Tom Brown's Guide to Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants

Tom Brown’s Guide to Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants

Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780425100639
  • 256 Pages
  • Berkley
  • Adult

Overview

For untold thousands of years, human beings have thrived on the nutritional and medicinal wealth of the plant life in the natural world. In these fascinating, wide-ranging, wonderfully informative stories, Tom Brown–director of the world-famous Tracking, Nature, and Wilderness Survival School–tells all about the uncommon benefits of the common trees, shrubs, flowers, and other plants we find all around us. This indispensible guide includes information on:

How to use every part of the plant–leaves, flowers, bark, bulbs, and roots

Where to find useful plants, and the best time of the year and stages of growth to harvest them

How to prepare delicious food dishes, soups, breads and teas from the riches of the great outdoors

An incredible range of experience-proven medicinal uses to treat headaches, burns, digestive disorders, skin problems, and a host of other maladies

Tom Brown's Guide to Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants

Tom Brown’s Guide to Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants

Tom Brown

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part One
The Gardener Attitude
Communication with Nature
The Sacred Approach
Toward a Deeper Communication
Getting in Touch with Instict
Asking and Utilizing the Inner Voice
Physical Techniques and the Differences of Plants
Collection, Preparation, and Storage
Herbology and the Herbalist
Going Forward
Caution
Conservation
Science and the Mythical World of Plants
The Power of Plants
Healing
How to Use this Book

Part Two Amaranth
Angelica
Birch(Black and White)
Black Alder
Boneset
Bulrush
Bunchberry
Burdock
Catnip
Cattail
Chicory
Chickwood
Coltsfoot
Comsfrey
Dandelion
Elderberry
Evening PrimroseGreenbrier
Hemlock Tree
Jewelweed
Milkweed
Mint
Mulberry
Mullein
Mustard (Black)
Nettle (Stinging)
New Jersey Tea
Oak
Pine
Plantain
Reed
Rose
Sassafras
Shepherd’s Purse
Spicebush
Sumac
Sweet Fern
Thistle
Violet
Wintergreen
Wood Sorrel
Yarrow
Yucca

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