Common and Forgotten Vegetables
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Botany, History, Alternative Medicine and Usage
• Botany, origin, healing powers, and recipes
• New edition featuring beautiful photos
• A collection of knowledge from the great plant expert
Our everyday vegetables are far more than just sources of vitamins: they harbour secrets, colourful stories, and magic, while some of them even qualify as powerful healing plants with clinically proven medical effects. In this thrilling and easy to read book, Wolf-Dieter Storl, the great connoisseur and explorer of healing plants and crops, presents 50 garden vegetables, including some rare and forgotten vegetable and salad plants. A unique combination of gardening, ethno- botany, cultural history, and ancient as well as recent medical findings.