Mother Nature's Herbal by Judith Griffin, Judith Griffin
Due to overwhelming demand since its debut ten years ago, this beloved guide to the herbal wisdom of Mother Nature is back! With ancient folklore, simple instructions for growing an herb garden, and recipes from around the world, Mother Nature's Herbal is hands-down the most unique, thoughtful, and comprehensive guide to growing and preparing herbs.
Divided into useful sections and graced with charming illustrations, this book is the perfect addition to any budding herbalist's kitchen counter. Part one presents a rich tapestry of centuries-old customs, recipes, and mythology from various cultures, including Native American, South American, Asian, Mediterranean, medieval, colonial, and more.
Part two explains how to grow and use your own organic herbs. Make them thrive with tips on tending the soil, guarding against pests, and keeping your plants healthy. Once you've harvested your herbs, experiment with an assortment of recipes for foods, teas, tonics, ointments, and medicines. Explore the magical benefits of herbs, and enjoy invigorated health and a rejuvenated spirit!
Judy Griffin, PhD, is a renowned teacher, counselor, author, and lecturer. She has traveled and researched indigenous cultures for 20 years to study their foods, herbs, and medicine. Judy has authored several books on nutrition, herbs, diet, organic gardening, aromatherapy, and flower essences.