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Book of Herbs and Spices (Wordsworth Reference)

Book of Herbs and Spices (Wordsworth Reference)
$3.83

Do the small amounts of herbs and spices we add to our food have any nutritional and medical benefits? The answer is yes, when they are used in the right way and in the correct concentration. From alfalfa to yeast, this text contains information on: the plant from which the herb or spice derives; the native habitats and properties of herbs and spices; the use of herbs and spices in cooking and their nutritional value; the medicinal benefits and possible adverse effects of each herb or spice; and the practical uses of herbs and spices around the house, as home remedies, cosmetics and in the control of insects.

China Bayles' Book of Days: 365 Celebrations of the Mystery, Myth, and Magic of Herbs from the World of Pecan Springs

China Bayles' Book of Days: 365 Celebrations of the Mystery, Myth, and Magic of Herbs from the World of Pecan Springs
$4.47

A companion treasury from the author of the national bestselling series. Readers of the China Bayles mystery novels are familiar with the usefulness and wonder of the many herbs the amateur sleuth sells in her beloved Thyme and Seasons shop. Compiled by national bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert at the request of her fans, "China Bayles' Book of Days" gathers together tidbits and treasures about plants and reveals ways you can put more green into your daily life. Featuring 365 days of recipes, crafts, gardening tips, remedies, and more, this special volume is a personal calendar of the legends and lore of herbs and also features brand-new essays from the author, clues from China's mysteries, and some special contributions by the irrepressible members of the Myra Merryweather Herb Guild, Pecan Springs's oldest civic organization.

 
 
 
 
 

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