Māori Healing Remedies by Murdoch Riley
A useful book of time-tested Maori herbal therapies.
By quoting the words of many skilled practitioners of the art of herbal medicine, and by describing some of the spiritual practices and karakia associated, the book becomes a useful compendium of proven therapies, whether for arthritis, headaches, insect bites, rheumatism, skin complaints, sore throats, sprains, wounds etc. Headings for over 30 ailments.
The book has beautiful photography by Phil Bendle that identifies many of the indigenous plants used by the Maori.