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The Herb Almanac - A seasonal guide to medicinal plants (Hardcover) Loot Price: R273
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The Herb Almanac - A seasonal guide to medicinal plants (Hardcover): Chelsea Physic Garden

The Herb Almanac - A seasonal guide to medicinal plants (Hardcover)

Chelsea Physic Garden

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A beautiful and accessible seasonal guide to herbalism from the historic botanic garden. Discover the best times of the year for growing specific healing herbs and also when and how to forage for wild medicine, such as water mint, St John's Wort, hawthorn berries and rosehips. Recipes are included for how to use these herbs, along with folklore stories from herb wives and hedge witches, the meanings behind their names and the history of how these natural medicines were discovered. There are plenty of tips for how to create your own medicinal herb garden, even with just a few pots, along with a biodynamic guide for sowing, planting and harvesting. Including detailed hand-drawn line illustrations to help deepen your understanding, The Herb Almanac is the perfect gift for any nature lover. CONTENTS INCLUDES: Introduction Including using herbs as seasonally appropriate remedies and tonics, an overview of herbs in folklore, wild medicine, magic, superstition, ritual, tradition and literature and herbs in religion and floriography (the language of flowers) Gathering and Using Herbs Including safe, legal and successful foraging, a brief introduction to growing your own herbs and preparing, drying and preserving herbs Witches' Brews: Poisonous Plants Including an overview of herbs with interesting stories that cannot be easily used, e.g. wormwood, hemlock and mandrake Herb Encyclopedia Including detailed information on over 50 different herbs

General

Imprint: Aster
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: October 2021
Authors: Chelsea Physic Garden
Dimensions: 204 x 132 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 160
ISBN-13: 978-1-78325-459-0
Categories: Books > Health, Home & Family > Mind, body & spirit > Alternative therapies, healing & health
Books > Reference & Interdisciplinary > Encyclopaedias & reference works > Reference works > Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs
Books > Medicine > Complementary medicine > Traditional medicine & remedies > General
Books > Health, Home & Family > Gardening > Gardening: plants > Herbs
Books > Health, Home & Family > Gardening > Specialized gardening methods > Natural & wild gardening
Books > Health, Home & Family > Gardening > Specialized gardening methods > Container gardening
Books > Health, Home & Family > Cookery / food & drink etc > General cookery > Cookery by ingredient > Cooking with herbs & spices
Books > Food & Drink > General cookery > Cookery by ingredient > Cooking with herbs & spices
Books > Gardening > Gardening: plants > Herbs
Books > Gardening > Specialized gardening methods > Container gardening
Books > Gardening > Specialized gardening methods > Natural & wild gardening
Books > Mind, Body & Spirit > Alternative therapies, healing & health
LSN: 1-78325-459-9
Barcode: 9781783254590

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