Encyclopedia of Islamic Herbal Medicine


Product Details

McFarland & Company
Publish Date
September 30, 2011
6.96 X 0.56 X 10.01 inches | 0.94 pounds
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About the Author

John Andrew Morrow received his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. He has worked at numerous colleges and universities in Canada and the United States. He has authored a large number of works, primarily in Hispanic, Native, and Islamic Studies.


"Morrow has created an authoritative resource"--Library Journal; "well-researched...valuable"--Against the Grain; "this title is a welcome addition to the body of reference works on complementary and alternative medicine...recommended...quite impressive"--ARBA; "an abundance of information and insights...a very interesting book"--The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences; "this work is a serious and extensive effort to link the past with the present and to establish a continuum based on our expanding knowledge in life sciences. It is a welcome contribution to the growing Western library on herbal medicine from the rich and largely unexplored realms of the East"--HerbalGram; "the Encyclopedia of Islamic Herbal Medicine is destined to become a seminal work on an important aspect of the life and work of the Prophet Muhammad that deserves wider appreciation. Prophetic herbalism, passed down by Muhammad through the twelve Imams to generations of Muslims, has never before been so exhaustively researched and clearly explained. The result is an authoritative reference work for anyone interested in Islamic herbalism in particular, and in herbal medicine and the development of medicines from plants in general--subjects that link East and West and affect us all, regardless of nationality or beliefs."--Deni Bown, author and photographer