The Herbal Handbook for Homesteaders (Paperback)
Farmed and Foraged Herbal Remedies and Recipes
Voyageur Press, 9780760361863, 160pp.
Publication Date: January 8, 2019
When you’re a homesteader, you face many challenges: from a simple cold, to an earache in your child, fleas on the dog, or worms in your goat. Medicines and treatments are never cheap, and are often vague. Wouldn't it be great to grow, forage, and create natural remedies yourself? Look no further than The Herbal Handbook for Homesteaders!
Abby Artemisia, a botanist, herbalist, and professional forager, has created this user-friendly resource. If you’re an herbal novice, this guide will demystify the world of herbs. For those with some herbal experience, it will take you deeper into helpful home remedies with new techniques and recipes.
Take control of your own health care and that of your family, pets, and livestock, with tips on growing and foraging herbs safely and ethically; secrets to preservation and processing; and easy, soothing recipes. With bonus sections on creating your own herbal apothecary, creating a foraging journal, and more, this handy book is sure to become your go-to reference for all things herbal.
About the Author
Abby Artemisia is a botanist, herbalist, and professional forager living in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina. Raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, and with a degree in Botany from Miami University, Abby has since traveled the country learning about plants and herbal remedies. She teaches dozens of workshops every year through her own business, the WANDER School, on a wide range of botanical and herbal topics. Popular classes include “Forage Your First Aid Kit” and “DIY Herbal Tinctures.” She has previously run an herbal tea business, worked on organic farms, and spent years playing in the woods. Her mission is to offer nature and herbal education, creating healing through connection with the natural world and each other.