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Plants for the People

A Modern Guide to Plant Medicine

Erin Lovell Verinder


A 21st-century Herbal: a modern approach to an ancient wisdom

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Plants for the People is an exploration of the plant world through the eyes of a master herbalist, weaving ancient traditional knowledge with a modern approach to plant medicine. This is an easy guide to forty everyday herbs and flowers, their history, therapeutic applications, health and healing benefits. Topics covered include: choosing the plant path; returning to our roots; whole plant medicine; the wild healers; and recipes for teas, infusions, decoctions, syrups, balms and much more. Throughout there are golden tips and tonics for addressing common ailments such as bloating, bad skin, lack of energy, winter coughs and colds, jangling nerves and many other modern-world complaints.

An evolution of herbal-medicine books of the past, Plants for the People is a modern presentation of an ancient wisdom. This visual plant safari will encourage readers to reconnect with nature’s bounty and to be their own alchemist in a well guided manner.

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Book Details

Format: Hardback

Size: 23.0 x 18.0 cm

Extent: 208 pp

Publication date: 26 March 2020

ISBN: 9781760760465

Contents List

Introduction • 1. The Plant Path • 2. Materica Medica • 3. The Wild Healers

About the Author

Erin Lovell Verinder is a fully qualified Western herbalist, nutritionist, energetic healer, mentor and educator. She has walked the plant path for almost 20 years, working with natural medicine to promote health and wellbeing. She is committed to empowering others to reconnect to their innate ability to heal, and to look to nature for remedies and insights.

Erin teaches regularly on the power of plant medicine. She has written for multiple online platforms and magazines such as The Planthunter and Vogue Australia. Erin lives and works in the lush, green surrounds of the Byron Bay hinterland.

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