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100 1  Teoh, Eng-Soon,|d1938-|0
245 10 Orchids as aphrodisiac, medicine or food /|cEng Soon Teoh.
264  1 Cham, Switzerland :|bSpringer,|c2019. 
300    1 online resource 
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504    Includes bibliographical references. 
505 0  Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION: Orchids as Medicine: A Historical
       Overview -- Chapter 2: An Ancient Fantasy -- Salep as 
       Aphrodisiac -- Chapter 3: Foremost Among Medicinal Orchids
       -- Chapter 4: Dwelling on Rocks (Shihu) -- Chapter 5: 
       METAMORPHOSIS: Modern medicine finds new uses for an 
       ancient herb -- Chapter 6: Spiritual Tibetan Medicine; 
       popular wangle -- Chapter 7: The Story of Vanilla -- 
       Chapter 8: Modern Treasure Hunters -- Chapter 9: Medicinal
       Orchids of Central America -- Chapter 10: Medicinal 
       Orchids of South America -- Chapter 11: Usage of Medicinal
       Orchids -- Chapter 12: INDIA: Van Rheede, Caius, and 
       others -- Chapter 13: Medicinal Orchids of Nepal and 
       Bhutan -- Chapter 14: Medicinal Orchids of Thailand and 
       Myanmar -- Chapter 15: Medicinal Orchids in the Malay 
       Archipelago -- Chapter 16: Australian Orchids as Food and 
       Medicine -- Chapter 17: Medicinal Orchid Usage in Rural 
       Africa -- Chapter 18: The Challenge: Orchid Conservation. 
520    Did you know that Vanilla was formerly served as 
       aphrodisiac by Cassanova and Madam Pompadour, and 
       Elizabeth I loved its flavor? This is the first book that 
       provides a complete worldwide coverage of orchids being 
       employed as aphrodisiacs, medicine or charms and food. 
       Opening with an in-depth historical account of orchids 
       (orchis Greek testicle), the author describes how the 
       Theory of Signatures influenced ancient herbalists to 
       regard terrestrial orchid tubers as aphrodisiacs. Doctors 
       and apothecaries promoted it during the Renaissance. Usage
       of orchids in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Indian 
       Ayurvedic Medicine; by Tibetan yogins and Amchi healers 
       for longevity pills, tonics and aphrodisiacs; by Africans 
       to prepare 'health promoting' chikanda or as survival food
       when lost in the Australian bush are some highlights of 
       the book. Early settlers in America and the East Indies 
       often relied on native remedies and employment of orchids 
       for such needs is described. Also covered are the search 
       for medicinal compounds by scientists, attempts to prove 
       the orchid's efficacy by experiment and the worry of 
588 0  On-line resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed
       July 24, 2019) 
650  0 Orchid culture.|0
650  0 Orchids|0
       |xTherapeutic use.|0
650  0 Aphrodisiacs.|0
650  0 Cooking (Orchids)|0
776 08 |iPrint version:|aTeoh, Eng-Soon, 1938-|tOrchids as 
       aphrodisiac, medicine or food.|dCham, Switzerland : 
       Springer, 2019|z3030182541|z9783030182540
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