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In herbal tradition, spring is the time for liver cleansing and detox—a sort of “spring cleaning” for the body and its systems. However, autumn is also a great time for cleaning the body and mind. Here are recommendations for books to help you prepare for the slowdown of the winter season (and indulgent holiday meals) and fortify your immune system as the winter cold and flu season peeks over the horizon.
Every herbalist, whether amateur or professional, knows the relationship between plants and people is ancient, perhaps as old as humanity itself. And now scientists have confirmed that Neanderthals had an excellent understanding of medicinal plants and even the natural antibiotic properties of penicillin mold!