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Barcode50642000449346
LocationSW Smith
TitleStalking the healthful herbs / Euell Gibbons ; with drawings of plants by Raymond W. Rose.
AuthorGibbons, Euell.
Call No581.6 GIB
CollectionAdult Non-Fiction
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581.6 GIB50642000449346AvailableSW Smith

Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 0911469060
International Standard Book Number 9780911469066
Dewey Decimal Classification Number 581.6/3 20
Personal Name Gibbons, Euell.
Title Statement Stalking the healthful herbs / Euell Gibbons ; with drawings of plants by Raymond W. Rose.
Imprint Putney, Vt. : A.C. Hood, 1989, 1966.
Physical Description xiv, 301 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Content Type text txt rdacontent
Media Type unmediated n rdamedia
Carrier Type volume nc rdacarrier
General Note Includes index.
General Note Reprint. Originally published: New York : D. McKay, 1966.
Formatted Contents Note Those green things -- What's an herb to do with? -- Wild horseradish as medicine, condiment, and cosmetic -- Witch-Hazel : most familiar of all herbal medicines -- Comforting composites : boneset, coltsfoot, and yarrow -- Wild lettuce : a vegetable tranquilizer -- Medicine and magic from wormwood -- Elecampane, horseheal, or elf dock -- For courage : borage, star-flower, or beebread -- Comfrey, knitbone, or healing herb -- Nature's vitamin pill : the common blue violet -- The fragrant wild mints -- Beating the cats to the catnip -- Those healthful herbs -- Ground-ivy or gill-over-the-ground -- The wild and woolly horehound -- Common garden sage gone wild -- How to have a wild thyme -- Did you ever eat a pine tree? -- Stalking the slippery elm -- The common stinging nettle -- Marsh-marigold or American cowslip -- Goldthread, canker-root, or mouthroot -- Wild carrot, bird's-nest or Queen Anne's lace -- Ginseng : more precious than gold -- How to eat a rose -- Hawthorn or red haw -- The useful chickweed -- The versatile vibumums -- Those marvelous mallows -- Listen to the basswood tree -- Jewelweed or wild touch-me-not -- Medicinal Christmas decoration -- Cleavers or goosegrass -- Great mullein or velvet dock -- Curled dock : weed or fine food? -- What I do with the blaspheme-vine and Indian cucumber -- Jack-in the-pulpit or Indian-turnip -- The odorous skunk-cabbage -- Chufa or nut-grass -- Just how good are wild foods? -- Capturing wild perfumes.
Summary, Etc. Describes the characteristics and uses of wild herbs, and recounts the author's experiences exploring nature.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Cooking
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Cooking (Wild foods)
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Cooking.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Herbs Canada.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Herbs Folklore.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Herbs Therapeutic use.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Herbs United States.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Medicinal plants Canada.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Medicinal plants United States.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Plants, Medicinal
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Wild plants, Edible Canada.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Wild plants, Edible United States.
Subject Added Entry - Geographical Term North America
Subject Added Entry - Geographical Term North America.
Additional Physical Form Entry Online version: Gibbons, Euell. Putney, Vt. : A.C. Hood, 1989, 1966 Stalking the healthful herbs. (OCoLC)658806267

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