Life in the Medicine is a valuable textbook for any herbal classroom or grower, and Leslie Gardner teaches you how to tune into growing on an intuitive level, how to infuse your plants with the lifeforce they need, and how to harvest for optimal medicinal potency. Uniquely focused on conditions necessary to capture the peak medicinal energy of each botanical, and to ensure the best quality for your own medicines or when selling to a medicine maker. Contains detailed information on origins, growing conditions, propagation, and proper harvesting, handling, and drying techniques for 100+ medicinal herbs.