BoHW had only 40 or so herbs and an excellent if brief Therapeutic Repertory at the end.
This book is a valuable book for herbalists who are serious about expanding their knowledge for the benefit of their clients.
Respectful of every herbalist's approach, and of every herb, Wood places us back amidst a true and genuine western holism.
The Practice of Traditional Western Herbalism (by the same author) is the key to Western Herbalism, This book is the materia medica that describes most of the Old World plants'... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Linda Demissy
This book has information on so many different herbs and plants. It contains not only good information but good historical data as well. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
Excellent and trustworthy information. Very well researched and documented. With his personal input, you can tell he knows what he's talking about, and the testimonials just add to... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Deanna Gilbert
From reading this book ( which now is my reference from now on) it is obvious hard work on research from past books, even years of 1700 has put forward by the knowledgable author . Read morePublished on June 30, 2012 by Frank Tailor
There is a great amount of information packed in this book. The problem is finding it. The index in this book is lacking. Read morePublished on October 24, 2011 by Duane
The content of this book is wonderful. So glad to have it in my library.
My only complaint is the typesetting of the book. Read more
This book and its companion volume should be in everyone's natural health library. The way the books are set up make it easy to find an herbal remedy by name, or by the condition... Read morePublished on January 23, 2010 by PatriciaD2284
This Guide to Old World Herbs and its sister companion book are simply 2 of the best herbals to be found anywhere. Read morePublished on June 21, 2009 by Linda E. N-Eaton
Matthew Wood is helping to keep the true spirit of herbal medicine alive, this book combines both eclectic traditional indications as well as modern evidence-based indications of... Read morePublished on April 16, 2009 by M. C. Grady