Tales Of A Shaman's Apprentice: An Ethnobotanist Searches For New Medicines In The Amazon Rain Forest

Authors: Mark J. Plotkin
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Keywords: medicines, searches, ethnobotanist, shaman, apprentice, tales
Pages: 328
Published: 1994-08-01
Language: English
Category: Alternative Medicine, Health, Mind & Body,
ISBN-10: 014012991X     ISBN-13: 9780140129915
Binding: Paperback
List Price: 16.00 USD
  • Rating: 80%
Western medicine is only just beginning to value the curative powers of plants and herbs found in the Amazon rain forests. The story of ethnobotanist Mark Plotkins's apprenticeship with shaman wise men of the area is truly an anthropological adventure, that also vividly clarifies what destruction of the rain forests may ultimately cost humanity.Photos. Author lecture tour.

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