Of People and Plants

The Autobiography of Europe's Most Celebrated Healer
By (author) Maurice Mességué
Of People and Plants
The Autobiography of Europe's Most Celebrated Healer
By (author) Maurice Mességué

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Pages : 336

Book Size : 5.38 x 8.25

ISBN-13 : 9780892814374

Imprint : Healing Arts Press

On Sale Date : October 01, 1991

Format : Paperback Book

This autobiography, flavored by Messeque's rich French heritage and the depth of his knowledge of native plant medicine, offers detailed information about the use of specific plants in treating a wide variety of ailments. Comprehensive appendices describe preparations for the principal chronic diseases and provide recommendations for seasonal and nutritional use of plants for optimal health.
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About Of People and Plants

Of People and Plants is a combination of colorful anecdotes from Messeque's life and detailed information about the use of specific plants in treating a wide variety of ailments. Its comprehensive appendices describe Messeque's preparations for the principal chronic diseases and provide recommendations for the seasonal and nutritional use of plants for optimal health. Instructions are also given for growing beneficial herbs and vegetables and for gathering wild medicinal plants. This autobiography, flavored both by Messeque's rich French heritage and by the depth of his knowledge of native plant medicine, will be a fascinating addition to any herbal library.
Table of Contents

Table of content

Of People and Plants
The Autobiography of Europe's Most Celebrated Healer

1   The Plant Expert
2   Animals Know
3   The Death of a Happy Man
4   "Grey Smock's" Revenge
5   A Poultice for the Admiral
6   A Healer in Spite of Myself
7   Making a Start
8   I Pay My First Patient
9   A Lucky Encounter
10  My Lucky Star: Mistinguett
11  My First "Miracles"
12  "My" President
13  My First Court Case
14  Doctor's Pupil
15  Lord and Lady X
16  Winston Churchill
17  Robert Schuman and Konrad Adenauer
18  Impotence and Frigidity
19  A Fascinating Monster: Farouk
20  Utrillo's Hands and Cocteau's Heart
21  My Great Success: Cellulitis
22  How I Won the Tour de France
23  Cancer
24  My Battle Against the Charlatans
25  Dura Lex Sed Lex
Epilogue
Appendixes

Reviews

Reviews

Book Praise

Book Praise

"From simple peasant to highly respected healer, Messegue walks us through his world with grace, honesty, and humility."
Northeast Herb Association

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