Herbs of California

Herbs of California

Medicinal Herbs of California will be the first statewide field guide to the 70 most common medicinal plants of California. This vital edition to the California naturalist's shelf will introduce readers to the principles of herbal remedies, history and roots in native cultures, scientific information, and how to find and incorporate medicinal plants into daily life. Social media is making natural remedies accessible to a new generation, informing and inspiring everyone from part-time hippies and aspiring #plantwitches to new mothers and busy professionals to tap the wisdom and benefits of the land. This guide will build a foundation for aspirants to get outside, and discover the herbs in their own backyards, as well as informing troves of active foragers, gardeners, and nature-lovers. Inside you'll find: -Photos and descriptions to help with positive identification -Common and scientific names and the plant families -Conservation status -Modern and traditional uses -The science behind natural phytochemicals that have earned these plants a place in Native American medicine for thousands of years.


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Publisher Falcon Guides
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ISBN 9781493058020
Pages 256 pages
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