Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health: 175 Teas, Tonics, Oils, Salves, Tinctures, and Other Natural Remedies for the Entire Family

Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health: 175 Teas, Tonics, Oils, Salves, Tinctures, and Other Natural Remedies for the Entire Family

by Rosemary Gladstar


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Promote vibrant health and radiant beauty, soothe everyday ailments, and ease persistent stress with these simple, natural cures for everything from dry skin and infant colic to cold symptoms and insomnia. Renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar provides 175 proven therapies and herbal remedies that are easy to prepare and safe enough for children.  Offering a potent and effective alternative to commercial pharmaceuticals, Gladstar will inspire you to nurture yourself and those you love with nature’s healing herbs. 


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781603420785
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 09/03/2008
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 62,855
Product dimensions: 7.24(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Rosemary Gladstar is the best-selling author of Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide and Rosemary Gladstar’s Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health, which draw on her 40-plus years of experiences studying and teaching about the healing properties of herbs. She is a world-renowned educator, activist, and entrepreneur, and the founding director of Sage Mountain Herbal Retreat Center, the International Herb Symposium, and the New England Women’s Herbal Conference. Gladstar is founding president of United Plant Savers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation and preservation of native American herbs. She was the original formulator for Traditional Medicinal herbal teas and has led herbal educational adventures around the world. She is the recipient of an honorary doctorate from the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon, and serves on the board of the Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine and The National Health Freedom Coalition. She lives in Vermont.

Table of Contents

Dedication & Acknowledgments


Chapter 1  Eco-Logical Herbalism

Chapter 2  A Prescription for Life

Chapter 3  Taming Stress and Anxiety

Chapter 4  Home Remedies for Everyday Ailments

Chapter 5  Recipes for Radiant Beauty

Chapter 6  For Children

Chapter 7  For Women

Chapter 8  For Men

Chapter 9  For Elders

Appendix I:  The Herbal Apothecary: An A- to Z- Guide

Appendix II:  The Art of Making Herbal Remedies



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Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health: 175 Teas, Tonics, Oils, Salves, Tinctures, and Other Natural Remedies for the Entire Family 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Treehugginmama80 More than 1 year ago
I absolutely love this book. The simple, clear recipes she's formulated here are so valuable - and effective! I've tried a few and they have worked for me, friends and family. I was a little confused about the way it was organized within each chapter, but I would still recommend it wholeheartedly. If you've never made herbal medicine before or never read any books on how to prepare it, I would recommend James Green's "The Herbal Medicine Maker's Handbook: A Home Manual" for extremely detailed instructions on how to make various preparations. Rosemary definitely writes about how to make various medicines in an Appendix of the book, and it's useful for me since I am familiar with the process, but I wonder that complete beginners would need more info. Her use of herbs that are primarily grown in the United States/North America makes building an herbal library simple, cheaper and easier, which I really appreciate. There's nothing super "exotic" that you could not possibly find anywhere in her recipes. A great resource for sure! I keep it with my recipe books on a main counter in my kitchen for regular reference.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome book! Very helpful I have loved all of Rosemary Gladstar's books that  have purchased so far. Affordable, common sense and easy to understand  especially for beginners in Natural alternatives. 
carolCA More than 1 year ago
I use some of the recipies from this book DAILY... Awesome I also gave this book to several of my family members and friends that are into nutrition and natural health.
alabasterwonderfly More than 1 year ago
This is a really lovely read and really helpful.
PEACEgod More than 1 year ago
My wife loves this book! We refer to this great little bible a lot and saves us from unnecessary doctor visits!
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CrazyIrishGal More than 1 year ago
Many useful recipes, a lot for were not for long time storage, but can still be made quite fast when needed. Not a lot of recipes for things if you are looking to re-sell your products, but super for household helps and medicines. Recipes with exact measurements is what I loved most about this book! A large section for each elderly, women and children. I highly recommend buying this book!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was looking for something a little more mainstream. I never even heard of half the herbs mentioned in this book, let alone know where to buy them!