A Guide to Medicinal Wild Fruits & BerriesBook - 1999
A Guide to Medicinal Wild Fruits and Berries will get you outside in the open woods, vacant lots, fields, and meadows in search of your favourite wild berries. This comprehensive and easy-to-use guide explores twenty-seven of the most common and versatile berries found in North America. Created with the amateur naturalist in mind, this handbook will teach you when, where and how to harvest the plants. Author and illustrator Julie Gomez, has provided informative and well-organized text as well as accurate and attractive line drawings of the various flowers, leaves, seeds and when necessary, roots. You will learn about their medicinal properties and uses as well as how to prepare them for the table. Whether you are exploring a nearby roadside or your own backyard, this helpful guide will encourage you to experience the succulent rewards of wild herbs.