Encyclopedia of herbs
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Encyclopedia of herbs

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Published by Marshall Cavendish in London .
Written in English


  • Herbs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement(editor Renny Harrop) ; (designerCaroline Austin) ; (illustrated by Caroline Austin).
ContributionsHarrop, Renny., Austin, Caroline.
LC ClassificationsTX819.H4
The Physical Object
Pagination143p. :
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17280695M
ISBN 100856857467

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  The book lives up to what you would expect from something that has the word Encyclopedia in the title. It is well organized, with an alphabetized list of spices and herbs from around the world and their botanical names. The book refers to itself on a lot of pages, and you do not have to read it all alphabetically/5().   out of 5 stars Encyclopedia of Herbs & Their Uses Reviewed in the United States on April 2, Verified Purchase. This book is truly amazing I purchase 3 of them for Birthday & Christmas presents for my family. There are hundreds of color photos to help you navigate the vast world of by: i’ve been using this book as a reference for all my medicinal herbs to align known medicinal properties with spiritual and energetic properties. i have a couple different books in this vein and this one i trust the most. it’s simply organized (it’s an encyclopedia, so it’s all alphabetical, by common name, not by latin names) and has /5.   Book was delivered early in day on my porch away from the elements. Got alert to look for it, very useful. Book was Tucker's Encyclopedia of Herbs, brand new except for remainder mark as advertised. Very happy with purchase of this hard to find book/5(11).

  This book is a valuable reference with small and very readable sections on the history, garden design and general uses of herbs. BUT the value lies in the extensive catalogue. Over pages of identifying photographs and that is before you get to near on pages of the herbal by: A fantastic all-in-one guide to herbs and herbal medicine. If you were to have only one book on herbal medicine, this is the one to get. It's authoritative, comprehensive, well laid out, lavishly illustrated, and clearly a labor of profound love on the part of the author and all those who worked on it/5.   Nice thick garden book with tons of information on herbs. One of the best Herb books I own, and I'm a garden book junkie. I actually bought this one used and I'm very glad I did. It gets used often. The one I bought is an older version. Here is the link Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of HerbsCited by: x Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs orris root. Want to stop a toothache? Chew an elder twig and drive it into a wall. This is the type of magic that abounds in these pages—quick, uncompli­ cated, non-ritualistic. All-purpose spells are presented in the first section of the book for use where needed.

The Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs includes complete descriptions, histories, and cooking suggestions for ingredients from basic herbs to the most exotic seeds and chilies, as well as information on toasting spices, making teas, and infusing various oils and vinegars. International Union for Conservation of Nature - IUCN.   Here is the most comprehensive and wide-ranging book devoted entirely to herbs. More than herb photographs, taken in herb collections all over the world, are combined with descriptions of well over species, varieties, hybrids, and cultivars/5. The greater part of the book is devoted to the cyclopaedic dictionary of medicinal and other herbs, with their natural order, botanical and common names and synonyms, their habitats, distinctive features, the parts employed and the therapeutic properties, with uses and dosage. The better-known herbs, and those which are more commonly seen in.