Medicinal Herbs of California is the first statewide field guide to more than 70 common medicinal plants of California. This vital addition to the California naturalist’s shelf will introduce readers to the principles of herbal remedies, history and roots in native cultures, scientific information, and how to find and incorporate medicinal plants into daily life.
Inside you’ll find:
- Photos and descriptions to help with positive identification
- Common and scientific names and the plant families
- Conservation status
- Modern and traditional uses
- The science behind natural phytochemicals that have earned these plants a place in Native American medicine for thousands of years.