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The Herbal Apothecary - by Jj Pursell (Paperback)

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Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up

Number of Pages: 292

Genre: Health + Wellness

Sub-Genre: Herbal Medications

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)

Author: Jj Pursell

Language: English

Street Date: December 30, 2015
TCIN: 79392919
UPC: 9781604695670
Item Number (DPCI): 247-34-1493
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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About the Book



A comprehensive and practical reference to using medicinal herbs for natural healing from JJ Pursell, the founder of The Herb Shoppe and one of the leading names in the fields of herbalism and naturopathy.



Book Synopsis



"Perfect for anyone just beginning in herbal medicine." --Mother Earth Living

Start your path to natural wellness with the safe, trusted advice found in The Herbal Apothecary. With the guidance of naturopath JJ Pursell, you will learn how to safely create your own remedies using plants you know and love. Incorporating traditional wisdom and scientific information, The Herbal Apothecary provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to plant-based medicine. It features profiles of the 100 of the most important medicinal plants that include information on medicinal uses, identification and cultivation, and recipes for common concerns. Additional information includes step-by-step instructions for making herbal teas, tinctures, compresses, salves, and more. This comprehensive guide includes treatments for men, women, and children that address a variety of concerns including muscle strain, the flu, the common cold, insomnia, anxiety, and much more.



From the Back Cover



Achieve wellness with 100 medicinal plants! Plant-based medicines offer many healing possibilities for the body, mind, and spirit. In this holistic guide, naturopath J. J. Pursell provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to medicinal plants, explaining how they work and how to use them safely.

Incorporating traditional wisdom and scientific information, The Herbal Apothecary includes advice on growing and foraging for healing plants and recommendations for plant-based formulations to fight common ailments, like muscle strain, anxiety, and insomnia. Step-by-step instructions show you how to make your own teas, salves, capsules, tinctures, and other essential herbal remedies. Whether you want to treat a wound or fight the common cold, taking charge of your health and well-being begins here.



Review Quotes




"Well researched and exceptionally well written, The Herbal Apothecary is a brilliant addition to any herbal library." --Rosemary Gladstar, herbalist and author

"One of the most thorough and comprehensive works on medicinal plants and herbal healing. Without a doubt, this fine volume has made it onto my permanent bookshelf." --Shawn Donnille, vice president and co-owner of Mountain Rose Herbs

"Anyone interested in alternative medicine and botanical curatives will find this handsome volume useful." --Country Gardens

"Pursell aptly demonstrates the value in learning about these gifts from nature and understanding their use in pursuit of sustainable health. . . . will quickly become indispensible for understanding a neglected field that is ripe with great benefits." --Publishers Weekly

"Kick a winter cold by reading up on the plant-based medicines in the new book The Herbal Apothecary." --Sunset

"Required Reading. . . . Pursell describes 100 plants and herbs with medicinal properties as well as the ways naturopaths use them, where to find them, or how to grow them at home...a beginner's guide to making herb blends, teas, cordials, capsules, and more, with plenty of recipes." --Gardenista

"[a] lovely handbook. . . . the wealth of photographs widens its appeal to a larger community of plant lovers." --Choice

"The Herbal Apothecary takes both modern science and traditional healing methods into account, providing techniques for making teas, tinctures, salves, and syrups aimed at alleviating colds, headaches, and other ailments." --Modern Farmer

"I can't recommend enough. But don't take it from me--two of the biggest names in the medicinal herbs community, herbalist Rosemary Gladstar and Mountain Rose Herbs co-owner and vice president Shawn Donnille, have given their seals of approval to this book as a staple addition to your herbal library." --Powell's Books Blog

"Perfect for anyone just beginning in herbal medicine." --Mother Earth Living

"This is a fantastic book--well researched, exceptionally written, and artfully compiled. In addition to all that, it is a joy for the eyes and hands! We love the beautiful, crisp photography and durable, satin pages this book offers for a delightful read." --Beneficial Botanicals

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