About the Book
This comprehensive guide takes all of the influences on herbalism into account, from ancient Chinese medicine to Welsh tradition. It explains the properties of herbs and which plants exhibit these medicinal actions. In addition, it provides insight on how to grow, prepare, and cook herbs into dishes or use them in home remedies. Finally, it groups the herbs by the system of the body they benefit, making it easy for quick reference.
About the Author
David Hoffmann has been an herbalist of Britain's National Institute of Medical Herbalists for over 40 years. He also travels and gives lectures on herbal medicine. He has also written Medical Herbalism and The New Holistic Herbal.