The Handmade Apothecary

Healing herbal recipes

Author: Kim Walker,Vicky Chown

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0857835866

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 192

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Herbs are quite literally everywhere; it is only our ability to recognise their value that has been lost. Vicky and Kim explore the traditional uses of herbs combined with a modern and scientific understanding of a truly holistic approach so that you can use herbs to treat ailments and improve your general wellbeing. The book contains fascinating information about herbs and with suggestions of what each herb can be used for. Did you know that daisies infused in oil can be used to reduce bruises? That roses can help grieving and anxiety? Or that elderflower cordial can bring down a temperature? There is also an introduction to each of the body's systems (nervous, respiratory etc.) and which herbs are best for treatments. And of course, the book is peppered with vinegars, balms, oils, tinctures, creams, lotions and syrups to create your own little herbal health kit. Vicky and Kim also encourage people to reconnect with their local environment in addition to growing herbs in their gardens or windowsills. An all-encompassing guide for the beginner, The Handmade Apothecary is filled with guidance, useful tips and tried-and-tested recipes that will inspire people to make their own remedies.
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The Herbal Remedy Handbook

Treat everyday ailments naturally, from coughs & colds to anxiety & eczema

Author: Kim Walker,Vicky Chown

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0857837397

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 176

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With self-care, mindfulness and mental health being at the forefront of the popular consciousness, taking control of your health has never felt so important. And learning about herbs and how they can treat and heal ailments and conditions is a good place to start. The Herbal Remedy Handbook is a collection of practical remedies for home care. It is an ailment and recipe-led reference for first-aid, simple conditions such as coughs and colds, and helpful self-management techniques for more complex conditions such as anxiety and eczema. From vinegars and tonics, creams and balms to syrups and teas, all the recipes use easily accessible, bought, foraged or grown ingredients for you to create your own herbal healthkit. An indispensable guide for the beginner or the budding herbalist, The Herbal Remedy Handbook is filled with tried-and-tested recipes that will inspire you to make your own remedies.
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The Hearth Witch's Kitchen Herbal

Culinary Herbs for Magic, Beauty, and Health

Author: Anna Franklin

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 073875823X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 288

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Herbal Wisdom the Hearth Witch Way Includes more than 150 recipes for teas, infusions, tinctures, syrups, baths, salves, balms, compresses, poultices, oils, creams, potions, candles, and much more. The Hearth Witch's Kitchen Herbal is an herbal with a difference—it shows how to use the herbs and spices most of us already have in our kitchens for home remedies, personal care, spiritual practice, spells, and rituals. The follow-up to the bestselling Hearth Witch's Compendium, this practical guide includes more than 150 recipes and focuses on twenty-three common culinary herbs and spices. For each plant, you will discover magical correspondences, culinary uses, cosmetic uses, medicinal uses, notes of caution, recipes, and lore. Also discover how to combine herbs with astrology, colors, and elemental energies for powerful magical workings. From basil to turmeric and incenses to syrups, this useful kitchen herbal is designed to help you expand your Hearth Witch skills for a more natural and magical life. Basil Black Pepper Caraway Cardamom Cayenne Cinnamon Clove Coriander Cumin Dill Fennel Fenugreek Garlic Ginger Lemon Mints Oats Oregano Parsley Rosemary Sage Thyme Turmeric
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Dr. Prepper

