Llewellyn's 2014 Herbal Almanac: Herbs for Growing & Gathering, Cooking & Crafts, Health & Beauty, History, Myth & Lore

Llewellyn's 2014 Herbal Almanac: Herbs for Growing & Gathering, Cooking & Crafts, Health & Beauty, History, Myth & Lore



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738721521
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
Publication date: 07/08/2013
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 5.34(w) x 7.96(h) x 0.76(d)

About the Author

Llewellyn Publications has grown and expanded into new areas of personal growth and transformation since it began as the Portland School of Astrology in 1901. Along with the strong line of astrology books the company was founded upon, Llewellyn publishes books on everything from alternative health and healing, Wicca and Paganism, to metaphysics and the paranormal-and since 1994 has published a growing list of Spanish-language titles.

Llewellyn has long been know as one of America's leading publishers of New Age books, producing a wide variety of valuable tools for transformation of the mind, body and spirit. Reach for the Moon-and discover that self-help and spiritual growth is what Llewellyn is all about.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Llewellyn's Herbal Almanac 5

Growing and Gathering Herbs

Create a Golden Years Garden Dallas Jennifer Cobb 9

Invaders in the Garden Elizabeth Barrette 21

Enchanting Primroses James Kambos 33

Cultivating Curry for Health, Wealth, and History Esthamarelda McNevin 41

A Joy to Come Home To: DIY Curb Appeal Emyme 53

Overharvested Herbs and Their Substitutes Diana Rajchel 59

Herbal Trees Suzanne Ress 67

Culinary Herbs

The Sweet Taste of Vinegar Charlie Rainbow Wolf 79

Tasty Tomato Treats Alice DeVille 85

Herbs as Preservatives Elizabeth Barrette 97

Herbs for Beer, Wine, Mead, and Liqueurs Suzanne Ress 109

Healthier Vegetarian Dishes with Herbs Laurel Reufner 119

Cilantro: An Ancient Herb That Still Tops the Charts Anne Sala 129

Not Your Mother's Tea: An Herbal Brunch Menu Jill Henderson 143

Herbs for Health and Beauty

Using Herbs at Home: Do-It-Yourself Spa Night Susan Pesznecker 157

Vibrational Healing with Flowers Tess Whitehurst 167

Herbs for Skin Healing Darcey Blue French 173

Herbal and Natural Remedies for Women's Menstrual Health Sally Cragin 181

Offsetting Indoor Air Pollution with Plants Diana Rajchel 193

At the Intersection of Two Worlds: Modern and Holistic Medicine JD Hortwort 201

Herb Crafts

Gifts That Grow: Making Plantable Botanical Paper Jill Henderson 213

Herbal Product Development Dallas Jennifer Cobb 227

Ornamental Oregano Ember Grant 239

Dyeing for Color Charlie Rainbow Wolf 243

Herb History, Myth, and Lore

Does Your Green Grass Ever Feel Blue? JD Hortwort 253

Avocado Appreciation 101 Susan Pesznecker 261

All About Mullein Calantirniel 269

History and Folklore of the Rose Ellen Dugan 277

The Hollyhock: Startling the Gods Linda Raedisch 283

Moon Signs, Phases, and Tables

The Quarters and Signs of the Moon 290

January-December Moon Tables 294

Dates to Destroy Weeds and Pests 306

About the Authors 308

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