Recommended Books

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Pharmacotheon: Entheogenic Drugs Their Plant Sources and Histories
by Jonathan Ott.
Probably the most comprehensive book on entheogens available in the English language. It reads like a scientific review article—albeit one of 638 pages! The book is not recommended for those wanting a quick introduction into the field of entheogens. One should expect complete pages filled with botanical names and complex chemical names. For those used to reading scientific literature, here finally is a book that takes the well informed reader seriously. Ott also includes results of several very informative self-experiments and has an opinion on the whole issue of entheogenic use that deserves wider consideration.

Plants of the Gods: Their Sacred, Healing and Hallucinogenic Powers
by Richard Evans Schultes, Albert Hofmann.
The use of hallucinogenic plants has been a part of human experience for millennia, yet modern Western societies have only recently become aware of the significance that these plants have had in shaping the history of diverse cultures. Capable of bringing human beings in closer touch with the spirit worlds, hallucinogenic plants have long been venerated as aids to mental health and as the sacred connection to the mystical. The authors of this definitive book examine the cross-cultural ceremonial and ritual use of many hallucinogenic substances. Profusely illustrated, this book contains an extensively researched plant lexicon, providing common and botanical names, history, ethnography, preparation, chemical components, usage in healing, and effects for 91 hallucinogenic plants.

Dr. Mark Plotkin, of Conservation International writes: "An extraordinary blend of botany, ethnobotany, chemistry, history, mythology, and art. A visual, spiritual, and intellectual feast, Plants of the Gods is the best book ever written on hallucinogenic plants and it was written by the two most knowledgeable people on the planet".

Harry Potter and the Doomspell Tournament (Book 4).
by J. K. Rowling.
To be released on July 8, 2000. Order a copy in advance!
I added this to the list just for the pure fun of it. The Harry Potter books appeal to both the young and the young of heart. In this book, Harry Potter starts his fourth exciting year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
If you missed the previous volumes, see:
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1).
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Book 2).
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Book 3).

Plants of Love: Aphrodisiacs in Myth, History, and the Present
by Christian Ratsch.
The beautifully illustrated Plants of Love explores the history, culture, and religious beliefs related to plants used as aphrodisiacs. There are an amazing number of plants thought to help with impotency, enhance lovemaking, or even cause people to fall in love. Christian Ratsch employs medieval European paintings, Egyptian hieroglyphics, Tibetan folk art, and erotic Asian silkscreens to enhance the lively text, stories, and information on the safe use of these special plants. An eye-opening array of plants and herbs--including nettles, asparagus, seeds of the iboga bush, and ginseng--are discussed in detail to explore and illustrate the science and symbolism of aphrodisiacs throughout history.

Ayahuasca Visions: The Religious Iconography of a Peruvian Shaman
by Luis Eduardo Luna, Pablo Amaringo (Contributor)
The mythologies and cosmology of Amazonian shamanism materialize in fantastic color and style in this unique, large-format volume, representing the fruit of several years of collaboration between a Peruvian folk artist/shaman and a Colombian anthropologist/filmmaker.

Ayahuasca: Hallucinogens, Consciousness, and the Spirit of Nature
by Ralph Metzner (Editor), Jace Calloway (Editor), Charles S. Grob (Editor)
Ayahuasca is a tea made from two plants found, until recently, only in the Amazon basin. Indigenous people of the region have used it for medicinal and shamanic purposes since time immemorial. In the last century, it has been ceremonially incorporated by polyglot Christian/goddess religions springing up in Brazil and by seekers on the margins of consciousness exploration. In this book, Metzner, a hallucinogenic and mystical experience researcher for over 35 years, has compiled essays and journal-type writings from a wide assortment of people who have experienced its divinity-evoking effects--28 scientists, psychologists, chemists, curious laypeople, and practitioners of these religions. While uneven in literary ability, each contributor provides an insightful peek behind the curtain of an experience that until now has been shrouded in tribal secrecy and cult ritual--truly an adventure into the Amazon of the mind. (reviewed by Randall Cohan)

Ayahuasca Analogs
by Jonathan Ott.

Hallucinogens and Shamanism
by Michael J. Harner (Editor).

The Road To Eleusis: Unveiling the Secret of the Mysteries
by R. Gordon Wasson, Albert Hofman, Carl A. P. Ruck, Huston Smith, Jeremy Bigwood, Danny Staples, Jonathan Ott.

