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The healing garden : cultivating & handcrafting herbal remedies  Cover Image Book Book

The healing garden : cultivating & handcrafting herbal remedies / Juliet Blankespoor, founder of the Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine.


A comprehensive and photographed guide to growing and using healing plants, including recipes.
Herb gardens bring us deep into the heart of our medicine: when we step inside, their beauty and healing literally surround us. Blankespoor shows how to design a herb garden, and organically grow some of the most healing plants on the planet. Detailed herbal profiles, and clear instructions on transforming your garden harvests into botanical medicine and health-giving foods are also covered. -- adapted from back cover

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  • ISBN: 9780358313380
  • ISBN: 0358313384
  • Physical Description: vii, 439 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston ; Mariner Books, 2022.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 422-425) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
part 1. Cultivating medicine: Planning your dream herbal landscape ; The nitty-gritty on soil ; Holistic solutions for plant diseases & problematic insects ; Growing medicinal herbs in containers ; Plant propagation -- part 2. Making medicine: Harvesting and drying herbs ; Preparing botanical medicine & healing food -- part 3. Botanical medicine: Foundations in herbalism : herbal action teams, energetics & safety ; Herbal profiles & recipes.
Subject: Herbs > Therapeutic use.
Plants > Therapeutic use.
Medicinal plants.
Self-care, Health.
Plants, Medicinal
Self Care
Plantes médicinales.
Herbes > Emploi en thérapeutique.
Herbs > Therapeutic use.
Medicinal plants.
Plants > Therapeutic use.
Self-care, Health.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.
Instructional and educational works.
Matériel d'éducation et de formation.

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