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Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine: 550 Herbs and Remedies for Common Ailments (Hardcover)
DK brings you an all-encompassing herbal handbook to fulfill your every ache and ailment!
Introducing the newly revised Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine, a one-stop healing book with everything you need to know about herbs, featuring a detailed layout of over 550 plants and their medicinal properties, with advice on how to sow, grow, and harvest your very own herb garden!
A must-have volume for self-sufficient herbalists, the Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine features tons of tips and tricks on planting and propagating a diverse range of herbs with the core focus on improving your health and treating your ailments with a little help from nature!
With passion in every page, this handy herbalism book includes:
- An informative guide to 100 key herbs and their traditional vs current uses
- 450 further plant entries listing their properties and practical remedies for a range of ailments
- Stunning photography to complement the broad variety of herbs featured throughout
A recent study suggests the average home gardener in the US will spend about 5 hours a week in a garden. However, the ever-growing pressure of balancing family life with a career makes way for an array of ailments, including stress and anxiety, not to mention a lot of today’s green-fingered gardeners simply lack time for growing herbs!
We believe it’s time to change that!
Dive deep into the pages of this handy herb book, and discover easy-to-follow guides to growing a plethora of plants and herbs that will change your life for the better! The ideal gift for the green-fingered gardener in your life with a niche for natural remedies, or those who prefer complementary therapies over conventional medicines. This easy reference book is well-suited to herbal medicine practitioners and students alike.
From researching how medicinal plants work, to making your own herbal remedies and nurturing natural skincare, from aloe vera to avocado, this one-stop herbal handbook has it all and will leave you with a wellbeing garden to be proud of.
Ready, set, let’s grow!
About the Author
Andrew Chevallier FNIMH, MCPP, is an experienced medical herbalist, healer, and author of books on botanical medicine. He is a fellow and past-president of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists, and a member of the College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy. He also helped to found the BSc (Hons) Herbal Medicine course at Middlesex University.