Confidently Identify Wild Healing Plants


Garden & Nature


Steffen Guido Fleischhauer

AT Verlag

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Infos :

Paperback with flaps
288 pages
13.5 cm x 21.0 cm
More than 400 colour photos
50 plant sketches


The top 50 most Popular Plant Types With Recipes and Instructions for the Household Medicine Chest

• How to confidently identify the 50 most popular healing plants
• Including recipes and easy instructions to enrich your medicine chest
• More than 400 photos and plant sketches

All around our neighbourhood we can find a number of plants that are brilliantly effective healing plants thanks to the valuable substances they contain. This book presents detailed and colourful descriptions of the 50 most popular wild healing plants which will enable even absolute beginners to confidently identify them. With over 400 colour photos, meticulous sketches, and drawings for every plant, as well as detailed information on their poisonous or useless look-alikes. Simple ways of everyday use along with recipes that have proven effective in naturopathic treatments demonstrate why we do not want to miss these wild healing plants from our medicine chest. Including explanations about active agents and groups of substances, a practical harvesting schedule, as well as guidelines on how to prepare some essential basics such as decoctions, gels, lotions, macerations, medical wine but also oil extracts, ointments, syrup, tinctures, and wet packs. The perfect guide to start a wild plant medicine chest, suitable also for beginners with little plant knowledge.

Steffen Guido Fleischhauer

Steffen Guido Fleischhauer graduate engineer for landscape planning and landscape architecture, College of Higher Education Weihenstephan. Concentrated for long years on edible wild plants. Gathered experience all over Central Europe in alimentation with plants from wild nature. Today offers guided walking tours, nature adventure trips, lectures and seminars on the topic of edible wild plants.
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