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Learn ancient lore and modern scientific discoveries, along with explicit ways to prepare and use over 90 essential medicinal herbs, in Herbal Gold by Madonna Sophia Compton. The author is a resident herbalist at the Sonoma Holistic Center, a member of the Herb Research Foundation, and teaches at the Graduate School for Holistic Studies at John F. Kennedy University in California. In Herbal Gold, she presents the traditions and latest research to help you achieve optimum health in the new millennium. …

It turns out that Mother Nature is a brilliant chemist. Our ancestors have used indigenous herbs in daily life for thousands of years due to these plants ability to heal and promote good health. Now modern science has identified the compounds that give herbs their medicinal qualities, scent, and flavor. The extraordinary diversity of herbal plants has the potential to improve our health and well-being, and we are wholeheartedly incorporating herbs, both fresh and dried, into our lifestyles—for …
Amazon / Rodale Books
Price: 57.00 $

Take a stroll through the garden of a self-confessed hortimaniac. Gardening is Marie Harrison s avocation, passion... some might say, obsession. In her personal, witty style (she refers to her husband as Amiable Spouse, or A.S. for short), Marie divulges her own tried-and-true ways of gardening along the coasts of the southeast United States. Marie covers perennials, flowers grown from bulbs, herbs, shrubs and small trees, vines, edible flowers, and herbs for flower borders. A section of full-color …
Amazon / Pineapple Press
Price: 51.74 $

Describes the history and medicinal benefits of various herbs, explores their role in myths and religious practices, and provides recipes for tea and lotions.Pretty enough for the coffee table, Margaret Picton s little hardback explores herbal myths and folklore in poems, traditional sayings, quotes, recipes, and ancient herbal manuscripts. Chock-full of brightly colored photos, drawings, and fancy typography, The Book of Magical Herbs delights the senses. The author has written nine other books …

Curanderos (healers) in Mexico still practice traditional herbal remedies learned centuries ago. It is only recently that scientists have begun to take these healing practices seriously. Study after study has validated the medicinal use of plants native to North America as well as some brought by the Spanish after the conquest. It’s time to reexamine the basic healing power in 34 common herbs used by traditional Mexican healers. …
Amazon / Independently published
Price: 39.99 $

Complete instructions for successfully growing 101 medicinal plants using totally organic techniques. Hartung, a certified organic grower and board member of United Plant Savers, shares all the secrets of propagation, soil preparation, natural pest management, harvesting techniques, and even garden design for both beauty and highest yield. Also includes herb-by-herb profiles and a guide to making medicines and delicious healing foods.An excellent guide for novices and experts alike, Growing 101 Herbs …

Focusing on the easiest plants for beginners to grow, Homegrown Healing covers 30 medicinal herbs, recommended by professional herbalists, that can be grown in the temperate zone. Initial garden preparation, garden design and harvesting tips lead the novice herbalist into early success. The reader will learn: • The ideal harvest time for each herb • Which parts of the herb are used in herbal preparations • How to increase the potency of home remedies • How to grow medicinal herbs in difficult …

Excerpt from The Indian Vegetable Family Instructer: Containing the Names and Descriptions of All the Most Useful Herbs and Plants That Grow in This Country, With Their Medicinal Qualities Annexed; Also a Treatise on Many of the Lingering Diseases to Which Mankind Are Subject Few books of this nature have appeared before the pubfic, and the author s conviction of their utility alone prompts him to this work on the sub ject of physical knowledge. He has endeavored to state the true nature and virtue …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
Price: 30.40 $

Unleash the potential of your yard by transforming it into a beautiful and vibrant space offering a continuous supply of food Journey into the good food movement by unleashing the potential of your yard, transforming it into a beautiful and vibrant space that offers a continuous supply of food. Using dozens of beautiful color photographs and watercolor planting charts, infographics, and landscaping designs, Your Edible Yard is the comprehensive how-to guide you need to turn your yard into a bountiful …
Amazon / New Society Publishers
Price: 29.99 $

CRC Handbook of Phytochemical Constituents of GRAS Herbs and Other Economic Plants is a unique catalog that includes more than 15,000 phytochemical constituents from over 1,000 higher plant species. This volume covers all of the generally-recognized-as-safe (GRAS) herbs and at least 250 important food and medicinal plants. Each entry features the scientific name, one or more common names, a listing of phytochemical constituents, a single datum or range of quantitative data (wet-weight to dry-weight …
Amazon / Brand:
Price: 29.56 $