Natural and herbal healing is nothing new. For thousands of years people have relied on the gifts of nature to cure common ailments. Today, herbal remedies have become a popular alternative to conventional medicine and a way for families to address everyday woes themselves.
In Natural & Herbal Family Remedies, Cynthia Black shares the tried-and-true remedies that have been with her family for generations. To this day she uses these natural and herbal treatments to care for her family, pets, and home. You’ll find recipes for treating the conditions common in every family, including diaper rash, cuts, bruises, stress, headaches, colds, and stomachaches, as well as natural beauty treatments for hair and skin care. Cynthia also provides recipes for nourishing foods, natural animal care, and herbal cleansers for the home.
In The Faeries’ Guide to Green Magick from the Garden author and free-fae-spirit Jamie Wood offers fresh, faerie-centric profiles of thirty-three familiar medicinal and culinary herbs accompanied by recipes for natural healing remedies, earth-friendly beauty products, and tasty treats. Fantasy artist Lisa Steinke pairs each herb with a vibrant portrait of its personality—its unique faerie signature—in her lyrical poetry and luminous paintings.
With blissful blessings, magickal meditations, and zesty spells sprinkled throughout, The Faeries Guide to Green Magick from the Garden will help you get in touch with your own fae spirit and explore the earthly—and earthy—delights of your own garden.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
1. Introduction of needed equipment and ingredients.
2. Great reasons to start making and eating fermented foods.
3. Selecting Produce for Fermenting
4. Choosing Meat, Eggs, and other Ingredients for Fermenting
5. Essential information about fermenting veggies, fruits, grains etc.
Of course, the best way to get to know herbs--and to guarantee yourself of their fine quality--is to grow them yourself. Whether you own acres in the country or a studio apartment in the city, you can cultivate, harvest, preserve, and use these herbs with minimal effort--and Grow 15 Herbs for the Kitchen will show you how!
In recent decades, medical researchers began noticing a lower rate of certain diseases in countries whose inhabitants regularly consume turmeric-rich dishes. Studies have found evidence for turmeric's therapeutic advantages as related to preventing or treating Alzheimer's, arthritis, atherosclerosis, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, digestive problems, liver disease, stroke, and infections. Turmeric has many anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, which might well be why it has long been used as a panacea.
Readers will find a dazzling array of exotic yet straightforward recipes in Turmeric for soups, snacks, meats, seafood, vegetables, and even pickles and chutneys. These delicious and nutritious dishes will quickly add wonderful flavor to any meal while also promoting lifelong healthy habits.