If you'd like to use herbs for your family's health, this book is the place to start! Author Rosemary Gladstar's is a renowned herbal teacher and practitioner with more than 35 years experience. I have used her books and formulas for years with excellent results. With her expert advice, you can grow and make your own herbal remedies for common ailments. You will get to know the characteristics and nature of 33 common herbs, as well how to grow and harvest them when they are at the peak of potency. Recipes and instructions will help you prepare those herbs to make teas, tinctures, poultices, oils, salves and pills to use medicinally. Stock your home medicine chest with safe, all-natural, low-cost herbal remedies to enjoy better health. Softcover, 224 pages, lavish color photographs throughout. A wonderful handbook for the beginner and even more experienced herbalist.