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By Riley, Murdoch
A useful book of time-tested Maori 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.
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The definitive publication dealing with Maori healing and herbal remedies. The first part of the book surveys Maori health and healing from before contact time with Europeans up to the present day, set out under individual ailments and subjects. The herbal of some two hundred pla...nts makes up the second part of the book, with remedies arranged in chronological order. There are more than 200 colour plates, including many plants not previously photographed.Read more
"Over 4000 proverbs, aphorisms and other expressions from the rich resources of Maori literature, legends and everyday life"--Page .
Compiled by Riley, Murdoch
Recipes for Crayfish Risotto, Grilled venison, Kina Pie, Paua soup, Whitebait fritters, Trout in wwine, Pavlova, and many more.
The Maori language is extraordinarily rich in proverbs and sayings. This is a compendium of over 500 sayings encapsulating the customs and traditions of the race. A treasure store of accumulated wisdom handed down from the ancestors - "Te oha o nga tangata matua" (proverb 1-3). T...here are 81 subject headings covering social customs, history and mythology.Read more
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