The Boreal Herbal is an indispensible 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 extrodinary healing properties. With The Boreal Herbal you will learn how to soothe pain wil willow, staunch bleeding with yarrow, treat a urinary tract infection with bearberry, and create a delicate and uplifting skin cream from sweetgrass. Also included are dozens of healthy and delicious recipes, including Wild-Weed Spanakopita, Dandelion Wine, and Cranberry-Mint Muffins.
Published by Aroma Borealis Press, 440 pages, 8 by 10 inches.