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Miracle medicines of the rainforest a doctor"s revolutionary work with cancer and AIDS patients by David, Thomas.

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Published by Healing Arts Press in Rochester, Vt .
Written in English



  • Brazil.


  • Herbs -- Therapeutic use.,
  • Cancer -- Alternative treatment.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Alternative treatment.,
  • Medicinal plants -- Brazil.,
  • Materia medica, Vegetable -- Brazil.,
  • Rain forest plants -- Brazil.,
  • Herbal teas.,
  • Immunological adjuvants.

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Edition Notes

StatementThomas David ; translated from the German by J. Michal Beasley.
LC ClassificationsRM666.H33 D3713 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p. :
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL676613M
ISBN 100892817461
LC Control Number97022873

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