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

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

by Maria Noel Groves


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Expert herbalist Maria Noël Groves has advice for budding herb gardeners: grow just what your body needs!

In Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies, Groves provides 23 garden plans specially tailored to address the most common health needs, along with simple recipes for using each group of herbs. Discover the three to six herbs that are most effective for what ails you, whether you’re seeking headache relief, immune support, stress relief, or a simple daily tonic. For chronic stomach problems, marshmallow, plantain, rose, fennel, and calendula make the perfect medicine, with recipes for tummy tea and gut-healing broth. Groves teaches you how to plant, harvest, and care for each medicinal herb, and in all of her plant suggestions, she emphasizes safe, effective, easy-to-grow herbs that provide abundant harvests and can be planted in containers or garden beds.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781635860139
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 04/02/2019
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 310,985
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(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

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

2  Mastering Basic Remedies
  Alcohol-Free Extracts and Sweet Remedies
  Earthly Aromatherapy
  Topical Remedies
  Dilute Remedies

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
   Bitter 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
   Herb Profiles

   Commonly Used Herbs by Condition
   Commonly Used Flower Essences by Condition
   Herbs for Specific Climates
   Measurements and Metric Conversions
   Further Reading

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