Medicinal plants in the Republic of Korea


WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

Publication details

Publication date: 1998
Price: US $ 46.2
ISBN: 9290611200
Number of pages: 316



Presents concise monographs, accompanied by full-color photographs for the 150 plant species most commonly used for medicinal purposes in the Republic of Korea. In view of the country's long and successful history in the use of traditional medicines, the book aims to provide written and visual documentation of important plants and summarize their uses to treat ailments, protect against disease, or promote health. In so doing, the book also aims to encourage the wider use of Korea's medicinal plants and promote their conservation.