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ISBN 13: 978-1-55017-603-2
ISBN 10: 1-55017-603-X
30 colour photographs
37 x 9
May 2013
CAD$7.95 • USD$7.95

A Field Guide to Medicinal Wild Plants of Canada

Book Description

Nature heals! This compact waterproof field guide introduces readers to 26 common Canadian wild plants with extraordinary healing properties. Use arnica blossoms to heal muscle inflammation, improve digestion with chickweed and soothe a toothache with yarrow rootólearning to identify and use wild medicinal plants is both fascinating and useful.

Each plant profile includes a colour photograph, identification and habitat information, as well as medicinal, cosmetic and culinary uses. Skilled herbalist Beverley Gray also includes tips on how to sustainably gather and safely use beneficial wild plants.