The Complete Illustrated Book of Herbs

The Complete Illustrated Book of Herbs

Gardening, Health, Beauty, Crafts, Cooking

Book - 2016
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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 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. Now you can discover the joy and pleasure of growing your own herbs--for spicing up meals, creating crafts, treating ailments, and more. In this comprehensive and beautifully illustrated herbal guide you'll find information on their history, cultivation, propagation, and harvesting, along with a wealth of great ideas for using herbs everyday in a variety of ways.

 

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.

 

 

 
Publisher: White Plains, NY :, Reader's Digest,, 2016
ISBN: 9781621453147
Branch Call Number: 635.7 COM 2016
Characteristics: 399 pages : color illustrations

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