Harness the power of nature with renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar as your guide. Introducing a different herb each month, illustrated by gorgeous full-color photographs, Gladstar demonstrates how to create twelve teas, tinctures, or recipes to promote health and lasting calm: Freshly picked bouquets of lavender are paired with a recipe for bath salts. Bundles of ripe elderberries make a tart, flu-fighting syrup. There are even creative preparations for garden weeds, like sautéing vitamin-packed dandelion greens. Packed with expertise and pleasure for gardeners and anyone passionate about wellness.
About the Author
Rosemary Gladstar is the best-selling author of Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide and Rosemary Gladstar’s Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health, which draw on her 40-plus years of experiences studying and teaching about the healing properties of herbs. She is a world-renowned educator, activist, and entrepreneur, and the founding director of Sage Mountain Herbal Retreat Center, the International Herb Symposium, and the New England Women’s Herbal Conference. Gladstar is founding president of United Plant Savers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation and preservation of native American herbs. She was the original formulator for Traditional Medicinal herbal teas and has led herbal educational adventures around the world. She is the recipient of an honorary doctorate from the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon, and serves on the board of the Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine and The National Health Freedom Coalition. She lives in Vermont.