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“This book is a brand new, sparkling gem, full of treats and surprises and everything important. … not just for the beginner, even though that’s what the title says. It will definitely be inspiring and helpful to someone just starting out, but also to anyone who’s been working with herbs for a while and might be looking for some fresh inspiration.”
“Rosemary Gladstar has been herbal wise woman to several generations, training future herbalists for 25 years at herSage Mountain Retreat Centeron 500 acres in Vermont. For those new to using herbs medicinally, her "Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide"(Storey Publishing, 2012) is the perfect entry, with easy recipes, preparation basics and growing know-how.”
“One of the most-trusted and well-respected herbalists of our time, Rosemary Gladstar, teaches readers how to grow, harvest, prepare, and use 33 of her favorite herbs in this new title. ... this book is a must-read for every budding herbalist."
"This expert herbalist always offers exert advice ... Anyone can prepare her tried and true, yet always effective, recipes."
“A compilation of the insights and wisdom gained from a lifetime of practice using medicinal herbs … highly useful for anyone wishing to bring herbs into their life”
“The goal of this beginner's guide is to teach readers how to identify and cultivate medicinal herbs and then use them to create healing oils, salves, tonics and more. ... Whether your passions lie in gardening, crafting or natural health, you'll find this a wonderful addition to your home library."
124 of Rosemary Gladstar's favorite medicinal recipes include:
Creaky Bones Cayenne Rub, page 63
Warming Cinnamon Bath Salts, page 68
Ginger Lemonaide, page 80
Brain Tonic Tincture, page 85
Good Gargle for a Bad Throat, page 88
Rosemary's Famous Face Cream, page 116
Nutritive Heart Tonic Tincture, page 136
Lemon Balm Bath, page 160
Peppermint Tooth Powder, page 187
Bought as a reference book. Have not read it from cover to cover but have looked at the various sections and like what I see. Read morePublished 23 hours ago by SDetaga
A wonderful book for a beginner. I am new to herbalism. It is an easy understand book. Now I can make my own infused oil, and tincture.Published 1 month ago by MIU LING JAMMY SMITH
Love this book! So glad I bought this book has lots of easy recipes and lots of good information about the different herbs and how to use them. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Sarah Toni
I am really impressed with this book as it was one of the first books I read on herbs. Most herbalist want readers to buy their finished product Rosemary is not promoting her own... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Don Munro
Great explanation and description. Easily identified with description of plant in the wild. Great job, love this book.Published 8 months ago by Peanut