New Herb Bible

New Herb Bible




Ideal for any herb enthusiast, New Herb Bible offers sound advice on how to grow herbs for practical and decorative purposes. With a full directory of the best known and most popular herbs plus comprehensive information on how to use them for a range of culinary, cosmetic, and medicinal purposes, all the important practical questions are answered.

Herbs are easy to grow, and they thrive in almost all situations from window sills and flower pots to beds and borders. Learn how to design, plant and harvest your own herb garden. In addition, the herb directory allows you to indentify herbs and offers at-a-glance information on their ideal growing conditions and common uses.

Taking the three primary uses—culinary, medicinal, and cosmetic—the final section of the book provides a selection of recipes and remedies. Learn which herb goes best with which food types, and which will cure a headache, or relieve stress.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781435147836
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 12/04/2013
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

CAROLINE FOLEY qualified as a garden designer at the English Gardening School. She now designs gardens from her base in London and writes about gardening for national newspapers and magazines, including Country Living and Gardens Illustrated.

JILL NICE runs her own cosmetics and herbal remedy salon. She has contributed to magazine features and radio and television broadcasts, and has written several books about the value of natural ingredients for health and beauty.

MARCUS A. WEBB is an osteopath and naturopath. In his clinical work Marcus has witnessed many remarkable results following the administration of appropriate herbal prescription and his experience is embodied in the medicinal sections of New Herb Bible, enlightening readers about the safe and effective use of herbal remedies.

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