A Herbal Book of Making and Taking- Christopher Hedley
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This book is intended as a companion for herbalists and for herbal students at established universities and schools of herbal medicine. It is filled with wisdom and experience and restores plants and the kitchen to center stage, covering a vast range of herbal preparations from soups to suppositories. It includes exercises and tasks for the interested student along with recipes and detailed instructions on how to make numerous medicines. Written by two experts in the field, this is an invaluable resource of information, distilled down to a handy pocket-sized book.
Christopher Hedley(1946–2017) was a fellow of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists and taught herbal medicine at all levels, from beginners to MSc in herb schools across the United Kingdom and the United States, specializing in materia medica and pharmacy. He was renowned throughout the herbal world as a teacher and mentor, and he shaped a generation of herbalists. He loved plants in all their shapes, sizes, and personalities and had an endless compassion for humans and their frailties.