Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West

by Michael Moore

Other authorsMimi Kamp (Illustrator)
Paperback, 2003

Call number

NWC 582 MOO

Collection

Publication

Red Crane Books (2003), Edition: 1st, 360 pages

Description

Michael Moore, renowned herbalist, teacher, and author of several medicinal plant books, presents a one-of-a-kind guide to over 300 species of plants geographically ranging from Baja California to Alaska. This uniquely attractive book educates the reader to both native and introduced species within this region. With over eighty line drawings, forty-four colour photographs, maps, and a glossary, this book contains clear and reliable information on: Identification and safe use of the plants; Appearance, habitats, collecting methods, and storage; Therapeutic uses, constituents, and preparations; Potential toxicities and medical contraindications; Tea-making, tincturing, and salve making.'

User reviews

LibraryThing member glanecia
I like the book, though I am slightly disappointed that there are errors. On the colored photo section, right before page 25, they mixed up the labels of Yerba Del Lobo and Yerba Santa.

Pages

360

ISBN

1878610317 / 9781878610317
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