The Wild & Weedy Apothecary An A to Z Book of Herbal Concoctions, Recipes & Remedies, Practical Know-How & Food for the Soul
By Doreen Shababy
Simply outdoor your step or kitchen window, hidden underneath a tall pine tree or twining via porch latticework, a wild and weedy apothecary waits to be discovered.
Herbalist Doreen Shababy stocks her deep, abiding love for the earth and its presents during this number of natural knowledge that represents a life of paintings within the wooded area, box, and kitchen. This herbalism guidebook is filled with dozens of tasty recipes and typical treatments, together with excellent Garlic and Artichoke Dip, Sunny Oatmeal Crepes, Candied Catnip Leaves, Lavender Lemonade, Roseberry Tea, Garlic Tonic, Parsnip Hair Conditioner, and Dream Charms made with Mugwort.
A sampling of the natural lore, legend, and guideline stumbled on inside of those pages:
The distinction among sweet-faced plant life and plants with attitude
How to gather a well-stocked pantry • the significance of gratitude
Plant-spirit communique fundamentals • the right way to use neighborhood wild herbs
How to make poultices, teas, tinctures, balms, and extracts
"Those who dare delve into this ebook could emerge with catnip on their breath, dust on their knees, wild fruit juices on their fingers, and a mysterious, chuffed smile—the very photo of a wild and weedy girl. Come on!" —Susun S. Weed, wild girl herbalist