The Holistic Gardener

Natural Cures for Common Ailments

The Holistic Gardener

A handy pocket-size guide to natural remedies from your garden and store-cupboard for complaints ranging from coughs and colds to aches and pains that allows you to save money and avoid taking mass-produced chemicals on a regular basis. Fiann gives simple step-by-step instructions to make straightforward salves and ointments, teas, rinses and syrups that will fill the first-aid cupboard, as well as identifying plants that can be used straight away with no preparation required.Fiann's singular knowledge of the properties and uses of herbs, fruit and flowers from the garden makes fascinating reading, as well as having extensive practical applications.

The Holistic Gardener: Beauty Treatments from the Garden

The Holistic Gardener: Beauty Treatments from the Garden

A handy guide to natural skin, body and beauty remedies derived from garden, pantry and kitchen sources. From natural shampoo to home-grown teeth whitener, cures for common ailments to tips on healthy nourishment, this book demonstrates the advantages and simplicity of natural beauty treatments. Fiann brings his singular knowledge of plants' properties to bear in showing us that there are easier, healthier and cheaper ways to have good skin, great hair and an all-over glow of well-being. By using the resources around us and understanding the value of what we grow, Fiann shows how combining plants with the right ingredients can make us healthier, wealthier and wiser about our skin and bodies.

Backyard Farming: Growing Herbs for Food and Medicine

Backyard Farming: Growing Herbs for Food and Medicine

Comprehensive backyard farming guide to growing herbs for its many different uses in food and medicine. Backyard Farming: Growing Herbs for Food and Medicine is your one-stop guide for growing and utilizing herbs in your life. Intended to serve as a comprehensive primer for first-time gardeners, detailed illustrations and informative photographs help to eliminate confusion and ease new homesteaders into the world of backyard farming. Growing Herbs for Food and Medicine includes not only instructions on planting, but goes into detail the many different kinds of ways to use herbs such as marinades and garnishes for your meals or as natural remedies and medicinal cures for what ails you.

Herbal Medicine for Beginners

Your Guide to Healing Common Ailments with 35 Medicinal Herbs

Herbal Medicine for Beginners

"Show herbalists-in-training how to use a limited number of versatile, medicinal herbs to craft herbal remedies for common ailments, from allergies to fevers to headaches"--Publisher marketing.

A Quick Cuppa Herbal

A Quick Cuppa Herbal

Medical botanist and wellness guru Fiann Ó'Nualláin's guide to making the perfect Herbal Tea to suit your ailment. In recent years, there have been increasing numbers of herbal teas hitting the supermarket shelves and even the headlines - all proclaiming a health halo, but not many explaining their health benefits on the side of the box. With such a surge in consumption of herbal teas and popular interest in their actual medicinal and health benefits, this book aims to answer two questions - what good do they do me and how do I make the perfect cup? Fiann is the author of the hugely popular Holistic Gardener series of books that explore practical herbalism from the garden and kitchen pantry to address first aid needs, beauty treatment needs and helps resolve the most common ailments from which we suffer. In this book, he extends the same in-depth knowledge of human health, medicinal botany and nutritional science with a practical approach and deft readability. A Quick Cuppa Herbalis a handy reference for the next herbal tea you purchase or a guide to which one you should to alleviate your health condition or just deliver the perfect pick-me-up.

Herb Gardening For Dummies

Herb Gardening For Dummies

A plain-English guide to the world of herb gardening Starting an herb garden isn't free, but it certainly outweighs the growing costs of buying retail herbs. Plus, adding homegrown ingredients to your meals is a healthy and tasty way to improve upon any dish you whip up at home. This friendly, hands-on guide is an excellent introduction to the world of herb gardening. It gives you tips and advice to grow a thriving herb garden that will add depth and flavor to home-cooked meals-as well as boost your health. How to choose, plant, and care for herbs Covers ready-made versus homemade soil mixes, starting plants from seeds, and other fundamentals How to prevent insects, pests, and diseases from invading your containers Over 30 herb recipes for everyday uses, including rubs, marinades, beauty products, and more Whether you're interested in getting step-by-step instructions for starting on your first herb garden or already have one and want to learn new tips and techniques, Herb Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition has you covered!

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Natural Remedies

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Natural Remedies

More than 100 Remedies and Recipes for Vibrant Health! Packed with step-by-step instructions to make your own herbal remedies, simple recipes for cooking with herbs and spices, and beautiful photographs, this might be the most comprehensive guide to natural remedies ever published. Here readers can learn about alternative medicine and homeopathic approaches, aromatherapy and essential oils, and much, much more. Natural Healing for Common Ailments Cooking with Superfoods Juices & Cleanses Edible Wild Plants Planning an Herb Garden Everyday Treatments for Women & Children Natural Cleansers for the Home Homemade Non-Toxic Cosmetics Revitalizing Tinctures & Shots Anti-Inflammatory Foods Take charge of your family's health and well-being with this comprehensive guide.

The Complementary and Alternative Medicine Information Source Book

The Complementary and Alternative Medicine Information Source Book

Noted health information expert Alan Rees organizes the best of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) information resources in this new guide for librarians and patients. The book is divided into twelve sections beginning with an overview of CAM terminology, safety concerns, ongoing research and education, and the movement towards integrative medicine. "Best of" lists of books, magazines, newsletters, CD-ROMs, and professional publications are augmented with contact information for several hundred CAM associations and professional groups, an extensive section on the Internet as a source of CAM-related information, and reviews of 355 popular books on CAM.

The Holistic Orchard

Tree Fruits and Berries the Biological Way

The Holistic Orchard

Offers advice for growing fruit orchards using organic methods, covering topics such as orchard design, strategies for controlling pests and diseases, and the different varieties of each type of fruit.

The Natural Garden Book

A Holistic Approach to Gardening

The Natural Garden Book

Provides practical suggestions for creating ecologically sound gardens