PHARMAKO DYNAMIS: Stimulating Plants, Potions and Herbcraft.
Edition: First edition, a large trade paperback..
San Francisco: Mercury House, (2002.). First edition - The second book in his Pharmako trilogy - ancient Greek herbalists used the term pharmakodynamis to refer to the intrinsic powers of plants. This volume covers, among other plants, coffee, chocolate, ephedra, khat, coca, and nutmeg. Dale Pendell is a poet, engineer and ethnobotanist - among other things, .he was the founding editor of KUKSU: Journal of Backcountry Writing. Illustrated throughout. Extensive references, index. vii, 293 pp. ISBN: 1562791257.
Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.