A Herbal Book of Making and Taking

Author(s) : Christopher Hedley, Author(s) : Non Shaw

A Herbal Book of Making and Taking

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  • Publisher : Aeon Books
  • Published : November 2019
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 172
  • Category :
    Herbal Medicine
  • Catalogue No : 94121
  • ISBN 13 : 9781912807277
  • ISBN 10 : 1912807270
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A distillation of thirty-five years of experience and experimentation, A Herbal Book of Making and Taking is a collection of essential wisdom for the aspiring herbalist. Put together by one of the most loved and respected teams in modern herbal medicine, the book is filled with clear, concise instructions and detailed recipes trialled over decades of practice.

Originally intended as a teaching aid for herbal students, this is a comprehensive guide to the craft of medicine making for the modern herbalist. Including exercises and tasks for the interested student, the book covers everything from growing and harvesting herbs to using them in internal and external medicines. From infusions and tinctures to syrups, soups, and suppositories, this is a gift to future herbalists drawing on a lifetime of study.

About the Author(s)

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 UK and the USA, specialising in material medica and pharmacy.

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NON SHAW was an artist, poet, and herbalist. After training in herbal medicine she extended her studies to include massage, counselling, and hypnotherapy in order to “treat the whole person”.

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Bundgaard on 15/04/2020 12:54:51

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Excellent little book with big content, it describes how to make everything in a down to earth langauge. No herbal student should be without one!

It is described as 30 years of herbal knowledge(making and taking) distilled into this book .That is exactly what it is. Lovly parting gift from the authors who have passed to the eternal fields of herbs.