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In Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies, Groves provides 23 garden plans specially tailored to address the most common health needs, along with simple recipes for using each group of herbs. Discover the three to six herbs that are most effective for what ails you, whether you’re seeking headache relief, immune support, stress relief, or a simple daily tonic. For chronic stomach problems, marshmallow, plantain, rose, fennel, and calendula make the perfect medicine, with recipes for tummy tea and gut-healing broth. Groves teaches you how to plant, harvest, and care for each medicinal herb, and in all of her plant suggestions, she emphasizes safe, effective, easy-to-grow herbs that provide abundant harvests and can be planted in containers or garden beds.
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Empower yourself with expert advice
When you create herbal remedies from plants you’ve grown and harvested yourself, you control the quality, cost, and usefulness of the products you take to support your health. As a clinical herbalist, educator, and the best-selling author of Body into Balance, Maria Noël Groves brings over 20 years of experience teaching and practicing herbal medicine to guide you on the path to making your own medicine.
Make the medicine your body needs
With step-by-step photography and detailed instructions, you’ll master basic remedy recipes and learn to prepare safe, effective herbal therapies customized to your personal health concerns, whether you need a daily tonic for overall wellness, an immune-boosting oxymel, or quick-acting poultice for skin rash relief.
Custom garden plans for good health
These herb garden plans — each requiring just a few of the most beneficial plants — can be grown easily and anywhere (even in containers). With instructions for planting, maintaining, harvesting, and preserving plants for medicinal use, this guide makes natural health care approachable for beginner gardeners and anyone curious about herbal remedies.
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