The Herb & Spice Companion

The Herb & Spice Companion

by Marcus A. Webb, Craze Richard
     
 

Over 350 full-color illustrations. Here is the essential guide to using herbs and spices to improve health and well-being. The use of herbs for the promotion of health can be traced back to the ancient Greeks. Today, interest in herbal extracts continues to grow as people constantly seek new and safer ways to treat everyday illnesses. This book guides the reader… See more details below

Overview

Over 350 full-color illustrations. Here is the essential guide to using herbs and spices to improve health and well-being. The use of herbs for the promotion of health can be traced back to the ancient Greeks. Today, interest in herbal extracts continues to grow as people constantly seek new and safer ways to treat everyday illnesses. This book guides the reader through all aspects of herbs, including their history; how to grow, harvest, and dry them; and their preparation for medicinal use. Filled with full-color identification photographs, this volume contains an extensive directory of more than 50 spices, including such culinary classics as turmeric, saffron, and coriander. Each entry gives the essential properties of the spice, as well as its medicinal and culinary uses where appropriate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781577172154
Publisher:
New Line Books
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
4.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)

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