Herb Medicinal Plants Growing Guide

72 popular herbs are profiled in this guide. Almost all of them can be grown in your own home garden. Cultivating herbs is fun, provides healthy food and saves money.

Author: Stefan Mager

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ISBN: 0980594839

Category: Herb

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The Medicinal Gardening Handbook

Features profiles and uses for cultivated herbs (astragalus, calendula, chamomile, comfrey, echinacea, elder, garlic, lemon balm, motherwort, peppermint, sage, valerian) and wild herbs (burdock, coltsfoot, dandelion, mullein, nettle, ...

Author: Dede Cummings

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 9781629141954

Category: Gardening

Page: 176

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Features profiles and uses for cultivated herbs (astragalus, calendula, chamomile, comfrey, echinacea, elder, garlic, lemon balm, motherwort, peppermint, sage, valerian) and wild herbs (burdock, coltsfoot, dandelion, mullein, nettle, plantain, red clover, red raspberry, self-heal, St. John's wort, yarrow, yellow dock).
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The Complete Guide to Growing Healing and Medicinal Herbs

This book will guide you through the step-by-step process of learning about and growing your own healing herbs, starting with the basics of what each herb can do and proceeding to show you everything you need to cultivate them yourself.

Author: Wendy M. Vincent

Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781601383518

Category: Gardening

Page: 288

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This book will guide you through the step-by-step process of learning about and growing your own healing herbs, starting with the basics of what each herb can do and proceeding to show you everything you need to cultivate them yourself. The first things you will learn in this guide are the basics of all healing herbs, starting with a complete breakdown of the numerous healing herbs known to be easily cultivated in temperate climates. Matching the right herbs to your region, you will then be able to start learning about how herbs grow, as well as what they need, what they need from the soil, water, the weather, and feeding. You will learn which plants grow best together and which style of herbs are going to be best for selling and which are best for personal growing. Experts in the field of healing herbs have provided their insights into issues such as how to harvest the healing herbs best and how to dry or preserve them for use as healing materials. Learn how you can make a number of common treatments for various ailments with your herbs and how you can benefit best from your newfound gardens.
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Handbook On Medicinal Herbs With Uses

This book illustrates the cultivation, utilization of Abelmoschus Moschatus, Abroma Augusta, Abrus Precatorius, Abutilon Indicum, Acacia Arabica, Acacia Catechu,AcaciaFernesiana, Acanthus Ilicifolius, Achillea Millefolium, Achyranthes ...

Author: H. Panda

Publisher: ASIA PACIFIC BUSINESS PRESS Inc.

ISBN: 9788178330587

Category: Herbs

Page: 550

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Medicinal herbs are the local heritage with global importance. World is endowed with a rich wealth of medicinal herbs. The Variety and sheet number of plants with therapeutic properties is quite astonishing. Medicinal herbs have curative properties due to presence of various complex chemical substance of different composition, which are found as secondary plant metabolites in one or more parts of these plants. These plant metabolites, according to their composition, are grouped as alkaloids, glycosides, corticosteroids, essential oils etc. During the past decade, a dramatic increase in exports of medicinal herbs attests to worldwide interest in these products as well as in traditional health systems. The pharmaceutical industries have made massive investment on pharmacological, clinical and chemical researches all over the world in past five decades. Efforts have been made to discover still more potent plant drugs. The benefits of these efforts would reach to the masses in future in farmers initiate commercial cultivation of medicinal herbs. In fact, agricultural studies on medicinal herbs, by its very nature, demand an equally large investment and higher priority. India, in particular, has a big scope for the development of pharmaceutical and physiochemical industry. The medical plants for health are used as herbal treatments and therapies that can be new habits for culture. Medicinal plants constitute a large segment of the flora, which provide raw materials for use by various industries. They have been used in the country for a long time for their medicinal properties. These plants are staging a comeback and herbal renaissance is happening all over the globe. The herbal medicines today symbolise safety in contrast to the synthetics that are regarded as unsafe to human and environment. This book illustrates the cultivation, utilization of Abelmoschus Moschatus, Abroma Augusta, Abrus Precatorius, Abutilon Indicum, Acacia Arabica, Acacia Catechu,AcaciaFernesiana, Acanthus Ilicifolius, Achillea Millefolium, Achyranthes Aspera, Aconitum Napellus, Aconitum Heterophyllum,Acorus Calamus, Adansonia Degitata, Adina Cordifolia Adhatoda Vasika, Adonis Vernalis, Aegle Marmels, Aerua Lanata, Aesculus Hippocastanum, Aethusa Cynapium etc. The book contains systematic account of the most important plants used in medicines. Each chapter covers botanical description, parts used, Ayurvedic properties, clinical uses, constituents with the figure of the plant. This book will be very useful for those working on medicinal plants, natural products, entrepreneurs, libraries, consultant, research scholars etc.
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National Geographic Guide to Medicinal Herbs

A resource organized by body system lists the key herbal remedies available, their uses and cautionary advice, in a book that includes full-color photos, a glossary and several thematic indexes.

