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Rosemary Gladstar's Family Herbal : A Guide to Living Life with Energy, Health and Vitality
     

Rosemary Gladstar's Family Herbal : A Guide to Living Life with Energy, Health and Vitality

by Rosemary Gladstar
 

Considered the mother of modern herbalism in North America, Rosemary Gladstar has inspired an entire generation of herbalists and has been a driving force in herbal education. Now everyone can share in her wisdom and enthusiasm with this practical yet evocative compendium. It offers easy-to-understand information for achieving optimal health, as well as tried-and

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Considered the mother of modern herbalism in North America, Rosemary Gladstar has inspired an entire generation of herbalists and has been a driving force in herbal education. Now everyone can share in her wisdom and enthusiasm with this practical yet evocative compendium. It offers easy-to-understand information for achieving optimal health, as well as tried-and-true advice for feeling positive and energetic - naturally. Gladstar offers intensely personal and uplifting insights into her own life and the lives of her mentors and friends, giving readers a cross-generational guide to living life with true and boundless enthusiasm. Her herbal recipes address everyday ailments, ease stress and anxiety, and promote radiant beauty within and without while nurturing longevity and well-being throughout the life cycle. An herbal apothecary at the end of the book provides an A-to-Z guide to herbs and their healing uses, along with safety precautions, dosage information, and guidelines for when to seek traditional medical help.

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Publishers Weekly
Rosemary Gladstar's Family Herbal: A Guide to Living Life with Energy, Health, and Vitality is an all-in-one source for all ages. The community herbalist, founder of United Plant Savers and author of Herbal Healing for Women, demystifies the world of herbal healing and shares her expertise and recipes and formulas for herbal soups, salads, teas, tinctures, elixirs, creams, salves and baths for people of all ages. Gladstar points the way to physical, emotional and spiritual well-being, utilizing her natural means but warns of the dangers of improper usage. Sidebars and highlighted sections in this handsome reference discuss controversies and highlight special points. ( Feb.) Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580174251
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
09/01/2001
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 7.48(h) x 1.38(d)

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Rosemary Gladstar is the best-selling author of Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health and Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide. She speaks and teaches internationally, and is the director of the International Herb Symposium and the New England Women's Herbal Conferences. Gladstar formulated the original blends for Traditional Medicinal Teas. She lives in Vermont, where she directs the Sage Mountain Herbal Retreat Center.

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