Herbal Antibiotics, 2nd Edition: Natural Alternatives for Treating Drug-resistant Bacteria

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Storey Publishing, Jul 17, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 480 pages
With antibiotic-resistant infections on the rise, herbal remedies present a naturally effective alternative to standard antibiotics. 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 plants, noting the proper dosages, potential side effects, and contraindications of each.
 

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Contents

Rise of the Superbugs
1
1 The End of Antibiotics
5
2 The Resistant Organisms the Diseases They Cause and How to Treat Them
37
3 About Herbal Antibiotics
77
The Systemics
87
The Localized Nonsystemics
157
The Synergists
207
Strengthening the Immune System
247
8 A Handbook of Herbal Medicine Making
316
9 An Herbal Formulary
363
Epilogue
381
Endnotes
382
Resources
385
Bibliography
387
Index
449
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Stephen Harrod Buhner is the author of Herbal Antivirals,Herbal Antibiotics, and 17 other works. He speaks internationally on herbal medicine, emerging diseases, complex interrelationships in ecosystems, Gaian dynamics, and musical/sound patterns in plant and ecosystem functioning. He is a tireless advocate for citizen scientists, amateur naturalists, and community herbalists everywhere. He lives in New Mexico.
 

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