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The Humorous Herbalist

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A practical guide to leaves, flowers, roots, barks and other neat stuff. A humorous, common sense look that takes the guesswork and anxiety out of using nature's medicine cabinet.
Paperback, 204 pages
Published December 15th 1996 by Safe Goods Publishing
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Aug 10, 2011 rated it did not like it
The author is a researcher and journalist, NOT a Herbalist. With no medical background or working knowledge of herbalism, she takes information from REAL practicing Herbalists and spins it as her own, by adding lame cheezy embarrasing 'mom' humor.

If you want decent information on herbalism, buy a book from an expert in that field, you know, someone who has actually studied the subject, sees clients and knows what they are talking about...say maybe a Herbalist?
Ellen Parker
Sep 21, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Fun, inviting read for the novice herb lover who wants an easy-to-understand book.
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