About the Book:
This guide, featuring medicinal herbs native to North America, focuses on the whole plant instead of distinguishing it by its parts. It explains how the herb has been used medicinally throughout history, as well as its present-day usages. The herbs are listed alphabetically for easy reference and have clear descriptions for quick identification. It includes fine details such as the taste of each herb and possible dosages.
About the Author:
Matthew Wood is an herbalist who has been practicing for more than 25 years. He graduated from the University of Minnesota and also has a Master of Science degree in Herbal Medicine from the Scottish School of Herbal Medicine. He has written five books on herbalism, including the companion to this one, The Earthwise Herbal: A Complete Guide to Old World Medicinal Plants.