“This book is a brand new, sparkling gem, full of treats and surprises and everything important. … not just for the beginner, even though that’s what the title says. It will definitely be inspiring and helpful to someone just starting out, but also to anyone who’s been working with herbs for a while and might be looking for some fresh inspiration.”
“Rosemary Gladstar has been herbal wise woman to several generations, training future herbalists for 25 years at herSage Mountain Retreat Centeron 500 acres in Vermont. For those new to using herbs medicinally, her "Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide"(Storey Publishing, 2012) is the perfect entry, with easy recipes, preparation basics and growing know-how.”
“One of the most-trusted and well-respected herbalists of our time, Rosemary Gladstar, teaches readers how to grow, harvest, prepare, and use 33 of her favorite herbs in this new title. ... this book is a must-read for every budding herbalist."
"This expert herbalist always offers exert advice ... Anyone can prepare her tried and true, yet always effective, recipes."
“A compilation of the insights and wisdom gained from a lifetime of practice using medicinal herbs … highly useful for anyone wishing to bring herbs into their life”
“The goal of this beginner's guide is to teach readers how to identify and cultivate medicinal herbs and then use them to create healing oils, salves, tonics and more. ... Whether your passions lie in gardening, crafting or natural health, you'll find this a wonderful addition to your home library."
124 of Rosemary Gladstar's favorite medicinal recipes include:
Creaky Bones Cayenne Rub, page 63
Warming Cinnamon Bath Salts, page 68
Ginger Lemonaide, page 80
Brain Tonic Tincture, page 85
Good Gargle for a Bad Throat, page 88
Rosemary's Famous Face Cream, page 116
Nutritive Heart Tonic Tincture, page 136
Lemon Balm Bath, page 160
Peppermint Tooth Powder, page 187
Great book! I recommended it to several people. This is not a book to simply tell what herb does which it does do as well but it is kind of mixed in with all the other useful info... Read morePublished 11 hours ago by Mike
This book is a great resource for the beginner, like me! Very well organized. A lot of great information, but not so much that it gets overwhelming. Read morePublished 2 days ago by ramona nashville
Excellent book on medicinal herbs and how they can benefit you. I enjoyed Rosemary's style of writing and the book overall is pretty easy to understand.Published 3 days ago by Golfwize
Would buy this again if I didn't already have it. Very informative on medicinal herbs and what they are good for. Nice book.Published 3 days ago by Gilbert Coelho
wonderful book with great information. I really want to get the rest of her books after reading this one.Published 3 days ago by Amazon Customer