Robin's Song Acupressure & Herbal Therapy

singles delight, bodywork, mountain meadow

PHOTO CREDIT: plant pics copyright 2014 Jen Landry. Asian Bodywork Therapy pic copyright 2014 FAY SCHALLER, photographer extraordinaire

SEED SOURCES FOR HERBS and VEGETABLES:

  • Horizon Herbs, www.horizonherbs.com
  • Turtle Tree Seeds, www.turtletreeseed.org/ (a collective of biodynamic growers)
  • Uprising Seeds, www.uprisingorganics.com/ (a collective of organic growers in the Pacific Northwest)
  • Sandhill Preservation, www.sandhillpreservation.com (heirloom seeds)
  • MY FAVORITE BOOKS:

    3 BASIC ESSENTIALS for those seriously interested in Alaskan Edible & Medicinal Plants:

  • Flora of Alaska, by Eric Hulten
  • Discovering Wild Plants, by Janice Schofield
  • Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West, by Michael Moore
  • GUIDES AND KEYS that will help along the way:

  • Alaska Trees and Shrubs, by Leslie Viereck and Elbert Little Jr
  • How to Identify Plants, by HD Harrington
  • Botany in a Day, by Thomas Elpel
  • Mushrooms Demystified, by David Arora
  • GUIDEBOOKS FOR PROCESSING MEDICINAL HERBS:

  • Making Plant Medicine, by Richo Cech (the simple straight scoop, yet done artistically)
  • Home Medicine Maker's Manual, by James Green (more technical and more methods are covered)
  • ETHNOBOTANICAL PERPECTIVES:

  • Plants That We Eat, by Anore Jones (I also recommend Fish That We Eat by the same author)
  • Plant Lore of an Alaskan Island, by Frances Kelso
  • Alaska Wilderness Medicines, by Eleanor Viereck
  • Tainana Plantlore, by Dena'ina K'et'una
  • FOR THE SERIOUS HERB NERDS:

  • Medical Herbalism, by David Hoffman
  • King's American Dispensatory, by Felter and Lloyd (these are available online)
  • PERSPECTIVES AND PHILOSOPHIES ON CREATING BALANCE (internally and externally):

  • The Lost Art of Compassion, by Lorne Ladner
  • Coming to Our Senses, by Jon Kabat Zinn
  • Full Catastrophe Living, by Jon Kabat Zinn
  • Wherever You Go, There You Are, by Jon Kabat Zinn
  • Nonviolent Communication, by Marshall Rosenberg
  • NUTRITION:

  • The Art of Fermentation, by Sandor Katz
  • Wild Fermentation, by Sandor Katz
  • Nourishing Traditions, by Sally Fallon
  • Healing with Whole Foods, by Paul Pitchford
  • Staying Healthy with Nutrition, by Elson Haas
  • Sacred Herbal and Healing Beers, by Stephen Harrod Buhner
  • STRETCHING:

  • Stretch and Strengthen, by Judy Alter (awesome)
  • Stretching, by Bob Anderson (basic, safe stretches)

  • DON'T SEE ONE OF YOUR FAVORITES ON THE LIST, LET ME KNOW!

    Jen Landry, Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM)
    Robin’s Song Acupressure & Herbal Therapy
    PO Box 151
    Gustavus Alaska 99826
    907-460-4589

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