Herbal Medicine for Beginners: Your Guide to Healing Common Ailments with 35 Medicinal Herbs
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Prepare herbal medicine with this inviting introduction for beginners.
Build a strong foundation in natural healing with herbal medicine, with multiple indexes, detailed reference charts, and up-to-date scientific information.
Herbal Medicine for Beginners will teach you:
Herbal Medicine in Four Steps
Start your journey into herbal medicine by learning what your body needs. Secondly, learn where to source your herbs. Then, you’ll learn how to work safely with herbs to avoid complications or negative effects. Finally, you’ll learn to make herbal medicine with a few simple tools and ingredients.
Meet 35 herbs for beginners. Many are probably growing in your neighborhood—plants common in most areas of the United States. All these herbs are easy to find in commerce, whether online or at a local herb shop.
Remedies for Common Ailments
An overview of 35 ailments, noting which tissue states are to be addressed and which herbal actions are needed to do so. This section includes 104 formulas and a list of herbal allies—plants that have helpful activity relevant to each ailment. Finally, the authors teach you how to make and take the remedy, as well as notes about variations, optional add-ins, or potential safety concerns.
Sample Recipe: Sunburn Spray
A few spritzes cool the skin and begin to reduce inflammation.
Make a hot infusion: In a mason jar, combine the peppermint, plantain, self-heal, and linden. Pour in the boiling water, cover, and steep for 20 minutes.Move the jar to the refrigerator until it’s cold.Strain out 4 fluid ounces of the infusion and transfer to an 8-ounce bottle with a fine-mist sprayer top. Use the remaining infusion for compresses or a cooling drink. It will keep, refrigerated, for 3 days.Add the rose water to the spray bottle. Cap the bottle and label it.Apply copiously and frequently. Keep the spray refrigerated when not in use.
Ingredients 1 tablespoon dried peppermint leaf 1 tablespoon dried plantain leaf 1 tablespoon dried self-heal leaf and flower 1 tablespoon dried linden leaf and flower 1 quart boiling water 4 fluid ounces rose water
Publisher : Althea Press; 1st edition (May 15, 2018)
Language : English
Paperback : 248 pages
ISBN-10 : 1939754933
ISBN-13 : 978-1939754936
Item Weight : 1.5 pounds
Dimensions : 8.75 x 0.75 x 8.75 inches