“Growing At-risk Medicinal Herbs”, Second Edition by Richo Cech

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Growing At-Risk Medicinal Herbs (Cultivation, Conservation and Ecology), Second Edition

Written by Richo Cech and illustrated by Sena Cech.

This second edition was rewritten and published in 2017.  A compendium of information about 20 native herbs of North America and Hawaii, with an emphasis on conservation through cultivation.  Here’s a list of the herbs that are covered in great detail:

Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga (Actaeae) racemosa)

Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)

Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides)

Echinacea (all 9 native American species)

Ginseng, American (Panax quinquefolius)

Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis)

Kava Kava (Piper methysticum)

Lady’s Slipper Orchid (all American species of Cypripedium)

Lomatium (Lomatium dissectum)

Osha (Ligusticum porteri)

Peyote (Lophophora williamsii)

Slippery Elm (Ulmus rubra)

Stillingia (Stillingia sylvatica)

Trillium (Trillium erectum)

Unicorn, False (Chamaelirium luteum)

Unicorn, True (Aletris farinosa)

Venus Flytrap (Dionaea muscipula)

Virginia Snakeroot (Aristolochia serpentaria)

Wild Yam, American (2 native American species)

Plus another 740 herbs referenced in relation to the above primary herbs!

 

 

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  1. Alaina Wilkins

    Packed with essential information.

    Alaina Wilkins (verified owner)

    This book is an ideal resource for anyone passionate about plants (at risk or otherwise). I recommend it to the student as well as the teacher.

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    Mae

    Hello, is white sage covered in this book? Thanks.

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Here are the main monographs in “At-Risk”:
      Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga (Actaeae) racemosa)

      Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)

      Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides)

      Echinacea (all 9 native American species)

      Ginseng, American (Panax quinquefolius)

      Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis)

      Kava Kava (Piper methysticum)

      Lady’s Slipper Orchid (all American species of Cypripedium)

      Lomatium (Lomatium dissectum)

      Osha (Ligusticum porteri)

      Peyote (Lophophora williamsii)

      Slippery Elm (Ulmus rubra)

      Stillingia (Stillingia sylvatica)

      Trillium (Trillium erectum)

      Unicorn, False (Chamaelirium luteum)

      Unicorn, True (Aletris farinosa)

      Venus Flytrap (Dionaea muscipula)

      Virginia Snakeroot (Aristolochia serpentaria)

      Wild Yam, American (2 native American species)

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    • Becky

      What does “at risk” herbs mean?

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    • Judy

      Judy

      “At-Risk because these herbs are in-demand and deemed hard to grow. This book help you turn it around: abundant, easy to grow, and for the grower-entrepreneur, a way to make a good living!”

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    • Ana

      Do you have the Venus Flytrap available?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hi Ana,
      Sorry, we do not.
      Richo

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