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#125: Home Herbal


Recommending herbs for both well-being and minor ailments, featuring an A-Z directory of 100 key herbs, and with information on how to grow, harvest, prepare, and use them, Home Herbal offers a wealth of practical advice on the medicinal, cleaning, and consumptive uses of herbs, with the emphasis on what anyone can achieve in their garden and kitchen.

Paperback: 352 pages
Publisher: DK Publishing
ISBN: 9780756671839
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Purchase at DK Canada

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My Opinion:
This is a groovy book. I like it for several reasons.
This summer was the first year I actually have my own herb garden. It is small, but I have Wild Celery, Parsley and Basil. But after reading this book, I actually now know what they are good for, and more ways to use it.
I really loved all the different aspects to using a single herb or flower. You know most are used in cooking, but take Wild Celery for example, did you know it's great to eat but also can be made into a decoction, used for rheumatoid arthritis! How cool is that?!
So, usually when recipes are thrown into a book I get on making one to add to the review. I haven't done so this time, but will be in the future, so look for the upcoming post.
I definitely am going to be talking about this book for a while, and recommending it to all who are interested in herbs.


5/5


Recommend? YES!!!


~I received a copy from DK Canada. I was not compensated for my opinion.~

Comments

  1. i dabbled with an herb garden awhile back but didn't keep it up. but it is great to have one. so many good things can be made with basil.

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  2. Is it accurate? I've always wanted to get one, but could never decide which.

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  3. This is interesting. I don't take an herbs, but I know my parents take different ones.

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