Authors: James David Adams, Jr., Michelle Wong, Enrique Villaseñor.
Publisher: Abedus Press; Fourth Edition (2020)
Perfect Paperback : 271 pages
This remarkable book was written by a Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology and his students. Each plant is carefully presented and researched with references (310 citations!) and accompanied by a color photo. Safety issues for each plant are discussed. The book is based on the teachings of Cecilia Garcia, a Chumash Indian healer, making it a unique integration of the oldest and newest information on Western medicinal plants.
About the Authors:
James David Adams, Jr. is Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy. He has authored over 200 publications, including 30 with Cecilia Garcia. He has been involved in learning California native healing since 1998. His family came from England to Virginia in 1635, then migrated to Kentucky, Indiana, Missouri and Oregon. They survived on the frontier by learning healing. He continues the pioneer tradition of learning healing from American Indians.
Michelle Wong is an acupuncturist, herbalist, and healer.
Enrique Villaseñor is a native plant educator and healer.