A comprehensive guide to over 700 plants and their uses throughout theworld, with high-quality photographs and concise text.
The quick and easy to use photographic guide to herbs -for novices and established enthusiasts alike.
This compact visual guide features the highest quality photographs, capturing the unique details of more than 700 plants used by people around the world in cooking, healing, cosmetics, and even pest control. Each herb's entry includes annotated photographs tohighlight the herb's distinguishing features, colour illustrations showing a typicalspecimen, and the plant's natural habitat and native region to help identify it. Discover what each herb is used for, includingapplications in food preparation, medicine, beauty treatment, aromatherapy, and crafts, while symbols on every page detailwhich parts of the plant are used.
The introduction covers the anatomy of a herb, reveals how herbs have been utilized throughout history, andexplains how we use herbs in the modern world, from medicinal uses to the pleasures of a well-kept herb garden, making itan essential reference for anyone interested in exploring their local wilderness or cultivating herbs.
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