Start your path to natural wellness with the safe, trusted advice found in The Herbal Apothecary. With the guidance of naturopath JJ Pursell, you will learn how to safely create your own remedies using plants you know and love. Incorporating traditional wisdom and scientific information, The Herbal Apothecary provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to plant-based medicine. It features profiles of the 100 of the most important medicinal plants that include information on medicinal uses, identification and cultivation, and recipes for common concerns. Additional information includes step-by-step instructions for making herbal teas, tinctures, compresses, salves, and more. This comprehensive guide includes treatments for men, women, and children that address a variety of concerns including muscle strain, the flu, the common cold, insomnia, anxiety, and much more.
About the author
Dr. JJ Pursell is a Naturopathic physician, acupuncturist, author, and entrepreneur. She owned and operated a small chain of herb shoppes over 13 years in both Portland, Oregon, and Brooklyn, New York. In 2014 she transitioned into writing and published her first book in 2015. Since retiring from retail she has continued to write, speak, formulate, consult, and spend time seeing patients.