anyone interested in herbal medicine, Australian flora and the indigenous Australian culture.
'Australian Medicinal Plants' features a history of the Aboriginal use of native plants and explains how the first European settlers learnt of their medicinal value from the indigenous people.
It contains detailed information on over 500 individual plants, their known pharmacological uses, where to find them, and how to prepare remedies. Species of plants are arranges according to their uses - for fevers, painkillers, antiseptics, digestive disorders etc.
By A. V. Lassak, T. McCarthy