• 440 pages filled with color photos
• Aroma Borealis Press 2011
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.
With The Boreal Herbal, you will learn how to soothe pain with willow, staunch bleeding with yarrow, treat a urinary tract infection with bearberry, and create a delicate and uplifting skin cream from sweetgrass.
Also included are dozens of healthy and delicious recipes, including Wild Weed Spanakopita, Dandelion Wine, and Cranberry-Mint Muffins.