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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

A Gypsy in New York Celebrates her 100th Birthday

A Gypsy in New York
Author: Juliette de Bairacli Levy
Ashtree Publishing
Genre: Memoir

 A revised edition of A Gypsy in New York by  the renowned author and healer, Juliette de Bairacli Levy, known as the Grandmother of Herbal Medicine who (11/11/12- 5/28/09) would soon have celebrated her upcoming 100th birthday.

Before her death in 2009, Juliette de Bairacli Levy collaborated with Susun “Wise Woman” S. Weed, to update several of her books, all of which will be re-released this summer.
Levy was born on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1912 in Manchester, England. She was educated at Lowther College, one of the best girls schools in Britain, and went on to study veterinary medicine at the Universities of Manchester and Liverpool, but she left university after two years to study with the Gypsies and peasants of the world.

In the late 1930's Juliette ran a distemper clinic in London where, at a time when many dogs were dying, she treated and cured hundreds of dogs with fasting, herbs and a natural diet.  In the 1930's Juliette developed the first line of herbal supplements for animals known as Natural Rearing Products which are today distributed worldwide. She also worked with wounded soldiers and later cured thousands of sheep declared incurable by conventional vets.

In the 1940's, while travelling in America, Spain, France, North Africa and Turkey, Juliette gathered herbal remedies from the nomadic and peasant peoples of these lands. When her Complete Herbal Handbook for Farm and Stable was published in 1951, it was the first veterinary herbal ever to be published making information previously passed by word of  mouth available in print.

Thus Juliette became THE pioneer of what is known today as holistic animal care. She went on to write The Complete Herbal Book for the Dog. Both these books together with Juliette's Illustrated Herbal Handbook for Everyone and Natural Rearing of Children have become classics and many generations of humans & animals have been raised & healed on these books.  As well as her herbal books, she has written several travel books, two novels and three books of poems.

This is part of the launch and online book tour for that book that includes bonuses for the purchase of this book. Find that bonus page and other information at .
Here's what people are saying about A Gypsy in New York:

In this richly detailed memoir, Juliette de Bairacli Levy – one of the founders of American herbalism – offers us a rare and compelling documentary. It is at once a travel book, and herbal guide and a compendium of Gypsy lore and Gypsy ways. Juliette gives us river winds, strange characters in the streets by day, rats scurrying by at night, and legions of cockroaches in the apartments, against whose window the blossoms of apple and pear trees toss, even in the great city’s cement heart. In this richly detailed memoir, Juliette de Bairacli Levy offers us a rare and compelling documentary.
If you love animals or plants, you’ll love Juliette de Bairacli Levy & her books.” ~ Susun Weed.

This jewel-like memoir details Juliette’s love of nature & animals as she relates w/Gypsies.

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