This complete guide will get you growing, harvesting, using, and healing with herbs — the world’s oldest and most effective natural medicines. Popular health writer Dr. Michelle Schoffro Cook profiles thirty-one common and easy-to-grow (or readily available) herbs, sharing scientific discoveries about their usefulness and offering more than one hundred easy ways to use them in delicious recipes, healing teas, and soothing body treatments. You’ll discover ways to delight body and mind as you incorporate Mother Nature’s medicines into daily life, where they nurture and protect.
“Michelle Schoffro Cook’s books are my health bibles. If you want glowing, vibrant health, let brilliant Michelle be your guide.” — Kris Carr, author of Crazy Sexy Diet
“Dr. Michelle Schoffro Cook’s work is unique, empowering, informative, and guides us toward a healthy future. I highly recommend her work and books.” — Mallika Chopra, founder, Intent.com
“An essential guide for anyone who wants to bring the power of herbs into their life!” — Beverley Gray, herbalist and natural health practitioner
“Dr. Cook does a great job of breaking herbalism down into tangible steps that allow you to start playing with plants confidently, right away. You don’t have to be an expert to be an at-home, practical herbalist, and this book will show you how.” — from the foreword by Angela and Yarrow Willard, clinical herbalists