Plants for the People – A Modern Guide to Plant Medicine
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- Thames & Hudson Publishers
- 2020 ISBN 9781760760465
- 208 pages
- 24 × 19 × 2.5 cm
Plants for the People is an exploration of the plant world through the eyes of a master herbalist, weaving ancient traditional knowledge with a modern approach to plant medicine. This is an easy guide to forty everyday herbs and flowers, their history, therapeutic applications, health and healing benefits. Topics covered include: choosing the plant path; returning to our roots; whole plant medicine; the wild healers; and recipes for teas, infusions, decoctions, syrups, balms and much more. Throughout there are golden tips and tonics for addressing common ailments such as bloating, bad skin, lack of energy, winter coughs and colds, jangling nerves and many other modern-world complaints.
An evolution of herbal-medicine books of the past, Plants for the People is a modern presentation of an ancient wisdom. This visual plant safari will encourage readers to reconnect with nature’s bounty and to be their own alchemist in a well guided manner.