Clocking in at 1,723 pages, The Herb Book : The Most Complete Catalog of Herbs Ever Published by John Lust is a reference book in three parts: herb and herbal history; plants and their uses; and herbal recipes for teas, poultices and more.
Learn which plants can be used for vegetable dyes, which ones add “spice” to your recipes and which can be used to make safe home health remedies for you and your family. First published in 1974, and also known as "The Natural Remedy Bible," this book is back in print, revised, and expanded.
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