The Boreal Herbal: Wild Food and Medicine Plants of the North is an indispensable 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 extraordinary healing properties.
Unlock the secrets of nature with this informative and thorough book specifically geared towards the Northern geography. With The Boreal Herbal you will learn how willow may help sooth pain, yarrow may assist with bleeding, and how sweetgrass can be used in a delicate and uplifting skin cream. Author Beverley Gray has also included dozens of healthy and delicious recipes, including Wild-Weed Spanakopita, Dandelion Wine and Cranberry-Mint Muffins.
Beverley Gray is a boreal herbalist, aromatherapist, natural-health practitioner, journalist, and an award-winning natural health-product formulator. She owns the Aroma Borealis Herb Shop in Whitehorse, Yukon.