By Michael Moore
Trade Paperback Book
Herbalist Michael Moore, one of the founders of the modern herbal medicine movement in the United States, here updates in expanded from his classic work Medicinal Plants of the Mountain West, the indispensable field guide to identifying southwestern medicinal plants and their preparation and use. Drawing on a thirty-five-year career as a teacher, merchant, and alternative-medicine practitioner, Moore has produced the most accessible herbal available for professionals and non-professionals alike. Practical and user-friendly, this guide to one hundred twenty-nine medicinal plants, with its extensive therapeutic index covering hundreds of common ailments and conditions, provides essential herbal remedies for the panoply of nonacute diseases left unaddressed by standard-practice medicine.
About the Author:
Michael Moore is the author of numerous classic works on the herbal plants of the West and Southwest, including Medicinal Plants of the Desert and Canyon West (MNMP). the companion guide to Medicinal Plants of the Mountain West, as well as a host of clinical herb manuals, including Herbal Materia Medica, now in its fifth edition. He opened his first herb store, in Encino, California, in 1974, now Herbs Etc. of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and is founder and director of Southwest School of Botanical Medicine, in Bisbee, Arizona. In Bisbee he continues his work as a writer, researcher, therapist, and teacher to professional herbalists.