A collection of our favourite books on herbal medicine making
Ferment for Good is a guide to discovering the joys of fermentation in its myriad variations – framed through the eyes of Sharon Flynn, a one-time English teacher who has hooked early in her 20s and has since made it her life's work to learn and share all there is to know about this most ancient of practices.
The Art of Natural Cheesemaking: Using Traditional, Non-Industrial Methods and Raw Ingredients to Make the World's Best CheesesMost DIY cheesemaking books are hard to follow, complicated, and confusing, and call for the use of packaged freeze-dried cultures, chemical additives, and expensive cheesemaking equipment. For though bread baking has its sourdough, brewing its lambic ales, and pickling its wild fermentation, standard Western cheesemaking practice today is decidedly unnatural. In The Art of Natural Cheesemaking, David Asher practices and preaches a traditional, but increasingly countercultural, way of making cheese—one that is natural and intuitive, grounded in ecological principles and biological science.
In The Garden Apothecary, Herb Nerd Reece Carter shows you how to grow and make your own gentle herbal remedies, taking you right through from growing your own plants to concocting your own tinctures and ointments. Using forty of his favourite recipes, Reece reveals how you can use organic raw ingredients to relieve a wide range of everyday ailments, naturally.
The Modern Herbal Dispensatory
A Medicine-Making Guide
The Moon Deck can be worked with as an oracle guide, as a daily tool for reflection and meditation, or in tarot inspired spreads. It is printed on FSC certified paper using plant-based inks. FSC certified paper (Forest Stewardship Council) is paper that has been harvested in a responsible manner and promotes the management of the world's forests. Exclusive from US
The Weed Forager’s Handbook: A Guide to Edible and Medicinal Weeds in Australia by Adam Grubb and Annie Raser-Rowland (foreword by Costa Georgiadis) Step into the world of our least-admired botanical companions, peel back the layers of prejudice, and discover the finer side of the plants we call weeds. An astonishing number are either edible or medicinal, and have deep and sometimes bizarre connections to human history. But how do you distinguish a tasty sandwich-filler from its dangerous look-alike? Which of these garden familiars is the most nutritious vegetable ever tested by the US Dept of Agriculture? How do you cook with delicious nettles without fear of being stung? This book reveals all this and more, and will forever change your concept of where to go looking for lunch.