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

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In this companion volume to The Earthwise Herbal: A Complete Guide to Old World Medicinal Plants, Matthew Wood, an expert herbalist who has used medicinal herbs with tens of thousands of patients over a twenty-five-year career, provides detailed descriptions of New World (North American) herbs and their uses. Organized as a materia medica (names and descriptions of herbs/p ...more
Paperback, 416 pages
Published April 28th 2009 by North Atlantic Books
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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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The Book of Herbal Wisdom: Using Plants as Medicines The Earthwise Herbal: A Complete Guide to Old World Medicinal Plants The Practice of Traditional Western Herbalism: Basic Doctrine, Energetics, and Classification Vitalism: The History of Herbalism, Homeopathy, and Flower Essences Seven Herbs: Plants as Teachers

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