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Herbs have been the centerpiece of natural healthcare since before the dawn of medicine in ancient Greece. With more than 50,000 strains of herb from around the world currently catalogued by various botanical societies and a small percentage of those serving solid, universally recognized medical purposes, it is no wonder that many people have taken up the hobby of growing their own herbs at home to help with basic things like healing burns or relieving headaches. This book will guide you through …

A Visual Directory of Herbs is a comprehensive botanical A-Z reference to over 250 individually photographs herbs. Full descriptions of each herb are given, with essential information on habitat, cultivation, and the parts of the herb used for their culinary, fragrant or medicinal properties. Harvesting and storage are clearly explained, and you can delight in recipes for herb oils, vinegars, teas, poultices, and other therapeutic concoctions. Caution boxes will alert you to any aspects of the plant …
Amazon / Brand: Anness
Price: 132.34 $

Long ago, people turned to Mother Earth to gather herbs for healing, ritual, eating, and beauty. Today, herbs are experiencing a renaissance as people seek natural solutions to their medicinal, nutritional, and cosmetic needs. Rooted in Wiccan practice—a personal, earth-based spirituality that emphasizes living in harmony with natural cycles—THE WICCA HERBAL details and demystifies 100 magickal herbs, with gardening tips and recipes for cooking, healing, ritual, and other purposes. The book includes …
Amazon / Brand: Ten Speed Press
Price: 132.11 $

The Art of Herbal Healing is a comprehensive reference containing a wealth of information, step-by-step instructions, and colored illustrations enabling safe and responsible use of medicinal herbs to heal and promote vibrant health.Susan Clearwater presents a dynamic “hands-on” exploration into the amazing world of herbalism, empowering readers to interact with medicinal plants at whatever level you choose — from gardening, harvesting, and creating herbal teas and other preparations to learning …
Amazon / Holistic Nursing Service
Price: 109.99 $

The Art of Herbal Healing is a comprehensive reference containing a wealth of information, step-by-step instructions, and colored illustrations enabling safe and responsible use of medicinal herbs to heal and promote vibrant health.Susan Clearwater presents a dynamic “hands-on” exploration into the amazing world of herbalism, empowering readers to interact with medicinal plants at whatever level you choose — from gardening, harvesting, and creating herbal teas and other preparations to learning …
Amazon / Green Turtle Publishing
Price: 89.88 $

Herbs are the world s most interesting plants, says Howard Garrett. They make beautiful landscape choices, are useful for cooking, controlling insect and disease pests, healing wounds, and are effective for improving the immune system. In this fully illustrated, easy-to-use guide, Garrett and veteran herbalist Odena Brannam offer expert advice on growing nearly 150 herbs suited to Texas and Southwestern gardens, along with detailed information on each plant s landscape, culinary, medicinal, and other …

A fully illustrated reference guide on medicinal plants and their therapeutic properties explains how the plants work, how herbal medicine was developed, and how to use home remedies to relieve common ailments, and features a unique photographic index that profiles more than 550 plants from around the world. …
Amazon / DK Publishing
Price: 81.06 $

An excellent Christian resource on herbs. Beautifully-illustrated pages give tips on how to grow, use, and benefit from 130 herbs. Spiritual lessons from herbs mentioned in the Bible help the reader discover living parables of the natural world in relationship to God s spiritual world. For example, the herb Hyssop has internal and external cleansing value, and it is mentioned in the Bible in relationship to the cleansing of sins. Recipes, culinary and medicinal charts, and a devotional section titled …
Amazon / Cladach Publishing
Price: 79.79 $

An illustrated reference guide to over 550 of the medicinal herbs currently known and used throughout the world. It includes practical information on using a selection of the most widely available herbs for a range of common ailments. The core of the book is a listing of 500 medicinal herbs, organized alphabetically by Latin name. The index includes herbs from Europe, India and the Middle East, China and the Far East, Africa, Australasia and the Americas. Each herb is profiled with information on …

Imagine gardens all around your home filled with healing plants--flowers, shrubs, vines, and trees selected for their medicinal benefits. Follow the vision of a famous 19th-century pioneer of holistic medicine, Sebastian Kneipp. This guided tour takes you through a nature garden --specially designed for harmony of body, mind, and soul. Then charts based on the garden s 300 medicinal plants and herbs show how to grow and use the healing properties of various roots, branches, leaves, flowers, fruits, …
Amazon / Brand: Sterling
Price: 64.99 $

Showcases 150 of the most beautiful, gardenworthy species. Salvia is derived from the Latin word salvare, to heal, and for centuries salvias have been valued for their medicinal and culinary qualities. Salvias, commonly known as sages, grow throughout the world. They occur in many forms: perennial, biennial, annual herbs, and evergreen or deciduous shrubs. These amazingly varied plants are also noteworthy for their remarkable resistance to pests and diseases, their drought tolerance€” and their …
Amazon / Brand: Timber Press
Price: 63.64 $

The gardens of Mexico are some of the most extraordinary in the world, and the people of Mexico have cultivated a deeply spiritual connection and reverence for their land. Through generations of toil and inventiveness, they found ways to tame the soil, using bold combinations of plants. As Alfonso Alfaro writes in his introduction, the “culture was synonymous with plant life, and plant life was transformed into art.” That heritage is still alive today in Mexico, and Paraíso Mexicano beautifully …
Amazon / Clarkson Potter
Price: 62.27 $

Every year, Llewellyn puts out almanacs, specific to us witches, giving us highlights to look for throughout the year and spells to do on certain days; the 2012 Herbal Almanac is no different. Filled to the brim with information on herbs, this almanac is more than your usual yearly calendar! Among the articles found inside: Discover the culinary and medicinal uses of the carvivorous bog violet Beautify your home with cheery sunflower crafts Enhance your good fortune with an autumn luck bag Make and …
Amazon / Llewellyn Publications
Price: 61.74 $