A highly accessible herbal medicine guide to all the major body systems and their common imbalances, with in-depth advice on how to best use herbs to support and nourish each system, address chronic health issues, and help achieve optimal health.
Maria Noel Groves is a clinical herbalist, teacher, and journalist who has been working with herbs for more than 15 years. She opened her clinical practice, Wintergreen Botanicals, LLC, in 2007, and she teaches 100 beginner and intermediate herb classes annually. Previously an editor at "Natural Health "magazine, Groves is currently a columnist/health editor for "Herb Quarterly "and "Remedies "magazines. She lives in New Hampshire and is the founder of the New Hampshire Herbal Network."
"Much of the modern illness we face is a reflection of life out of
balance -- with nature, with daily rhythms, with ourselves. Maria
Noel Groves offers readers an opportunity to return to nature by
returning to ourselves. This is the beginning of our healing."
-- Aviva Romm, M.D., author of Botanical Medicines for Women's Health, winner of the James Duke Award for Excellence in Botanical Literature
"Through great insight and experience, Maria Noel Groves
empowers us to be our own healers."
-- Christopher Hobbs, Ph.D., L.Ac., A.H.G., Institute for Natural Products Research (INPR) "Maria Noel Groves guides readers to use botanicals safely and effectively, with an understanding that herbs offer the greatest health benefits when incorporated into a daily regiment to prevent disease."
-- David Winston, R.H.(A.H.G.) "If you are floundering with your health care and need some guidance, this easy-to-understand introduction to herbal medicine is your book."
-- Sharol Marie Tilgner, N.D., author of Herbal Medicine From the Heart of the Earth "Those who are interested in managing their health holistically may wish to incorporate herbs into their regime. Groves, an experienced herbalist, provides the necessary tools for doing just that... A solid introduction to herbal medicine."
-- Library Journal