Of People and Plants: The Autobiography of Europe's Most Celebrated Healer

Of People and Plants: The Autobiography of Europe's Most Celebrated Healer

by Maurice Messegue, Maurice Messigui
     
 

Of People and Plants is a combination of colorful anecdotes from Messeque's life and detailed information about the use of specific plants in treating a wide variety of ailments. Its comprehensive appendices describe Messeque's preparations for the principal chronic diseases and provide recommendations for the seasonal and nutritional use of plants for

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Of People and Plants is a combination of colorful anecdotes from Messeque's life and detailed information about the use of specific plants in treating a wide variety of ailments. Its comprehensive appendices describe Messeque's preparations for the principal chronic diseases and provide recommendations for the seasonal and nutritional use of plants for optimal health. Instructions are also given for growing beneficial herbs and vegetables and for gathering wild medicinal plants. This autobiography, flavored both by Messeque's rich French heritage and by the depth of his knowledge of native plant medicine, will be a fascinating addition to any herbal library.

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Northeast Herb Association
"From simple peasant to highly respected healer, Messegue walks us through his world with grace, honesty, and humility."
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"From simple peasant to highly respected healer, Messegue walks us through his world with grace, honesty, and humility."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780892814374
Publisher:
Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
Publication date:
10/28/1991
Edition description:
First Healing Arts Press Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
811,632
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.80(d)

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"From simple peasant to highly respected healer, Messegue walks us through his world with grace, honesty, and humility."

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