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
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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