Step-by-step instructions show even the novice herbalist how to make a variety of home healers, including tinctures, poultices, compresses, elixirs and teas. Suggestions on planting and maintaining all the herbs you need to grow your own ingredients for every project. A comprehensive directory of over 50 different herbs and plants provides a useful reference tool on how to choose, grow, and
Home healing doesn't have to be about expensive ingredients. Make the most of your windowsill, balcony or patio and grow all the herbs you need to make 40 essential natural remedies to treat a variety of common problems. Step-by-step recipes for everything from creams to compresses are each followed by an ingenious container project to allow you to grow all the herbs you will need.Included with each remedy recipe are additional suggestions to help treat the complaint plus information on vitamin supplements and lifestyle changes. In addition, a comprehensive directory to the healing properties of every plant used, and expert advice on planning, planting and maintaining your herb garden, ensures you have everything you need to keep your natural pharmacy well-stocked all the year round.