The Herbal Apothecary: 100 Medicinal Herbs and How to Use Them available on November 12 2017 from Amazon for 12.96
ISBN bar code 9781604695670 ξ1 registered July 06 2017
ISBN bar code 9781604695670 ξ2 registered November 12 2017
Product category is Book
Manufacturered by Timber Press
Product weight is 1.96 lbs.
MELIA PUBLISHING SERVICES “A brilliant addition to any library.” —Rosemary Gladstar, herbalist and bestselling author More and more people are exploring the healing possibilities of plant-based medicines, and health shops across the country now stock their shelves with natural remedies, but treatments can easily be made at home. The Herbal Apothecary profiles 100 of the most important medicinal plants with striking photographs and step-by-step instructions for making herbal teas, tinctures, compresses, and salves to treat everything from muscle strain to the common cold or anxiety. This holistic guide also includes advice for the home gardener on growing and foraging for medicinal plants. Incorporating traditional wisdom and scientific information, The Herbal Apothecary provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to plant-based medicine. With the guidance of naturopath JJ Pursell, herb enthusiasts can learn how to safely create their own remedies using plants they know and love.
It's a good reference and some interesting recipes. Deducted stars for the entry on Red Root which is known as Amaranthus Retroflexus in the book but it looks like the author is talking about Ceanothus Americanus. Amaranthus Retroflexus can be medicinal but doesn't support the spleen. At worst, it might be laxative. Not a fatal mistake but it's wrong nevertheless. Not acceptable in a 'herbal apothecary' book. To author and publisher: Please note correction and vet ..
Oh dear.I was flipping along, pretty happy with it all when I got to Red Root. Which the author specified as Amaranthus Retroflexus and then went on to say that other common names are New jersey Tea,. etc.These two things, Amaranthus and the medicinal Redroot, are not even in the same family, There is a red rooted pigweed (Amaranthus) but it is NOT the redroot of herbal medicine.While the sort of red root of Amaranth won't hurt you - it is considered a nutraceutic..