Author: Rebecca L. Johnson

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426207006

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 383

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A resource organized by body system lists the key herbal remedies available, their uses and cautionary advice, in a book that includes full-color photos, a glossary and several thematic indexes.
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The Beginners Guide to Medicinal Plants

KNOW EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GROWING YOUR OWN PLANTS FOR MAKING ESSENTIAL OILS!

Author: Lindsey P

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ISBN: 1329214242

Category: Gardening

Page: 68

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KNOW EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GROWING YOUR OWN PLANTS FOR MAKING ESSENTIAL OILS! ALL INFO NEEDED, SAVE MONEY ON HARVESTING YOUR OWN!!! Growing medicinal plants and herbs indoor is a popular hobby for a lot of gardeners. One of the greatest reasons to plant medicinal plants indoor is to have a ready supply of these beneficial herbs. These herbs are those that you commonly snip into your sauces and soups. They can also be used to soothe an itchy rash or cough. Growing medicinal herbs may not sound to be very appealing, however you can benefit from growing these plants that can provide instant relief for many illnesses that can happen anytime of the day. It would also be wonderful to be able to cut a sprig of thyme while boiling water and prepare a fresh cup of thyme tea that is fragrant and vibrant. Since it is fresh, you'll sure it is effective since it's fresh.
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Herb Gardening For Dummies

Herbs 101 — get the 4-1-1 on the basics of growing herbs and the botany principles that'll help them thrive Know before you grow — make a garden plan based on your unique growing conditions and herb preferences Get down to the nitty ...

Author: Karan Davis Cutler

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470617786

Category: Gardening

Page: 384

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A plain-English guide to the world of herb gardening Starting an herb garden isn't free, but it certainly outweighs the growing costs of buying retail herbs. Plus, adding homegrown ingredients to your meals is a healthy and tasty way to improve upon any dish you whip up at home. This friendly, hands-on guide is an excellent introduction to the world of herb gardening. It gives you tips and advice to grow a thriving herb garden that will add depth and flavor to home-cooked meals-as well as boost your health. How to choose, plant, and care for herbs Covers ready-made versus homemade soil mixes, starting plants from seeds, and other fundamentals How to prevent insects, pests, and diseases from invading your containers Over 30 herb recipes for everyday uses, including rubs, marinades, beauty products, and more Whether you're interested in getting step-by-step instructions for starting on your first herb garden or already have one and want to learn new tips and techniques, Herb Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition has you covered!
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Diy Herbal Gardening

Limited Time Offer! Get This Book At The Discounted Prie! Are you tired of waiting for the seasons to change before you can savor the taste of fresh herbs and spices? Then the suggestion of growing an indoor herb garden is perfect!

Author: Alex Gardner

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1505672473

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Limited Time Offer! Get This Book At The Discounted Prie! Are you tired of waiting for the seasons to change before you can savor the taste of fresh herbs and spices? Then the suggestion of growing an indoor herb garden is perfect! It's a win-win situation for sure!The best part of it is-you don't need to know a thing about herbal gardens. Even if you have a black thumb and have killed off every plant you've ever owned-you'll find herbs far easier. You'll save money too. Herbs are some of the most expensive produce you'll buy at the grocery store. Let's get you started at having an herb garden whatever the weather! We will cover steps to growing an outdoor herb garden as well as an indoor garden in case you live in a palpable climate for them. What You Will Learn You'll learn about:The Top HerbsGetting the Herb Garden Started Four Components for a Successful Herb GardenPlanting Your HerbsPlanting The GardenContainer Planting HerbsYour Complete Guide To Growing, Harvesting And Using The Top HerbsA Growing Guide To BasilGrowing Guide for ChivesGrowing Guide To OreganoA Growing Guide To ThymeA Growing Guide for RosemaryGrowing Guide To MintGrowing Guide to DillGrowing Guide for ChamomileGrowing Guide to Parsley Select the "buy" button on the top of page to learn more about how you grow and use the top medicinal herbs! ---------------Tags: Herbal Gardening, Herbals, Medicinal Plants, Herbal Plants
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The Ultimate Book of Herbs Herb Gardening

An inspirational, but practical book on herbs and herb gardening, this is the ultimate reference manual to growing, using and identifying herbs successfully.

