Tales from the Medicine Trail: Tracking Down the Health Secrets of Shamans, Herbalists, Mystics, Yogis, and Other Healers

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Rodale, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 292 pages
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A unique combination of adventure, anthropology, and advice on achieving natural health chronicles a quest to uncover the lost wisdom of healers, shamans and medicine men from a variety of cultures and offers information on natural remedies, including Macca, nature's Viagra. $100,000 ad/promo.

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Kilham has a wonderful narrative voice, as he travels throughout the Amazon indigenous peoples, searching for herbal medicine cures - and being invited into many shamanic rituals along the way. From ... Read full review


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Chris Kilham is a medicine hunter and teaches ethnobotany through the Medicinal Plant program at the University of Massachusetts. His two previous books, "Tales From the Medicine Trail" and "Psyche Delicacies: Coffee, Chocolate, Chiles, Kava, and Cannabis and Why They're Good For You" were published by Rodale Press. He has published 12 books in all. His medicinal plant research has been written about in the "Wall Street Journal, Parade, USA Today, The New York Times, Boston Globe, Boston Herald" and "Natural Health". He's written articles for "Men's Health" and "Penthouse".

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