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The Earthwise Herbal: A Complete Guide to New World Medicinal Plants

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Noted herbalist Matthew Wood brings twenty-five years of clinical experience to this comprehensive book on medicinal plants. The first in a two-volume set, "The Earthwise Herbal" profiles Old World plants (volume two will treat American plants). Organized alphabetically, the book encompasses all of the major and many of the secondary herbs of traditional and modern Western ...more
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Published July 5th 2011 by North Atlantic Books (first published January 1st 2011)
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Michael Blackmore
Hey I love this book. There's always nifty food for herby thought in his books.

And having this and the Old World volume together is just a great pair of herbal references to have.
Larisa
Excellent reference with detailed explanations covering the methodology of Eastern and Western herbalism using American herbs.
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Goodreads Librari...: two books as two editions of one book 5 23 Sep 20, 2014 08:53AM  
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Matthew Wood has been a practicing herbalist since 1982. In a period when many authors and lecturers are merely "arm chair herbalists" who offer theories and opinions based on book learning, and others have turned to the exotic traditions of India or China, he has been an active practitioner of traditional Wester
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