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Michael Thomsen Blog

Michael Thomsen's blog about phytotherapy (herbal medicine), nutrition, how to improve your healthspan and longevity.
Oct
23

Herbal Medicine Week

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Once a year, in the last week of October, we celebrate all things herbal with National Herbal Medicine Week.#HerbalMedicineWeek #NHAA #Naturopathy #WesternHerbalMedicine #PhytotherapyDeskreference Herbal Medicine Week - Naturopaths & Herbalists Association of Australia (NHAA) The aim of this week is to promote herbal medicine to the public, edu...

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Book Review: Phytotherapy Desk Reference

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My original copy of Michael Thomsen’s Phytotherapy Desk Reference is herb-stained and dog-eared. So it was with much excitement that I received the latest edition of this little gem.

The book, as with the previous editions, has been designed not as an exhaustive materia medica but rather as a desk reference for the busy herbalist. It contains short, precise descriptions of 236 of the most commonly used herbs in Australia and New Zealand.

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The extensively revised and updated 5th edition of the Phytotherapy Desk Reference

Phytotherapy Desk Reference 5th Edition ISBN: 978-0-646-82443-7 Soft-cover, spiral bound. 200 pages. 233 Monographs.