Boreal Herbal



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The Boreal Herbal: Wild Food and Medicine Plants of the North is an indispensable guide to identifying and using northern plants for food and medicine.

Whether you're hiking in remote areas or gardening in your backyard, this easy-to-use handbook will help you recognize and use fifty-five common wild plants that have extraordinary healing properties. With The Boreal Herbal you will learn how to soothe pain with willow, staunch bleeding with yarrow, treat a urinary-trade infection with bearberry, and create a delicate and uplifting skin cream from sweetgrass.

Also included are dozens of healthy and delicious recipes, including Wild-Week Spanakopita, Dandelion Wine, and Cranberry-Mint Muffins.

  • Author: Beverley Gray
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 440 pp.
  • Dimensions: 20.3 x 2.5 x 25.4 cm