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Herbs for the Home Medicine Chest (Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Remedies)
Synopses & Reviews
Heal Your Whole Family with Natural, Effective Remedies
With one of America's foremost herbalists as your guide, you'll learn how to create your own natural first-aid kit customized to your family's needs with healing teas, syrups, salves, ointments, pills, and baths. You'll find simple formulas using herbs like chamomile, echinacea, and garlic to effectively treat burns, colds and flus, cuts and wounds, fevers, headaches, digestive problems, and more.
Rosemary Gladstar, one of the world's foremost herbalists, shows you how to create your own all-natural first-aid kit, customized to your family's particular needs. With her concise, simple instructions, you'll learn how to make healing teas, syrups, salves, pills, and baths to safely and effectively treat common ailments, such as colds, flus, sore throats, burns, cuts, headaches, heartburn, digestive problems, and more.
One of America's foremost herbalists provides concise, simple-to-understand, and practical information for using herbs for health and well-being. Each book contains profiles of specific herbs, cautions, contraindications, and easy-to-make recipes to relieve common ailments.
About the Author
A devoted advocate and educator of herbs, Rosemary Gladstar opened her own herb store in 1972--appropriately calling it "Rosemary's Garden"--and has been sharing her love for herbs ever since. Known as an inspiration and mentor to many herbalists, Gladstar has edited the guides in the Natural Health Handbooks Series: Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Remedies for Men's Health, Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Remedies for Children's Health, Rosemary Gladstar's Herbs for Reducing Stress and Anxiety, Rosemary Gladstar's Herbs for Natural Beauty, Rosemary Gladstar's Herbs for Longevity and Well-Being, and Rosemary Gladstar's Herbs for the Home Medicine Chest. She has also written the book, Herbal Healing for Women. Rosemary has reached many milestones in her life, for she's the founder and president of United Plant Savers, co-founder and director of Sage Mountain Herbal Retreat Center and Native Plant Preserve, director of the International Herb Symposium, co-director of the New England Women's Herbal Conference, and founder and former director of The California School of Herbal Studies. She has been an herbal education teacher at many colleges, universities, medical centers and conferences. Gladstar lives in northern Vermont and has twin daughters.
Table of Contents
Chapter One: Understanding Herbs
Chapter Two: The Art of Making Herbal Remedies
Chapter Three: The Home Herbal Pantry
Chapter Four: Making Your Own First-Aid Kit
Chapter Five: Simple and Effective Household Remedies
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