Subtitle The essential companion to identifying, using and enjoying common wild plants for health and healing

Heidi Merika
Price $35.00
Description Description From the Wild is a herbal medicine cookbook offering a simple, resourceful, nature-based approach to health and wellbeing.

Qualified naturopath and medical herbalist Heidi Merika draws on her decades of experience to create delicious, nutritious, plant-based recipes and healing home remedies from 30 of the world's most common edible wild plants, from cat's ear to cobbler's pegs, dandelion to dock, and nasturtium to wild raspberry. Enjoy over 100 recipes including a spring salad full of wild edibles, nettle gnocchi verde, and clover muffins, along with lantana itch balm, chickweed anti-inflammatory gel and St John's wort pain ointment.

Including information on foraging safely and sustainably, From the Wild is all you need to forage, cook and eat wild foods for abundant health.
Format Hardcover Book 304 Pages
ISBN 9781761500091
Size7.08 in x 9.44 in / 179.83 mm x 239.78 mm
Published Date September 10th, 2024
Heidi Merika
Heidi Merika is a qualified naturopath and medical herbalist with a passion for wild medicinal and nutritional plants. She has lectured in nutrition and herbal medicine at RMIT University, Endeavour College of Natural Health, University of the Sunshine Coast and Southern Cross University's National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine. With more than two decades of industry experience, she has also been running courses and workshops on plant medicine, wildcrafting, herbal medicine and plant-based nutrition both in person and online since 2012. She was involved in the menopause program at Melbourne's Royal Women's Hospital, has been a guest speaker at the College of Lactation Consultants Victoria international conference, and was asked to speak at the 2022 Herbal Medicine Summit in Sydney. Her work combines her knowledge of natural health as it relates to nutrition, medicine, spiritual growth, environmentalism, creativity and the joy of living. From the Wild is her second book. Her first book, Wildcraft: The Science and Spirit of Wild Plants as Food and Medicine, was self-published in 2019. She lives on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
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