by Christopher Hobbs and Leslie Gardner
Where there’s a symptom, there’s also a homegrown cure. With just a windowsill, container, or small space, it’s easy to grow an instant herbal remedy. Whether it’s a cough, heartburn, joint pain, or neuralgia, readers will discover how easy it is to treat 40 ailments and conditions using herbs and herbal preparations they grow and make themselves.
With inspiration found in science, tradition, and modern herbalistic practices, Grow It, Heal It touts the healing power of more than 50 herbs—from anise hyssop to yerba mansa. Two of the nation’s premiere herbalists share growing, harvesting, and healing advice in this easy-to-use and friendly guidebook for herbal newbies, featuring teas, tinctures, salves, poultices, compresses, and aromatherapy.
Paperback. 224 pages. Rodale Books 2013.
It contains great information for every step of growing harvesting and using herbs for medicinal purposes, and good recipes to make lotions, teas, and other herbal remedies. The illustrations are clear and beautiful!Review by Mary C (on 9/7/13)