Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies: How to Create a Customized Herb Garden to Support Your Health and Well-Being

Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies: How to Create a Customized Herb Garden to Support Your Health and Well-Being

by Maria Noel Groves


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781635860139
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 03/19/2019
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Maria Noël Groves is the author of Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies and Body into Balance. She is a clinical herbalist and herbal medicine teacher with more than two decades of experience, and a registered professional member of the American Herbalists Guild. She writes for numerous publications including Herbal Academy’s The Herbarium, Taste for Life, Remedies, Herb Quarterly, and Mother Earth News. Her business, Wintergreen Botanicals, is based in Allenstown, New Hampshire.

Table of Contents

Introduction: At the Garden Gate
Why Grow Medicinal Herbs; What to Grow; How to Choose Plants; Plant ID and Safety

Part One: Skills for Making Medicine
1 Growing, Harvesting, and Preserving

   Planting, Care, and Maintenance
   Preserving and Storing Herbs
2  Mastering Basic Remedies
  Alcohol-Free Extracts and Sweet Stuff
  Powders and Capsules
  Aromatherapy and Hydrosols
  Topical Remedies
  Dilute Remedies
  Art of Formulation

Part Two: Remedy Gardens
3  Daily Tonics

   Nutritive Garden
   Nutritive Forager
   The Flavor Garden
4  Energy and Relaxation
Stress Relief
   Brain Boosters
   Relax and Restore
   Sleepy Time
5  Digestion and Detoxification
   Bitters Digestif
   Tummy Soothers
   Detox Forager
6  Immune and Respiratory
   Immune SOS
   Lung Tonics
   Allergy and Sinus
7  Skin Care and First Aid
   Super Skin
   First Aid
   Insect Repellent and Bite Care
8  Pain Relief
   Topical Pain Relief
   Aches and Pains
9  Heart and Love
   Gladden the Heart
   Get the Blood Moving
   The Woman's Garden

Part Three: Healing Garden Herbs
Garden Herbs

   Grow Chart for Herbs
   General Use of Herbs by Condition
   General Use of Flower Essences by Condition
   Herbs for Specific Climates
   Measurements and Metric Conversions