A Florilegia for the Wild Heart Tribe
Gail Faith Edwards
First though, Gail shares valuable information about how we need to approach and respect our plant allies. The beginning of the book is filled with an incredible amount of information that can only come from a woman who has seen the world as an adventurous maiden, a nurturing mother, and finally a wise and generous crone.
She talks about several systems and approaches to herbalism. There is seriously an entire education before we even get to the herbs.
But then we DO get to the healing herbs. Gail's writing has the tone of a story-teller, so that each herb is a different tale. She shares history, lore, personal experiences, facts, and so much more. Agrimony, Cannabis, Devil's Club, Kava Kava, Schisandra. Tobacco, Uva Ursi AND the "regulars" like Burdock, Chickweed, Dandelion, Garlic, etc., are covered, as well as there being a section on medicinal mushrooms.
If you haven't yet become familiar with Gail's writings, do yourself a favor and get to know her.
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The first volume is equally brilliant.
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I'm so glad to see her work back available to aspiring herbalists!