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.
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd