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A Visual Guide to Medicinal Plants of the Pacific Northwest, book cover
Book spread, black cottonwood (A Visual Guide to Medicinal Plants of the Pacific Northwest)

Interior book spread. Click image to view larger. 

Published November 23, 2022

A Visual Guide to Medicinal Plants of the Pacific Northwest

by Natalie Hammerquist

A Visual Guide to Medicinal Plants of the Pacific Northwest is a unique local resource designed to teach with pictures, recipes and stories. This guide features individual entries on 35 of the most abundant and useful wild plants of the bioregion. In each entry, you will find:

  • An entire page of photos for each plant with varying plant parts and stages of growth highlighted to facilitate easy identification

  • 10 + photos per entry

  • A recipe using that plant (including tincture, hydrosols, syrups, infused oils, salves etc.)

  • Detailed information on how, when, where and how much to harvest

  • A detailed section on medicinal uses

  • Lookalikes and similar species

  • Cautions and toxicity

 

The book also includes visual profiles on six of our most poisonous plants, and an introduction that includes harvesting tips and medicine making.

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