Resumen del Libro
Lively interviews! Herbal Medicine! Granny midwives, herbal & shamanic healers, old time organic farmers & visionaries present traditional, island healing & planting lore. Medicinal plants & their uses, spiritual practices & agricultural history are woven together in entertaining, culturally-rich dialogues, which explore diverse aspects of Puerto Rican folklore. Prologue & epilogue complement interviews, placing information in social & ecological contexts. User-friendly reference sections plus hundreds of recipes for personal healing (some dating back to slavery times) & organic agriculture make for a guide to the creation of an ecologically sustainable future. Book includes ten interviews plus a detailed table of contents, recipe chapters, general index, glossary, bibliography, map, photos, illustrations, & up-to-date resource list. All plants identified with Spanish, English & scientific names. SEMBRANDO Y SANANDO is sequel to HASTA LOS BANOS TE CURAN! REMEDIOS CASEROS Y MUCHO MAS DE PUERTO RICO (0-943862-47-7), which focuses more exclusively on Puerto Rican botanical & spiritual healing traditions. Order one or both from author Maria Benedetti at HC-1 Box 6361, Orocovis, Puerto Rico 00720. Send $23 for Sembrando, $18 for Hasta los Banos…! Both volumes for only $40. Price includes postage.