Monday 11 February 2019

The Herbal Home Remedy Book: Simple Recipes for Tinctures, Teas, Salves, Tonics, and Syrups

The Herbal Home Remedy Book: Simple Recipes for Tinctures, Teas, Salves, Tonics, and Syrups By Joyce A. Wardwell
Believe it or not, your backyard holds the secrets of generations of healing wisdom  From blackberry bushes to dandelion flowers, violets greens to white pine sap healing plants are everywhere, and The Herbal Home Remedy Book is like a guided walk through the woods and fields with a master herbalist.В  You learn how to identify gather, and use 25 healing herbs to make natural remedies in the form of teas, tinctures, salves, wines, vinegars, syrups, and lozenges.
Natural antibiotic formulas from garlic, nosebleed remedies from peppermint leaf, sunburn relief from violets, and many others are woven among rich herbal folklore including Native American legends and stories . The Herbal Home Remedy Book is a full course in healing herbalist for you and your family.

The story of healing with plants is a precious heritage that is made richer by The Herbal Home Remedy Book. A spirit of connection to the earth combines in these pages with beauty and practical advice that anyone can use. Amanda McQuade Crawford, MNIMH; Dean, National College of Phytotherapy; author of Herbal Remedies for Women and The Herbal Menopause Book If you're just beginning with herbs, The Herbal Home Remedy Book is for you. This book grounds you in the fundamentals of relationship building with plants and then clearly teaches you what to do with the new plant friends you make. The abundance of Native American teaching stories adds to the joy of reading this book. Pam Montgomery, herbalist and owner of Green Terrestrial Herbal Products, organizer of the Green Nations Gathering, and author of Partner Earth: A Spiritual Ecology

This book meets all my criteria for a great herb book. Written by a long-time practicing herbalist, The Herbal Home Remedy Book explains step by patient step the skills necessary to be a self-reliant herbalist. Accentuated by the earthly wisdom of Native American stories, The Herbal Home Remedy Book is filled with practical herbal advice, wonderful recipes, and herbal formulas. The author suggests this is a book for beginners.
 Chapters included in this book
  • Chapter 1 Getting to Know the Plants
  • Chapter 2 Selecting Quality Ingredients and Equipment
  • Chapter 3 Making a Simple Cup of Tea
  • Chapter 4 Potent Potables: Making Herbal Tinctures
  • Chapter 5 Practical Pampering: Making Herb Oils and Salves
  • Chapter 6 Homespun Alchemy: Making Medicinal Wines and Vinegars
  • Chapter 7 Bittersweets: Making Syrups and Lozenges
  • Chapter 8 Stocking the Home Medicine Chest
  • Chapter 9 Making Herbal Blends
  • Chapter 10 Symptoms and Remedies: An AZ Guide

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