Rosemary Gladstar is one of the most prolific modern authors on the subject of medicinal herbalism. Jessica has several of her books and learned herbalism from a program that Gladstar participated in. Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide comes highly recommended for those starting their journey of learning to grow, identify, and utilize plant medicine.
The back of the book reads:
"Rosemary has graced the reader with her knowledge, experience, and love of herbs." - Dr. Mary Bove, Naturopathic Physician
"In this empowering book, Rosemary teaches about using healing herbs with a thankful heart." - Michael Phillips, author of The Holistic Orchard
Effective, safe, and inexpensive, medicinal herbs are simple to grow, and they can be used to naturally fortify your body against common upsets and ailments. Rosemary Gladstar, the godmother of modern herbalism, offers a fresh introduction to growing and using 33 of her favorite herbs, complete with tips on introducing an herb patch to your backyard garden and easy-to-follow recipes for brewing restorative teas, blending soothing salves, and making tinctures, oils, syrups, and pills.
124 of Rosemary Gladstar's favorite medicinal recipes include: Creaky Bones Cayenne Rub, Warming Cinnamon Bath Salts, Ginger Lemon-Aide, Brain Tonic Tincture, Good Gargle for a Bad Throat, Rosemary's Famous Face Cream, Nutritive Heart Tonic Tincture, Lemon Balm, Bath, Peppermint Tooth Powder.
Rosemary Gladstar is a renowned herbal teacher and practitioner with more than 35 years of experience working with herbs. She's the author of Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health, Herbs for Natural Beauty, Herbal Remedies for Children's Health, and Herbal Healing for Women. She is the director of the International Herb Symposium and the annual Women's Herbal Conference, cofounder of Traditional Medicinal Tea Company (for which she formulated original blends), and founding president of the nonprofit United Plant Savers. In 2013, Gladstar was awarded the Ametican Botanial Council's first annual Mark Blumenthal Herbal Community Builder award. She lives in Vermont.
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