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Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide Paperback – 10 Apr 2012

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"This book is a brand new, sparkling gem, full of treats and surprises and everything important. ... not just for the beginner, even though that's what the title says. It will definitely be inspiring and helpful to someone just starting out, but also to anyone who's been working with herbs for a while and might be looking for some fresh inspiration."

"A compilation of the insights and wisdom gained from a lifetime of practice using medicinal herbs ... highly useful for anyone wishing to bring herbs into their life"

"One of the most-trusted and well-respected herbalists of our time, Rosemary Gladstar, teaches readers how to grow, harvest, prepare, and use 33 of her favorite herbs in this new title. ... this book is a must-read for every budding herbalist."

--Urban Farm

"This expert herbalist always offers exert advice ... Anyone can prepare her tried and true, yet always effective, recipes."

--The Essential Herbal

"Rosemary Gladstar has been herbal wise woman to several generations, training future herbalists for 25 years at herSage Mountain Retreat Centeron 500 acres in Vermont. For those new to using herbs medicinally, her "Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide"(Storey Publishing, 2012) is the perfect entry, with easy recipes, preparation basics and growing know-how."

--HerbalGram: The Journal of the American Botanical Council

"The goal of this beginner's guide is to teach readers how to identify and cultivate medicinal herbs and then use them to create healing oils, salves, tonics and more. ... Whether your passions lie in gardening, crafting or natural health, you'll find this a wonderful addition to your home library."

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Home-Grown Medicine

Effective, safe, and inexpensive, medicinal herbs are simple to grow, and they can be used to naturally fortify your body against common upsets and ailments. Rosemary Gladstar, the godmother of modern herbalism, offers a fresh introduction to growing and using 33 of her favorite herbs, complete with tips on introducing an herb patch to your backyard garden and easy-to-follow recipes for brewing restorative teas, blending soothing salves, and making tinctures, oils, syrups, and pills.

124 of Rosemary Gladstar's favorite medicinal recipes include:

Creaky Bones Cayenne Rub, page 63
Warming Cinnamon Bath Salts, page 68
Ginger Lemonaide, page 80
Brain Tonic Tincture, page 85
Good Gargle for a Bad Throat, page 88
Rosemary's Famous Face Cream, page 116
Nutritive Heart Tonic Tincture, page 136
Lemon Balm Bath, page 160
Peppermint Tooth Powder, page 187

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Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health Rosemary Gladstar’s Herbal Healing for Men Herbs for Stress & Anxiety Herbs for Natural Beauty Herbs for Children’s Health Herbs for Common Ailments
More from Storey Publishing This comprehensive collection of homemade herbal recipes offers a potent prescription for energy and good health. An A-to-Z guide to more than 90 common plants is accompanied by 175 simple, safe, and effective herbal formulas. Treating men’s health issues — such as sexual vitality, prostate well-being, and heart strength — is easy with this introductory guide, which features dozens of delicious and simple herbal preparations. This accessible guide profiles the most effective herbs for addressing common stress symptoms, from panic attacks and depression to migraines and insomnia, and includes simple techniques for making herbal remedies to soothe nervous system issues. From face cream to body scrubs, massage oils, and shampoos, these recipes use herbs, essential oils, and other common ingredients as the foundation for gentle, effective, all-natural body care treatments that are easy to make. An inviting introduction to making and using herbal preparations, this guide profiles 24 safe and common herbs and includes recipes for teas, salves, tablets, food, and herbal remedies for colic, teething, diaper rash, and more. Here is the perfect basic guide to the effective herbal remedies that everyone should have in their medicine chest, along with recipes for easing common ailments such as colds, bruises, and muscle aches and pains.

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