Author: Jessica Houdret

Publisher: Lorenz Books

ISBN: 1843090228

Category: Gardening

Page: 256

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A comprehensive guide with a directory of 250 herbs featuring botanical descriptions and cultivation advice.
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The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer

The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer makes a convincing case that producing organic medicinal herbs can be a viable, profitable, farming enterprise.

Author: Jeff Carpenter

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

ISBN: 9781603585736

Category: Gardening

Page: 416

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The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer is the first book to be published on organic commercial herb farming, written by a successful, small-scale herb farmer husband-and-wife team located in Vermont. The few existing books on growing herbs are often inaccurate, and inapplicable to the small-scale market growers of medicinal herbs, focusing mainly on growing in your backyard. This book focuses on quality over quantity, keeping costs down by innovating with existing equipment, rather than expensive technology and overproduction. It will help people interested in commercial medicinal herb farming determine what and how to grow using ecologically sustainable techniques while still remaining profitable.
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Rosemary Gladstar s Medicinal Herbs A Beginner s Guide

In this introductory guide, Rosemary Gladstar shows you how easy it can be to make your own herbal remedies for life’s common ailments.

Author: Rosemary Gladstar

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781603428293

Category: Gardening

Page: 224

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Craft a soothing aloe lotion after an encounter with poison ivy, make a dandelion-burdock tincture to fix sluggish digestion, and brew up some lavender-lemon balm tea to ease a stressful day. In this introductory guide, Rosemary Gladstar shows you how easy it can be to make your own herbal remedies for life’s common ailments. Gladstar profiles 33 common healing plants and includes advice on growing, harvesting, preparing, and using herbs in healing tinctures, oils, and creams. Stock your medicine cabinet full of all-natural, low-cost herbal preparations.
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Homegrown Herbs

Tammi Hartung provides in-depth profiles of 101 popular herbs, including information on seed selection, planting, maintenance, harvesting, and drying.

Author: Tammi Hartung

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781603427036

Category: Gardening

Page: 256

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Enjoy a thriving, fragrant herb garden and use your harvest to bring beauty, flavor, and health to your everyday life. Tammi Hartung provides in-depth profiles of 101 popular herbs, including information on seed selection, planting, maintenance, harvesting, and drying. Hartung also shows you how to use your herbs in a variety of foods, home remedies, body care products, and crafts. Whether you’re a seasoned herbalist or planting your first garden, Homegrown Herbs will inspire you to get the most out of your herbs.
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Medicinal Plants

Medicinal Plants A Gardener's Guide to Medicinal Plants! In this book we will take a look into the world of growing your own medicinal plants, how you can have your own pharmacy in your own back yard!

Author: Sophie Mcbride

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1542335280

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Page: 30

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Medicinal Plants A Gardener's Guide to Medicinal Plants! In this book we will take a look into the world of growing your own medicinal plants, how you can have your own pharmacy in your own back yard! Even for those that do not have a yard there is still other ways you can grow your medicinal plants. This book will help you to learn how to grow and take care of yourself and loved ones using medicinal plants that you grow. Medicinal plants are used in almost every country and culture for many thousands of years in the treatment of various ailments. At one point in time before we had walk-in clinics everywhere, many people would grow their own medicinal plants to prepare homemade remedies for various ailments. Not only do healing plants offer therapeutic benefits; but they are also very aesthetically pleasing to our senses. In this book we will learn about: gardening with medicinal herb plants common medicinal plants and their uses most effective medicinal herbs to grow in your garden
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Essential Oils and Weight Loss for Beginners and the Beginners Guide to Medicinal Plants

So what kind of medicinal plants should you grow? This book features a lists of different herbs and medicinal plants that you can grow at home. The list is just a good starting point for easy to find and easy to grow herbs.

Author: Lindsey P

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 1508547068

Category:

