I have several of Micheal Moores books I began studying plants in my region almost 15 years ago after moving here from Oklahoma His books have been a part of my plant library from the very beginning Since I have been studying I have actually used his information and I trust it wholeheartedly I am not afraid to study and use the information he has presented This book is one of my favorites and it always will be. Two Bestselling Handbooks And Field Guides For Identifying, Collecting, And Preparing Wild Plants For Health And Healing Michael Moore Draws On His Extensive Background In Botanical Medicines And Pharmacological Sources, As Well As Indian And Spanish Herbal Traditions, To Present A Highly Readable And Fascinating Tour Of The Mountain West And The Desert And Canyon West Um, I decided to study with Michael based on his amazing books and influenced, perhaps, by the Cult of Michael Moore in Portland What else is there to say His information is awesome He contains multitudes and will sometimes contradict his writing when speaking in person And many of the plants in here mullein, anyone are common enough weeds that you don t have to be in the Rockies to become familiar with em. Excellent book with a large volume of herbs and plants Moore was definitely one of the leading professionals that advanced the public s awareness of medicinal plants. i recommend reading all of Michael Moore s books even if you re not a self identified plant dork hey are filled with lots of history, political commentary, biting wit, and years of experience The new ish edition of this book is well worth obtaining because it s filled with lots of revised information and edits that MM has worked through over the past twenty plus years, since the last edition. great everyday, practical tone the usual herb stuff plus specifics on tincture percentages and gathering times white and black plant illustrations. I love both of these books and feel they are safe, reliable, and hysterical Just love these. Best book on medicinal herbs for the mountain west that I ve found and Michael Moore has a wonderful dry sense of humor that makes the reading a joy. Michael Moore is a delight to read He offers much information on his website and in his books Humor is injected freely into his text, but his viewpoint on many herbs is that of someone who really does use them and knows what he s talking about It s clear that he s confident in his approach, knowledgeable and, best of all, willing to share.He tells four methods of collecting, followed by an intense listing of herbs and their actions Each herb lists a great general reference guide one of the honest ones out there, making it a true favorite On some of the herbs I would have liked the information to be a bit longer, but overall its an excellent job and a guide I ll keep returning to.
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- 200 pages
- Medicinal Plants of the Mountain West
- Michael Moore
- 26 September 2018 Michael Moore