The Complete Book of Herbs
Author(s): Lesley Bremness
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
Subject: Medicinal Plants
Comments: The book covers garden design, making herbal decorations, use in the kitchen with many recipes, household uses of herbs, beauty care use of herbs, essential oils, making potpourri, health uses of herbs, cultivation and harvesting of herbs and a very complete index of over 100 herbs. It contains full color photographs of the foliage, flowers, seed, dried leaves, and roots as applicable to each herb. A short history is given along with cultivation, harvest information, and uses. The beauty use section is complete with recipes. The table of essential oils is very complete and useful. The health section describes different general preparation techniques and an A-Z guide of ailments with accompanying herbal remedies. The herb cultivating section is complete and useful.
Last Updated: 2008-06-04