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Author Scott, Timothy Lee.

Title Invasive plant medicine : the ecological benefits and healing abilities of invasives / Timothy Lee Scott.

Imprint Rochester, Vt. : Healing Arts Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  581.62 Sco85i 2010    ---  Available
Description xviii, 348 p., [16] of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "The first book to show how plants wrongly identified as harming the environment actually restore the Earth's ecosystem and possess powerful healing properties"--Provided by publisher.
Contents 1 The Politics of Prolific Plants -- 2 The Science of Invasions -- 3 Naturally Native: Plants on the Move -- 4 The Nature of Harm, the Harm to Nature -- 5 Invasive Herbicidal Impacts -- 6 The Economics of Weeds -- 7 The Deep Ecology of Invasives -- 8 The Chemistry of Plant Medicine -- 9 Using Invasive Plants to Treat Invasive Diseases -- PART 3 Guide to Invasive Plants: Medicine and Ecological Roles -- Artemisia (Artemisia absinthium var. annua) -- Barberry (Berberis vulgaris var. thunbergii) -- Bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis) -- Blackberry (Rubus spp.) -- Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) -- English Ivy (Hedera helix) -- Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata) -- Japanese Honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica) -- Japanese Knotweed (Polygonum cuspidatum) -- Knapweed or Star Thistle (Centaurea spp.) -- Kudzu (Pueraria montana var. lobata) -- Oriental Bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus) -- Plantain (Plantago spp.) -- Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) -- Reed (Phragmites australis) -- Russian/Autumn Olive (Elaeagnus spp.) -- Scotch Broom (Cytisus scoparius) -- Siberian Elm (Ulmus pumila) -- Tamarisk (Tamarix spp.) -- Thistle (Cirsium spp.) -- Tree-of-Heaven (Ailanthus altissima) -- White Mulberry (Morus alba) -- Wild Mustard (Brassica rapa var. nigra) -- Wild Rose (Rosa spp.)
Subject Invasive plants -- Ecology.
Invasive plants -- Therapeutic use.
Materia medica, Vegetable.
ISBN 9781594773051 (pbk.)
159477305X (pbk.)

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