Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine: 560 Herbs and Remedies for Common Ailments

Designer: Dorling Kindersley

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Discover how to make and use natural remedies from home-grown herbs to improve your health and wellbeing.

In recent years, more people than ever have turned to natural remedies for general health and wellbeing, and for help with ailments, from the common cold to arthritis. This comprehensive book of expert advice teaches you how to grow your own herbs, harvest plants from the wild, and process ingredients to create your own cabinet of natural remedies, all with safety in mind.

In this updated, expanded, and fully redesigned edition of his bestselling classic, author Andrew Chevallier - a fellow and former president of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists - combines the latest scientific research with the traditional and folkloric use of the plants to give detailed information about the benefits and constituents of more than 560 herbs, from aloe vera and cardamom through to witch hazel and yarrow.

Dive deep into the pages of this herbal remedies book to discover:

- An unrivalled and expanded range of herbs, showcasing more than 560 plants and their properties, as well as remedy lists for almost 150 ailments, from stress to skin problems.
- Written by bestselling author Andrew Chevallier, an experienced medical herbalist and healer.
- Combines detailed images with an accessible writing style, making herbal healing and home remedies applicable for all.
- Updated throughout to include the latest scientific research, including 11 new key herbs.

  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 352 pages
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 23.7 x 3.2 x 28.4 cm