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The following books are now available from Eco Images. Add $4.00 shipping for 1st book, $2.00 for each additonal book. Virginia residents add 5% sales tax.

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Yaupon Holly

Yaupon Holly

Yaupon Holly is a member of the holly family with evergreen leaves and waxy, red berries that ripen just in time for the December holiday season. The leaves are sustainably harvested, dried, and roasted to make a stimulating tea that contains caffeine, theobromine, and antioxidants.

Yaupon is available from Wild Woods Farm in loose leaf, dried and roasted, by the pound, in 3-oz. bags, or as sampler tea bags. It is also available by the pound unroasted.

• loose leaf, roasted and ground – $12/3 oz

Yaupon available in light, medium, and dark roast.Yaupon available in light, medium, and dark roast.
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Sumac Ade - Nature's lemonade

by Vickie

Sumac Ade - Nature's lemonade

Sumac is a member of the cashew family with large, compound leaves and clusters of berries that turn red when ripe. Fruits are covered with bright red hairs that are tart with malic acid. They also contain ascorbic acid (vitamin C) and tannic acid. Berries are dried and ground into a powder and infused in hot or cold water to make a tart, lemonade-like beverage that is cooling in the summer.

Cost: $5.00 per 2 oz., dried and ground


by James A. Duke, Ph.D.

Herb-A-Day… is a compilation of articles written over the past 20+ years, gently edited or sometimes updated a tad, that describes usage, benefits and research on more than 150 herbs in use today. The book includes detailed line-art illustrations provided by his wife Peggy. Personal anecdotes of Jim Duke’s experiences with herbs are both entertaining and informative. The book is divided by geographic regions that include Australia, Africa, Europe, Latin America, North America, and the Mid-East.

Paperback, 488 pages, illustrations, Cost: $15.00 plus Shipping

Herbistatins by James A. Duke, Ph.D. with Judith L. SnyderHerbistatins

by James A. Duke, Ph.D. with Judith L. Snyder

Illustrated by Peggy K. Duke

With uncertainty of the use of synthetic statins to prevent heart attacks and the lack of proof that statins lessen the risks of heart attack in women, if not sometimes in men, many are looking for alternatives. Is your doctor, or the FDA, or you sure that the synthetic statin is preventing heart atttacks? Has your doctor, he or she, told you that there is no proof that statins lessen the risks of heart attack in women, if sometimes not in men? Has he or she told you that the following wholesome foods lower the bad LDL cholesterol and raise the good HDL and have fewer negative side effects? Maybe they are even better than the statins your doctor prescribes.

5 1⁄2 x 8 1⁄2 inches softcover

192 pages

29 b/w line drawings

30 color line drawings

ISBN: 978-0938423-07-2

The cost is $10.00 plus Shipping

Wild River Guide to Coastal Waterways from Corolla to Cape HenryWild River Guide to Coastal Waterways from Corolla to Cape Henry

by Lillie Gilbert and Vickie Shufer

This is Book 3 of the Wild River Guide series. Waterways in this book include:

Currituck Sound

Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Knotts Island Bay

Lynnhaven River and its tributaries

Back Bay and its tributaries

216 pages, photographic images, 31 detailed maps – $15.00

Wild River Guide to Dismal Swamp Water Trails

including waterways of northeastern North Carolina

by Lillie Gilbert and Vickie Shufer

The Wild River Guide to Dismal Swamp Water Trails is a journey to the wilderness heart of over 20 historic waterways in northeastern North Carolina and southeastern Virginia. This book is a descriptive look at the past and present of these remarkable waterways through narrative, historic connections, detailed maps, old and new photographs, and illustrations.

264 pages, 2-color photographic images – $15.00

Wild River Guide to the North Landing River and its Tributaries (Revised Edition)

by Lillie Gilbert and Vickie Shufer

The Wild River Guide to the North Landing River and its tributaries will assist paddlers and naturalists exploring these waterways which are located in southern Virginia Beach and Chesapeake, Virginia. Information on access points and paddling sections will help in the selection of where to paddle and what to expect when there. Detailed maps are included for each river or creek. Native flora and fauna are highlighted with descriptions and photographic images for easy identification. Historical accounts of the rivers and creeks in this watershed show how significant these waterways have been to our cultural past.

180 pages, duotones throughout – $15.00

Forager’s Way

Herbal Botanicals

Herb Seasoning – $5/bottle

• Nettles – source of vitamins; add to soups, vegetables, salads

• Prickly Ash – adds zing to vegetables and meats

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• Sumac – contains malic acid and citric acid; add to fish, chicken, vegetables

• Zest!!! with turmeric, black pepper, and prickly ash seeds

Tinctures – 1 oz. - $7; 2 oz. - $12

• Bugleweed – coughs, colds; hyperthyroidism

• Chanca piedra; Stonebreak – supports kidney and bladder health

• Elderflower – diaphoretic; helps with colds and flu, fever

prickly ash tincture Elderberry Syrup – supports the immune system; flu prevention

• Indian Pipe – nervine; helps with pain management

• Passionvine – sedative, calming

• Prickly Ash – mouthwash; circulation stimulant

• Shatavari – supports women’s reproductive health

• Skullcap – sedative, calming

• Sweetgum – cold and flu prevention

• Turmeric – anti-inflammatory

• Usnea lichen – antibiotic; helps with respiratory and sinus infections

• Wild Black Cherry – cough suppressant

• Wild Ginger Syrup – supports heart and respiratory health

Herbal Teas – $2per single tea bag; $5 for 3 tea bags

• Spearmint – supports the digestive system

• Yaupon – native caffeine source

• Chanca piedra, Stonebreak – supports kidney and bladder health

• Sumac-Ade – contains citric acid and malic acid; makes a lemon-like beverage

Salves – $3 for 1/4 oz

• Soothing Salve with St. Johnswort and lemon balm – antiviral

• Rid Itch Salve with plantain, yarrow, chickweed, comfrey, and violet leaves – helps relieve poison ivy, insect bites, bee stings

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