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Drugs and foods from little-known plants

notes in Harvard University Herbaria

by Siri Von Reis

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


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Statementby Siri von Reis Altschul.
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Open LibraryOL22502742M
ISBN 100674216768


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Cambridge, Mass., Harvard. Following the same criteria as in earlier investigations, the authors have examined the vast holdings of The New York Botanical Garden Herbarium to select little-known plant uses and to record any note suggesting biodynamic constituents—i.e., those having effects on living tissue—from skin irritants and poisons and medications of any kind.

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