Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants

Author: Scott Kloos
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 9781604698077
Release Date: 2017-05-17
Genre: Nature

“An incredibly thorough guide for identifying, harvesting, and utilizing medicinal plants.” —Dr. Deborah Frances RN, ND Naturopathic physician, herbalist, author, and lecturer In Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants, Scott Kloos is your trusted guide to finding, identifying, harvesting, and using 120 of the region’s most powerful wild plants. You’ll learn how to safely and ethically forage, and how to use wild plants in herbal medicines including teas, tinctures, and salves. Plant profiles include clear, color photographs, identification tips, medicinal uses and herbal preparations, and harvesting suggestions. Lists of what to forage for each season makes the guide useful year-round. Thorough, comprehensive, and safe, this is a must-have for foragers, naturalists, and herbalists in Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and northern California.

Evolutionary Herbalism

Author: Sajah Popham
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 9781623173142
Release Date: 2019-04-30
Genre: Health & Fitness

Weaving together herbal and medical traditions from around the world into a singular cohesive model, this groundbreaking book guides herbal practitioners to a comprehensive understanding of the practice and philosophy of healing with herbs. Written by a rising star in the field, Evolutionary Herbalism presents a wide-angled and innovative approach to herbalism that considers both the plant and the human in a holistic context. Sajah Popham teaches a method of heart-centered contemplation that allows practitioners to access and honor the psychological, emotional, physiological, and spiritual qualities of a plant, resulting in a transformative level of healing. Organized in five parts that lead the reader from the microcosmic to the universal, this work encompasses Ayurveda, alchemy, Chinese medicine, astrology, and clinical herbalism to address physical and spiritual levels of well-being. For both the student herbalist and the experienced practitioner, as well as a readers interested more generally in ecology and spirituality, Popham's teachings guide readers to a more intimate, synergistic, and intuitive relationship with the plant kingdom.