Rosemary Gladstar s Medicinal Herbs A Beginner s Guide

Rosemary Gladstar s Medicinal Herbs  A Beginner s Guide Author Rosemary Gladstar
ISBN-10 9781603428293
Year 2012-04-30
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Storey Publishing
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Craft a soothing aloe lotion after an encounter with poison ivy, make a dandelion-burdock tincture to fix sluggish digestion, and brew up some lavender-lemon balm tea to ease a stressful day. In this introductory guide, Rosemary Gladstar shows you how easy it can be to make your own herbal remedies for life’s common ailments. Gladstar profiles 33 common healing plants and includes advice on growing, harvesting, preparing, and using herbs in healing tinctures, oils, and creams. Stock your medicine cabinet full of all-natural, low-cost herbal preparations.

Herbal Healing for Women

Herbal Healing for Women Author Rosemary Gladstar
ISBN-10 9781501175558
Year 2017-04-18
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Simple, safe, and effective herbal remedies for women of all ages. For centuries women have turned to herbs to cope with a wide variety of health problems and conditions. Comprehensive and easy-to-use, Herbal Healing for Women explains how to create remedies—including teas, tinctures, salves, and ointments—for the common disorders that arise in the different cycles of a woman's life. Covering adolescence, childbearing years, pregnancy and childbirth, and menopause, Rosemary Gladstar teaches how herbs can be used to treat the symptoms of conditions such as acne, PMS, morning sickness, and hot flashes. A complete women's health-care manual, Herbal Healing for Women discusses: -common disorders and the herbs that are effective for treating them -how to select and store herbs -preparation of hundreds of herbal remedies -an alphabetical listing of herbs, including a brief description of the herb, the general medicinal usage, and when necessary, warnings about potential side effects. By explaining the properties of specific herbs and the art of preparation, Rosemary Gladstar demonstrates not only how to achieve healing through herbs but good health as well.

Planting the Future

Planting the Future Author Rosemary Gladstar
ISBN-10 0892818948
Year 2000-09-01
Pages 310
Language en
Publisher Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
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Planting the Future shows how land stewardship, habitat protection, and sustainable cultivation are of critical importance to ensure an abundant renewable supply of medicinal plants for future generations.

Rosemary Gladstar s Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health

Rosemary Gladstar s Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health Author Rosemary Gladstar
ISBN-10 9781603426404
Year 2015-10-01
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Storey Publishing
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Promote vibrant health and radiant beauty, soothe everyday ailments, and ease persistent stress with these simple, natural cures for everything from dry skin and infant colic to cold symptoms and insomnia. Renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar provides 175 proven therapies and herbal remedies that are easy to prepare and safe enough for children. Offering a potent and effective alternative to commercial pharmaceuticals, Gladstar will inspire you to nurture yourself and those you love with nature’s healing herbs.

Healing Herbs

Healing Herbs Author Tina Sams
ISBN-10 9781592336500
Year 2015-04-01
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Fair Winds Press (MA)
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An essential reference for the beginning herbalist, featuring 20 common herbs, many of which are considered weeds, that can often be found in hedgerows, meadows, and wild places.

The Herbal Apothecary

The Herbal Apothecary Author JJ Pursell
ISBN-10 9781604697339
Year 2016-01-27
Pages 296
Language en
Publisher Timber Press
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“A brilliant addition to any library.” —Rosemary Gladstar, herbalist and bestselling author More and more people are exploring the healing possibilities of plant-based medicines, and health shops across the country now stock their shelves with natural remedies, but treatments can easily be made at home. The Herbal Apothecary profiles 100 of the most important medicinal plants with striking photographs and step-by-step instructions for making herbal teas, tinctures, compresses, and salves to treat everything from muscle strain to the common cold or anxiety. This holistic guide also includes advice for the home gardener on growing and foraging for medicinal plants. Incorporating traditional wisdom and scientific information, The Herbal Apothecary provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to plant-based medicine. With the guidance of naturopath JJ Pursell, herb enthusiasts can learn how to safely create their own remedies using plants they know and love.

Herbs for Natural Beauty

Herbs for Natural Beauty Author Rosemary Gladstar
ISBN-10 1580171524
Year 1999-01
Pages 73
Language en
Publisher Storey Publishing
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Offers a holistic approach to beauty and body care with natural recipes for cleansers, astringents and creams, massage oils, and herbal shampoos and conditioners

The Complete Guide to Growing Healing and Medicinal Herbs

The Complete Guide to Growing Healing and Medicinal Herbs Author Wendy M. Vincent
ISBN-10 9781601383518
Year 2011
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Atlantic Publishing Company
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This book will guide you through the step-by-step process of learning about and growing your own healing herbs, starting with the basics of what each herb can do and proceeding to show you everything you need to cultivate them yourself. The first things you will learn in this guide are the basics of all healing herbs, starting with a complete breakdown of the numerous healing herbs known to be easily cultivated in temperate climates. Matching the right herbs to your region, you will then be able to start learning about how herbs grow, as well as what they need, what they need from the soil, water, the weather, and feeding. You will learn which plants grow best together and which style of herbs are going to be best for selling and which are best for personal growing. Experts in the field of healing herbs have provided their insights into issues such as how to harvest the healing herbs best and how to dry or preserve them for use as healing materials. Learn how you can make a number of common treatments for various ailments with your herbs and how you can benefit best from your newfound gardens.

