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Plant Magic
Plant Magic
by Christine Buckley


 
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New York, NY: Roost Books | Penguin Random House (March 31, 2020)
Hardcover. Decorative boards

A fun, modern, and irreverent introduction to healing herbs, this field guide to feeling good includes more than 20 plant profiles.

Here is an invitation to the wild world of healing plants growing right outside your door. Highlighting herbs from catnip and plantain to nettles and rosemary, this book provides the information you need to assemble an herbal arsenal for combatting any ailment—everything from brewing up a slick lube tea for sexual health to fashioning a simple summer band-aid from backyard “weeds” to crafting an herbal smoking blend to quiet a busy mind. This accessible guide covers questions like: What is plant medicine? What can I put in my mouth and where do I find it? Can I still go to my doctor? We’ve got you covered.

CHRISTINE BUCKLEY is a community-based herbalist, visual artist, and professional cook. Her writing has appeared in Well + Good, Kitchn, and Healthyish and has displayed work at the Honolulu Biennial and MoMA Studios. She has worked in some of New York’s best restaurants including Gabrielle Hamilton’s Prune and most recently as a food stylist at Apartment Therapy Media.

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