Many people enjoy creating an ornamental garden and may view herbs as too dowdy to be worthy of a place. Unless you're willing to give up part of your beautiful oasis for the benefit of your medicine cabinet, this makes preparing natural home remedies from your own garden plants a tad difficult.
But there are many attractive and even exotic plants which you can grow which have healing properties. "Healing Herbs for the Ornamental Garden" gives details of 25 different plants (33 if you count the nine different types of rose) that will fit right in to any ornamental garden, complete with cultivation data, the parts to use for each remedy and what type of remedy you can use for particular ailments.
What's in this book:
Medicinal herbs don't have to be ugly
Why organic growing methods are important
Remedies in this book which can be used during pregnancy
Details for the following herbs: alkanet, betony, bistort, bloodroot, butterfly weed, showy calamint, centaury, purple coneflower, cornflower, daylily, gayfeather, hemp agrimony, greater knapweed, lamb's ears, cotton lavender, love in a mist, marsh mallow, musk mallow, meadowsweet, Queen Anne's lace, rose, safflower, Spanish sage, teasel, valerian
Alphabetical Index of Remedies
About Frann Leach
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Published November 17, 2012
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