The Herbal Apothecary: Recipes, Remedies and Rituals (Hardcover)

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A beautiful photographic guide to help you harness the healing and therapeutic properties of a variety of herbs and spices, just like the apothecaries of the past

Learn the sustainable and ethical art of the apothecarist with this beautiful photographic guide to working with herbs and spices to make healing remedies and delicious recipes.

Discover the fascinating properties and therapeutic benefits of everyday ingredients found in herb gardens and kitchen cupboards.

For centuries, herbalists and healers have looked to nature for remedies and have made salves, toddies, teas, balms and preserves as cures for common ailments and to add piquant aromas and flavors to dishes – and now you can too.
Inside you will find:

·       Photographs to help you safely identify edible plants

·       Advice on what is available in each season

·       Guidance on how best to grow, prepare and preserve your herbs and spices

·       Useful herbal remedies and delicious recipes to try

The fascinating folklore and history of these majestic aromatic plants

About the Author


Christine Iverson discovered a love of all things hedgerow after moving to a Sussex Downland village in 2001. This fascination led to volunteering as an apothecary at the Weald and Downland Living Museum where she taught school children about medieval and Tudor medicine. Keen to learn more, she became a regular contributor to her local parish magazine sharing the folklore and superstitions of hedgerow plants with her local community. She runs regular folklore and foraging workshops at Tuppenny Barn Organics and gives talks to local women’s institutes and horticultural societies.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781800079854
ISBN-10: 1800079850
Publisher: Summersdale
Publication Date: February 6th, 2024
Pages: 208
Language: English

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