This beautifully illustrated, complete guide to herbs unlocks the secrets of these wonder plants-from planting and harvesting to cooking and storing- including their health benefits.
This guide unravels the mysteries of these versatile plants, with savvy tips and simple formulas for maximizing their powers. Did you know? • Mint can repel ants, flies, mice, and moths • Garlic can seriously lower cholesterol • Chives, fennel, tarragon, thyme, oregano, and winter savory are perennials • Rosemary was used in the Middle Ages for its tranquilizing effects, and it is still a digestion aid
Known for alleviating common ailments, herbs are an ancient natural wonder-herbs are hotter than ever. Extremely informative and fascinating, this book will help you find which herb can treat various complaints. Throughout the guide are instructions for bursting-with-flavor recipes, health-care products, decorative craft ideas, insect repellents, cosmetics, cleaning agents, and much more.