by Richo Cech One of the best books on herbs we have seen. Written by author and co-owner of Horizon Herbs Medicinal Herb Seeds (see Seeds section). Part I contains information on making herbal medicines (drying and processing herbs, making tinctures and basic formulas for making teas, decoctions, vinegar extracts, glycerites, salves, poultices and more). Part II discusses more than 100 herbs that are readily grown in North America. Listings include parts used, specific formulas, practical uses, contraindications, and an overview of the herb. 282 pages, softcover.