The Herbalist's Way: The Art and Practice of Healing with Plant Medicines by Nancy Phillips

The Herbalist's Way: The Art and Practice of Healing with Plant Medicines

byNancy Phillips, Michael PhillipsForeword byRosemary Gladstar

Paperback | August 19, 2005

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This updated edition of The Village Herbalist provides a complete guide to the art and practice of herbalism, as well as an introduction to the herbalist's role in family and community life. Inspirational profiles of practicing herbalists from across the country add a human touch to the authors' wealth of practical herbal knowledge.

The Herbalist's Way includes time-honored healing wisdom from many cultures, as well as information on:
• Roles and responsibilities of herbalists in their communities
• Herbal workshops, conferences, and education centers
• Growing, drying, and preparing medicinal herbs
• Learning to listen to clients and recommend holistic treatments for healing and continued wellness
• Licensing, marketing, and other legal and business issues facing modern herbalists
• Comprehensive resources and suggestions for building your herbal library

About The Author

Nancy Phillips, along with her husband Michael, runs Heartsong Farm Healing Herbs in New Hampshire, where they grow and sell healing herbs and herbal products. Nancy leads workshops on herbal medicine and offers wellness consultations. See their web site at www.herbsandapples.com. Michael Phillips is a farmer, writer, carpenter, orch...
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Title:The Herbalist's Way: The Art and Practice of Healing with Plant MedicinesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.94 × 7.96 × 0.79 inPublished:August 19, 2005Publisher:Chelsea Green PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1931498768

ISBN - 13:9781931498760

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Table of Contents

1. The medicine of the people
2. The gamut of herbal possibility
3. Learning your path
4. Considering your niche
5. The offering of herbal medicine
6. Growing and drying medicinal herbs
7. Making earth medicines
8. Spreading the word
9. Healing visions for today

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"And then there are those—only a few, a rare book here and there—that are destined to become herbal classics, treasured like old friends, thumbed through again and again for their depth of herbal wisdom, for their teachings, and for their inner brilliance that illuminates this ancient field of plant study. Michael and Nancy Phillips have created such a special and inspirational work."--Rosemary Gladstar, From the Foreword