Dr. Tilgner has written an impressive well-researched guide on the use of herbs that professionals and lay people alike will find very practical and informative. --Christiane Northrup M.D.
A wonderful guide for those new to herbs as well as an excellent formulary for those already skilled in herbalism. Sharol Tilgner has combined her triple skills of healing, farming and medicine making in her unique work with the plants. --Rosemary Gladstar, author, herbalist, founder of United Plant Savers.
This is an important text for the budding herbalist, and a handy reference for the experienced clinician. Dr. Tilgner has done an excellent job of pulling together a large amount of information and making it easy to access. A most valuable and useful addition to anyone s herbal library. --Jillian E. Stansbury N.D.
About the Author
Dr. Sharol Marie Tilgner has been an avid herbalist since 1979. She is a licensed naturopathic physician in Pleasant Hill, Oregon and founder and prior owner of the herbal manufacturing company Wise Woman Herbals Inc. Dr. Tilgners past includes director of the Portland Naturopathic Clinic pharmacy, molding an old cattle ranch into an organic herb farm that is now called Shalimar Gardens, editor of Herbal Transitions and associate editor of Medical Herbalism. She has produced 2 herbal videos entitled Edible and Medicinal Herbs, Volume 1, and II. Dr. Tilgner is a nationally known speaker who lectures at medical colleges and conferences across the United States. She acts as an herbal consultant to both physicians and the herbal industry. She currently owns and operates Wise Acres Farm where she hosts the NW Herb Fest and the Sustainable Lifestyles Festival & shares her knowledge with apprentices and students.