Medicinal Plants of the American Southwest
by Charles W. Kane.
Covers more than 160 southwestern plant medicines, within 100 profiles. This book clearly explains each plant's medicinal use, therapeutic indication, geographic range, botanical description, preparation, dosage, and caution(s). Common and scientific names and chemical breakdown are also detailed. A complete preparation segment includes instruction on the use and making of teas, tinctures, syrups, salves, ointments, oils, washes, and other modes of application. Readers will also find the therapeutic index, glossary, bibliography, and exhaustive index, valuable additions to the book. Nearly 100 color photos.