Flesh of the Gods: The Ritual Use of Hallucinogens
by Peter T. Furst .
For centuries, hallucinogens have been of great significance in the ideology and religious practices of primitive societies. In fact, the use of psychotropic plants to achieve states of religious ecstasy goes back almost to the beginning of human culture. Furthermore, the content of the psychedelic experience in the West today has been found to be similar to that of the religious pilgrimages of Oriental and aboriginal New World groups. But one fundamental difference overshadows all similarities: In the traditional cultures described in this collection of ten essays, the hallucinogenic "trip" is a means to an end--a quest for confirmation of traditional values, for unity with the tribal ancestors. In contemporary Western society, by contrast, it tends to be an end in itself and a rejection of the society's values--perhaps, it has been suggested, because Western drug-users tend to be a-cultural. Clearly, we have much to learn from an objective study of societies with long histories of sanctioned, and controlled, drug use to achieve recognized cultural objectives.

Persephone's Quest: Entheogens and the Origins of Religion
by R. Gordon Wasson, Carl A. P. Ruck (Editor), Stella Krammrisch (Editor).

Sacred Mushroom Seeker: Tributes to R. Gordon Wasson
by Thomas J. Riedlinger (Editor), Terrence McKenna (Contributor), Peter T. Furst (Contributor).
Wasson (1898-1986) was an amateur mycologist whose scholarly writings on hallucinogenic mushrooms pioneered the field of ethnomycology. The essays herein were contributed by Wasson's close friends, colleagues, and family members, and are accompanied by a great variety of important photographs and drawings, many in color. (Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or).

Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World: An Identification Guide
by Paul Stamets, Andrew Weil (Introduction).
From the author of Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms comes the only identification guide exclusively devoted to the world's psilocybin-containing mushrooms. Detailed descriptions and color photos for over 100 species are provided, as well as an exploration of their long-standing use by ancients and their continued significant to modern-day culture.

Psilocybin: Magic Mushroom Grower's Guide: A Handbook for Psilocybin Enthusiasts
by O. T. Oss, O. N. Oeric (a.k.a. Terrance and Dennis McKenna).
A classic! This is the book that first introduced simple methods for home cultivation of magic mushrooms.

Pihkal: A Chemical Love Story
by Alexander Shulgin, Ann Shulgin, David E. Nichols.

Tihkal: The Continuation
by Alexander Shulgin, Daniel M. Perrine, Ann Shulgin.

Tobacco and Shamanism in South America
by Johannes Wilbert.

The Three Halves of Ino Moxo: Teachings of the Wizard of the Upper Amazon
by Cesar Calvo, Kenneth A. Symington (Translator).
The incredible life story of an extraordinary Amazonian shaman. A truly magical tale.

Wizard of the Upper Amazon: The Story of Manuel Cordova-Rios
by Cordova-Rice Lamb, F. Bruce Lamb, Manuel Cordova-Rice (Contributor)

Native American Ethnobotany
927 Pages, by Dan Moeman.
Lists over 4,029 species of plants and, over 44,000 (of which 25,000 are medicinal) uses by Native Americans. This is a major work treating the subject in the most comprehensive manner, a virtual pharmacopea of all Native North American herbology. For instance under the word "cough", you will find 782 species listed, as well as which tribes used them. This book is published in hardcover and we are sure will be a collectors item in the future. (reviewed by LER)

Sacred Plant Medicine: Explorations in the Practice of Indigenous Herbalism
by Stephen Harrod Buhner.
A practicing herbalist and spiritual psychotherapist presents a seminal exploration of the way indigenous people in North America, Mexico, Siberia, South America, and elsewhere view the Earth and how that vision affects their use of plants as medicine. 19 color illustrations. 19 black and white photographs. (reviewed by LER)

Plants, People, and Culture: The Science of Ethnobotany
by Michael J. Balick, Paul Alan Cox (Contributor)
Ethnobotanists Cox and Balick share two decades of experience living with the indigenous peoples of Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Southeast Asia, conducting fieldwork in the study of how people use plants. The result of their efforts details a story of human culture in relationship to the plants they have traditionally used for medicinal, recreational, and ornamental purposes. This legacy continues today in the form of pharmacology research, aided by the fields of anthropology and botany. The authors' cautionary admonition against the destruction of native communities and environments draws authority from their scientific, but passionate engagement with the subject. Includes color photographs and illustrations. Distributed by Freeman. (reviewed by LER)

