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Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West
     

Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West

by Michael Moore
 

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Michael Moore, renowned herbalist, teacher, and author of several medicinal plant books, presents a one-of-a-kind guide to over three hundred species of plants geographically ranging from Baja California to Alaska. This uniquely attractive book educates the reader to both native and introduced species within this region. With over eighty line drawings, forty-four

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Michael Moore, renowned herbalist, teacher, and author of several medicinal plant books, presents a one-of-a-kind guide to over three hundred species of plants geographically ranging from Baja California to Alaska. This uniquely attractive book educates the reader to both native and introduced species within this region. With over eighty line drawings, forty-four color photographs, maps, and a glossary, this book contains clear and reliable information on identification and safe use of the plants; appearance, habitats, collecting methods, and storage; therapeutic uses, constituents, and preparations; potential toxicities and medical contraindications; and tea-making, tincturing, and salve making.

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An herbalist's views on plants of the westernmost states and provinces. Range maps, lucid drawings and a few color plates. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890135396
Publisher:
Museum of New Mexico Press
Publication date:
08/28/2011
Pages:
359
Sales rank:
292,561
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Moore wrote numerous classic works on the herbal plants of the West and Southwest, including Los Remedios:Traditional Herbal Remedies of the Southwest, Medicinal Plants of the Desert and Canyon West, and Medicinal Plants of the Mountain West, as well as a host of clinical herb manuals. He was the founder and director of Southwest School of Botanical Medicine, in Bisbee, Arizona, where he worked as a writer, researcher, therapist, and teacher for professional herbalists.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
April 23, 1954
Place of Birth:
Davison, Michigan
Education:
Attended University of Michigan, Flint

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