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The Herbalist's Way
The Art & Practice of Healing with Plant Medicines
by Nancy and Michael Phillips
334 pages, 8.5" x 11"; softcover
And then there are thoseonly a few, a rare book here and therethat 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
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 herbalists 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 Herbalists 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