Ethnobotany : Evolution of a Discipline
by Richard Evans Schultes (Editor), Siri Von Reis (Editor), Siri Von Reis (Editor)

Curanderismo : Mexican American Folk Healing
by Robert T., Ii Trotter, Luis D. Leon. Juan Chavira (Contributor).
The practice of curanderismo or Mexican American folk medicine is part of a historically and culturally important health care system deeply rooted in native Mexican healing techniques. This is the first book to describe the practice from an insider's point of view, based on the authors' three-year apprenticeships with curanderos (healers). An indispensable resource. 11 photos. (reviewed by LER)

Pharmacy in the Forest: How Medicines Are Found in the Natural World
by Fred Powledge.
From Kirkus Reviews , May 15, 1998: A rare, informative resource, Powledge's book apprises readers of the origins of products they probably know only from store shelves, and of the world politics involved in the commerce of medicine. Most people who take Sudafed to relieve a stuffy nose have no idea their medicine originated as a Chinese plant; through such examples, Powledge tackles an intriguing subject: The correlation of plants and medicines. He cites some important statistics that powerfully support the need to protect the earth's forests: More than half of all drugs currently in use are from nature, and one in four prescriptions written were originally based on plants. He explores several major plant-based medicines, e.g., aspirin, ginseng, neem, and Echinacea, and makes clear that when it comes to knowledge of plant medicine, modern cultures are deeply indebted to so-called primitive cultures and their experiences with indigenous plants. He's not shy about pointing a finger at and naming drug companies who have been reluctant to credit or pay for information from developing countries. Due to the nature of the book, there are provisos here of the don't-try-this-at-home kind, while a list of related web sites expands this volume beyond its covers. (glossary) (Nonfiction. 9-13) -- Copyright ©1998, Kirkus Associates, LP. All rights reserved.

Major Medicinal Plants: Botany, Culture and Uses by
by Julia Frances Morton.

CRC Ethnobotany Desk Reference
by Tim Johnson, Timothy Johnson.
The new standard in ethnobotanical research The CRC Ethnobotany Desk Reference contains almost 30,000 concise ethnobotanical monographs of plant species characteristics and an inventory of claimed attributes and historical uses by cultures throughout the worldthe most ambitious attempt to date to inventory plants on a global scale and match botanical information with historical and current uses.To obtain the same information about any species listed, you would have to thumb through hundreds of herbal guides, ethnobotanical manuals, and regional field guides. Sources for this index include the three largest U.S. Government ethnobotany databases, the U.S. National Park Service NPFlora plant inventory lists, and 18 leading works on the subject.The arrangement of this material will be of interest to those all over the world who study plants and their usesbotanists, ethnobotanists, entheobotanists, pharmacists, forensic investigators, and the traditional healers of thousands of diverse cultures. (reviewed by LER)

Ethnomedical Systems in Africa :Patterns of Traditional Medicine in Rural and Urban Kenya

Samoan Herbal Medicine: 'O La'Au Ma Vai Fofo O Samoa
by W. Arthur Whistler.

Visions of Empire: Voyages, Botany, and Representations of Nature
by David Philip Miller (Editor), Peter Hanns Reill (Editor).
These scholarly but accessible essays examine the discovery of Pacific lands by eighteenth-century European travellers. The investigation focuses on how resources were mobilised and how plants and peoples were depicted and understood. The findings of botany, natural history and anthropology are revealed as profoundly shaped by the economic, political, imperial and cultural frameworks within which they were pursued. Visions of Empire maps out by its interdisciplinary approach a more sophisticated understanding of representations of nature and society. (reviewed by LER)

Economic Botany: Plants in Our World
by Beryl Brintnall Simpson, mol Conner-Ogorzaly, Molly C. Ogorzaly (Contributor)

Vine of the Soul: Medicine Men, Their Plants and Rituals in the Colombian Amazonia
by Richard Evans Schultes, Robert F. Raffauf.
This classic book has it's focus on ayahuasca brews and shaman. (reviewed by LER)

The Healing Forest: Medicinal And Toxic Plants of the Northwest Amazonia (Historical, Ethno- & Economic Botany Series, Vol 2)
by Richard Evans Schultes, Robert F. Raffauf.
The destruction of the Amazon forests continues, and with them an unknown number of plant species and the traditional knowledge of their medicinal uses. Schultes (biology, Harvard U.) and Raffauf (pharmacognosy and medicinal chemistry, Northeastern U.) combine nearly half a century of field research in this least studied part of the Amazonian drainage area to document and describe 1,479 species and variants, representing 596 genera in 145 plant families. Of these, half have had little or no prior investigation of their chemical and pharmacological properties. (Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.)

