This practical reference guide provides, for the first time, comprehensive information on the medicinal plants that were used by Aboriginal people of the southwest of Western Australia before European settlement. This interesting and in-depth guide to how to use plants for alternative treatments and protection from common ailments will be of interest in students, readers, and teachers interested in plant medicine.
About the Authors
John Horsfall has had a long career as a Mental Health and General Nurse. He has taught at the Western Australian School of Nursing and, later, at the Curtin University Centre for Aboriginal Studies. He was the Training Coordinator at the Specialist Aboriginal Mental Health Service in Perth before retiring in 2013.