“Perhaps the most important thing about a book on herbalism is the knowledge and skill of the person who wrote it. With Herbalism at Home, you’ll find solid, reliable information rooted in the decades of experience that Kristine Brown has growing, using, and living herbs.”―jim mcdonald, herbalist (herbcraft.org)
“Herbalism at Home is clear, concise, and offers the reader 125 recipes that can form a useful home apothecary. With a focus on backyard herbs, Kristine Brown shares many of her own remedies in easy-to-follow steps, with a surety that will make even those new to herbalism feel safe and secure. In her unique style, Kristine brings clarity to recipes for everyday health concerns. She moves easily through a variety of recipes for adults, children, those of advancing years, and includes forays into women’s & men’s health. With decades of experience behind her, we can all be grateful that she has finally shared a healing pantry in a single volume.”―Leslie M. Alexander, PhD, RH (AHG) Restoration Herbs
“As the herbal community works to encourage people to embrace the plants growing near them, the author’s choices of herbs are inspired. Kristine Brown is a natural teacher and her writing demonstrates that. She explains herbal preparations and remedies in a simple way that will have the beginner excited to get started, while experienced herbal enthusiasts will find pearls of wisdom on every page. Herbalism at Home takes a giant step in the journey of bringing herbal medicine back to the people.”―Tina Sams, founder of The Essential Herbal Magazine and author of The Healing Power of Herbs
“The herbalists I trust the most are those who have infused their lives with herbs, and Kristine has done just that. For over a decade, she has been sharing her wisdom as a highly-respected author and herbalist. For beginners, Herbalism At Home will get you started on an amazing journey of bringing nature’s pharmacy into your everyday life. For those with a little experience, you’re sure to add new wisdom to your personal apothecary thanks to Kristine’s tried and true recipes that come from her personal experience.”―John Gallagher, LearningHerbs.com
“Reading Herbalism at Home is like sitting down with a dear friend who’s excited to get you into the world of herbal healing. Get cozy, brew up a cup of tea, and get started today!”―Rosalee de la Forêt, author of Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients into Foods and Remedies That Heal
Natural remedies made easy―an at-home guide to herbalismA growing number of people have turned to herbalism as an affordable, natural alternative to conventional medicine―and with a rich landscape of resources, those new to herbalism may wonder where to start. Herbalism at Home gives you the down-to-earth guidance and simple recipes you need to introduce plant-based remedies into your daily life.Start your path with an overview of the types of herbalism remedies, like teas, tinctures, salves, creams, and poultices. Discover in-depth profiles on 40 healing plants, including their medicinal properties, health benefits, and appropriate dosage―as well as 125 recipes for common physical ailments, mental health, personal care, childhood conditions, and even aging.Herbalism at Home includes:Herbal pantry―Take a look at the evolution of herbalism, the tools and ingredients you’ll need, and tips on growing your own herbs.Plan ahead―Get to know techniques, like infusion, diffusion, and syrup―each with easy-to-follow instructions and illustrations.Everyday healing―Ease everyday ailments with step-by-step recipes for Cuts and Scrapes Salve, Laryngitis Relief Honey, Memory Support Tonic, and more.Take healing into your own hands with Herbalism at Home, the all-in-one recipe and reference guide.