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Author Pursell, J. J., 1973- author.

Title The herbal apothecary : 100 medicinal herbs and how to use them / JJ Pursell ; with photos by Shawn Linehan.

Publication Info. Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2015.
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  615.321 PUR    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  615.321 PUR    AVAILABLE
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Description 292 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 274-275) and index.
Contents From herbal traditions to modern practice: an introduction -- Basic human anatomy -- Plants from the traditional ways: a directory of medicinal herbs -- An herbalist's laboratory -- Herbal treatment plans.
Summary "Plant-based medicines offer many healing possibilities for the body, mind, and spirit. In this holistic guide, naturopath J. J. Pursell provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to medicinal plants, explaining how they work and how to use them safely. Incorporating traditional wisdom and scientific information, The Herbal Apothecary includes advice on growing and foraging for healing plants and recommendations for plant-based formulations to fight common ailments, like muscle strain, anxiety, and insomnia. Step-by-step instructions show you how to make your own teas, salves, capsules, tinctures, and other essential herbal remedies. Whether you want to treat a wound or fight the common cold, taking charge of your health and well-being begins here"
Subject Herbs -- Therapeutic use -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Materia medica, Vegetable -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Author Linehan, Shawn, photographer.
Added Title One hundred medicinal herbs and how to use them
ISBN 9781604695670 (pbk.)
1604695676 (pbk.)
9781604696622 (hardcover)
1604696621 (hardcover)
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