Elder: The Amazing Healing Benefits of Elder, the Premier Herbal Remedy for Colds and Flu
ISBN/ASIN: 0879837926,9780879837921 | 1997 | English | mobi | 96/0 pages | 0.33 Mb
Publisher: Keats Pub | Author: Brigitte Mars
These handy pocket-sized guides introduce readers to the vast and varied world of herbs and instruct them on the phenomenal curative powers of herbs. Each book offers easy-to-prepare herbal remedies, plant profiles with tips on usage and side effects, retail herb sources, a bibliography of further reading, and a listing of other resources.
The elder (Sambucus nigra) is a small tree containing potent medicine. First used by European and Native American cultures, today elder is found to aid in weight loss and in systemic cleansing as well as acting as an antiviral agent. The guide includes recipes on how to cook with elderberries and formulas for therapeutic applications (tea, syrup, and extract), with cautions as to which plant parts to use for whom, and under which specific conditions.