Witch-Doctor's Apprentice: Hunting for Medicinal Plants in the Amazon
by Nicole Maxwell

Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice: An Ethnobotanist Searches for New Medicines in the Amazon Rain Forest
by Mark J. Plotkin.
A century ago, malaria was killing Washingtonians, Londoners, Parisians. Today HIV, along with various cancers, has taken its place among worldwide epidemics. Quinine, extracted from the cinchona tree of the Amazonian rainforest, quelled malaria; alkaloids taken from trees in the West African rainforest may well yield a cure for AIDS. Yet those woods, Mark Plotkin tells us, are fast disappearing, along with the native peoples who know the powers of the plants that dwell there. His account of wandering through the Amazonian jungles focuses on local knowledge about plants, whose uses range from the mundane to the magical. The rainforests of the world, Plotkin notes, are our greatest natural resource, an intercultural pharmacy that can cure woes both known and yet unvisited.

The Shaman's Apprentice: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest
by Lynne Cherry, Mark J. Plotkin.
Ages 5-9. The author of The Great Kapok Tree (1990) takes us back to the Amazon rain forest, this time teaming up with ethnobotanist Plotkin. Together, they present a story in which a lesson about medicinal herbs is brought to life through young Kamanya, who dreams of becoming his tribe's next shaman. Kamanya spends his time following the current shaman into the forest and learning the secrets of the plants. But local plants can't cure the new diseases brought to the area by strangers, and the pills the strangers bring with them cause the indigenous people to lose faith in the ability of their shaman. Eventually a woman named Gabriella, who comes to study the properties of the rain forest plants, restores the tribe's faith. The lush illustrations make the story a visual pleasure. Even the endpapers are rich in detail, picturing some of the rain forest plants and noting their uses. Like other books Cherry has worked on, this one, which is based on a true story, is a unusual addition to rain forest literature. It will be useful not only for story hours but also as a springboard for classroom discussion for older children as well as younger ones. (review by Helen Rosenberg Copyright© 1998, American Library Association. All rights reserved).

One River: Explorations and Discoveries in the Amazon Rain Forest
by Wade Davis.

Sastun : My Apprenticeship With a Maya Healer
by Rosita Arvigo, Nadine Epstein (Contributor), Marilyn Yaquinto, Michael Balick.

Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge: A Radical History of Plants, Drugs, and Human Evolution
by Terence McKenna.

The Archaic Revival: Speculations on Psychedelic Mushrooms, the Amazon, Virtual Reality, Ufos, Evolution, Shamanism, the Rebirth of the Goddess, and the End of History
by Terence McKenna. Foreword by Tom Robbins.
A student of Tibetan shamanism, virtual reality, and the botany of the Amazon, McKenna is a legendary raconteur, adventurer, and proponent of the use of the psilocybin mushroom who claims that hallucinogenic plants are a key to our evolution as a language-using species.

True Hallucinations: Being an Account of the Author's Extraordinary Adventures in the Devil's Paradise
by Terence McKenna.
Here, this consummate storyteller tells of his first life-changing encounter with magic mushrooms, in 1971 in the Colombian Amazon. Veteran of the Berkeley riots of the 1960's and of a self- imposed exile in India and Indonesia--during which he smoked pot, studied alternative religions, collected butterflies, and steered clear of the FBI--McKenna was inspired in 1971 to journey to La Chorrera, Colombia, in search of the psychedelic brew ayahuasca and any plants containing the hallucinogenic drug DMT. Joined by his devoted 18-year-old brother, Dennis, and by several other Americans, McKenna reached the Putumayo River only to be sidetracked by a chance ingestion of some magic mushrooms growing in a field. One mushroom led to another, and soon the wildly philosophizing Dennis had devised an experiment to determine whether the production of a cicada-like noise could bind the wisdom of the mushroom with his own DNA. The local Indians may have laughed as the Americans stumbled through the rain forest chasing flying saucers and talking to themselves, but McKenna's newfound conviction that the mushroom showed the way to higher consciousness determined the very uneven course of his future life and career.

