Medicinal Herbs of CA

This month the Ojai Quarterly published my “Off the Shelf” feature on Lanny Kaufer’s spectacular and informative new field guide to medicinal herbs in California: Here’s the opening:

And below the fold [page 2, below] the full story in a more readable font for the web. Much respect to Lanny, who not only has been leading herb walks in this area for decades — I’ve been on many — but despite his respect for the first peoples, as a scientist looks for a “consilience of evidence” before advocating for any treatment.

Published by Kit Stolz

I'm a freelance reporter and writer based in Ventura County.

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