Soothe your nerves, cure your cough, color your fabrics, perfume your bath, stimulate your lover, spice your sauces, stop your nightmares, freshen your breath -- with herbs... The most complete catalog of nature's "miracle plants" ever published.
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Also known as "The Natural Remedy Bible," The Herb Book provides a comprehensive resource for building a livelier, healthier, happier life. More than 2,000 listings offer remedies for ragged nerves, nightmares, and coughing fits as well as suggestions for adding spice to recipes, coloring fabrics, freshening breath, and a host of other benefits. Complete and concise descriptions of herbs, illustrated by more than 275 line drawings, offer the most comprehensive catalog of "miracle plants" ever published.
Written by an expert and pioneer in the field, this easy-to-use reference features three parts. The first presents introductory historical information and background for using the rest of the book. The second part features individual numbered listings of medicinal plants with their botanical descriptions and uses. The third part emphasizes the variety of uses for the plants listed in Part 2, including mixtures for medicinal treatments, nutritious and culinary plants, cosmetic and aromatic purposes, plant dyes, and other applications. The book concludes with a captivating look at plant-related astrology, lore, and legends.
Dover (2014) republication of the edition originally published by Benedict Lust Publications, New York, 1974.
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John B. Lust (N.D., American School of Naturopathy) is the editor and publisher of Nature's Path magazine. A fellow of the Naturopathic Forest University (in Ceylon) and a permanent Member of the British Guild of Drugless Practitions, he also holds a degree in Botanical Medicine from the Universidad Naturista Internacional. He is prominent for his thesis which demonstrates the effectiveness of a natural power inherent in everyone.
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Book Description Benedict Lust Pubns, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0879040076