“Making Plant Medicine,” Fourth Edition by Richo Cech

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$24.95

“Making Plant Medicine” is generally considered to be the most entertaining, level-headed and trustworthy reference available for learning to make standard herbal tinctures, teas, syrups, oils, salves and poultices.  The book introduces the concept of healing with herbs in a story format, following the adventures of a young family homesteading in the wild mountains of the Oregon Coast.  The rest of the book is about making safe, inexpensive, effective and harmless herbal medicines from herbs that can be grown in gardens in North America.  The formulary includes such important favorites as:  Arnica, Astragalus, Burdock, Calendula, Dandelion, Echinacea, Elecampane, Gentian, Goldenseal, Hawthorne, Ma-huang, Jiao-gu-lan, Lobelia, Nettles, Sage, Stevia and Saint John’s Wort. The fourth edition includes 28 new herbs including Aloe vera, Andrographis, Ashitaba, Brahmi, Chameleon Plant, Hops, Osha and Rhodiola.   May your copy soon be anointed with the happy splatter of homemade herbal remedies!

344 pages, soft cover, illustrated by Sena Cech Olivier

“Making Plant Medicine has been to bed with me, what more can I say?”  English herbalist Mike Brook

 

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  1. One person found this helpful
    Monica

    Exceptional Resource

    Monica

    This is one of my favorite books for making medicine. I have many books on the topic but this is my go-to. Richo makes it easy to follow a formula and includes information, examples, and explanations that can only come from exceptional knowledge, experience, and passion. It is entertaining and easy to follow. This is the book that gave me what I needed to make medicine that I could treat my family and friends with confidence.

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hi Monica,
      Thank you for this review, it was very kind of you, and I’m glad the book has been helpful to you. We’re dusting off herbal medicine, shining it up, and centering it in our hearts.
      Richo

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    • HARLE

      Does this book have colored pictures of plants for easy identification?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hi Harle,
      No, that is not the focus of this book. You can get a Peterson Field Guide for that info.
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  2. Hannah M.

    Must have addition!

    Hannah M. (verified owner)

    This lovely book came in the mail today and after sitting and reading through I will say it is an easy to understand entertaining must-have for anyone interested in the power of plants as wellness!

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  3. Question

    John Harrold

    Where in Gresham can I find your books…..?? Don’t like buying online

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    • Richo Cech

      Admin Richo Cech

      Hi John,
      OK, I can relate to that. I am unsure of any retail seller in Gresham. If you check the price of the book online. Up until Jan 1 2019, making plant medicine is on sale for $19.95 and shipping is free. You can send a check or money order to:
      Strictly Medicinal, LLC
      PO Box 299
      Williams, OR 97544
      Please include the item name and your delivery address and we’ll gladly send you the book–offline.
      Richo

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  4. 2 out of 2 people found this helpful
    Amanda T

    Amanda T

    I have not been able to put this book down. Wow! What a work of passion and knowledge. I am so happy to have this book. It is what brought me to this site. Why isnt everyone reading this? We all spend so much money on “natural” health food store bottles of who knows what is in them… we all want to be healthy! This explains how to do it yourself! I bought my book from a book store, I did not know of this website. I will keep my book forever.

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