Natural poisons


Garden & Nature


Kurt Hostettmann

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15 X 23.5cm
144 pages
Full colour
Soft cover

Recognising and protecting oneself from natural toxins

Some plants, fungi, amphibians, snakes and insects are poisonous or venomous, and can be very dangerous, even deadly! This comprehensive, richly illustrated book gives many practical tips on the symptoms of poisoning and the emergency measures to be taken. It is also an indispensable information and prevention tool to warn children. Professor Kurt Hostettmann is a doctor of chemistry, professor and researcher. He is the author of countless scientific publications and a dozen books.

Kurt Hostettmann

Kurt Hostettmann, PhD in Chemistry, is Honorary Professor at the Universities of Geneva, Lausanne, Nanjing, Shandong and the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai. Specializing in medicinal plants and phytomedicines, he is internationally renowned. He received the Egon Stahl Gold Medal from the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research in September 2014 for his outstanding work in pharmacognosy and phytotherapy. He is the author of more than 500 publications and a dozen books, some of which have been translated into Japanese, Chinese, Indonesian, Farsi, Spanish and Portuguese.
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