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Medicinal Plants of North America: A Field Guide

Field / Identification GuideNew Edition

Series: Falcon Guides

By: Jim Meuninck (Author)

224 pages, 218 colour photos

Falcon Guides

Paperback | Aug 2016 | Edition: 2 | #228336 | ISBN-13: 9781493019618
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Paperback | Jan 2008 | Edition: 1 | #228459 | ISBN-13: 9780762742981
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About this book

This exquisitely detailed full-color field guide, by biologist and herbal and medical plant expert Jim Meuninck, provides identification, practical information, and skills for the location of and use of medicinal plants. The pages of Medicinal Plants of North America re-connect us to our roots and the knowledge that medicinal plants and wild plant foods provide the chemicals every body needs to obtain optimum health and prevent disease.


1) What Are Medicinal Plants?
2) Medicinal Plants of Yards, Prairies, Roadsides, and Meadows
3) Medicinal Herbs of Eastern Forested Areas
4) Woody Plants of Eastern Forests, Yards, Meadows, and Roadsides
5) Medicinal Herbs of Wetlands
6) Woody Wetland Plants
7) Medicinal Plants of the Mountain West
8) Medicinal Plants of the West Coast
9) Medicinal Plants of the Desert
10) Appendix A: Longevity Index
11) Appendix B: Jim Meuninck's Top-Eleven Garden Herbs
12) Appendix C: Helpful Web Sites
13) Appendix D: References and Resources
14) Index

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JJim Meuninck is a biologist and counselor who, for more than thirty years, has studied the use of wild plants as food and medicine in North America, Europe, Central America, Japan, and China. Jim specializes in ethnobotanical media. He lives on the shores of Eagle Lake, in Edwardsburg, Michigan.

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