Field Guide to Medicinal Wild Plants

Field Guide to Medicinal Wild Plants

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by Bradford Angier, David K. Foster
     
 

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First-ever revision of a classic guidebookInformation on each plant's characteristics, distribution, and medicinal qualities as well as updated taxonomy and 15 new speciesHow to identify and use wild plants for medicinal purposes

This illustrated guide to North American wild medicinals has been a nature classic for over thirty years. In this new edition, David K.

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First-ever revision of a classic guidebookInformation on each plant's characteristics, distribution, and medicinal qualities as well as updated taxonomy and 15 new speciesHow to identify and use wild plants for medicinal purposes

This illustrated guide to North American wild medicinals has been a nature classic for over thirty years. In this new edition, David K. Foster revises Bradford Angier's invaluable handbook, updating the taxonomy and adding more than a dozen species, including the purple coneflower, popularly known as echinacea, as well as ephedra, jewelweed, goldenseal, and more. Scientific information for a general audience and full-color illustrations combine with intriguing accounts of the plants' uses, making this a practical guide for anyone interested in the medicinal uses of wild plants.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811734936
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
09/01/2008
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
273,466
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

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