Hedgerow Medicine is a beautiful book, packed with nearly 300 colour photographs and over 120 herbal remedies that you can make yoursef. It also gives a fascinating insight into the literary, historic and worldwide application of the 50 common plants that it covers. It is the sort of book you can enjoy as an armchair reader, or use to harvest and make your own herbal remedies from wild plants.
The plants covered in the book are:
Agrimony, Bilberry, Birch, Blackberry (Bramble), Burdock, Cherry, Chickweed, Cleavers, Coltsfoot, Comfrey, Couch grass, Curled dock, Dandelion, Elder, Guelder rose (Crampbark), Hawthorn, Honeysuckle (Woodbine), Hops, Horse chestnut, Horseradish, Horsetail, Lime (Linden), Lycium, Mallow, Meadowsweet, Mint, Mugwort, Mullein, Nettle, Oak, Pellitory of the wall, Plantain, Ramsons (Wild garlic), Raspberry, Red clover, Red poppy, Rosebay willowherb, Self-heal, Shepherd’s purse, St John’s wort, Sweet cicely, Teasel, Vervain, White deadnettle, Wild lettuce, Wild rose, Willow, Willowherb, Wood betony, Yarrow
An American edition has been published as Backyard Medicine in the US. This is a smaller paperback book, with essentially the same content but rewritten for North America.
$14.95 ($19.95 Canada)
Paperback | 7 1/2" x 9 5/8"
Color Illustrations : 416
Published: May 2009 by Skyhorse Publishing www.skyhorsepublishing.com