This could be the most important book you will read this year. Well-known author, teacher, lecturer, and herbalist Stephen Harrod Buhner has produced a book that is certain to generate controversy. It consists of three parts: 1. A critique of technological medicine, and especially the dangers to the environment posed by pharmaceuticals and other synthetic substances that people use in connection with health care and personal body care. 2. A new look at Gaia Theory, including an explanation that plants are the original chemistries of Gaia and those phytochemistries are the fundamental communications network for the Earth's ecosystems. 3. Extensive documentation of how plants communicate their healing qualities to humans and other animals. Western culture has obliterated most people's capacity to perceive these messages, but this book also contains valuable information on how we can restore our faculties of perception.casionally, her hands would tighten spasmodically and, finding nothing to grab hold of or no reason to become a fist, ... The slope dropped rapidly and I angled left, taking us into a milder ravine shaped over time by water running off the ridge.
|Title||:||The Lost Language of Plants|
|Author||:||Stephen Harrod Buhner|
|Publisher||:||Chelsea Green Publishing - 2002|