Penguin Random House
Herbalism in Real Life
A fun, modern, and irreverent introduction to healing herbs, this field guide to feeling good includes more than 20 plant profiles.
Here is an invitation to the wild world of healing plants growing right outside your door. Highlighting herbs from catnip and plantain to nettles and rosemary, this book provides the information you need to assemble an herbal arsenal for combatting any ailment—everything from brewing up a slick lube tea for sexual health to fashioning a simple summer band-aid from backyard “weeds” to crafting an herbal smoking blend to quiet a busy mind. This accessible guide covers questions like: What is plant medicine? What can I put in my mouth and where do I find it? Can I still go to my doctor? We’ve got you covered.
CHRISTINE BUCKLEY works professionally as a cook, farm-hand, and herbalist. She holds workshops and personalized consultations where she helps people gain the knowledge and skills they need to work confidently in their homes and communities by integrating herbalism, cooking, and food-growing in their lives.