Medicine from the Mountains
Medicinal Plants from the Sierra Nevada
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Range of Light Publications
BLURBS #"A treasure trove of information on medicinal plants in the Sierra. Well written and well researched, this book is a must for anyone living in or traveling to northern California and is also valuable for all students and professionals interested in medicinal herbs."
-- Mark Blumenthal, founder and executive director American Botanical Council and Editor of HerbalGram
"A smooth reading medicinal flora for the Sierra Nevada. The author skillfully relates it to Eastern American and European plants as well. I certainly want this compact volume next time I travel to the Range of Light."
-- James A. Duke Ph.D., Economic Botanist
""Medicine From the Mountains uniquely contrasts the current use of Sierra Nevada plants by scientists, physicians and folk healers with their historic imporance. This informative work will serve as a valuable reference for those that merely want to appreciate these glorious plants as they hike this majestic mountain range, as well as for those that inspire to understand plant chemical composition and pharmaceutical value. I enthusiastically recommendthis enlightening and beautifully illustrated text."
-- David I. Kusher, Ph.D., Wofford College