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Stalking the healthful herbs

Author: Euell Gibbons
Publisher: Putney, Vt. : A.C. Hood, 1989, ©1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Describes the characteristics and uses of wild herbs, and recounts the author's experiences exploring nature.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gibbons, Euell.
Stalking the healthful herbs.
Putney, Vt. : A.C. Hood, 1989, ©1966
(OCoLC)658806267
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Euell Gibbons
ISBN: 0911469060 9780911469066
OCLC Number: 19625339
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : D. McKay, 1966.
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 301 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Those green things --
What's an herb to do with? --
Wild horseradish as medicine, condiment, and cosmetic --
Witch-Hazel : most familiar of all herbal medicines --
Comforting composites : boneset, coltsfoot, and yarrow --
Wild lettuce : a vegetable tranquilizer --
Medicine and magic from wormwood --
Elecampane, horseheal, or elf dock --
For courage : borage, star-flower, or beebread --
Comfrey, knitbone, or healing herb --
Nature's vitamin pill : the common blue violet --
The fragrant wild mints --
Beating the cats to the catnip --
Those healthful herbs --
Ground-ivy or gill-over-the-ground --
The wild and woolly horehound --
Common garden sage gone wild --
How to have a wild thyme --
Did you ever eat a pine tree? --
Stalking the slippery elm --
The common stinging nettle --
Marsh-marigold or American cowslip --
Goldthread, canker-root, or mouthroot --
Wild carrot, bird's-nest or Queen Anne's lace --
Ginseng : more precious than gold --
How to eat a rose --
Hawthorn or red haw --
The useful chickweed --
The versatile vibumums --
Those marvelous mallows --
Listen to the basswood tree --
Jewelweed or wild touch-me-not --
Medicinal Christmas decoration --
Cleavers or goosegrass --
Great mullein or velvet dock --
Curled dock : weed or fine food? --
What I do with the blaspheme-vine and Indian cucumber --
Jack-in the-pulpit or Indian-turnip --
The odorous skunk-cabbage --
Chufa or nut-grass --
Just how good are wild foods? --
Capturing wild perfumes.
Responsibility: Euell Gibbons ; with drawings of plants by Raymond W. Rose.

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Describes the characteristics and uses of wild herbs, and recounts the author's experiences exploring nature.

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