The Gardener's Companion To Medicinal Plants: An A-z Of Healing Plants And Home Remedies by Royal Botanic Gardens KewThe Gardener's Companion To Medicinal Plants: An A-z Of Healing Plants And Home Remedies by Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

The Gardener's Companion To Medicinal Plants: An A-z Of Healing Plants And Home Remedies

byRoyal Botanic Gardens Kew

Hardcover | February 15, 2017

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The Gardener's Companion to Medicinal Plants is a beautifully illustrated giftable gardening reference book, which combines exquisite botanical illustrations with practical self-help projects. Every day sees a discovery in the press about the new uses of plants, and it's certain that most of our most important drugs are derived from plants. From willow (used to procure aspirin) to periwinkle (used in chemotherapy to treat lymphoma) many common garden plants have provided cures in modern medicine. In this book readers can discover more than 200 life-saving plants and 25 home-grown remedies to make themselves. Each home cure is described and illustrated with step-by-step photographs to show how you can be a gardener and heal yourself.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is a world famous centre for botanical and mycological knowledge. Over the past 250 years Kew has made innumerable contributions to increasing the understanding of plants and fungi with many benefits for humankind.Jason Irving is a writer, forager and qualified herbalist. He works at Kew Gardens on the Medici...
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Title:The Gardener's Companion To Medicinal Plants: An A-z Of Healing Plants And Home RemediesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.75 × 6.62 × 1 inPublished:February 15, 2017Publisher:Frances Lincoln AdultLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0711238103

ISBN - 13:9780711238107

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