The Medicinal Forest Garden Handbook: Growing, Harvesting and Using Healing Trees and Shrubs in a Temperate Climate (Paperback)Anne Stobart (author)
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Practical information on growing, harvesting and using medicinal trees and shrubs sustainably in a temperate climate, whether for self-sufficiency or profit
The author draws on her direct experience of creating a medicinal forest garden in the UK to provide supplies for herbal medicine in practice. She provides advice on the design of new planting projects which can meet the needs of different users from small gardens to smallholdings and agroforestry.
Includes:How medicinal trees can contribute to health and the environmentPractical advice on designing with medicinal trees and shrubs using permaculture principles, as well as their propagation and establishmentCombinations of woody and other layers of medicinal plants suitable for creating a medicinal forest garden or inclusion in other growing projectsManagement for a sustainable harvest including coppicing and pollarding of medicinal trees and shrubsKey medicinal constituents of woody plants and research studies into their effectsHow to harvest and preserve products from medicinal trees and shrubs effectivelyRecipes for making a range of herbal health care productsDetailed monographs on medicinal trees and shrubs, providing fully referenced information about their medicinal potential and uses, alongside cultivation and harvest details.
Publisher: Permanent Publications
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 1043 g
Dimensions: 276 x 222 x 26 mm
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