A complete herbal handbook of home cures and kitchen remedies from the team behind Backyard Medicine and Backyard Medicine for All.
Years ago, every household practiced kitchen medicine. Doctors were expensive and people were self-reliant—even when it came to health care. Today, doctors are more expensive and we've become much less self-reliant. Now Home Remedies revives that lost tradition of the kitchen as pharmacy.
Fennel wards off symptoms of menopause
Garlic reduces cholesterol levels
Lemon relieves rheumatism
Ginger treats a cold
An olive oil purge can eliminate gallstones
Sore joints are eased with mustard
So much more!
With great original photography, foolproof recipes, and fascinating insights into the history of these household ingredients, Home Remedies gives you the "medicinal intelligence" to create your own remedies and cures from the remarkable treasures found sitting in your kitchen right now.