The Herbal Kitchen: 50 Easy-to-Find Herbs and Over 250 Recipes to Bring Lasting Health to You and Your Family

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Conari Press, Oct 1, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 256 pages

Do you enjoy eating garlic bread? Does oregano always find its way into your spaghetti sauce? Do you garnish potato salad with paprika? Then you are participating in the ancient tradition of using herbs to enhance the health benefits and digestibility of your food. With over 250 recipes for herbal oils, vinegars, pestos, dressings, salts, cordials, syrups, smoothies and more, The Herbal Kitchen provides the information necessary to prepare, store, and use herbs, and create a long term healthcare plan.

The Herbal Kitchen will help you to recognize the extraordinary pharmacy that already exists in your own kitchenone that will boost immunity, heal sickness, enhance energy, and ensure overall health and vitality, all without the need for fancy equipment or specialty products.

 

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Contents

Kitchen Medicine and Culinary Culture
15
Herbal Kitchen Materia Medica of Fifty Healing Herbs and Spices
29
Herbal Waters
110
Herbal Drinks
113
Herbal Smoothies
128
Herbal Honey
138
Herbal Vinegar
152
Herbal Cordials
168
Herbal Ghee
197
Herbal Pesto
207
Herbal Sprinkles and Salts
218
Herbal Baths and Foot Soaks
231
Glossary
240
Sources
242
Bibliography
244
Index
245

Herbal Oils
185

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Kami McBride is an herbalist and inspiring teacher that has helped thousands of people learn to use herbal medicine in their daily lives in ways that are healthy, safe and fun. She teaches experiential herbal programs in reviving the art of home use of herbal medicine. Her work is centered in sustainable wellness practices, creating self reliance and revitalizing our relationship with the plant world. Kami's extensive knowledge of healing plants is infused into her specialty of herbal cooking for preventive health. She empowers people in understanding how to use herbs in the home setting for prevention and every day common ailments. Kami founded the Living Awareness Institute serves as an instructor of herbal medicine at Solano Community College, Napa Valley Junior College and College of Marin. Author website: www.livingawareness.com  Rosemary Gladstar is the author of Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide.

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