Publisher : Dorling Kindersley; 1st edition (18 July 2016)
Language : English
Hardcover : 336 pages
ISBN-10 : 9780241229446
ISBN-13 : 978-0241229446
550 herbs and remedies for common ailments
Do you want to use herbs and natural remedies to improve your health and wellbeing? With the fully updated and revised Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine, you can join the ever-increasing numbers that are doing just that.
Written by Andrew Chevallier, a fellow of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists, this herbal medicine book is the unrivalled guide to natural healing, with advice you can trust.
Learn how to grow, harvest, and process your own ingredients to create natural remedies, with a strong focus on safety.
In this new edition, the latest scientific research is combined with the traditional and folkloric use of plants to give you detailed information about the constituents and benefits of over 550 medicinal herbs.
Images help you to identify and distinguish between plants, while a detailed self-help section shows you how to treat over 80 common ailments with practical herbal remedies you can make at home.
Whether you're a natural health newbie or an experienced herbalist, this informative encyclopedia will be a treasured reference on your bookshelf for years to come.