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The homesteader's herbal companion : the ultimate guide to growing, preserving, and using herbs

Author: Amy K Fewell
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : LP, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Homesteader's Herbal Companion is a beautiful guide for the modern day homesteader. From learning how to incorporate herbs and essential oils around your home, to learning how to enhance your family's health and well-being, this book is the go-to guide for those wishing to live a more natural homesteading lifestyle. This book takes readers through the basics of herbalism, including the different types of herbs  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy K Fewell
ISBN: 9781493034154 1493034154
OCLC Number: 1030556179
Notes: "Choose the five best herbs to grow, make soaps, salves and tinctures, preserve the herbal harvest, maintain the health of livestock with herbs"--Cover.
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 306 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 23 cm
Contents: The basics of herbalism --
The homesteader's herb list --
How to grow herbs --
Wild herbs in your backyard --
Seed saving; drying and storing herbs --
Herbal teas and tinctures --
Medicinal syrups and other herbal home remedies --
Infused oils, salves, and poultices --
Everyday herbal care and beauty products --
Homestead essential oils --
Cooking with herbs on the homestead --
Herbs for the home and barn --
Herbs for our four-legged friends --
Herbs for chicken and other poultry --
My herbal medicine cabinet and pantry.
Other Titles: Herbal companion
Responsibility: Amy K. Fewell ; foreword by Joel Salatin.

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"The Homesteader's Herbal Companion is a beautiful guide for the modern day homesteader. From learning how to incorporate herbs and essential oils around your home, to learning how to enhance your family's health and well-being, this book is the go-to guide for those wishing to live a more natural homesteading lifestyle. This book takes readers through the basics of herbalism, including the different types of herbs and the uses for them around the homestead. It also breaks down how herbs are used in tinctures, salves, essential oils, and infused oils. With an array of beautiful photos and easy to read terminology, just about any homesteader, new or seasoned, can learn from The Homesteader's Herbal Companion, and finally feel comfortable incorporating the many wonderful qualities of herbs around their homes."--

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