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The Complete Illustrated Book to Herbs: Growing, Cooking, Health and Beauty, Crafts

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This beautifully illustrated, complete guide to herbs unlocks the secrets of these wonder plants-from planting and harvesting to cooking and storing- including their health benefits.

This guide unravels the mysteries of these versatile plants, with savvy tips and simple formulas for maximizing their powers. Did you know?

* Mint can repel ants, flies, mice, and moths

* Garlic can seriously lower cholesterol

* Chives, fennel, tarragon, thyme, oregano, and winter savory are perennials * Rosemary was used in the Middle Ages for its tranquilizing effects, and it is still a digestion aid

Known for alleviating common ailments, herbs are an ancient natural wonder-herbs are hotter than ever. Extremely informative and fascinating, this book will help you find which herb can treat various complaints. Throughout the guide are instructions for bursting-with-flavor recipes, health-care products, decorative craft ideas, insect repellents, cosmetics, cleaning agents, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762107964
Author:
Readers Digest
Publisher:
Reader's Digest Association
Manufactured by:
Reader's Digest
Manufactured:
Reader's Digest
Author:
Editors of Reader's Digest
Subject:
Herbs
Subject:
Herb gardening
Subject:
Herbal Medications
Subject:
Specific Ingredients - Herbs, Spices, Condiments
Subject:
Herbs -- Therapeutic use.
Subject:
Gardening-General Herbs and Spices
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
11.88 x 9.4 x 1.3 in 4.59 lb
Age Level:
17-17

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Cooking and Food » By Ingredient » Herbs and Spices
Cooking and Food » Dishes and Meals » Sauces, Salsa, and Condiments
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Herbal Medicine
Home and Garden » Gardening » General Herbs and Spices
Home and Garden » Gardening » Herb Gardening
Home and Garden » Gardening » Herbs
Home and Garden » Gardening » Herbs and Spices

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