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Pathways to Healing, a Guide to Herbs, Ayurveda, Dreambody and Shamanism

       Pathways to Healing,
a Guide to Herbs, Ayurveda, Dreambody and Shamanism by Don Ollsin


 


Book Review by Kolin Lymworth, owner Banyen Books, Vancouver, B.C.

Victoria’s master herbalist, counselor, nature guide and sunshine-dispenser Don Ollsin has written a lovely, useful book which shares with the reader in an experiential way the wonders and magic of herbs, nature and life. The process-oriented structure of the book is inviting, playful, and yet grounded in immense experience and knowledge. While referring throughout to herbal lore and remedies, he offers sections on personal healing myths, contacting your inner healer, Ayurveda (constitutions, treatments, guidelines, tastes, energetics), Herbs (medicine making, use, first aid, Bach remedies), Dreambody