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Book of Herbal Wisdom: Using Plants As Medicines

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Matthew Wood is recognized world wide as one of the United States' most reknown herbalists. His previous book, Seven Herbs: Plants as Healers, was a watershed in teaching herbal healing as a part of total wellness. In The Book of Herbal Wisdom, this is continued and enlarged in wonderful detail. This is a must-read for anyone working in the natural health field or interested in self healing with herbs. For those of us who consider not only our physical relationships to the herbs, but also the metaphysical ones, ...
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Overview

Matthew Wood is recognized world wide as one of the United States' most reknown herbalists. His previous book, Seven Herbs: Plants as Healers, was a watershed in teaching herbal healing as a part of total wellness. In The Book of Herbal Wisdom, this is continued and enlarged in wonderful detail. This is a must-read for anyone working in the natural health field or interested in self healing with herbs. For those of us who consider not only our physical relationships to the herbs, but also the metaphysical ones, this book is invaluable. It affirms that when we work closely with nature, and the energies of the herbs and herbal medicine, we all are much better off. This is a work that empowers the reader and gives them a very deep knowledge of the herbs discussed.
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"There are many fine herb books written by our country's great herbalists gracing the shelves these days. But only once in a while does a classic arise. The Book of Herbal Wisdom is surely that. Written with grace, intelligence, and warmth, this book is richly infused with the gift of wisdom and earns its title at every turn."
- Rosemary Gladstar
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781556432323
  • Publisher: North Atlantic Books
  • Publication date: 9/28/1997
  • Pages: 592
  • Sales rank: 180,250
  • Product dimensions: 6.05 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.35 (d)

Meet the Author

Matthew Wood is a registered herbalist with the American Herbalists Guild, and has maintained a private practice as an herbalist for twenty years. He lives and practices at Sunnyfield Herb Farm in Minnetrista, Minnesota.
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  • Posted January 22, 2012

    Good for the serious herbalism student

    This book is a good book for the serious student of herbalism. It is full of examples of symptoms & treatments, as well as information about the plants themselves. Not a quick read, but rather for studying & adding to one's library as a reference. Very glad I picked this up! I shall be looking at purchasing his other books as well!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 11, 2011

    Great Read - highly recommend it

    Great resource for the background and history of herbs. Really beneficial for those interested in learning and utilizing herbs.

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