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Introduction to the healing herbs.
UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, USA.
For centuries, man has used plants for their healing properties. Today we refer to these plants as herbs. These plants play a principal part in all treatment modalities, both ancient and modern. The gentle, nourishing, and synergistic actions of herbal medicine make it an excellent treatment choice for all systems. Properties of ten commonly used herbs will be discussed. The herbs will be reviewed for their history, actions, indications and safety.