Plants for the People

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Plants are our past. Plants are our future. We are diminished if we can't celebrate plants, properly understand their powers and harness their energy to heal ourselves.

Plants for the People is an exploration of the plant world through the eyes of a master herbalist, weaving ancient wisdom with a modern approach to plant medicine. This is a beginner's guide to using plants to restore vitality and a general sense of wellbeing, with recipes for easy-to-make teas, tinctures, syrups, balms and baths. Throughout there are golden tips and tonics for addressing common ailments such as bloating, bad skin, lack of energy, winter coughs and colds, jangling nerves and many other present-day complaints.

An evolution of herbal-medicine books of the past, Plants for the People is a modern presentation of an ancient craft. Plants! People! We belong together!

'This gift of herbal wisdom is one you will want to reference and rifle through on the regular.' Merfleur Wellness

'A must read.' Real Living

'If you're looking for a useful resource about plant medicine that is easy to read and has beautiful photography, this is the book for you.' Washington Gardener

'An invitation to explore the world of plants as medicine.' Paradiso issue 13

"Plants for the People is the most approachable, practical guide to herbal medicine and Earth communion. Erin's wisdom helps inspire us to look around our yards, gardens, parks, and wild spaces for the medicinal plants that inhabit the same landscapes we do, and reminds us of their powerful potential." Sarah Britton

'A beautiful celebration of plants, people and the power of connecting with nature. Erin is generous with her wisdom and has created a keepsake guide worth treasuring.' Jodi Wilson

'Erin's connection to the plants is so genuine and inspiringly beautiful. In this important book she shares her wisdom and encourages us to lean into this ancient medicine, to remember the power nature holds.' Emma Galloway