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Herbal Revolution: 65+ Recipes for Teas, Elixirs, Tinctures, Syrups, Foods + Body Products That Heal

Herbal Revolution: 65+ Recipes for Teas, Elixirs, Tinctures, Syrups, Foods + Body Products That Heal

by Kathi Langelier


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A Modern Guide to Holistic Health + Wellness with Plants

Discover the healing power of plants with Kathi Langelier, the award-winning herbalist behind Herbal Revolution Farm + Apothecary. In this beautiful and inspiring collection, Kathi shares her most popular and effective formulas to support your daily health and wellness. Renew each system of the body with uniquely crafted teas, tinctures, syrups, foods, body products and everything in between. Featured recipes include Elderberry Syrup with Reishi + Roots to strengthen the immune system, Gut-Soothing Tea to nourish your digestive system and Hang in There Elixir to help with anxiety. There is a magic to infusing plants in such simple solutions as water, oil or alcohol, and Kathi guides readers on their herbal journey with the kind of wisdom and care one can only acquire from many years of devoting their life completely to their art.

Knowledge is power. Read these recipes, practice, get to know the plants living around you and listen to your body. By joining Kathi and gaining knowledge in this way, you create your own power to heal what troubles you, restore your vitality for life and maintain wellness throughout your body, mind and spirit.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645670506
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Publication date: 12/22/2020
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 250,771
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Kathi Langelier is the founder and formulator of Herbal Revolution Farm + Apothecary, headquartered in Union, Maine. She has received numerous awards over the years from the American Herbalists Guild, International Herb Symposium and New England Made Shows. Herbal Revolution products can be found in natural food stores and co-ops throughout the United States, including Whole Foods. Kathi and her formulas have been featured in the Boston Globe, the New York Times, Mother Earth News, Down East Magazine, Maine Women Magazine and the New York Post.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

A Modern Guide to Herbal Medicine 12

Sourcing Herbs: Growing, Wild Harvesting and Supporting Our Farmers 12

Learning the Lingo 15

How to Use This Book 15

Herbal Preparations and Medicine Making 16

The Daily Grind Everyday Nourishment + Support 20

Stress, Our Bodies and How Herbs Can Help 20

Using Adaptogens for Stress 21

Recipes 23

Daily Nourishment Tea + Infusion 23

Roasted Roots Herbal Coffee 24

Ashwagandha + Cinnamon Oatmeal with Coconut Cream + Maple Syrup 27

Blueberry + Cacao Smoothie with Shatavari 28

Maca + Ashwagandha Energy Rites 31

Sesame + Nut Bark with Nettle 32

Herbal Cacao Bark with Roasted Seeds + Nuts 35

Nettle, Roasted Cauliflower + Leek Soup 36

Go with Your Gut Intuition, Creativity + Digestive Health 38

Everything Is Connected 38

Digestive First Aid 39

Our Livers 39

Recipes 41

Digestive First Aid Tincture + Tea 41

Gut-Soothing Tea 42

Daily Mover Decoction 45

Slow It Down Tea 46

Love Your Liver Elixir 49

Spiced Orange Bitters 50

Rhubarb + Lemon Digestive Bitters 53

Eat Your Weeds Dandelion + Burdock Fries 54

Spring Digestive Vinegar 57

Year-Round Immunity Supporting Whole-Body Vitality 58

Immunity Is a Whole-Body Affair 58

Recipes 61

Elderberry Syrup with Reishi + Roots 61

Ginger + Elderberry Hot Toddy with Elderflower Brandy 62

Vitality Tincture 65

Fever Break Tea + Bath 66

Medicinal Mushroom Soup Stock 69

Fire Cider 70

Rise + Shine Tonic 72

Breathe Deep Respiratory Tea 73

Hey Honey 74

Keep Talking Honey 77

Love Your Lymph Tincture + Tea 78

Let's Get Real Women's Health + Sexuality 80

The Legacy of Women Herbalists 80

Harnessing the Power 80

Miscarriages and Abortions 81

Menopause 81

Recipes 83

Triple X Chocolate Love Cordial 83

Sensual Sipping Chocolate with Rose 84

Keep Your Cool Infusion + Tea 87

PMS Support Tincture 88

"Let's Get It On (or Not)" Hot Chocolate Fertility Tea 91

Pregnancy Support Infusion 92

"Baby's Here, Now What?" Infusion 95

Healing Support Tincture + Infusion for a Miscarriage or Abortion 96

Emotional Well-Being Tincture + Tea for a Miscarriage or Abortion 99

Iron Maiden Syrup 100

Restorative Vinegar 103

Perimenopause + Menopause Support Tincture 104

Emotional Support Tincture for Perimenopause + Menopause 107

Sleep Support Tincture for Perimenopause + Menopause 108

Keeping the Beat Caring for the Physical + Emotional Heart 110

Food for the Heart 110

The Emotional Heart 111

Let's Get Physical 111

Heart Health and Genetics 112

Recipes 115

My Bleeding Heart Cordial 115

Heart Love Bath + Body Oil 116

Lionhearted Tincture 119

Fire It Up Tea 120

Circulation Bath + Body Oil 123

"Give Beets a Chance" Soup with Mushroom + Garlic Stock 124

Hawthorn Heart Syrup 126

Eat Your Heart Out Cookies 3 Ways 129

You Get This Herbs to Support the Brain + Nervous System 130

Cerebral Break Down 130

Sleep 131

Getting Through the Haze 131

Recipes 133

Hang in There Elixir 133

Love Yourself Body Oil 134

Tulsi + Rose Tea Latte 137

Relax Honey + Infusion 138

Sleep Elixir 141

Sweet Dreams Tea 142

Clarity Elixir 145

Beautiful + Brilliant Brain Bites 146

Strength + Beauty from the Inside Out Supporting Skin, Muscles + Bones 148

We're More Than Just Skin and Bones 148

Dem Muscles 149

Dealing with Pain 149

Recipes 151

Calendula Oil 151

Whipped Calendula Body Butter 152

Herbal Healing Salve 155

Don't Just Grin + Bear It Tincture 156

Muscle Tension Release Oil 159

Joint + Tendon Oil 160

Herbal Facial Toner 163

Feed Your Face Herbal Scrub + Mask 164

Herbal Hair Rinse 167

The Plants 168

Glossary of Actions 178

Resources 179

Acknowledgments 185

About the Author 185

Index 186

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