Pamper yourself and those you love with gentle herbal recipes and aromatherapy. Whether youre looking for a smoothing facial formula, an energizing exfoliant, a healing headache tea, or a relaxing bath blend, there are dozens of recipes and approaches to choose from, all developed by leading herbal teachers and aromatherapists. And if youre looking for just a quick dose of inspiration to relax, energize, or induce great mindfulness, youll find a variety of smaller books packed with practical tips and exercises that are sure to help.View all titles in this category
Treat stress, anxiety, depression, and more with simple herbal remedies that strengthen and build a healthy nervous system. Best-selling author and renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar profiles 21 herbs proven to be effective at soothing and even preventing stress symptoms such as panic attacks, insomnia, depression, headaches, migraines, and herpes. Enjoy the herbs in simple teas, capsules, or tinctures, and relax in warm baths enhanced by their calming scents.
It’s not just about how long you live - it’s about how well you live. World-renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar guides you on the path to the vibrant health and wellness in middle age and beyond. This exciting guide outlines the rejuvenating and healing immune system, helping to prevent and treat long-term infections - to bilberry, which can prevent and cure eye problems as well as reduce excess sugar in the blood - to milk thistle, which fights the damage cause by three radicals and can rebuild damaged liver cells. There are herbs to support your nervous system, activate your metabolism, support bones and joints, and improve your ability to handle stress. You’ll learn how to choose the right herbs for your needs and how to prepare and use them safely and effectively, improving your vitality and well-being, whatever your age!
Stephanie Tourles offers 150 original recipes for herbal balms, oils, salves, liniments, and other topical ointments you can make yourself to treat a wide range of conditions, from headaches and backaches to arthritis, tendonitis, fungal infections, anxiety, cuts and scrapes, insomnia, splinters, and cracked skin. These preparations are all-natural, effective, safe, and fun to prepare. Take control of your well-being and stock your family’s medicine cabinet with your own custom-made healing remedies.
With Rosemary Gladstar's expert advice, anyone can make their own herbal remedies for common ailments, such as aloe lotion for poison ivy, dandelion-burdock tincture for sluggish digestion, and lavender-lemon balm tea for stress relief. Gladstar profiles 33 of the most common and versatile healing plants and then shows you exactly how to grow, harvest, prepare, and use them. Stock your home medicine chest with safe, all-natural, low-cost herbal preparations, and enjoy better health!
This practical compendium of herbal wisdom is a must-have for everyone. Promote vibrant health and radiant beauty, soothe everyday ailments, and ease stress and anxiety with 175 simple herbal recipes for everything from infant colic to dry skin to cold symptoms to insomnia. Renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar provides time-tested natural therapies and herbal remedies that are safe, effective, and easy to use. She guides you every step of the way, from the growing and ecologically sound harvesting of herbs to basic preparations and dosage directions. Originally published in hardcover as Rosemary Gladstar’s Family Herbal, this comprehensive recipe collection offers a potent prescription for energy, health, and vitality at every stage of life. Nurture yourself and those you love with nature’s healing herbs.
“Gladstar shares her wisdom and enthusiasm with herbal recipes that promote radiant beauty and well-being.”
“Rosemary Gladstar is a national treasure, a leader and a visionary in the field of folk herbalism. . . . Don’t leave this book on a shelf — it belongs on the kitchen counter, where it can be used every day!”
—Tieraona LowDog, MD, Director of Education, Program in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona
“A delightful guide to a green lifestyle, this book will certainly help you and your loved ones live healthier, happier, more joyful lives.” —James A. Duke, PhD, author of The Green Pharmacy