Indian Herbalogy of North America
For more than twenty years this pioneering work had served as a bible for herbalists throughout the world. It is an illustrated encyclopedic guide to more than two hundred medicinal plants found in North America, with descriptions of each plant's appearance and uses, and directions for methods of use and dosage. Native American traditions are compared with traditional uses...more
Paperback, 382 pages
Published August 27th 1991 by Shambhala
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Intriguing, on a number of levels. Russian, Indian, Pakistani, and Native American usages for many of the plants, with both folkloric data and scientific (when available.) Lots of interesting side information, and even agricultural cultivation data. (How much per acreage, etc...) Also had to keep looking up old names for illnesses, to find out what was being spoken of, which also amused me.