Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs

Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs

A Beginner's Guide

Book - 2012
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Craft a soothing aloe lotion after an encounter with poison ivy, make a dandelion-burdock tincture to fix sluggish digestion, and brew up some lavender-lemon balm tea to ease a stressful day. In this introductory guide, Rosemary Gladstar shows you how easy it can be to make your own herbal remedies for life's common ailments. Gladstar profiles 33 common healing plants and includes advice on growing, harvesting, preparing, and using herbs in healing tinctures, oils, and creams. Stock your medicine cabinet full of all-natural, low-cost herbal preparations.
Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., c2012
ISBN: 9781612120058
Branch Call Number: 615.321 GLA
Alternative Title: Medicinal herbs

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WCLSSumasLibrary
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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