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Duke, James A. 1929-

Overview
Works: 204 works in 571 publications in 7 languages and 14,056 library holdings
Genres: Identification guides  Handbooks and manuals  Reference works  Popular works  Dictionaries  Directories  Classification 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: RM666.H33, 615.321
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Most widely held works about James A Duke
 
Most widely held works by James A Duke
The green pharmacy : new discoveries in herbal remedies for common diseases and conditions from the world's foremost authority on healing herbs by James A Duke( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Turkish and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New discoveries in herbal remedies for common diseases and conditions from the world's foremost authority on healing herbs
A field guide to medicinal plants : eastern and central North America by Steven Foster( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1998 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to medicinal plants showing how to identifying 500 plants. Information on where the plants are found and detailed descriptions of all their known uses
A field guide to medicinal plants and herbs of eastern and central North America by Steven Foster( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reference to the medicinal plants and herbs of Eastern and Central North American includes specific remedies for asthma, headaches, colds, stomachaches, depression, and many other common ailments
CRC handbook of medicinal herbs by James A Duke( Book )

31 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medicinal herbs: toxicity ranking. Toxins: their toxicity and distribution in plant genera. Higher plant genera and their toxins. Pharmacologically active phytochemicals. Proximate analyses and conventional plant foods
Handbook of edible weeds by James A Duke( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The green pharmacy guide to healing foods : proven natural remedies to treat and prevent more than 80 common health concerns by James A Duke( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and German and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses food remedies that help treat and prevent the whole gamut of health concerns, from minor (such as sunburn and the common cold) to more serious (like arthritis and diabetes). Dr. Duke has assigned a rating to each remedy, according to his evaluation of the available scientific studies and anecdotal reports
Peterson field guide to medicinal plants and herbs of eastern and central North America by Steven Foster( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reference to the medicinal plants and herbs of Eastern and Central North American includes specific remedies for asthma, headaches, colds, stomachaches, depression, and many other common ailments
Handbook of legumes of world economic importance by James A Duke( Book )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The green pharmacy herbal handbook : your comprehensive reference to the best herbs for healing by James A Duke( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Dutch and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents alphabetically arranged profiles of more than 180 herbs used to treat diseases and ailments, describing their therapeutic uses, medicinal properties, effectiveness, prescription counterparts, dosage options, safety ratings, and precautions; also includes an index of herbs alphabetically arranged by the symptoms they treat
Handbook of medicinal herbs by James A Duke( Book )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Still considered the definitive work on medicinal herbs and their uses after two decades, the Handbook of Medicinal Herbs has undergone a long-anticipated revision. In this second edition, world-renowned ethnobotanist James A. Duke provides up-to-date information on over 800 of the world's most important medicinal plant species. The book contains more species, phytochemicals, proven indications, folk indications, and dosage data than the first edition in a new, easier to use format. The in-depth content and the addition of color plates and over 200 black and white illustrations make this book the complete resource on medicinal herbs. Blending scientific fact with folk uses and the author's personal experience, Handbook of Medicinal Herbs, Second Edition provides the most well rounded discussion of safety, efficacy, toxicity, and rational use of medicinal herbs available." "See what's new in the second edition: over 100 color plates, 4 color maps; over 200 black and white illustrations; over 800 medicinal plants organized alphabetically by common name; more herbs from the African, Ayurvedic, Chinese, and Jamu traditions."--Jacket
Dr. Duke's essential herbs : 13 vital herbs you need to disease-proof your body, boost your energy, lengthen your life by James A Duke( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to herbs by one of the nation's leading authorities presents the secrets behind the most popular miracle herbs as well as herbal lore and information on herbal combinations
Amazonian ethnobotanical dictionary by James A Duke( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary presents an exciting new rainforest book, designed and conceived in the rainforest and dedicated to its preservation. The book contains concise accounts of the various uses to which prominent Amazonian plants are put by the local rainforest inhabitants. Although emphasis is placed on plant foods and forest medicines, there is also commentary on other relevant applications, including natural artifacts, house construction, natural pesticides, and ornamental and fodder plants. More than 1,000 species are covered and over 200 illustrated. An index to Spanish and English names leads to the scientific name, and the index to plants provides its medicinal application. There are even suggestions on how to eat palm grubs and how to make an Amazonian salad dressing
The green pharmacy anti-aging prescriptions : herbs, foods, and natural formulas to keep you young by James A Duke( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr Jim Duke, has spent more than 30 years studying plants with therapeutic powers. His backyard Garden of Youth is home to hundreds of herbs and foods proven to protect against the disease so often associated with "growing old."
Handbook of phytochemical constituents of GRAS herbs and other economic plants by James A Duke( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Handbook of Phytochemical Constituents of GRAS Herbs and Other Economic Plants is a catalog that includes approximately 15,000 phytochemical constituents from over 1,000 higher plant species. This volume covers all of the generally-recognized-as-safe (GRAS) herbs and at least 250 important food and medicinal plants." "Each plant is listed by species name, followed by an alphabetical listing of reported constituents. Where available, quantitative data follow the names of the elements or compounds. Two-letter abbreviations identifying the plant part, if any, follow the quantitative data. There may be a three-letter abbreviation indicating a primary source, or an alphanumeric abbreviation indicating journal sources."--Jacket
Medicinal plants of China by James A Duke( Book )

11 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plants are arranged alphabetically by scientific names. "Intended for use by biologists, chemists, and the interested layman as a guide to the Chinese medicinal plant resources and their uses." Entries give popular names, uses, chemistry, and notes. Contains drawings
CRC handbook of medicinal spices by James A Duke( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Organized by scientific name, the CRC Handbook of Medicinal Spices provides the science behind the folklore of over 60 popular spices. This book presents a chemical analysis of each spice, explains the biological activities of the most important phytochemicals, provides an alphabetical listing of reported indications for each spice, explores the culinary aspects of many medicinal spices, includes folkloric and proven reputations for a given aliment, lists septic organisms killed or whose growth is curbed or arrested by each spice, and offers recipes from around the world for "letting food be your medicine.""--Jacket
CRC handbook of alternative cash crops by James A Duke( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of northeastern Indian medicinal plants by James A Duke( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duke's handbook of medicinal plants of the Bible by James A Duke( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 176 herbs listed alphabetically and by scientific name. This text also includes Biblical quotes from various translations, such as the King James version and Revised Standard edition, along with comments on points of interest
Duke's handbook of medicinal plants of Latin America by James A Duke( Book )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Year-round moderate temperatures, abundant rainfall, and rich soils make tropical Latin America home to nearly 100,000 of the world's 300,000 known species of plants, and therefore home to untold numbers of potential cures. This book focuses on 500 of the most well-known and well-studied plants
 
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The green pharmacy : new discoveries in herbal remedies for common diseases and conditions from the world's foremost authority on healing herbs
Alternative Names
Djuk, Džejms A. 1929-

Duke, J. A.

Duke, J. A. 1929-

Duke, J. A. (James A.), 1929-

Duke, James 1929-

Duke, James Alan

Duke Jim 1929-....

James A. Duke Amerikaans botanicus

James A. Duke botánico estadounidense

جیمز ای. دوک

デューク, ジェームズ・A

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A field guide to medicinal plants : eastern and central North AmericaA field guide to medicinal plants and herbs of eastern and central North AmericaCRC handbook of medicinal herbsHandbook of edible weedsThe green pharmacy guide to healing foods : proven natural remedies to treat and prevent more than 80 common health concernsPeterson field guide to medicinal plants and herbs of eastern and central North AmericaThe green pharmacy herbal handbook : your comprehensive reference to the best herbs for healingHandbook of medicinal herbs