The Essential Guide to Home Herbal Remedies: Easy Recipes Using Medicinal Herbs to Treat More Than 125 Conditions from Sunburns to Sore Throats
The Essential Guide to Home Herbal Remedies by Melanie Wenzel is meant as a handy guide to introduce newbies to the world of medicinal herbs, their preparation and application. Most of these recipes, which treat over a 125 conditions, are simple to prepare and well-explained by the author. This book is a good mash-up of herbs, their uses, herbal history, and the science behind how herbs and herbal remedies work.
The book is straight forward and like sitting down to trade recipes with a girlfriend who has a passion for plants and helping cure minor ailments. The author seems knowledgeable and conscious of her reader, from helping them along the way to finding ingredients that might prove less available as well as providing tips and cautions with herbs and various recipes. At the very least, The Essential Guide to Home Herbal Remedies should help build the reader’s awareness of the connection between our symptoms and what we put in our bodies to treat them. If you’re looking to add some homeopathy to your home, this is a solid beginner’s resource. Whether you dry your own herbs or order online, this guide should help you find “health from your own kitchen.”