The Herbalist's Way: The Art and Practice of Healing with Plant Medicines

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Chelsea Green Publishing, Aug 19, 2005 - Medical - 352 pages

This updated edition of The Village Herbalist provides a complete guide to the art and practice of herbalism, as well as an introduction to the herbalist's role in family and community life. Inspirational profiles of practicing herbalists from across the country add a human touch to the authors' wealth of practical herbal knowledge.

The Herbalist's Way includes time-honored healing wisdom from many cultures, as well as information on:
• Roles and responsibilities of herbalists in their communities
• Herbal workshops, conferences, and education centers
• Growing, drying, and preparing medicinal herbs
• Learning to listen to clients and recommend holistic treatments for healing and continued wellness
• Licensing, marketing, and other legal and business issues facing modern herbalists
• Comprehensive resources and suggestions for building your herbal library

 

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Contents

Foreword
chapter one The Medicine of the People i
chapter two The Gamut of Herbal Possibility 40
chapter three Learning Your Path 63
chapter four Considering Your Niche 107
chapter five The Offering of Herbal Medicine 125
CHAPTER SIX Growing and Drying Medicinal Herbs 155
CHAPTER SEVEN Making Earth Medicines 217
CHAPTER EIGHT Spreading the Word 267
CHAPTER NINE Healing Visions for Today 292
APPENDIX ONE Terminology to Explain the Actions of Herbs 3i5
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Nancy Phillips, along with her husband Michael, runs Heartsong Farm Healing Herbs in New Hampshire, where they grow and sell healing herbs and herbal products. Nancy leads workshops on herbal medicine and offers wellness consultations. See their web site at www.herbsandapples.com.

Michael Phillips is a farmer, writer, carpenter, orchard consultant, and speaker who lives with his wife, Nancy, and daughter, Grace, on Heartsong Farm in northern New Hampshire, where they grow apples and a variety of medicinal herbs. Michael is the author of The Apple Grower (Chelsea Green, 2005) and The Holistic Orchard (2011), and teamed up with Nancy to write The Herbalist's Way (2005). His Lost Nation Orchard is part of the Holistic Orchard Network, and Michael also leads the community orchard movement at www.GrowOrganicApples.com

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