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Herbs for Health and Healing

4.4 of 5 stars 4.40  ·  rating details  ·  70 ratings  ·  7 reviews
This safe and practical guide brings herbalism into the 21st century--an authoritative handbook to using herbs in one's life, from the kitchen to the medicine cabinet to the dressing table. The emphasis in this book is on hands-on remedies that readers can easily make in their kitchens. Each chapter provides recipes, along with detailed information on why each ingredient i ...more
Hardcover, 374 pages
Published September 1st 1996 by Rodale Pr (first published 1996)
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Erin (Paperback stash) *is juggle-reading*
(also posted on my site The Paperback Stash)

It's amazing that I can go out and buy several $20+ 'recommended' books, and the 5-8 dollar paperbacks end up being the best. Such is the case with Kathi Keville's Herbs for Health and Healing. While not an herbal that is the end all of every herbal out there, it's extremely informative, enlightening, easily digestible, and chocked full of useful information.

The author genuinely has a love of herbs and a belief in their performance; for a change we hav
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Laura Szumowski
I found this book very approachable, with great information about applications and recipes for specific ailments. I particularly appreciated the section devoted to women's health. A lot of herbal remedy books will prescribe various herbs for things like PMS, but without going into any further detail. PMS is an umbrella term for all sorts of things like fatigue, breast soreness, uterine cramps, water retention, headache, mood sensitivity, etc. This book actually explains what causes these ailment ...more
Jonelle
My mom bought me this book when I had my first child in 1996. It still is one of my very favorite books. I love her recipes, stories and expertise. This is definitely a family heirloom. I cannot recommend it highly enough!
Karen
This is my favorite book on herbs. I love how Kathi explains, in detail, how and why certain herbs are used and simple recipes to follow for make herbal remedies.
Claudia
My herb bible - I LOVE this book I turn to it for every ailment.
Mckinley
Very well done. Documents studies using herbs to heal.
Bailey
This book is defintely a keeper!
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Kathi Keville is an internationally known herbalist and aromatherapist and avid organic gardener. She has been highly recognized herb in the herbal and aromatherapy field since 1970 when she began teaching. She has been the Director of the American Herb Association since it’s creation in 1981 and was a founding member of the American Herbalist Guild in 1989. Kathi was granted honorary membership t ...more
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