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A Woman's Book of Herbs: The Healing Power of Natural Remedies

4.25  ·  Rating Details ·  48 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Herbal remedies passed down through three generations are recounted in this inspirational book, joyfully written for women of all ages. A Woman's Book of Herbs guides you through the process of creating your own medicine chest of botanicals -- from gardening and gathering to preparation, storage, and use. Tinctures, tonics, and teas for a variety of women's health concerns ...more
Paperback, 306 pages
Published October 1st 2000 by Citadel
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Zoe
Mar 19, 2015 Zoe rated it it was amazing
Deb Sole has a beautiful connection with nature. She begins her book with a little history in the use of herbs, which I found very enlightening. The recipes use easy to obtain herbs (wild or cultivated). She teaches the beginner how to make salves, tinctures, & teas and how/why they are used. She elaborates on how to properly dry different types of herbs (in case we thought hanging them upside down to air dry was the only method) *smile* I was surprised to find a very detailed description of ...more
Kim
Jan 25, 2016 Kim rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Easy to read and understand - a wealth of information. This is definately becoming one of my herbal resource guides.
Katherine
Though a little bit on the---hate to say it-- crunchy side, this is a great little reference for women, especially concerning hormone balancing. This is a guide written by a woman with an expertise knowledge of herbs and more importantly, their practical use (especially in blends). Though mostly directed towards women, there are recipes that focus on immune enhancing and more that don't specifically pertain to any gender. All in all a good reference.
Amy
I would have liked this book better if it were less wiccan/new age/neo-pagan/goddess worship heavy. I fully believe in the healing potential of herbs, but it was hard to get into this book that suggested taking these herbs after lighting a candle and praying to my ancestors.
Jacinda
Dec 13, 2010 Jacinda rated it it was amazing
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I highly recommend this book for people who are interested in understanding more about the intricacies of woman health issues as they relate to the spiritual and natural world. I found that while reading, I took many moments to reflect on the joys of being female:)
Steph Schroeder
Jan 31, 2008 Steph Schroeder rated it really liked it
Deb Soule's herb book spills empathy and nurturing support for women. This is the first herb book I ever owned.
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