Throughout history, herbs have been used medicinally to promote healing and vitality. Think chamomile for better sleep, green tea for enhanced focus, or elderberry for immunity boost. Today, herbs are more popular than ever, celebrated not just for their effectiveness but also as natural and affordable remedies. This beginner-friendly guide welcomes a new generation to the trusted tradition. Engagingly written for a wide audience, it presents richly detailed profiles of more than 60 herbs, including cultural history, uses, tips and beautiful watercolor illustrations - all in a gift-worthy, hardcover package.
Jean Willoughby is a writer, media maker, and herb enthusiast who trained at the Herbal Academy of New England. She is author ofGrowing Innovation 1.0, a book that shares the stories of innovative and entrepreneurial small-scale farmers. She lives and gardens in Pittsboro, North Carolina.
Katie Shelly is a designer and illustrator from New York City. Her previous book,Picture Cook, is an eclectic cookbook whose recipes are explained with pictures instead of words. She is based in New York, New York