The Healing Garden: Cultivating and Handcrafting Herbal Remedies

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The Healing Garden: Cultivating and Handcrafting Herbal Remedies

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A comprehensive and lushly photographed guide to growing and using healing plants, including recipes, from the founder of the Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine

This is the ultimate reference for anyone looking to bring the beauty and therapeutic properties of plants into their garden, kitchen, and home apothecary. Both informative and accessible, it covers how to plan your garden (including container gardening for small spaces); essential information on seed propagation, soil quality, and holistic gardening practices; 30 detailed profiles of must-know plants (including growing information, medicinal properties, and how to use them); foundational principles of herbalism; step-by-step photographic tutorials for preparing botanical medicine and healing foods; and 70 recipes for teas, tinctures, oils, salves, syrups, and more. Packed with sumptuous photography, this book will appeal to home gardeners who want to branch out to culinary and medicinal herbs, home cooks and those interested in natural wellness, and novice and skillful herbalists alike.

JULIET BLANKESPOOR is the founder of the Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine. She has a degree in botany and over 25 years of experience teaching and writing about herbal medicine, botany, plant propagation, and organic herb cultivation.

ISBN: 9780358313380

ISBN-10: 9780358313380

Publisher: Harvest

Publication Date: 04/05/2022 - 12:00am

On Sale: 04/05/2022 - 12:00am

Pages: 448

Language: English

Categories

Gardening / Herbs

Health & Fitness / Herbal Medications

Medical / Holistic Medicine

Cooking / Health & Healing

Cooking / Specific Ingredients / Herbs, Spices, Condiments

Technology & Engineering / Agriculture / Agronomy / Crop Science