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Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Great Lakes Region
by Thomas Naegele
Recommended by Tamarack Song
This thorough and informative guide features over 150 plants commonly found in the Great Lakes area, although many are prevalent throughout the United States. Each plant description is coupled with a detailed drawing, preparation techniques, related medicinal uses, edible qualities, a chemical breakdown, and poisonous aspects. This book also features over seventy tables, organized by ailment, that list the plants known to cure specific symptoms.
Thomas A Naegele, D.O. is currently in private practice in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and spent his youth among flora of Michigan's Upper Penisula. Before becoming a doctor, he stuided botany and published Edible Wild Plants of the Copper Country and Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Great Lakes. His unique knowledge of medicine and botany are joined in this extensive, well-researched, and heavily documented guide. Paperback, 423 pages.
"Whether you may ever use wild plants for food or for some medicinal purpose, care and precaution should always be exercised. Tom Naegele's new ediition of this book provides the right kind of information you need to do it wisely." - Richard Morscheck, Editor, Michigan Natural Resources Magazine
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