Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs

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Claire Kowalchik, William H. Hylton
Rodale, Jan 15, 1998 - Gardening - 545 pages
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An herb is a plant valued for its medicinal, savory, or aromatic qualities. It is a plant not merely to look at but to use. And using herbs is the focus of this book.

Packed into these pages is an incredible amount of practical, helpful how-to information. Not just on medicinal uses of herbs, and not just on culinary uses, but on all the uses of more than 140 herbs.

 

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User Review  - ArmchairAuthor - LibraryThing

Informative and entertaining, this encyclopedia has already helped me improve my black thumb to more of a yellowish hue. Practical information such as ideal planting times and soil conditions fill ... Read full review

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Excellent resource, covers so many different herbs from so many angles. This will probably be my main reference because its the best I've read so far and covers everything I could possibly need to know. Read full review

Contents

1
1
Aloe 0
7
Arnica 0
17
Bathing with Herbs 0
27
Beebalm 0
39
Black Hellebore 0
47
Broom
55
Caraway 0
63
2 1 5
217
Ginger 0
223
Goldenrod 0
230
Grindelia 0
239
Hawthorn 0
275
Herb
294
Herbs as Houseplants 0
305
History of Herbs 0
316

Castor Bean 0
69
Cayenne Pepper
75
Chervil 0
83
Cinnamon 0
90
Coltsfoot 0
97
l 03
103
Cooking with Herbs 0
114
1 28
128
Dandelion O 1 4 1
143
Deadly Nightshade 0 1 58
158
1 76
176
Elecampane 0
182
Fennel 0
188
Flax 0
194
Gardening with Herbs 0
200
Hop 0
332
Horseradish 0
338
Indigo 0
344
lavender 0
350
Lemon Verbena 0
358
Lobelia 0
364
Madder 0
371
Marsh Mallow 0
379
Mistletoe 0
389
Myrrh
396
Oregon Grape 0
404
Passionflower 0
410
Plantain 0
416
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