World of Herbs eBook â World of Epub /


  • Hardcover
  • 175 pages
  • World of Herbs
  • Lesley Bremness
  • English
  • 23 December 2019
  • 0517123460

10 thoughts on “World of Herbs

  1. Lisa M. Lisa M. says:

    I purchased this book from my local Pagan shop it was really overpriced at 20 This is especially true, considering the fact that it is a very aged and or b used I have wanted to learnabout herbs and their uses from a practical standpoint for a long time I am interested in learning about how we can use plants to heal ourselves, and incorporating this into my paganism When I go to the pagan store, or any bookstore, and look in the New Age section at the books, I m not satisfied wi I purchased this book from my local Pagan shop it was really overpriced at 20 This is especially true, considering the fact that it is a very aged and or b used I have wanted to learnabout herbs and their uses from a practical standpoint for a long time I am interested in learning about how we can use plants to heal ourselves, and incorporating this into my paganism When I go to the pagan store, or any bookstore, and look in the New Age section at the books, I m not satisfied with the green magick offerings Each book is basically a magickal encyclopedia of herbs and, these books tend to be expensive, and all of the information is easily accessible on the internet, rendering these types of books sort of antiquated unnecessary or a gardening guide They weren t the type of book I was looking for A few weeks ago I went searching to find a green book that worked for me an Imbolc gift, of sorts This book stood out I like how this book is organized If you don t know a lot about herbs, or even plants, the book is broken down into chapters about the parts of the plants seeds, leaves, flowers, roots, and essential oils Each chapter includes a basic explanation of how each part of the plant works, and how you can tend to those parts of the plant I found these parts of the book to be the most rewarding, and I m really happy I purchased the book, if only for these sections There are some instructions for basic processing of herbs infusion, decoction, maceration and basic uses facial steams, herbal baths, making wreaths garlands, potpourri, essential oils, etc I also really enjoyed these parts of the book just basic explanations of herbal uses This is what I really wanted to learn I also really, really enjoyed the sections on ginseng and the following information about Traditional Chinese Medicine I didn t know a lot about it and it was eye opening, definitely a topic I want to learnabout Each chapter also includes some cosmetic, household,cooking, and medicinal uses of each part of the herb These parts of the book felt sort of random The author chooses some random herbs, inserts them into cosmetic household cooking use, and present three to five sentences to describe the purpose Some of these inclusions were definitely interesting and or useful, but I would have liked to know why they were selected Some of these entries included some background, but I would have loved to knowabout their development What I would have preferred werebasic categories about herbs working with herbs as detailed in the last paragraph This was the true information I was after, but in a way, these random listings of uses really showed me that herbs can do a lot in our lives.The book also felt a little disjointed Although each chapter contains similar content, and all of the content made at least a little sense if it wasn t a little random, the chapters were organized really poorly the topics jumped, and had no flow Each chapter did not share a similar structure It emphasized the randomness of some of the facts I had trouble believing the author s accuracy on this topic Some of the facts in the introduction seemed a little too convenient to the author s purpose Although the book flap says this book explores the folklore of herbs, be warned this book is mostly practical uses, and I would say that description is a bit misleading This disappointed me, I didn t want a magickal book butinformation would not have hurt The random facts also made this seem like a cheap, new agey book at times the author did a quick bit of research, scrambled, and put the facts together One could easily interpret the book this way But, I think the author seemed genuinely passionate about the topic at times, and I think her lack of organization and lack of any sources not even a further reading source really hurt her authenticity


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World of Herbs➶ [Read] ➲ World of Herbs By Lesley Bremness ➾ – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk A practical guide to using herbs in cooking, cosmetics, health, and home decoration Explores each plant presents oils, recipes appetizers to desserts potions and remedies, tips on gardening and aromat A practical guide to using herbs in cooking, cosmetics, health, and home decoration Explores each plant presents oils, recipes appetizers to desserts potions and remedies, tips on gardening and aromatic uses, history and folklore,Scattered line drawings.


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