Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs

Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs

A Beginner's Guide

Book - 2012
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Rosemary Gladstar offers an introduction for a new generation of gardeners and natural health and self-sufficiency enthusiasts. Thirty-three of the most common and versatile healing plants are profiled in depth to get the budding herbalist off on the right foot. Readers will learn how to grow, harvest, prepare, and use each herb. Step-by-step instructions explain how to prepare herbal teas, salves, syrups, tinctures, oils, and liniments to stock the home medicine chest. Simple recipes explore each plant's healing qualities -- aloe lotion for poison ivy, dandelion-burdock tincture for sluggish digestion, and lavender-lemon balm tea for stress relief.
Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., 2012
ISBN: 9781612120058
1612120059
Branch Call Number: 615.321 G543rm 2012
Characteristics: 224 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Medicinal herbs

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Jun 08, 2015

Great book for the novice interested in medicinal herb. This book provides clear, concise info about the plant, clean, crisp pictures of the plant, as well as how to use the plant and recipes. It lacks info in regards to how large a plant might get or how to grow it, but that info can be found someplace else.

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WolfRyder
Jul 05, 2014

I checked this book out so often I finally purchased my own copy. An excellent book on beginning Herbal Medicine. Tinctures, teas, salves, and much more are introduced in the beginning with clear instructions on how to do them all.

The section on the 35 best herbs for a medicinal garden is comprehensive and manageable enough for a novice herb grower.

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Terre9
Dec 04, 2013

Excellent reference on how to prepare teas, tinctures and formulas for herbal healing.

ezulauf26 Sep 13, 2012

Loved this! Very informative and gives great helpful hints. This is definatly something I will be buying for my personal library. This book has also inspired me to make my own herb garden.

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