The Complete Illustrated Books to Herbs: Growing, Cooking, Health and Beauty, Crafts

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This beautifully illustrated, complete guide to herbs unlocks the secrets of these wonder plants-from planting and harvesting to cooking and storing- including their health benefits.

This guide unravels the mysteries of these versatile plants, with savvy tips and simple formulas for maximizing their powers. Did you know?

• Mint can repel ants, flies, mice, and moths

• Garlic can seriously lower cholesterol

• Chives, fennel, tarragon, thyme, ...

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Overview


This beautifully illustrated, complete guide to herbs unlocks the secrets of these wonder plants-from planting and harvesting to cooking and storing- including their health benefits.

This guide unravels the mysteries of these versatile plants, with savvy tips and simple formulas for maximizing their powers. Did you know?

• Mint can repel ants, flies, mice, and moths

• Garlic can seriously lower cholesterol

• Chives, fennel, tarragon, thyme, oregano, and winter savory are perennials
• Rosemary was used in the Middle Ages for its tranquilizing effects, and it is still a digestion aid

Known for alleviating common ailments, herbs are an ancient natural wonder-herbs are hotter than ever. Extremely informative and fascinating, this book will help you find which herb can treat various complaints. Throughout the guide are instructions for bursting-with-flavor recipes, health-care products, decorative craft ideas, insect repellents, cosmetics, cleaning agents, and much more.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780762107964
  • Publisher: Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The
  • Publication date: 3/19/2009
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 9.40 (w) x 11.70 (h) x 1.40 (d)

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For more than 80 years,Reader's Digest editors have been the source of trusted information for readers around the world. Expert in gardening, cooking, home repair, health, consumer awareness, and general reference, we are committed to providing authoritative content that not only inspires but also empowers people to enrich their lives and improve the universe around them.
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  • Posted March 14, 2010

    Great for beginners seeking both general and specific information

    This book gives you a lot of general and specific informations on herbs. It gives you an A-Z of of herbs along with pictures, listing of how to garden them, natural predators to the plant, use in cooking, and, if applicable its medicinal properties. (Sometimes it also inserts these cool little info boxes that give you a bit of interesting history or superstion about the plant people had wayyyy back in the day). Its extremly detailed. it also gives you the different varities of the plant, and other names you may have heard it by. Then it lists some trees, berries, and spices that have medicinal properties as well. The next Section is gardening. Tells you all you want to know about how to get your garden started, planned, and culitvated. Whether your going big, small, or even potted. The next section is herbal remedies. It gives you this info in catagories such as infection, colds and fevers, pregnancy, heart disease, ect. Next it shows you how to make the natural medicine it talks about, such as infusions, tictures, compresses, etc. Then it has a natural beauty section that shows you how to do cool stuff like make soaps, facial creams and treatments, bath stuff and more. I LOVED this section. Next is around the home showing you how to use your garden to make decorations and even cleaning prodcuts. Finally it shows you a section with a bunch of recipes. I absolutely loved this book and consult it constantly for assistance. Its really great and helpful. I am a beginner at this so this was just what i needed. I would even reccoment this to people who already know what they are doing. Another cool thing about the book is it is really big and square and well illustrated. It makes a great coffee table book!

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