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Title:
Rosemary Gladstar's family herbal : a guide to living life with energy, health, and vitality
Author:
Gladstar, Rosemary.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
North Adams, Mass. : Storey Books, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
vii, 400 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781580174251
Format :
Book

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Central Library RM666.H33 G536 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

Considered the mother of modern herbalism in North America, Rosemary Gladstar has inspired an entire generation of herbalists and has been a driving force in herbal education. Now everyone can share in her wisdom and enthusiasm with this practical yet evocative compendium. It offers easy-to-understand information for achieving optimal health, as well as tried-and-true advice for feeling positive and energetic - naturally. Gladstar offers intensely personal and uplifting insights into her own life and the lives of her mentors and friends, giving readers a cross-generational guide to living life with true and boundless enthusiasm. Her herbal recipes address everyday ailments, ease stress and anxiety, and promote radiant beauty within and without while nurturing longevity and well-being throughout the life cycle. An herbal apothecary at the end of the book provides an A-to-Z guide to herbs and their healing uses, along with safety precautions, dosage information, and guidelines for when to seek traditional medical help.


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Publisher's Weekly Review

Rosemary Gladstar's Family Herbal: A Guide to Living Life with Energy, Health, and Vitality is an all-in-one source for all ages. The community herbalist, founder of United Plant Savers and author of Herbal Healing for Women, demystifies the world of herbal healing and shares her expertise and recipes and formulas for herbal soups, salads, teas, tinctures, elixirs, creams, salves and baths for people of all ages. Gladstar points the way to physical, emotional and spiritual well-being, utilizing her natural means but warns of the dangers of improper usage. Sidebars and highlighted sections in this handsome reference discuss controversies and highlight special points. ( Feb.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved


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