Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies: How to Create a Customized Herb Garden
Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies: How to Create a Customized Herb Garden to Support Your Health & Well-Being
Grow an herb garden for good health! Herbalist Maria Noël Groves offers guidance for cultivating a small garden of medicinal plants curated to personal wellness needs or specific health challenges, from improved digestion and immune system strength to stress relief and balanced blood sugar.
In Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies, Groves provides 23 specially tailored garden plans for addressing the most common health needs, along with simple recipes for using each group of herbs. For chronic stomach problems, marshmallow, plantain, rose, fennel, and calendula make the perfect medicine, with recipes for tummy tea and gut-healing broth. Whether the need is for headache relief, immune support, stress relief, or a daily tonic, readers will learn the three to six herbs that are most effective and how to plant, harvest, and care for each one. In all of Groves’s plant suggestions, the emphasis is on safe, effective, easy-to-grow herbs that provide abundant harvests and can be planted in containers or garden beds.
“The incredible array of herbal remedies and recipes, easy gardening guidelines, and beautiful plant photography make this one of the best DIY herb books ever. I will use it again and again as reference guide, and highly recommend it for everyone interested in medicinal plants and herb gardening.” — Rosemary Gladstar, herbalist and author