This essential field guide for medicinal herb wildcrafters provides detailed botanical and medicinal information on specially selected wild growing medicinal plants. In the first section of this book you’ll cover all the basics of BOTANY from root, stem, leaf, flower and fruit features to naming conventions and more. In the second section you’ll learn in great detail, the features and therapeutic applications of five commonly found, non-endangered medicinal plants: Dandelion, Sow Thistle, Lesser Plantain, Chickweed and Cleavers. Recipes and images complement in-depth botanical descriptions and phytochemical profiling for each plant. You’ll also learn about their harvesting and growing requirements.
Beginning with an overview of botanical terms, concepts and plant structure and followed by a blend of monographical, botanical, phytochemical and therapeutic information on each plant. Copious illustrations and photographs taken in the field and while manufacturing medicines, provide plenty of references for plant identification in the field. Recipes are provided to inspire along with instructions for creating tinctures with dosage information.
The original Wildcraft Guide was updated with additional information and photographs in 2022 and is now available for pre-order. In stock early March 2022.
- A World of Magic and Medicine
- Botany for Foragers
- Medicinal Plants
Published: Wild Medicine Academy (formerly Wild Medicine Way) 2018, revised 2022
Page count: 96 pages
Author: Sulin Sze