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The Authentic Herbal Healer: The Complete Guidebook to Herbal Formulary & Plant-Inspired Medicine for Every Body SystemWant to delve deeper into the art and science of herbal medicine? Want to discover what herbs actually do in the body? And evenMoreThe Authentic Herbal Healer: The Complete Guidebook to Herbal Formulary & Plant-Inspired Medicine for Every Body SystemWant to delve deeper into the art and science of herbal medicine? Want to discover what herbs actually do in the body? And even more--how to use them with confidence?Hollys new book, The Authentic Herbal Healer, is the perfect complement to her book The Essential Herbal for Natural Health, since it is packed with time-tested information for beginner and intermediate herbalists and healing arts practitioners.Ready to move into creating your own blends? Are you curious how certain herbs work within the framework of the body, and how the chemistry of plants works with the chemistry of the human body? Do you long to discover the herbs used around the world (more than 130 of them!) for a variety of conditions -- and even more, educate yourself about how to combine them so they are most effective?At an estimated 404 pages, The Authentic Herbal Healer is the comprehensive go-to reference thats written in an easy supportive style yet backed by up-to-date clinical research. The book is brimming with guidance for combining herbs with confidence, whether you are a full-time herbalist or you wish to supplement your acupuncture, midwifery, chiropractic, coaching or counseling practice with trusted herbal formulas.Having created herbal formulary for 17 years, Holly Bellebuono takes the fun of kitchen herbalism to the next level, introducing you to the worlds variety of botanical healing remedies. Also included in the book are a full glossary, a multi-cultural materia medica, a section on wild edible plants, a thorough and in-depth reference and bibliography, and an exploration of the positive self-empowerment necessary for both healers and their clients and families.Easy to follow and well-organized, The Authentic Herbal Healer is a straightforward, educational, inspirational, and ultimately extremely useful reference. It is a much-appreciated gift for the person fascinated with health, healing, and natural foods and medicines. With a simple yet direct writing style, the book reads as if your friend and personal tutor is guiding you through the extraordinary world of herbal health and healing.