Entheogens and the Future of Religion
by Robert Forte, Albert Hofmann, R. Gordon Wasson, Brother David Steindl-Rast, Jack Kornfield, Terence McKenna, Ann and Alexander Shulgin, Robert Jesse, Dale Pendell, Thomas Riedlinger, Thomas Roberts, Rick Strassman, Eric Sterling.


Peyote : The Divine Cactus by
Edward F. Anderson.
The most complete authority on the peyote cactus, Lophophora williamsii. E. Anderson includes every aspects of peyote- history and religious uses to ethnobotanical, phytochemistry and pharmacology. For anyone interested in learning all aspects of this mystifying plant, Peyote: The Divine Cactus, will allow just that. (reviewed by LER)

The Peyote Cult
by Weston LA Barre.
This is the paper edition of the expanded, updated classic study first published in 1938, revised for the fifth time in 1989. (reviewed by LER)

People of the Peyote: Huichol Indian History, Religion, & Survival
by Stacy B. Schaefer (Editor), Peter T. Furst (Editor)

Peyote Religious Art: Symbols of Faith and Belief (Folk Art and Artists Series) by Daniel C. Swan.

Peyote Religion: A History (Civilization of the American Indian, Vol 181)
by Omer Call Stewart.

The Attraction of Peyote: An Inquiry into the Basic Conditions for the Diffusion of the Peyote Religion in North America. (reviewed by LER)

The Peyote Religion Among the Navaho
by David Friend Aberle.

Pipe, Bible & Peyote Among the Oglala Lakota: A Study in Religious Identity
by Paul B. Steinmetz.

Peyote Songs of the Native Americans.
(AUDIO CD) Mike Primeaux.

Peyote Healing
(AUDIO CD) Blackfox.
A recording of a peyote healing ritual in Mexico. (reviewed by LER)

Peyote Songs From Navajoland
(AUDIO CD) Billie Nez.

The Peyote Road: Ancient Religion In Contemporary Crisis (1993).
THE PEYOTE ROAD addresses the United States Supreme Court “Smith” decision, which denied protection of 1st Amendment religious liberty to the sacramental use of Peyote for Indigenous people, one of the oldest tribal religions in the Western Hemisphere. Examining the European tradition of religious intolerance & documenting the centuries old sacramental use of the cactus Peyote, THE PEYOTE ROAD explains how the “Smith” decision put religious freedom in jepordy for all Americans. This program contributed to the successful efforts of The American Indian Religious Freedom Coalition, resulting in passage of the historic 1994 amendment to The American Indian Religious Freedom Act. (reviewed by LER)

American Medicinal Plants: An Illustrated and Descriptive Guide to Plants Indigenous to and Naturalized in the United States Which Are Used in Medicine
by Charles Frederick Millspaugh.

A Field Guide to Medicinal Plants: Eastern and Central North America (Peterson Field Guide Series)
by Steven Foster, Roger T. Peterson, James A. Duke

Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (And Not So Wild Places)
by Steve Brill, Evelyn Dean (Contributor)

Hortica, Color Cyclopedia of Garden Flora in all Climates,
by Dr Alfred Byrd Graf.
Hortica is appended by a concise descriptive text, giving family, origin, synonyms if any, vernacular or common names, character with measurements, and usefullness of each species. All plants have been assigned their zone of Cold-hardiness, or range of optimum climatic tolerence. Hortica differs from "tropica" and "exotica" by showing more plants of colder climates. A Great book!!!! (reviewed by LER)

by Dr Alfred Byrd Graf.
Perhaps one of the best books ever published on exotic plant species, gives full color photos and botanic descriptions of over 7,000 plant species. This book is an absolute must for any avid collector of plants or plant books. (reviewed by LER)

101 Medicinal Herbs: An Illustrated Guide by Steven Foster,
by Stephen Foster.
101 Medicinal Herbs, by Steven Foster, is chuck-full of useful information never made public before. New and Old World, as well as Asian species are covered in detail. Even the lowly chickweed, used by British folks to soothe cuts and sores, is described in detail. Herbs are alphabetically arranged by common names (scientific names are included), and illustrated with exquisite photographs, making it easy for the novice or professional botanist to key out species. (reviewed by LER)

Cornucopia II: A Source Book of Edible Plants
by Stephen Facciola.
713 pages , Really the most comprehensive book on sources and names of cultivars of about every species of edible plant know and how to obtain them worlwide, highly suggested, worth every penny. Even we at LER are listed in this source, a definate must buy!!! (reviewed by LER)

Heinerman's New Encyclopedia of Fruits and Vegetables
by John Heinerman.

