Juliette shares with us the herbal lore she learned and used in the Spanish Sierra Nevada mountains. You’ll find herbs to combat vermin, keep your skin beautiful, counter burns, and many more. This jewel-like memoir by noted herbalist and traveler Juliette de Bairacli Levy details her personal struggle against typhus fever, during which she gave birth to her second child, Luz, who had to be suckled by a nanny goat.
As ever we are embraced by juliette’s love of nature and animals, and welcomed onlookers as she relates with people whose lives are far different from ours. Gypsies dance and sing their way through this book, adding their picturesque – and sometime threatening – energy to an exquisitely detailed story that is always intriguing, and sometimes suspenseful.
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This magical book has made me want to shelve my responsibilities and hit the road! The author's enthusiasm and ability to embrace hardship and bounty alike are truly inspirational. I am encouraged to lighten my material load to provide space for the gifts that the simple life provides. Lots of herbal lore.
Recipes, herbal medicine, travel lore, literary references, and personal observations make Traveler's Joy an enjoyable read. Juliette de bairacli Levy Used book in Good Condition. Explore the free wandering life of this enchanting guide by a legendary teacher who lives in tune with the rhythms of nature.
A Gypsy in New York Herbals of Our Foremothers
Juliette de bairacli Levy Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. In this richly detailed memoir, juliette de Bairacli Levy – one of the founders of American herbalism – offers us a rare documentary. It is at once an herbal, a travel book and a compendium of Gypsy lore and Gypsy ways. Juliette gives us river winds, against whose window the blossoms of apple and pear trees toss, and legions of cockroaches in the apartments, rats scurrying by at night, strange characters in the streets by day, even in the great city’s cement heart.
Summer in Galilee
Join juliette de bairacli levy – gypsy herbal veterinarian and mother of two toddlers – as she spends an eventful summer swimming in the waters, and the history, of the Sea of Galilee, in the modern state of Israel. Juliette trains her observant eyes, places, on the people, and lovely descriptive prose, plants and animals around her.
You’ll thrill as she and her children discover ancient treasure, be fascinated as she visits the tombs of Jewish mystics, hold your breath as Juliette dares to traverse the forbidden militarized zone around the Jordan River in pursuit of a personal communion with this holiest of lands, and, perhaps, scream in terror as she is visited in the dark of night by an enormous snake – only to breathe a sigh of relief when she is saved by her faithful Afghan hound.
Juliette vividly described her visit to a Bedouin village, and the trouble this causes, both in the kibbutz where she lives and among the Bedouins. But with keen wit, and kind heart, steely nerve, including her readers, she manages to please everyone, as she saves the day and mends frayed tempers. Used book in Good Condition.
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Common Herbs for Natural Health
Used book in Good Condition. Juliette de bairacli utilizes her Gypsy wisdom and decades of studying herbs and healing to create a book filled with natural remedies and recipes. Used book in Good Condition. What a treasure! her respect and love for the plants, the earth, and the medicinal knowledge garnered from people of all ethnic origins is powerful, practical, and sensible.
My gardens and personal health are already benefiting from this intelligent and tender book. Common herbs for natural Health is an essential herbal for the newcomer to the expert. Used book in Good Condition.
The Complete Herbal Handbook for the Dog and Cat
Dog and cat owners are becoming increasingly concerned about the saftey of processed pet food and the possible side-effects of over-use of antibiotics and hormone treatments. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Faber & faber. Used book in Good Condition. This new edition, thoroughly revised and updated, covers Natural Rearing, herbal medicine and disease prevention.
Back in print at last! Remedies, recipes, and fascinating lore on nourishing and healing children naturally. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. How i wish i had known of nature's children when my son was younger, but it's never too late to begin employing the remedies and recipes contained in this marvelous book which is dedicated to the simple life and family health.
Susun weed Used book in Good Condition. Surely this is how our children were meant to be raised and nourished! In harmony with the rhythms of the earth, seasons, and plants, wild creatures, the author shares her knowledge and compassion. The classic text for natural child rearing, now revised and expanded.
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The Complete Herbal Handbook for Farm and Stable
Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Faber & faber. The pioneer of herbal veterinary medicine has again thoroughly revised, updated and expanded her book on natural and organic cures and farming methods, first published in 1952 and now a classic in its field. Used book in Good Condition.
The Illustrated Herbiary: Guidance and Rituals from 36 Bewitching Botanicals
Used book in Good Condition. Combining a passion for plants with imagery reminiscent of tarot, enticing text offers reflections and rituals to tap into each plant’s power for healing, self-reflection, and everyday guidance. Rosemary is for remembrance; sage is for wisdom. Faber & faber. Contemporary herbalist maia toll adds her distinctive spin to this tradition with profiles of the mysterious personalities of 36 herbs, fruits, and flowers.
. Smaller versions of the illustrations are featured on 36 cards to help guide your thoughts and meditations. Used book in Good Condition. The symbolism of plants — whether in the ancient Greek doctrine of signatures or the Victorian secret language of flowers — has fascinated us for centuries. Used book in Good Condition.
If Women Rose Rooted: A Journey to Authenticity and Belonging
Used book in Good Condition. Truly, it's mind-blowing in the most profound and exhilarating sense. Manda scott, international word-of-mouth bestseller about wild landscapes, author of Boudica and Into the FireThis is the second edition of a uniquely empowering, female mythology, and the challenges facing modern women.
It is a book for any woman who has ever lost her way and who sees a wasteland at the heart of modern existence and longs to live a more authentic, rooted life once again. Sharon blackie is a writer, storyteller, and psychologist who lives in the hills of Donegal, Ireland. Faber & faber. 2016 nautilus award silver Winner in the Women category"I love this book.
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Juliette of the Herbs
Faber & faber. Now 85 years of age, juliette's life story is as colourful and exciting as her tremendous wealth of herbal knowledge. Juliette of the herbs is a beautifully filmed lyrical portrait of the life and work of Juliette de Bairacli Levy: herbalist, author, friend of the Gypsies, breeder of Afghan hounds, traveller in search of herbal wisdom and a pioneer of holistic veterinary medicine.
September Publishing. For more than 60 years Juliette has lived with the Gypsies, nomads and peasants of the world. Used book in Good Condition. Filmed on location in greece, england and america, france, spain, Switzerland, Portugal, and interwoven with Juliette's vast collection of archival photographs together with scenes of Gypsies dancing and Bedouins with their herds, Juliette of the Herbs is an inspiring portrait of a remarkable woman.
Learning the healing arts of these people who live close to nature, and listening to nature herself. Used book in Good Condition. Juliette's well-loved and now classic herbals for animals and for children have been a vital inspiration for the present day herbal renaissance and holistic animal care community.
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