Tree Medicine is the first comprehensive guide to the amazing healing power of trees. With herbal medicine and the use of tree preparations set to become a significant part of mainstream healthcare in the 21st century, Peter Conway explains how we can unlock their ancient healing properties to benefit our health. In this important book he looks at: - The history of trees in medicine - Why trees are effective in healing - The role of trees in herbal medicine, aromatherapy and flower and tree essences - The various types of preparation, with step-by-step instructions where appropriate - Professional help with tree medicine - what is available and what to expect - Self-help using tree medicine - which conditions can be treated and how - Other approaches to healing with trees; wood carving, growing trees, tree meditation - Descriptions of the healing properties of over 140 trees from around the world
Peter Conway Dip.Phyt. MNIMH MCPP DTM Cert. Ed is an experienced medical herbalist and runs his own private practice in Edinburgh. - He is a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists and the College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy. - He is editor of the British Journal of Phytotherapy and a contributing member of the editorial panel of Health Matters, the pharmacy magazine. - His work has been featured in numerous publications including The Guardian, Financial Times, Here's Health, GQ, Zest and Red. - Peter is the acknowledged expert on the subject and is regularly called on by the media to comment on related issues. He is passionately committed to developing the academic standards of herbal medicine and lectures widely on the subject.