The Cherokee Herbal
A practical guide to the medicinal uses of over 450 plants and herbs as applied in the traditional practices of the Cherokee. Readers will learn how Native American healers utilize the gifts of nature for ceremonial purposes and to treat over 120 ailments, from the common cold to a bruised heart. This resource also includes traditional teaching tales to offer insights from Cherokee cosmology into the origin of illness, how the animals found their medicine, and the naming of the plants.
Copyright 2003, softcover, 288 pages.