The Art of Herbs for Health
By Rebecca Sullivan
A thoughtful and inspiring guide to using herbal remedies and tonics.
This beautifully photographed book contains a wealth of knowledge for anyone who wants to improve their health with herbs. Herbal medicine has been used for centuries, and in this thoughtful and inspiring guide, Rebecca Sullivan shares a combination of traditional wisdom and modern ideas. The Treatment section includes Travel Sickness Pastilles and Herbal Chest Rub, while the Drinks & Tonics chapter offers Sage and Lavender Kefir and Tarragon Tincture. There is also a selection of foods using herbs for health, including Herby Ice Lollies and Lemon Balm Bliss Balls. The book is also full of Rebecca's brilliant tips and advice - from soaking your feet in cool black tea to fix smelly feet to making ginger-infused ice cubes to combat nausea. With a detailed herb glossary and plenty of information about essential oils, this is an essential volume for every would-be modern apothecary.
Rebecca Sullivan is an eco-agronomist, activist, food writer, urban farmer, entrepreneur and home cook. She is passionate about heritage, preserving traditions, and passing on a wealth of `granny skills' to future generations. She is the author of The Art of the Natural Home, also published by Kyle Books, and Like Grandma Used to Make, published in Australia. @grannyskills (Instagram)
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17 May 2018
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