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The Nature's Remedies An Illustrated Guide to Healing Herbs by Jean Willoughy

The Nature's Remedies An Illustrated Guide to Healing Herbs

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This beginner-friendly guide welcomes a new generation to the trusted tradition of making use of the healing power of herbs to boost our well-being, heal common ailments and enhance everyday life. Engagingly written for a wide audience, it presents richly detailed profiles of more than 60 herbs, including cultural history, uses, tips and beautiful watercolour illustrations - all in a gift-worthy, hardcover package. This is a wonderful celebration of nature as a source of healing power and inspiration to live a more healthy life.

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The Nature's Remedies An Illustrated Guide to Healing Herbs by Jean Willoughy

Throughout history, herbs have been used medicinally to promote healing and vitality. Think chamomile for better sleep, green tea for enhanced focus, or elderberry for immunity boost. Today, herbs are more popular than ever, celebrated not just for their effectiveness but also as natural and affordable remedies.

About the Author

Jean Willoughy

Jean Willoughby is a writer and dedicated student of traditional herbal medicine. Her writing has appeared in MAKE Magazine, Growing Innovation 1.0, and The New Farmers' Almanac. She farms and lives in Pittsboro, North Carolina, where she is a project director at the Rural Advancement Foundation International.

Illustrator Katie Shelly is a media designer who does books, videos, illustration, graphics and beyond. Her first book, Picture Cook, reinvented the recipe through an innovative all-visual approach. She lives and works in New York City as a media designer at the Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum.

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Publication date

1st January 2017


Jean Willoughy

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Chronicle Books


160 pages


The Real World
Lifestyle & Health
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Traditional medicine & herbal remedies



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