Uncommon Fruits & Vegetables: A Commonsense Guide
by Elizabeth Schneider, Soun Vannithone (Illustrator), Pam Hoenig (Editor).
"Its' a truly invaluable trove of culinary historical, and botanical knowledge," wrote Gourmet's book reviewer in 1997, lamenting that Uncommon Fruits and Vegetables was out of print. Now the classic has returned in its original hard cover. Uncommon Fruits and Vegetables was published in 1986 to a fanfare of outstanding reviews: "If there were Emmys or Oscars for cookbooks, Elizabeth Schneider would surely receive one" Boston Globe; "the book has already become a must-have" Bon Appetite; "the timeliest and most truly helpful book of the year," proclaimed Time magazine. More timely than ever, the visionary volume includes produce now available nationwide -- arugula, mango, kiwi, snow peas, and Swiss chard, as well as less familiar passion fruit, carambola, tamarillo, and chanterelles. Backdrops rich in culinary, botanical, and historical information set the stage for nearly 100 of these produce items. Detailed methods of selection, storage, and preparation lead to more than 400 easy-to-follow recipes designed to bring out the best in each fruit and vegetable. (reviewed by LER)

Uncommon Fruits Worthy of Attention; A Gardener's Guide
by Lee Reich.

The Great Exotic Fruit Book: A Handbook of Tropical and Subropical Fruits, With Recipes
by Norman Van Aken, John Harrisson, John Harrison (Contributor).
Here is a spectacular full-color adaptation of the bestselling posters by chef Van Aken. The recipes, created especially for this book, demonstrate the versatility of these sumptuous and sometime strange fruits--everything from the pineapple to the rambutan or wax jambu. A number of fruits have been added, along with an expanded text, recipes and information on availability. (reviewed by LER)

Folk Medicine

Honey, Mud, Maggots, and Other Medical Marvels: The Science Behind Folk Remedies and Old Wives' Tales
by Robert Root-Bernstein, Michele Root-Bernstein.
Eating clay, drinking urine, applying honey to deep wounds and mere plaster to crushed bones: these are all folk remedies for ailments, passed on through the generations and thoroughly discounted by modern science. It is too bad, write scientist-historian couple Robert and Michèle Root-Bernstein, who deplore the loss of proven methods developed without the blessing of the academy, noting that "formal academic systems are only one of many ways in which knowledge is discovered, accumulated, and transmitted." Many scientists are now coming to agree with this view, they write in this fascinating collection of case studies. Researchers have showed that black tea, for instance, has powerful antibiotic properties and that maggots do an extraordinary job of cleaning wounds--as traditional healers have known all along. (reviewed by LER)

Herbal Folk Medicine: An A to Z Guide
by Thomas Squier, Lauren David Peden (Contributor).

Folk Medicine: The Art and the Science
by Richard P. Steiner.

Amish Folk Medicine
by Patrick Quillin.

Home Medicine: The Newfoundland Experience (McGill-Queen'S/Hannah Institute Studies in the History of Medicine, Health and Society;)
by John K. Crellin.

Chicano Folk Medicine from Los Angeles, California (University of California Publications: Folklore and Mythology Studies)
by Beatrice A. Roeder.

Botany and Healing: Medicinal Plants of New Jersey and the Region
by Cecil C. Still.

Texas Folk Medicine
by John Q. Anderson.

Black Folk Medicine: The Therapeutic Significance of Faith and Trust
by Wilbur Watson (Editor).

Chicken Soup and Other Folk Remedies
by Joan Wilen, Joan Willen, Lydia Wilen.

More Chicken Soup and Other Folk Remedies
by Joan Wilen (Contributor), Lydia Wilen.

Cracklin Bread and Asfidity: Folk Recipes and Remedies
by Jack Solomon, Olivia Pienezza Solomon (Contributor).

Gypsy Folk Medicine
by Wanja Von Hausen, Marlene Ekman (Illustrator), E. Reinersmann (Translator), Wanja Von Hausen.

Health Through Balance: An Introduction to Tibetan Medicine
by Yeshi Donden, Jeffrey Hopkins (Editor), Yeshi Donden, Lobsang Rabgay (Translator).

Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West
by Gregory L. Tilford, Michael Moore.

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