Page: 42

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The Beginners Guide to Medicinal Plants: Everything You Need to Know About the Healing Properties of Plants & Herbs, How to Grow and Harvest Them & Essential Oils & Weight Loss For Beginners: Ultimate Guide to Losing Weight, Increasing Energy, Balancing Metabolism & Appetite Using Essential Oils & AromatherapyMedicinal Plants Growing medicinal plants and herbs indoor is a popular hobby for a lot of gardeners. One of the greatest reasons to plant medicinal plants indoor is to have a ready supply of these beneficial herbs. These herbs are those that you commonly snip into your sauces and soups. They can also be used to soothe an itchy rash or cough. Growing medicinal herbs may not sound to be very appealing, however you can benefit from growing these plants that can provide instant relief for many illnesses that can happen anytime of the day. So what kind of medicinal plants should you grow? This book features a lists of different herbs and medicinal plants that you can grow at home. The list is just a good starting point for easy to find and easy to grow herbs. So start growing your own plants so you can make your own medicine and stop using hazardous products! Here Is A Preview Of Whats Inside... Guide to Growing a Medicinal Herb Garden Easy Guide to Successfully Grow Herbs and Medicinal Plants at Home The Best Medicinal Plants to Grow at Home Know the Ten (10) Most Common Herb and Medicinal Garden Mistakes and How to Avoid Them Much, much more! Essential oils & Weight Loss: Essentials oils are a great weight loss tool, along side diet and exercise by increasing your energy and balancing your metabolism. They will also assist you in suppressing your appetite, boosting your mood and burning fat. Learn how the use of certain Citrus' like lemon, grapefruit, and bergamot are used in aromatherapy, massage and deep breathing to assist you in your successful weight loss journey. These essential oils have different properties that work to help you in breaking down fat in order to be fully absorbed by your body and turned into energy. They help curb your appetite and your "midnight-snack" cravings. They affect the part of the brain to help you relax and calm down instead of converting your anxieties and stresses into overeating. The essential oils discussed in this book will be your ally in keeping a regular exercise routine. Topic Covered.... Essential Oils Basics How They Work for You Citrus Essential Oils Non-citrus Essential Oils A Helper and Complement A Look in the Mirror Much, Much More
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DIY Herbal Gardening

" DIY Herbal Gardening The Ultimate Guide To Growing Herbs And Herbal Medicinal Plants - Includes Top 10 Best Healing Herbs You Can Easily Grow At Home DIY Herbal Gardening is an overview of how to plant, harvest and use a variety of herbs.

Author: Lauren Price

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ISBN: 151529269X

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Page: 32

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"DIY Herbal GardeningThe Ultimate Guide To Growing Herbs And Herbal Medicinal Plants - Includes Top 10 Best Healing Herbs You Can Easily Grow At HomeDIY Herbal Gardening is an overview of how to plant, harvest and use a variety of herbs. There is a chapter each on culinary and medicinal herbs. Mention is made of traditional uses of herbs, and there is a chapter on non-edible herbs that are used in potpourri and bouquets.DIY Herbal Gardening is an introductory book, intended for users who are just starting out with their first herb garden. However, it contains some useful information that can benefit experienced gardeners. It covers how to start a kitchen garden and some tips for maintaining it.Also mentioned is the importance of using an up-to-date herbal when seeking information about how to use herbs. While historical herbals are interesting, some were written at a time when medical knowledge was very limited. DIY Herbal Gardening takes a careful approach when outlining medicinal use of herbs, recommending consultation with a licensed practitioner.Listed in the book is ten commonly used herbs; ten culinary; and ten that have medical applications. There is, of course, some overlap between culinary and medicinal herbs. There is also a short list of herbs that can be used to create cleaning water and to make your linens smell nice, and free of moths.If you are seeking an introduction to herbs and herb growing, this is an excellent first book for your library.
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Healing Herbs

Herbalist Tina Sams identifies the 20 most common and healthful herbs and over 100 natural remedies that are easy, inexpensive, and effective. This illustrated guide is fundamental for any nature-lover's library.

Author: Tina Sams

Publisher: Fair Winds Press

ISBN: 9781627881944

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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Ever wondered about the benefits of dandelion, chickweed, and elder? Healing Herbs is an essential reference for the beginning herbalist, featuring 20 common herbs, many of which are considered weeds, that can often be found in hedgerows, meadows, and wild places. Along with medicinal information, this book includes traditional folklore and fortifying recipes for each edible or medicinal plant, and plenty of easy-to-follow instructions to help fill a backyard herbalist's medicine chest with remedies to keep the whole family happy and healthy. Healing Herbs is conveniently organized by plant, making it easier for the home herbalist to find, identify, and use healing plants from the backyard. Herbalist Tina Sams identifies the 20 most common and healthful herbs and over 100 natural remedies that are easy, inexpensive, and effective. This illustrated guide is fundamental for any nature-lover's library.
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The Kew Gardener s Guide to Growing Herbs

Underpinned by the authority of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the expertise of Holly Farrell, The Kew Gardener’s Guide to Growing Herbs combines practical elements with inspiration and beauty.

