100 Plants that Heal: The illustrated herbarium of medicinal plants

100 Plants that Heal: The illustrated herbarium of medicinal plants

by François Couplan Author and Gérard Debuigne Author

Discover the fascinating history of plants, their active components and therapeutic properties, and learn how to prepare safe herbal remedies including infusions, tinctures, oils and lotions. Photographic plates show detailed views of all parts of the fresh plant, plants are ordered alphabetically, and each species has its own dedicated page packed with information. A practical guide for herbalists, featuring useful tips for picking and preserving plants with environmental responsiblity. Healing properties are referenced for each plant and fully explained with a glossary of botanical terms to remedy any ailment, condition, or illness. Find suggested treatments for nausea, coughs, colds and flu, acne, burns, bites and sprains, as well as ideas for pain relief, skincare, and aids for digestion, stress, and sleep. For any plant lover or green witch seeking healing plants and an essential companion to herbal medicines and natural beauty products.