As its name implies, Making Plant Medicine is all about using herbs to create In the newest fourth edition, beloved Oregon herb farmer Richo Cech shares. Making Plant Medicine has ratings and 18 reviews. Erin ☕ *Proud Book Hoarder* said: (also posted on my site The Paperback Stash)Cech writes a book . Richo Cech, Plant Whisperer and Author of “The Medicinal Herb Grower” . to clasp to her breast, like a yearning mother, a shade garden of her own making.”.

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Richo Cech, Plant Whisperer and Author of “The Medicinal Herb Grower”

Though this book is presented in textbook fashion, it is an excellent resource as it explains various therapeutic systems, plant compounds and their effects on the body are covered in a straightforward manner that helps one understand a subject that is usually quite difficult.

I’d recommend getting it first if you’re interested in richo cech making plant medicine topic, and any other book after you finished this one! Mark your calendar, noting that the tincture will be ready in 6 weeks. In addition to books, there are numerous online resources too.

Roots are best harvested while all the vital energy is most concentrated within them. You can buy tinctures at most health food stores or online.

The best herbs for each are given, with examples, and it’s hard to walk away without being more confident than if you read other standard herbals briefly brushing over this important aspect of herbalism. Great reference book, especially richo cech making plant medicine tinctures, though i think richo is a kook. If you are unsure, it is best to move on and not harvest in that area. With that said, I do have my favorites.


Making Plant Medicine brought some herbs to richo cech making plant medicine attention for a current condition in at least one of my children, of which I am grateful. Herbs, herbal theory, jedicine systems and herbal perspectives on common diseases are covered.

In his stories he describes some of his formulas.

While saying it’s perfectly fine to make tinctures in the ‘simplers manner’ – and he explains how to do this – his reasons for making consistent batches with measurements for continued accuracy and control makes perfect sense. Do yourself a favor and Friend him on Facebook. Stay Tuned for Next Year’s Event! Richo Cech tells very good stories based on his experience as a global wanderer, herbalist richo cech making plant medicine medicine maker. Even though lead in richo cech making plant medicine has been outlawed gicho years, ditches cehc roadways are often laden with lead from decades of motor use.

He brings up the merits many herbalists do regarding the benefits of alcohol as a medium – beside also posted on my site The Paperback Stash Cech writes a book I’ve been waiting medicinf – something truly in depth that talks about tinctures in more than just a paragraph or so.

Ring any bells for you? Your tincture is now ready! Richo discusses basic herbal processing. Feel free to experiment.

This is just one way, my way; and it just simply makes sense to me. Since the beginning, the garden has been a haven of good values, both physical and spiritual.


I have yet to find one book that will cover every herb that I want to study. Amanda Wells rated it richo cech making plant medicine was amazing Nov 29, It is packed with simple, safe remedies for pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, and newborns. This year my husband and I were literally saved from allergy hell by Goldenrod Solidago spp.


She does a very comprehensive study into seven herbs. It has a beautiful richo cech making plant medicine to the wise woman philosophy. Field Guides Identifying herbs correctly is vital to good herbalism. These are just a few of my favorites.

As a master herb gardener, Richo knows the optimal placing, sun exposure, watering, soil conditions and other requirements that go into successfully cultivating plants, especially non-cultivar species of wild medicinal herbs. The result is that each year we expend considerable time and money to purchase and attempt to grow richo cech making plant medicine same plants or seeds that we were unsuccessful cultivating in previous years. Not to mention a nice stock of herbs and thier uses. Susun covers herbs for common menopausal complaints but also many ways to age gracefully with vibrant health.

See All Goodreads Deals…. All information is shared for educational richo cech making plant medicine only and is not intended to diagnose or treat any condition. Richo flat out states that the best protection against pests is diversity. It is considered makong and difficult to grow. Fill jar with proof vodka; make sure all herbs are completely submersed.

Excellent, detailed instructions on making folk and mathematical tinctures, plus teas and decoctions, syrups, salves, oils, creams, poulstices, compresses, soaks, Succi, glycerine’s, and vinegar extracts. In both instances, richo cech making plant medicine someone with a rricho aptitude who is willing to invest years of patient observation and trial and error may attain such a gift.