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Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide: 33 Healing Herbs to Know, Grow, and Use

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Home-Grown Medicine

Effective, safe, and inexpensive, medicinal herbs are simple to grow, and they can be used to naturally fortify your body against common upsets and ailments. Rosemary Gladstar, the godmother of modern herbalism, offers a fresh introduction to growing and using 33 of her favorite herbs, complete with tips on introducing an herb patch to your backyard garden and easy-to-follow recipes for brewing restorative teas, blending soothing salves, and making tinctures, oils, syrups, and pills.

124 of Rosemary Gladstar's favorite medicinal recipes include:

Creaky Bones Cayenne Rub, page 63
Warming Cinnamon Bath Salts, page 68
Ginger Lemonaide, page 80
Brain Tonic Tincture, page 85
Good Gargle for a Bad Throat, page 88
Rosemary's Famous Face Cream, page 116
Nutritive Heart Tonic Tincture, page 136
Lemon Balm Bath, page 160
Peppermint Tooth Powder, page 187

Review:

"This delightful book is full of wonderful information, recipes, and pictures to inspire new and old herbal students alike." Dr. Mary Bove, Naturopathic Physician

Review:

"Now more then ever we need to learn to care for ourselves while also caring for the Earth and this book is packed with simple, practical advice for using the plants growing right outside your back door! Who better to guide us into this world, whether for the first time or the hundredth, than Rosemary Gladstar. Her deep love and knowledge of the plants and her joyful spirit infuses her words and her remedies." Ann Armbrecht, PhD. Co-Producer, Numen: the Healing Power of Plants

Review:

"Rosemary Gladstar has been herbal wise woman to several generations, training future herbalists for 25 years at her Sage Mountain Retreat Center on 500 acres in Vermont. For those new to using herbs medicinally, her "Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide"(Storey Publishing, 2012) is the perfect entry, with easy recipes, preparation basics and growing know-how." Denver Post

Review:

"One of the most-trusted and well-respected herbalists of our time, Rosemary Gladstar, teaches readers how to grow, harvest, prepare, and use 33 of her favorite herbs in this new title....[T]his book is a must-read for every budding herbalist." Taste For Life Magazine

Review:

"This expert herbalist always offers exert advice....Anyone can prepare her tried and true, yet always effective, recipes." American Herb Association Quarterly

Synopsis:

With Rosemary Gladstar's expert advice, anyone can make their own herbal remedies for common ailments, such as aloe lotion for poison ivy, dandelion-burdock tincture for sluggish digestion, and lavender-lemon balm tea for stress relief. Gladstar profiles 33 of the most common and versatile healing plants and then shows you exactly how to grow, harvest, prepare, and use them. Stock your home medicine chest with safe, all-natural, low-cost herbal preparations, and enjoy better health!

About the Author

Highly respected as one of the mothers of the contemporary herbal movement, Gladstar is 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 taught at many colleges, universities, medical centers, and conferences and is the author of Herbs for Natural Beauty, Herbal Remedies for Children's Health, and Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health. Gladstar lives in Vermont.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Welcome to the Wonderful World of Medicinal Herbs
What Is a Medicinal Herb?
How Is Herbal Medicine Used?
The Benefits of Herbal Medicine
Starting a Home Medicine Garden

Chapter 2: How to Make Your Own Herbal Remedies
Setting Up Your Kitchen Pharmacy
Herbal Teas
Syrups
Oils
Salves
Tinctures
Herbal Pills
Baths, Poultices, and Compresses
The Skinny on Dosage and Duration of Herbal Treatments

Chapter 3: 9 Familiar Herbs & Spices to Grow and Use
Basil
Cayenne
Cinnamon
Garlic
Ginger
Rosemary
Sage
Thyme
Turmeric

Chapter 4: 24 Safe & Effective Herbs to Know, Grow, and Use
Aloe Vera
Burdock
Calendula
Chamomile
Chickweed
Dandelion
Echinacea
Elder
Goldenseal
Hawthorn
Lavender
Lemon Balm
Licorice
Marsh Mallow
Mullein
Nettle
Oats
Peppermint
Plantain
Red Clover
St. John's Wort
Spearmint
Valerian
Yarrow

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Karin Archibald, June 12, 2013 (view all comments by Karin Archibald)
This is an excellent book for anyone wanting to get started using healing herbs. Rosemary Gladstar is a wonderful teacher, and the beautiful photos and simple, useful recipes make this a worthy addition to any herbal library.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781612120058
Subtitle:
A Beginner's Guide: 33 Healing Herbs to Know, Grow, and Use
Author:
Gladstar, Rosemary
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Subject:
Herbs
Subject:
HEALTH & FITNESS / Herbal Medications
Subject:
Gardening-General Herbs and Spices
Subject:
HEALTH & FITNESS / Healing
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Herbal Medicine
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20120431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in

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Product details 224 pages Storey Publishing - English 9781612120058 Reviews:
"Review" by , "This delightful book is full of wonderful information, recipes, and pictures to inspire new and old herbal students alike."
"Review" by , "Now more then ever we need to learn to care for ourselves while also caring for the Earth and this book is packed with simple, practical advice for using the plants growing right outside your back door! Who better to guide us into this world, whether for the first time or the hundredth, than Rosemary Gladstar. Her deep love and knowledge of the plants and her joyful spirit infuses her words and her remedies."
"Review" by , "Rosemary Gladstar has been herbal wise woman to several generations, training future herbalists for 25 years at her Sage Mountain Retreat Center on 500 acres in Vermont. For those new to using herbs medicinally, her "Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide"(Storey Publishing, 2012) is the perfect entry, with easy recipes, preparation basics and growing know-how."
"Review" by , "One of the most-trusted and well-respected herbalists of our time, Rosemary Gladstar, teaches readers how to grow, harvest, prepare, and use 33 of her favorite herbs in this new title....[T]his book is a must-read for every budding herbalist."
"Review" by , "This expert herbalist always offers exert advice....Anyone can prepare her tried and true, yet always effective, recipes."
"Synopsis" by , With Rosemary Gladstar's expert advice, anyone can make their own herbal remedies for common ailments, such as aloe lotion for poison ivy, dandelion-burdock tincture for sluggish digestion, and lavender-lemon balm tea for stress relief. Gladstar profiles 33 of the most common and versatile healing plants and then shows you exactly how to grow, harvest, prepare, and use them. Stock your home medicine chest with safe, all-natural, low-cost herbal preparations, and enjoy better health!
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