Southwest Medicinal Plants
Identify, Harvest, and Use 112 Wild Herbs for Health and Wellness
Wildcraft your way to wellness!
The Southwest is ripe with wild edibles, no matter the season. From deserts to grasslands, river canyons to forests, a rich harvest of tasty plants—many found only in this region—awaits the curious forager. In Southwest Medicinal Plants, herbalist, educator, and lecturer John Slattery shares his expert foraging knowledge, including traditional methods of gathering and processing. Savor fresh mulberries along the trail, or blend them with foraged nuts and seeds for snacking. Enjoy a simple but delicious sun tea made from desert willow flowers. Along the way, learn what to look for, when and where to look, and how to gather the abundant wild edibles of the Southwest responsibly.
- An A-to-Z guide for foraging year-round
- Detailed information for safe identification
- Suggestions for sustainable harvesting
- Tips on preparation and use