A complete, compact guide to sustainable harvest and use of North American medicinal plants, emphasizing principles of ethical wildcrafting. Explains how to keep a field journal, harvest and handle herbs, and make herbal preparations. Profiles of 52 species of medicinal plants, accompanied by color photos, tell how to identify, harvest, and propagate herbs, how to make and use herbal remedies, and when to choose alternative or adjunct herbal medicines. A resource list directs aspiring herbalists to schools and suppliers. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.