"Not since I read
Henry David Thoreau's "Wild Fruits"
have I enjoyed such intimate words
on the bounty that surrounds us everyday."
The Essential Herbal has quickly become a treasured favorite book, resting happily on the shelves of America's herbalists, students, and crafters. We've been blown away by the response to The Essential Herbal, honored to hear from herbal crafters from around the country who have dog-eared its pages, tried and enjoyed every recipe, underlined and highlighted their favorite parts, and given multiple copies as gifts.
Written in a warm and welcoming style, and called "among the best of the herb classics," it is a favorite kitchen-crafting guide to herbal medicine. This is the "art" in the "art-and-science" of herbal medicine!
This friendly guide to herbal medicine-making addresses common health issues and shows, step-by-step, how to make and use natural remedies for healing.
Based on Holly's 20 years of herbal medicine and women's natural health experience, this guidebook profiles 13 versatile, safe, and easy Essential Herbs -- a baker's dozen -- to help you feel healthy, naturally. Packed with advice, tips, and more than 200 recipes for every member of the family, The Essential Herbal for Natural Health has become a favorite reference for the whole family.
Holly chose the herbs in this book specifically for learning the basics of herbal preparations; she lists helpful protocols throughout as well as easy and fun recipes to address a wide variety of issues. The book is charmingly illustrated with detailed line drawings by artist Geninne Zlatkis.