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Create your own herbal teas -- from tiller to teapot!
Teas to soothe, teas to relieve, teas to rejuvenate -- Herbal Tea Gardens contains everything you need to know to grow, blend, and brew healthful and delicious herbal teas.
You'll find more than 100 tea recipes such as Flu Brew, Double Green Digestive, and Women's Energizing Tonic, as well as 22 illustrated garden plans to help you customize your tea garden to suit your health needs and environment including:
-- Headache Relief Garden
-- Relaxation Garden
-- First-Aid Garden
-- Cough, Cold, and Flu Garden
-- Arthritis Care Garden
-- Shade Garden
This tea lover's gardening bible contains full instructions for growing and brewing tea herbs, plus more than 100 recipes that make use of their healthful qualities. Readers will find complete plans for customized gardens suitable for plots or containers.
Completely updated with new a format, 25 new herb profiles, and 100 new tea recipes, this edition provides both the novice and herbalist with a complete guide to growing and brewing 95 tea herbs. Two-color illustrations.
About the Author
An enthusiastic gardener and freelance writer, Marietta Marshall Marcin has written many books including Herbal Tea Gardens and The Herbal Tea Garden. Her articles have been in Better Homes and Gardens, Family Weekly, and the Chicago Tribune Magazine. She lives in Winnetka, Illinois.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Herbal Teas
2. How to Brew Herbal Teas
3. Compendium of Tea Herbs
4. Designing a Garden for Your Special Health Needs
5. Specialty Gardens for Your Location and Landscape
6. Starting and Caring for Your Herbal Tea Garden
7. Gathering, Cleaning, Storing and Using Your Herbs
Growing Herbal Teas Reference Chart