The Complete Illustrated Books to Herbs: Growing, Cooking, Health and Beauty, Crafts

The Complete Illustrated Books to Herbs: Growing, Cooking, Health and Beauty, Crafts

by Reader's Digest Editorial Staff

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The Complete Illustrated Books to Herbs: Growing, Cooking, Health and Beauty, Crafts by Reader's Digest Editorial Staff


This beautifully illustrated, complete guide to herbs unlocks the secrets of these wonder plants-from planting and harvesting to cooking and storing- including their health benefits.

This guide unravels the mysteries of these versatile plants, with savvy tips and simple formulas for maximizing their powers. Did you know?

• Mint can repel ants, flies, mice, and moths

• Garlic can seriously lower cholesterol

• Chives, fennel, tarragon, thyme, oregano, and winter savory are perennials
• Rosemary was used in the Middle Ages for its tranquilizing effects, and it is still a digestion aid

Known for alleviating common ailments, herbs are an ancient natural wonder-herbs are hotter than ever. Extremely informative and fascinating, this book will help you find which herb can treat various complaints. Throughout the guide are instructions for bursting-with-flavor recipes, health-care products, decorative craft ideas, insect repellents, cosmetics, cleaning agents, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762107964
Publisher: Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The
Publication date: 03/19/2009
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 9.40(w) x 11.70(h) x 1.40(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

For more than 80 years,Reader's Digest editors have been the source of trusted information for readers around the world. Expert in gardening, cooking, home repair, health, consumer awareness, and general reference, we are committed to providing authoritative content that not only inspires but also empowers people to enrich their lives and improve the universe around them.

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