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on 11 May 2013
Great knowledge of herbs. I only read few pages and already found out lot of interesting things - which I didn't know despite of my interest in herbal remedies. It gives a little bit of history first (enough to enlighten the reader but not bore) and then it has a form of encyclopedia, what makes it easy to find the herb's description. It has index on the end so you can also search illness first. One of those old books full of knowledge so interesting but forgotten by us. Definite "must-be" in every herbalist's library.
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on 1 July 2015
This is ok - it is exactly what it says - it is my fault for not thinking about seeing the herbs in colour - all the drawings are black and white and it makes it very difficult to distinguish some of the plants.
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on 10 June 2014
I am somewhat dissapointed in this book, going by the reviews I expected better,might possibly be more suitable to someone with zero knowledge on the subject, limited information and also somewhat dated,had I saw it in a bookshop I wouldn't have bought it ,there are a lot of more detailed and informative books available,id recommend one of those.
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on 16 January 2016
Interesting book as the author writes on the research undertaken on each listed herb so you get a more in depth picture of the herb's healing properties and possibilities
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on 25 March 2018
My wife loves the book. She has not had a cold for a year since she has bought the book.
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on 13 March 2018
Wwe should be teaching this in schools.
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on 9 October 2017
Such an informative book, can definately recommend
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on 19 May 2017
this book shows how herbs realy do have health benifits . we should incorporate them in our daily meals.
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on 5 June 2016
It is a interesting book but really out of date..
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on 18 January 2014
well written book would recommend this if you are into alternative medicine very informative most of the lotions and potions in the book are of common plants grown in the countryside and in the garden
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