Māori Healing Remedies by Murdoch Riley
A book of time-tested Māori 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 Māori.
Paperback - 80 pages
Dimensions - 145 x 10mm
Published - 2018
By Murdoch Riley.
Murdoch wrote a number of books dealing with New Zealand flora and fauna, as well as Māori lore. The most significant, however, was Māori Healing and Herbal published in 1994, which was awarded Second Prize in the 1995 Montana Book Awards. Until 2002 he ran a wholesale health-book business.