New Release: The Herbal Handbook for Home and Health

Posted by – March 04, 2015
Categories: Ecology & Sustainability Food & Nutrition Health & Healing New Release

One of my favorite herbal authors hits a home run again! I didn’t know you could do so many things with herbs. Pip Waller stretches the herbal imagination!

— Matthew Wood, herbalist and author of The Book of Herbal Wisdom

9781583948927Kitchen pharmacy meets green cleaning and natural beauty in this comprehensive handbook of 501 recipes that harness the power of plants to enhance wellness and toxin-free living. Expert herbalist Pip Waller provides a wealth of information about growing, collecting, preserving, and preparing herbs for a variety of purposes—including cleaning products, food and drink, medicines, beauty products, and more. Attractive and easy to use, The Herbal Handbook for Home and Health includes growing tips and profiles of herbs, guidelines for setting up an herbalist’s kitchen, and techniques to make everything from tinctures to tonics. A valuable resource for anyone affected by allergies or sensitivities, this compendium is handsomely produced with two-color printing throughout and more than three hundred striking illustrations.

The Herbal Handbook includes contributions from herbalists from around the world and encompasses recipes that range from very simple to more complex. Seasoned herbalists as well as those just beginning to explore the world of herbs will find something to start their own nontoxic, non-allergenic domestic revolution.

 

waller-AuFotoAbout the author

Pip Waller is a medical herbalist, massage therapist, and plant spirit medicine and shamanic practitioner. She has taught anatomy and physiology to students of natural medicine since 1991, including at the Blarney Centre of Acupuncture and Reflexology, the Academy of Natural Health in London, and the Meridian School of Massage in Birmingham. She has also been a clinical supervisor for the National Institute of Medical Herbalists Training Clinic attached to the University of Central Lancashire in Preston. She is the author of Holistic Anatomy: An Integrative Guide to the Human Body and lives in North Wales.

 

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About the Author

Marina is the Marketing & Digital Programs Coordinator at North Atlantic Books. After living in New Orleans and Amsterdam, and exploring a couple of continents, she returned to the San Francisco Bay Area to work at NAB. She's passionate about astrology, nonfiction books, and sustainable living, as well as all things metaphysical.