Bring herbs into your daily life. This beautiful video is fun and informative for all levels of herbal knowledge. As a "budding herbalist" you will quickly learn to identify and use these wonderful plants. You'll see the whole plant, up close, and be able to identify distinguishing characteristics. Your knowledge of how to use the plants will grow quickly as food, medicinal and other uses are discussed. As a novice, you will appreciate Dr. Tilgner's explanation on the proper way to collect different parts of the plant to insure maximum vitality.
The more "seasoned herbalist" will find this tape a useful teaching tool in classes and as an adjunct to herb walks. Health practitioners will want to share this information with their clients. For persons unable to go out in the field due to health or logistics, this video is invaluable. More advanced persons will appreciate the use of both common and Latin names.
Plants discussed include: Balsamroot, Bunchberry, Colts Foot, Plantain, Candy Stripe, Oregon Grape, Yarrow, Cleavers, Chickweed, St John's Wort, Nettles, Horsetail, Wild Ginger, False Solomon's Seal, Hazel Nut Tree, Johnny Jump Up, Trillium, Wild Strawberry, English Daisy, Heal-All, Ball Head Cluster Lily and Iris.