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Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs

A Beginner's Guide:33 Healing Herbs
Paperback Book
Publisher: 
Storey Books
 | 
March, 2012
ISBN:
9781612120058
In stock now: 
5
$22.95 CAD
Banyen's Description: 

With Rosemary Gladstar's expert advice, anyone can make their own herbal remedies for common ailments, such as aloe lotion for poison ivy, dandelion-burdock tincture for sluggish digestion, and lavender-lemon balm tea for stress relief. Gladstar profiles 33 of the most common and versatile healing plants and then shows you exactly how to grow, harvest, prepare, and use them. Stock your home medicine chest with safe, natural, low-cost herbal preparations.

Gladstar, the godmother of modern herbalism, also offers tips on introducing an herb patch to your backyard garden and easy-to-follow recipes for brewing restorative teas, blending soothing salves, and making tinctures, oils, syrups, and pills.

Herbs featured in this “kitchen pharmacy” manual include basil, cayenne, cinnamon, garlic, ginger, rosemary, sage, thyme, and turmeric. And “24 safe and effective herbs to know” include aloe vera, burdock, calendula, chamomile, chickweed, dandelion, echinacea, elder, goldenseal, hawthorn, lavender, lemon balm, licorice, marsh mallow, mullein, nettle, oats, peppermint, plaintain, red clover, St. John’s wort, spearmint, valerian, and yarrow.

Publisher’s Description: 

With Rosemary Gladstar's expert advice, anyone can make their own herbal remedies for common ailments, such as aloe lotion for poison ivy, dandelion-burdock tincture for sluggish digestion, and lavender-lemon balm tea for stress relief. Gladstar profiles 33 of the most common and versatile healing plants and then shows you exactly how to grow, harvest, prepare, and use them. Stock your home medicine chest with safe, all-natural, low-cost herbal preparations, and enjoy better health!

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