A Handbook of Native American Herbs

A Handbook of Native American Herbs: The Pocket Guide to 125 Medicinal Plants and Their Uses.

The author of the herbalism bible returns with a handy guide for both professional and novice herbalists.

This illustrated pocket book, based on the now-classic reference text Indian Herbalogy of North America, is the ideal companion for people looking to increase their understanding of herbal medicine. Alma R. Hutchens takes readers through the following steps using thorough descriptions and illustrations:

How to make herbal medicines for common conditions 125 of the most important medicinal herbs discovered in North America and their uses North American and other countries’ herbal traditions

Folk medicine staples like echinacea and slippery elm are included, as well as popular culinary herbs like parsley, thyme, and pepper, which have less well-known tonic and therapeutic effects.