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Herbal Medic: A Green Beret's Guide to Emergency Medical Preparedness and Natural First Aid

by Sam Coffman Author

In this fascinating book, author and Green Beret Sam Coffman offers the reader a comprehensive look at how to make use of the natural world and common herbs to provide first aid and emergency medical care when a professional setting is unavailable. Beginning his career in medicine more than 10 years ago as a Green Beret medic, Coffman has since gone on to work as a clinical herbalist and teach others about the incredible value of plants in fighting ailments and treating injuries. This reference guide for your home has specific instructions on everything from which herbs to keep on hand, scientific explanations of the roles that these herbs play in the body, and a variety of protocols for creating tinctures, salves, and other herbal preparations for use in a variety of contexts. Every medical practitioner should be familiar with these interventions should they find themselves far from the ER. A vital read.