Invite Mother Nature into your garden! Learn how to cultivate, harvest and make your own treatments with this definitive reference book for medicinal plants.
From ginger to lavender, thyme, and even the little dandelion, this book is a complete encyclopedia of herbs, plants and their healing properties. Learn about the chemistry of the plants and how they act as a medicine. Create alternative treatments for nearly 200 common health concerns in the comfort of your home.
Treat yourself with the most natural medicine and become your own herbalist. The helpful instructions are easy to follow so you can start your own medicinal garden with the best know-how. Create the ideal habitat for planting, practice careful cultivation and know the best time to harvest.
The well-thought-out format of the book means you can look up information by plant names or by ailments. There are 550 essential herbs with a beautiful photographic plant index discussing their different uses. Learn how to safely and effectively process the correct parts of the plants to encourage holistic and healthy healing.
Traditional Medicine with Modern Research
A treasure trove of information on the history of natural remedies and the many uses of plants. An essential index for any level of herbal expertise and supportive advice for beginners.
• Extensive photographic index of over 550 herbs and plants. • Description of the plants, their active constituents and therapeutic properties. • Advice on how to cultivate your own herb garden.
Andrew Chevallier FNIMH, MCPP, is an experienced medical herbalist, healer, and author of books on botanical medicine. He is a fellow and past-president of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists, and a member of the College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy. He also helped to found the BSc (Hons) Herbal Medicine course at Middlesex University.