The Ecology of Herbal Medicine: A Guide to Plants and Living Landscapes of the American Southwest

The Ecology of Herbal Medicine: A Guide to Plants and Living Landscapes of the American Southwest

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Author/Contributor(s): Saville, Dara ; Hardin, Jesse Wolf
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Date: 03/01/2021
Binding: Paperback
Condition: NEW

The Ecology of Herbal Medicine introduces botanical medicine through an in-depth exploration of the land, presenting a unique guide to plants found across the American Southwest. An accomplished herbalist and geographer, Dara Saville offers readers an ecological manual for developing relationships with the land and plants in a new theoretical approach to using herbal medicines.

Designed to increase our understanding of plants' rapport with their environment, this trailblazing herbal speaks to our innate connection to place and provides a pathway to understanding the medicinal properties of plants through their ecological relationships. With thirty-nine plant profiles and detailed color photographs, Saville provides an extensive materia medica in which she offers practical tools and information alongside inspiration for working with plants in a way that restores our connection to the natural world.