Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West

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Museum of New Mexico Press, Sep 1, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 359 pages
15 Reviews
Michael Moore, renowned herbalist, teacher, and author of several medicinal plant books, presents a one-of-a-kind guide to over 300 species of plants geographically ranging from Baja California to Alaska. This uniquely attractive book educates the reader to both native and introduced species within this region. With over eighty line drawings, forty-four colour photographs, maps, and a glossary, this book contains clear and reliable information on: identification and safe use of the plants; appearance, habitats, collecting methods, and storage; therapeutic uses, constituents, and preparations; potential toxicities and medical contraindications; and, tea-making, tincturing, and salve making.

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User Review  - Kirsten - Goodreads

Totally useful but took me WAAAYYY longer to read than I thought it would. I was bogged down by the plant descriptions (could have used better pictures & drawings). Read full review

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User Review  - Linda - Goodreads

Since I moved to the West Coast in 1999, I've had to learn a whole new world of horticulture from what I had known in Texas and Arkansas. I love to grow all sorts of perennials, but like to include ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Michael Moore is the author of several best-selling Medicinal Plants titles.

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