Medicinal and Other Useful Plants of the Eastern Woodlands: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species

Medicinal and Other Useful Plants of the Eastern Woodlands: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species

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Medicinal and Other Useful Plants of the Eastern Woodlands: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species by Dave Canterbury, Waterford Press

This guide focuses on the 20 most common and useful wild medicinal plants that are found in the eastern woodlands of the United States. Each plant profile includes key field marks, the habitat they are found in, how to harvest the plant and their medicinal uses. Also included is information on how to prepare and administer infusions, poultices and fomentations and a section that sorts each plant by the ailments they help treat and their effect. It also highlights the most dangerous noxious plants that are most commonly encountered. Printed on waterproof paper for durability, this one ounce pocket guide provides simplified, essential information for hikers and campers of all ages on how to treat common backcountry maladies with wild plants. Made in the USA.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781583557082
Publisher: Waterford Press Ltd.
Publication date: 03/15/2013
Series: Pathfinder Outdoor Survival Guide Series
Pages: 1
Sales rank: 571,024
Product dimensions: 4.00(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 10 Years

About the Author

Dave Canterbury is a master woodsman with over 20 years of experience working in many dangerous environments. He has taught outdoor survival around the world, and his common sense approach to survivability is recognized as one of the most effective systems of teaching known today.

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