Author: Holly Farrell

Publisher: White Lion Publishing

ISBN: 9780711240377

Category: Gardening

Page: 144

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With an almost alchemical power, herbs can provide flavours and scents unlike any other. Growing the source of these intense flavours can now be a reality for gardeners and food enthusiasts with any size of garden, from an acre to a window box. Culinary herbs can be used as seeds, flowers or leaves; cooked and eaten themselves or used to infuse a dish or drink. They are now being used in artisan gin, ice cubes and cocktail syrups; in foraged dishes and kitchen gardens and often the only way to capture that elusive flavour is to have home-grown, freshly harvested herbs on your doorstep. Find out how to develop your own herb garden and grow herbs in all situations. Comprehensive information is given on how to plant, propagate, harvest and use herbs in the most interesting ways from planting a herb roof to making herbal oils. The 75 most exciting herbs are also identified, illustrated and their uses explained. Underpinned by the authority of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the expertise of Holly Farrell, The Kew Gardener’s Guide to Growing Herbs combines practical elements with inspiration and beauty.
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Herbal Medicine Garden

It can brighten your life and your health. This book will guide you to ensure that you make the best choice. If you are serious about healing your body with natural substances, then you are going to want to get this book today.

Author: Summer Wallace

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ISBN: 9798646643040

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Page: 126

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Are you interested in using herbs to help treat some common ailments? Have you always wanted to have an herb garden, but didn't know how in the space you have? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are going to want to continue reading. Herbs and other plants have long been used by men to help treat health problems. They were the first medicine. Just because we have modern medicine does not mean that we can't still use these plants to help us heal. Most people are afraid of using plants for healing because they don't understand them. Yes, some poisonous plants should not be ingested, but with the right information, you can safely use plants as medicine. Then there is the issue of not having the space to grow the herbs and plants. A lot of people live in apartments or in a house that doesn't have much of a yard. That's okay. Most of the plants are very hardy once they have been established and do very well in boxes. The most important thing is to make sure they get the light they need, and even if you don't have a south-facing window, you can use a grow light. There's no reason not to grow your plants for medicinal and culinary purposes. If still have your doubts, don't worry, this book is here to teach you everything you need to know. You will find 30 of the most common medicinal plants and herbs and what they can help heal How to grow herbs when your space is lacking A quick introduction into what medicinal herbs and herbal medicine is What you will need to have to make sure that your plants grow well Instructions on how to make essential oils How to create herbal infusions from your plants The best ways to dry your herbs for storage How to properly prepare your plants for medicinal use ... And much more. The uses for herbs are limitless. They add amazing flavor to foods, they can make wonderful perfumes and lotions, and they can heal you of certain diseases. While herbal remedies should not completely replace your use of modern medicine, it can and should be used because sometimes it is the safer option. Herbs were on this planet long before modern medicine was. Some believe that there is a plant for every disease. Keeping your own medicine garden is a great way to care for yourself, keep yourself healthy, and make sure you're ready for any unforeseen illness. Plus, you have the added benefit of having delicious herbs on hand for whenever a recipe calls for it, and beautiful flowers filling your garden, balcony, or home. It can brighten your life and your health. This book will guide you to ensure that you make the best choice. If you are serious about healing your body with natural substances, then you are going to want to get this book today. Don't wait any longer. Scroll up right now and click that "buy now" button.
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The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm

Providing detailed profiles, growing information and medicinal uses for dozens of herbs, a guide for cultivating high-quality herbs at home draws on new scientific data while sharing complementary recipes and coverage of such topics as ...

Author: Peg Schafer

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

ISBN: 9781603583305

Category: Gardening

Page: 312

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Providing detailed profiles, growing information and medicinal uses for dozens of herbs, a guide for cultivating high-quality herbs at home draws on new scientific data while sharing complementary recipes and coverage of such topics as conservation, crop integration and how to avoid invasive species. Original.
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Midwest Medicinal Plants

Thorough, comprehensive, and safe, this is a must-have for foragers, naturalists, and herbalists in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

Author: Lisa M. Rose

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 9781604696554

Category: Nature

Page: 312

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“This comprehensive, accessible, full-color guide includes plant profiles, step-by-step instructions for essential herbal remedies and seasonal foraging tips.” —Natural Awakenings Chicago In Midwest Medicinal Plants, Lisa Rose is your trusted guide to finding, identifying, harvesting, and using 120 of the region’s most powerful wild plants. You’ll learn how to safely and ethically forage and how to use wild plants in herbal medicines including teas, tinctures, and salves. Plant profiles include clear, color photographs, identification tips, medicinal uses and herbal preparations, and harvesting suggestions. Lists of what to forage for each season makes the guide useful year-round. Thorough, comprehensive, and safe, this is a must-have for foragers, naturalists, and herbalists in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
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