When an herbalist is raising a family, it is important to them that their family knows the goods and benefits of herbal remedies. Some of these books provide a thorough look at how herbal medicines can strengthen each member’s health, while also encouraging general wellness.
Family Herbal Books
Below are the 5 recommended family herbal books.
One of the essential books that should be on your bookshelf, Naturally Healthy Babies and Children provides an in-depth look at how to use herbs to improve health from pregnancy to childhood. It’s provides small lists of symptoms, allowing you to look up what your child may be suffering from, along with a recipe list and ingredients on each herb.
Susan offers a lifetime of herbal-specific knowledge in one, comprehensive book. She explains how you can jumpstart your child’s life and health by starting off with a healthy fertility. Each sentence is wrought with experience, knowledge and useful information that can be used from prenatal to postnatal life.
One of my top personal favorites, The Herbal Kitchen is a goldmine. You can learn which kitchen herbs have healing properties, as well as how to use them for their medicinal purposes. She provides a fresh take on everyday herbs, along with both medicinal and kitchen recipes.
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Rosemary Gladstar is a renowned herbalist, and has been providing a wealth of information to her readers for some time. She combines simple, beginner recipes with useful, more experienced recipes, along with a ton of side information from her personal experiences, thoughts and tastes.
Dandelion Medicine is a thorough, textbook-like source of information. It explains everything you hadn’t even thought you wanted to know about dandelions, from the history of the plant to nutritional information it. Complete with recipes for each part of the body, this book covers herbal techniques, preservation ideas and other useful tidbits.