Description - Wonders In Weeds by William Smith
During recent years there has been a great revival in the interest of herbs for both culinary purposes and healing and this has led to the production of numerous books on these subjects, but Wonders in Weeds will be welcomed by those seeking a reliable work by a practitioner who has studied and has had the opportunity of observing the results of botanic therapy over several decades. his book is the result of practical experience by a man who has devoted his whole life to healing, a man who is anxious to pass on his knowledge to those seeking a safe method of treatment which has no dangerous 'side' effects.
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(217mm x 137mm x 11mm)
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Author Biography - William Smith
William Smith has been in practice as a consulting medical herbalist practically all his life. Born in Colne, Lancashire, in 1910, he studied pre-medical subjects at Burnley Municipal College ( a branch of Manchester University), and at 17 years of age was apprenticed to an uncle who was a bonesetter and medical herbalist, also studying with Joseph Knagg a well-known medical botanist of Colne. In 1937, he qualified as a medical herbalist (by examination) with the Lancashire Association of Herbal Practitioners. Subsequently he practiced privately in Colne and Nelson until the outbreak of war, apart from an appointment as assistant to Dr Sarah A. Webb, MD (USA) and William H. Webb, both Fellows of the NATIONAL Association of Medical Herbalists, at their clinic of Scarisbrick Street, Southport. r Smith studied nature cure and osteopathy at the British Naturopathic and Osteopathic Association, London, gaining diplomas in the two subjects. e studied with the National Institute of Medical Herbalists of Great Britain, and passed their examination in 1946. Later appointed to the tutorial staff and examining board, and then to the research committee. Awarded a Fellowship in 1961 for