Rosemary Gladstar is a pioneer in the herbal movement and has been called the ‘godmother of American Herbalism.' With her expert advice of over 35 years of developing herbal formulas, anyone can make their own herbal remedies for common ailments. Gladstar profiles 33 of the most common and versatile healing plants and then shows you exactly how to grow, harvest, prepare, and use them. Stock your home medicine chest with safe, all-natural, low-cost herbal preparations, and enjoy better health!
Rosemary is the founder of the California School of Herbal Studies , the oldest running herb school in the United States, author of The Science and Art of Herbalism home study course, and is the director of the International Herb Symposiumand The New England Women’s Herbal Conference held annually in NE. She is the author of numerous herb books including the best seller Herbal Healing for Women, The Storey Book Herbal Healing Series, Herbal Remedies for Vibrant Health, and the Science and Art of Herbalism, an extensive home study course.
Rosemary is also the co-founder of Traditional Medicinal Tea Company and did all of the original formulations for the company. She has taught extensively throughout the United States and worldwide at venues as varied as backyard gardens, native villages, garden clubs to universities and hospitals. She has won numerous awards and certificates for her work with medicinal plants, but her greatest reward has been in watching the herbal renaissance soar from its birth and feeling in some small exciting way, a part of it.
Her greatest passion has been the work of United Plant Savers, a non profit organization that Rosemary founded in 1994 and is currently serving as `Founding President’. UpS is dedicated to the conservation and cultivation of at risk North American medicinal plants and to preserving botanical sanctuaries across the U.S. to help preserve the land that these precious native species thrive on.
For information on United Plant Savers, please visit: www.unitedplantsavers.org