The Disaster Preparedness Guide to Home Remedies

Author: Jeff Garrett

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1510712038

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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Life-saving medical advice for when you can’t reach a doctor. Survival preparedness is not to be taken lightly. We live in a society full of comforts, conveniences, and instantaneous answers to all of our questions. But what happens when those systems break down? Preparedness must begin from the inside out. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can often determine whether or not you can physically endure catastrophic circumstances. Poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle can lead to health issues, and the simplest toothache can transform into an abscess that poisons the blood. You never know what small step you could have taken that would have helped you bounce back from an injury or could have reduced your risk of falling ill, so it is important to start preparing for the worst by treating your body the best you can. Dr. Prepper is a comprehensive guide to knowing a little bit about everything, but, more importantly, it also provides information on how to cope with medical emergencies. Learn about: What to include when you prepare a survival bug-out bag Basic wilderness tips and tricks like water purification and finding shelter Identifying and treating critter bites and stings or unfortunate brushes with poisonous plants Home treatment methods for when emergency responders are not within reach Remedies and recipes for basic treatment options like burn spray and fire ant treatment to stomach-settling teas and anti-inflammatory bone broth When you never know what’s going to happen, this book will give you the resources to plan ahead, assess your situation, find a solution, and help you keep going.
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The Practical Herbal Medicine Handbook: Your Quick Reference Guide to Healing Herbs & Remedies

Author: Althea Press

Publisher: Callisto Media Inc

ISBN: 1623153727

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: N.A

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Your personal guide to unlocking the natural healing power of herbs Put your health in your own hands with time-tested treatments. From the creators of the New York Times bestseller Essential Oils for Beginners, The Practical Herbal Medicine Handbook offers basic techniques and effective herbal treatments for everyday ailments, wellness, and beauty. • More than 100 everyday herbal remedies to treat common ailments such as headaches, bruises, and leg cramps • Step by step techniques for buying, making, and growing herbal medicine • Discover the 44 most common and effective healing herbs with the A-Z apothecary • Reduce stress, soothe insomnia, and enhance your memory naturally with herbal remedies for your mental health and well-being The Practical Herbal Medicine Handbook provides a natural path to feeling better and improving your overall sense of wellness.
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Apothecary Cocktails

Restorative Drinks from Yesterday and Today

Author: Warren Bobrow

Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)

ISBN: 1592335845

Category: Cooking

Page: 160

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Apothecary Cocktails features 75 traditional and newly created recipes for medicinally-themed cocktails. Learn the history of the top ten apothecary liqueurs, bitters, and tonics that are enjoying resurgence at trendy bars and restaurants.
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The Essential Herbal for Natural Health

How to Transform Easy-to-Find Herbs Into Healing Remedies for the Whole Family

Author: Holly Bellebuono

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 9781590309476

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 316

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An introduction to herbal healing for beginners focuses on 13 foundation herbs while explaining how to prepare more than 200 simple and effective home treatments for common conditions, including stomach aches, anxiety and dry skin. Original.
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Spa Apothecary

Natural Bath & Beauty Recipes

Author: Stasie McArthur

Publisher: Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486827720

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 128

View: 9296

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You can make luxurious products for skin, hair, and bath at home! All you need are basic cooking skills, a few simple kitchen tools, some common household ingredients — and this easy-to-follow guide. Spa Apothecary is a great resource for those who want to avoid the chemical additives of commercial products. Best of all, it will assist you in transitioning to a healthier, natural beauty routine and save you money, too! Author Stasie McArthur explains how to build your own personal apothecary. There is a supply list and more than 100 simple, preservative-free recipes, along with a helpful tip for each one. Included are moisturizers and toners for face and hand care, washes and scrubs for skin and body, shampoos and conditioners, and healing compounds for congestion and earaches. These handmade products make great gifts for family and friends — and can be customized with favorite scents and textures.
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The Home Apothecary

Cold Spring Apothecary's Cookbook of Hand-Crafted Remedies & Recipes for the Hair, Skin, Body, and Home

Author: Stacey Dugliss-Wesselman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1592538193

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 160

View: 8893

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With the resurgence of small-batch, locally crafted boutiques and brands that mimic heritage brand ideals, today’s consumers are looking for a product with an emphasis on locally sourced production and ingredients. They are already stocking their pantries and fridges with natural, whole foods and relying on real ingredients for better health. The Home Apothecary offers fresh ideas for caring for the body on the outside, too. It features a bounty of recipes: more than 75 original, natural, and absolutely chemical-free body care products from face masks to bug repellent to soothing lotions. Cold Spring Apothecary’s nationally recognized green-luxury beauty and home goods formulas will be taught in such a way that readers will soon be experimenting on their own.
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