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Homemade herbal recipes from renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar are the natural alternative to a medicine cabinet stocked with commercial pharmaceuticals. In this informative guide, Gladstar profiles more than 50 herbs that are safe and effective for treating common ailments and injuries, including headaches, colds, insomnia, burns, and cuts. Discover recipes for salves, teas, tinctures, and more, along with instructions for making an herbal first aid kit. With decades of experience, Rosemary Gladstar is the perfect mentor to help you begin exploring the wonderful world of herbal medicine.
In this Storey Basics® guide, best-selling author and renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar shows you how to use 56 common herbs to safely address a wide range of everyday ailments, from burns, wounds, and bruises to headaches, congestion, indigestion, sore throats, coughs, fevers, insomnia, and more.
About the Author
Rosemary Gladstar has been studying and teaching about herbs for more than 40 years. She is an educator, activist, and entrepreneur, serving as director of Sage Mountain Herbal Retreat Center, the International Herb Symposium, and the Women’s Herbal Conference. Gladstar is founding president of United Plant Savers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation and preservation of native American herbs. She was the original formulator for Traditional Medicinal Herbal teas and currently leads herbal educational adventures around the world. She is the author of many best-selling books, including Rosemary Gladstar’s Herbal Remedies for Vibrant Health and Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide, as well as Herbal Healing for Women. She lives in East Barre, Vermont.
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 & Effective Home Remedies