Wild Drugs (out of print)
Written by an expert medical herbalist, Wild Drugs is your guide to properly identifying, using and storing natural remedies, so you can enjoy the benefits of Mother Nature's medicinal plants. With a clear, easy-to-follow layout, this photo-filled practical guide features home remedies for over 100 common illnesses and ailments, including asthma, insomnia, arthritis, menopause and hangovers.
Helps you to access the healing powers that nature has to offer absolutely free, with an easy-to-use identification guide to wild plants of Britain and Europe. Contains straightforward advice on creating home remedies to treat over 100 common ailments. Public interest in foraging and natural medicine is strong, with popular organisations such as the National Trust offering foraging holidays and the programme Grow Your Own Drugs drawing healthy viewing figures.
Zoe Hawes is a registered medical herbalist and nurse. She works with her local wildlife organisation presenting regular herb walks, talks and teaching about traditional herbal medicine. Location: Frome, Somerset.
Introduction. How to forage. Using medicinal plants. Woodland plants. Riverside plants. Grassland plants. Waste ground plants. Hedgerow plants. Garden visitors. Remedies for common ailments. First aid kit. Glossary. Index.