About the Book
After a brief history of herbal medicine, this guide provides detailed information on more than 130 of the staple herbs in alternative medicine. Not stopping there, it explains how to identify and use the plants in the making of remedies for typical symptoms. The text also includes a foreword by Mark Blumenthal.
About the Author
Penelope Ody is a certified herbalist who practiced actively for 11 years. Nowadays, in addition to freelance writing, she gives talks on herbalism and teaches courses in Hampshire, U.K., where she resides. In her career, she has penned over 20 books relating to herbal medicine, including the Chinese Medicine Bible and Herbs for a Healthy Pregnancy.