Healing Herbs and Magic Plants Between Front Door and Garden Gate
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• Nine common wild herbs: A journey of discovery into the secret nature of plants
• Richly illustrated with wonderful photos
• Expanded and revised edition of the bestseller
Ever since ancient times true herbalists have known that even the simplest, most common herbs are valuable, and that just a handful of these is sufficient to heal any type of sickness. It is important, however, not to consider the plants mere containers of chemical substances, but to respect their personality, character, and history. The author highlights nine common wild herbs that grow everywhere in our closest surroundings, yet they remain widely disregarded: stinging nettle, mugwort, ale-hoof, ground elder, plantain, horsetail, daisy, chickweed, and dandelion. He describes their characteristics and healing powers, their relevance in folk medicine, their role in legends, fairy tales, and superstitions as well as their planetary references. The new edition is larger in size and richly illustrated with wonderful photos.