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Thorndike Books

Hey, did you know we have books on alternative medicine?  Here is a sampling of what you will find!  Use the call number at the end of each book below to find it on our library shelves.  Need help?  Ask us!!

                                                 


  • 55 most common medicinal herbs : the complete natural medicine guide / Heather Boon, Michael Smith - RS164.B6238 2009
  • Alternative medicine : the definitive guide / Larry Trivieri, Jr. and John W. Anderson, editors - REF R 733 .A46 2002
  • Ayurveda : the science of self-healing : a practical guide / Vasant Lad - R605.L26 1984
  • Healing with whole foods : Asian traditions and modern nutrition / by Paul Pitchford - RM 217 .P55 2002
  • Health and healing : the philosophy of integrative medicine / Andrew Weil - R733.W4425 2004
  • PDR for herbal medicines - O/S RS164.P375 2007
  • Prescription for nutritional healing / Phyllis A. Balch - RA 784 .B2483 2010
  • Rosemary Gladstar's herbal recipes for vibrant health : 175 teas, tonics, oils, salves, tinctures, and other natural remedies for the entire family / Rosemary Gladstar - RM666.H33G532 2008
  • Rosemary Gladstar's medicinal herbs : a beginner's guide / Rosemary Gladstar - RM666.H33G538 2012
  • The encyclopedia of natural medicine / Michael T. Murray, Joseph E. Pizzorno - RZ433.M87 2012
  • The herbal handbook : a user's guide to medical herbalism / David Hoffmann - RM666.H33H64 1989
  • The woman's book of healing herbs : healing teas, tonics, supplements, and formulas / by Sarí Harrar and Sara Altshul O'Donnell - RM 666 .H33 H37 1999
  • Women's encyclopedia of natural medicine : alternative therapies and integrative medicine for total health and wellness / Tori Hudson - RF 121 .H927 2008

Senior Projects

Here are a few senior projects housed in the COA archives in the library. 

  • Local Healing Plants: Form, Color and Spirit - Lilly Demers, 2013
  • Medicinal Plants on the COA Campus - Sarah Jean McCracken, 2013
  • Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Health Fair - Sarah Barrett, 2008
  • Earthenware and Healing - Vivian Rae Lambert, 2012