Get the benefits of natural, homegrown healing with this step-by-step guide to growing and using medicinal plants.
Medicinal plants have been used throughout the world for thousands of years. Herbal remedies and ointments can be used for everything from increasing vitality to treating cuts, curing illness, and preventing disease. In this practical guide, urban gardening expert Will Cook explains how to grow medicinal plants in your own home or backyard—and how to take advantage of their holistic healing benefits.
This guide presents illustrated, step-by-step instructions that beginners will find easy to follow. Will explains how to pick the right plants for you; choose the ideal spot for your garden; tend to your plants with natural fertilizer and proper watering techniques; as well as recipes and medicinal applications for the plants in your garden. His simple gardening methods work almost anywhere—from whether it’s in your backyard, rooftop, or even on your windowsill!