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Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (And Not So Wild) Places

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Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (and Not So Wild) Places shows readers how to find and prepare more than five hundred different plants for nutrition and better health, including such common plants as mullein (a tea made from the leaves and flowers suppresses a cough), stinging nettle (steam the leaves and you have a tasty dish rich in iron), cattail (cooked stalks taste similar to corn and are rich in protein), and wild apricots (an infusion made with the leaves is good for stomach aches and disgestive disorders).

More than 260 detailed line drawings help readers identify a wide range of plants — many of which are suited for cooking by following the more than thirty recipes included in this book. There are literally hundreds of plants readily available underfoot waiting to be harvested and used either as food or as a potential therapeutic. This book is both a field guide to nature's bounty and a source of intriguing information about the plants that surround us.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-298) and indexes.

About the Author

"Wildman" Steve Brill's nature tours of New York City's Central Park are widely attended in the spring and throughout the summer. He is an educator, broadcaster, and naturalist based in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780688114251
With:
Dean, Evelyn
Author:
Dean, Evelyn
Author:
Brill, Steve
Author:
by Steve Brill
Author:
Dean, Evelyn
Publisher:
William Morrow & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Cookery
Subject:
Natural Foods
Subject:
Plants
Subject:
Botany
Subject:
Cookery (Wild foods)
Subject:
Wild plants, Edible
Subject:
Plants, edible
Subject:
Medicinal plants
Subject:
Specific Ingredients - Natural Foods
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
General Gardening
Subject:
Botany-General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
no. 17
Publication Date:
19940531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 x 0.84 in 22 oz

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