This newly updated third edition includes even more formulas and an expanded materia medica!
A complete handbook for the herbal practitioner,Herbal Medicine From the Heart of the Earthcontains detailed information on 190 valuable herbs, including: specific indications, general uses, active constituents, dosage, and contraindications. The herbal information is organized by body systems to make the learning process easier.
Detailed information is presented for making tinctures, elixirs, suppositories, compresses, capsules, gruels, glycerites, oils, poultices, and salves. This book presents a wealth of information about harvesting, storing, preparation, and clinical use of the most valued herbs known to practitioners.