Medicinal plants of the mountain West: a guide to the identification, preparation, and uses of traditional medicinal plants found in the mountains, foothills, and upland areas of the American West

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Museum of New Mexico Press, 1979 - Health & Fitness - 200 pages
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Two bestselling handbooks and field guides for identifying, collecting, and preparing wild plants for health and healing. Michael Moore draws on his extensive background in botanical medicines and pharmacological sources, as well as Indian and Spanish herbal traditions, to present a highly readable and fascinating tour of the mountain west and the desert and canyon west.

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User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

great everyday, practical tone. the usual herb stuff plus specifics on tincture percentages and gathering times. white and black plant illustrations. Read full review

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User Review  - John Campbell - Goodreads

I have several of Micheal Moores books. I began studying plants in my region almost 15 years ago after moving here from Oklahoma. His books have been a part of my plant library from the very beginning ... Read full review


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Moore is the director of Roger & Me, the largest-grossing documentary film of all time. He is the creator and host of the Emmy Award-winning TV Nation, and the director of the documentary feature The Big One.

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