bar stripe
bar stripe
Heartsong Farm Healing Herbs: Village Herbalist Nancy Phillips and Apple Grower Michael Phillips
leftie

The
Herbalist's
Way

The Art and Practice of Healing with Plant Medicines

by Nancy and Michael Phillips

content
The Herbalist's Way: The Art and Practice of Healing with Plant Medicines by Nancy and Michael Phillips -- click for excerpts
We ship our books for free by media mail.
Shipping by priority mail is an additional $7 for
the first book, $14 for two or more books.
Shipping internationally is $36 per book, $12 per DVD.
Canadian shipping is $26 per book, $12 per DVD.
Use our paper order form to pay by check.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction xi
Traditional Healing Wisdom 4
Where Folklore and Science Meet 8
Little Medicine, Big Medicine 11
We Are What We Eat 18
22
Meanwhile Back in the Village . . . 33
Chapter Two: The Gamut of Herbal Possibility
The Herbalist as Practitioner 41
46
The Herbalist as Medicine Maker 50
The Neighborhood Apothecary 52
The Herbalist as Teacher 56
Tending to the Spirit 59
Chapter Three: Learning Your Path
Meeting the Plants 64
Plant Allies 75
The Herbal Library 84
Choosing a Mentor 91
Herb School 98
Gathering of the Clans 101
The Learning Never Stops 103
Chapter Four: Considering Your Niche
Healing Thyself 108
Walking in Balance 109
Being of Service 115
Making A Living 117
Restoring Our Communities 123
Chapter Five: The Offering of Herbal Medicine
Lawful Semantics 129
133
141
Body Systems 143
Herbal Repertoire 146
The Métier of Healing 152
Chapter Six: Growing and Drying Medicinal Herbs
Nurturing the Root Children 156
Propagation 164
Sound Farming 175
Harvesting Pointers 186
Ethical Wildcrafting 196
The Art of Making 'Good Hay' 199
Herbs for Sale 208
Chapter Seven: Making Earth Medicines
Community Medicine 218
Herbal Preparations 221
Plant Alchemy 250
Herbal Marketing Prospectus 257
A Righteous Label 262
Chapter Eight: Spreading the Word
Encouraging Home Herbalists 268
Teaching Gardens 271
Word of Mouth Success 275
Workshops That Intrigue 277
Traditional Apprenticeships 287
Chapter Nine: Visions for the Village
Community Health 295
Eco-Herbalism 307
The Village Herbalist 311
Appendices
Terminology to Explain the Actions of Herbs 315
Home Study Courses 317
Herb Schools & Apprenticeship Programs 318
320
An Herbalist's Source List 321
Associations and Publications 324
Herbal Recommendations 324
Bibliography 327
Index 330
content
\"The leftie

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

paper  ::   8.5 x 11  ::   352 pages
photographs, appendices, resources
ISBN 1931498768  ::  $30

We ship our books for free by media mail.
Shipping by priority mail is an additional $7 for
the first book, $14 for two or more books.
Shipping internationally is $36 per book, $12 per DVD.
Canadian shipping is $26 per book, $12 per DVD.
Use our paper order form to pay by check.
content

bar stripe
bar stripe
Heartsong Farm Healing Herbs: Village Herbalist Nancy Phillips and Apple Grower Michael Phillips btm
website credits
Sienna Moonfire Designs: website creation and maintenance
send website feedback to the Heartsong Farm webster
website by Sienna Moonfire Designs: SiennaMoonfire.com
last updated 18 March 2017 :: noon Caspar (Pacific) time
this site generated with 100% recycled electrons!
website design and images copyright © 2003-2017 Sienna Moonfire Designs
website content copyright © 2003-2017 Heartsong Farm
all rights reserved, thank you