The Herbal Medicine Maker s Handbook

The Herbal Medicine Maker s Handbook Author James Green
ISBN-10 9780307779465
Year 2011-03-09
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Crossing Press
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THE HERBAL MEDICINE-MAKER'¬?S HANDBOOK is an entertaining compilation of natural home remedies written by one of the great herbalists, James Green, author of the best-selling THE MALE HERBAL. Writing in a delightfully personal and down-home style, Green emphasizes the point that herbal medicine-making is fundamental to every culture on the planet and is accessible to everyone. So, first head into the garden and learn to harvest your own herbs, and then head into your kitchen and whip up a batch of raspberry cough syrup, or perhaps a soothing elixir to erase the daily stresses of modern life. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Herbs for Health and Healing

Herbs for Health and Healing Author Kathi Keville
ISBN-10 1579540457
Year 1998-09-15
Pages 374
Language en
Publisher
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A guide to using herbs in cooking, medicine, cosmetics, and aromatherapy describes such uses as helping men maintain sexual potency and fertility, banishing the pain of menstrual cramps and menopause, and keeping skin wrinkle free. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

Herbs for Natural Beauty

Herbs for Natural Beauty Author Rosemary Gladstar
ISBN-10 9781612124742
Year 2014-11-14
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Storey Publishing
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Look great, smell wonderful, and feel good as you make your own homemade natural body care products. In this Storey BASICS® guide to holistic beauty, Rosemary Gladstar shares more than 30 simple recipes for cleansers, moisturizers, and creams comprised of essential oils and herbs. Make unique shampoos for lustrous, fragrant hair and learn Gladstar’s amazing five-step system for glowing skin. Skip the harsh commercial ingredients and use nature’s closet to keep your body healthy and beautiful.

Homegrown Herbs

Homegrown Herbs Author Tammi Hartung
ISBN-10 9781612124674
Year 2015-04-15
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Storey Publishing
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Enjoy a thriving, fragrant herb garden and use your harvest to bring beauty, flavor, and health to your everyday life. Tammi Hartung provides in-depth profiles of 101 popular herbs, including information on seed selection, planting, maintenance, harvesting, and drying. Hartung also shows you how to use your herbs in a variety of foods, home remedies, body care products, and crafts. Whether you’re a seasoned herbalist or planting your first garden, Homegrown Herbs will inspire you to get the most out of your herbs.

Flowerevolution

Flowerevolution Author Katie Hess
ISBN-10 9781401948269
Year 2016-11-15
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Hay House, Inc
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Flowerevolution is part traditional guidebook, part “choose-your-own-adventure”. From a stunning array of flower photographs, readers can choose the flowers they’re most attracted to, and based on those choices discover an interactive system that reveals their state of mind. The book provides specific questions for reflection and action steps to catalyze transformation in their lives. Using flowers as teachers, they can rediscover how to find new insights about themselves and their world.

In many ways, with the current advancements in technology, we’ve lost our connection to nature, and in turn, our connection to ourselves. This disconnection leads to stress, fatigue, and imbalance. In Flowerevolution, we will explore the vast and beautiful world of flowers and learn how flower elixirs can be used to help us bring nature back into our everyday modern lifestyles.

Packed with information, stories, reflections, and rituals, this interactive book is designed to open up readers to a fresh new world of magic and possibility. Flowerevolution reveals the secret healing powers of flowers, including ancient and modern methods for harnessing their unique qualities, like flower rituals, flower baths, and special applications for flower elixirs.

“Flowers only live for a week. This book will live in your heart forever—and that’s our gift to you.”

The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer

The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer Author Jeff Carpenter
ISBN-10 9781603585743
Year 2015-05-06
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Chelsea Green Publishing
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A new approach to growing local medicine, including information on geo-authenticity, wildcrafting, and developing a good business plan Both a business guide and a farming manual, The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer will teach readers how to successfully grow and market organic medicinal Western herbs. Whether you’re trying to farm medicinal plants, culinary herbs, or at-risk native herbs exclusively or simply add herbal crops to what you’re already growing, successful small-scale herb farmers Jeff and Melanie Carpenter will guide you through the entire process—from cultivation to creating value-added products. Using their Zack Woods Herb Farm in Vermont as a backdrop, the Carpenters cover all the basic practical information farmers need to know to get an organic herb farm up and running, including: • Size and scale considerations; • Layout and design of the farm and facilities; • Growing and cultivation information, including types of tools; • Field and bed prep; • Plant propagation; • Weed control, and pests and diseases; • Harvesting, as well as wild harvesting and the concept of geo-authentic botanicals; • Postharvest processing; and, • Value-added products and marketing. The authors also provide fifty detailed plant profiles, going deeper into the herbs every farmer should consider growing. In an easy-to-understand, practical, and comprehensive manner, readers will learn how to focus on quality over quantity, and keep costs down by innovating with existing equipment, rather than expensive technology.Market farmers who have never before considered growing medicinal herbs will learn why it’s more important to produce these herbs domestically. The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer makes a convincing case that producing organic medicinal herbs can be a viable, profitable, farming enterprise. The Carpenters also make the case for incorporating medicinal herbs into existing operations, as it can help increase revenue in the form of value-added products, not to mention improve the ecological health of farmland by encouraging biodiversity as a path toward greater soil health.