The modern answer to the traditional herbal - how to grow, gather, cook and blend your own herbs and remedies Published in association with Neal's Yard, Cook, Brew & Blend Your Own Herbs taps into the healing power of plants, showing how easy it is to grow and use a wide range of safe, effective medicinal herbs at home. Discover how to treat everyday ailments with home-made tinctures and syrups and how to use food as medicine with delicious, seasonal herb-based soups, juices and salads that will calm and heal. Includes an A-Z directory of over 100 herbs with tips on how to source them - whether by growing your own, foraging in the wild or buying from a herbalist. Step-by-steps techniques and illustrations demonstrate how to grow, care for and use herbs, whether you want to make a smoothie to boost immunity or a herbal balm to soothe aching muscles.
Treat Yourself Naturally with Homemade Herbal Remedies
Author: Neal's Yard Remedies
Find your route to natural wellness with Neal's Yard Remedies' expert guide to using medicinal herbs. Neal's Yard Remedies Healing Herbs offers expert advice and know-how you can trust in this detailed guide, which features an illustrated directory of 100 key herbs, including hemp, lavender, thyme, aloe vera, and lemongrass. Discover the treatment potential for each plant, and how you can prepare and use them to best effect. Alongside the directory, the book features more than 70 recipes designed to heal the body from the inside out, all of which can be prepared in your own kitchen. Try a fennel and chamomile tea to aid digestion, a cranberry and apricot power bar to boost energy levels, or a beeswax and calendula balm to combat stretch marks. Newly updated with a fresh design and easy-to-use treatment guides to help you find the herbs you need at a glance, Neal's Yard Remedies Healing Herbs is a comprehensive guide to staying healthy the natural way. [Previous edition entitled Neal's Yard Remedies: Cook, Brew, and Blend Your Own Herbs]