Author: Reece Carter
Category: Holistic medicine
Homemade remedies for everyday ailments Health and wellness is a booming sector in Australia. We eat clean and we detox our pantries. But what about our medicine cabinets and the lotions and potions we use on our skin? Shouldn't we take as much care with those as we do with food? In The Garden Apothecary, Herb Nerd Reece Carter shows you how to grow and make your own gentle herbal remedies, taking you right through from growing your own plants to concocting your own tinctures and ointments. Using forty of his favourite recipes, Reece reveals how you can use organic raw ingredients to relieve a wide range of everyday ailments, naturally. The Garden Apothecary reveals how natural remedies can help you: * boost your immunity and fight flus and colds * relieve stress and sleep issues * improve your digestion and gut health * increase your vitality and libido; and * resolve skin and beauty problems. This book will inspire you to take hold of your health with remedies backed by traditional use and modern science that can all be rustled up from your own garden or pantry.
Author: Julie Bozza
Hilary Kent, a Londoner all his working life, retires to Wiltshire after an estranged cousin unexpectedly leaves him an inhabitable tower surrounded by an overgrown physic garden – and that’s when graduate student Tom Laurence suddenly erupts into his life, convincing him that together they can restore the ancient garden to its former glory. Tom’s cheerful friendship is the best thing that’s ever happened to Hilary and he’s perfectly content with that until, to his astonishment and confusion, it seems that Tom’s affection for him is beginning to grow into something more … something he feels he probably shouldn’t allow.
An Antipodean Apothecary
Author: Cheryll Williams
Publisher: Rosenberg Publishing
The age-old knowledge enshrined in folk medicine across the world has been a remarkable resource which continues to have immense value. This is equally true in Australia, where a fusion developed based on old European wisdom, innovative discoveries regarding the native flora, and local Aboriginal knowledge. Ancient herbal remedies may not have had the advantages of modern chemical analysis, but the practitioners of herbal arts were very familiar with the practical deployment of plant-derived drugs. Traditions such as these have underpinned the development of numerous modern drugs – and continue to be a resource that inspires medical discovery to this day.
Rituals & Recipes for a Year of Earth Magick and Sacred Medicine Making
Author: Marysia Miernowska
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
The Witch’s Herbal Apothecary is a magickal book of recipes, rituals, and materia medica for reconnecting with the power and healing of Earth Magick. Author Marysia Miernowska is the Director of one of California’s most renowned herbal schools and named one of the “top 15 witches on Instagram” (@marysia_miernowska) by Huffington Post. Mother Earth is a living entity that holds great medicine to heal us physically and spiritually. However, in today's modern world, too many of us are separated from this source of nourishment. Using the wheel of the year as a framework, you'll begin to understand the currents of nature and how to weave yourself back into this great web of life. Using the plants, seasons, and cycles as your tools, you will be able to tap into the potent Earth Magick of life, death, renewal and rebirth. You will learn ways of growing medicine, harvesting from the wild or home garden, processing plants, and making remedies—all in harmony with the seasons. Each season opens a portal of magick that allows you to harvest the literal and spiritual gifts the Earth is offering at that time. The Witch's Herbal Apothecary will awaken the Witch inherent in every wild soul and guide her into an empowered relationship of healing and magick with the natural world.
Author: Julie Klassen
Publisher: Bethany House
Lillian Haswell, brilliant daughter of the local apothecary, yearns for more adventure and experience than life in her father's shop and their small village provides. She also longs to know the truth behind her mother's disappearance, which villagers whisper about but her father refuses to discuss. Opportunity comes when a distant aunt offers to educate her as a lady in London. Exposed to fashionable society and romance--as well as clues about her mother--Lilly is torn when she is summoned back to her ailing father's bedside. Women are forbidden to work as apothecaries, so to save the family legacy, Lilly will have to make it appear as if her father is still making all the diagnoses and decisions. But the suspicious eyes of a scholarly physician and a competing apothecary are upon her. As they vie for village prominence, three men also vie for Lilly's heart.
Author: John Gerard,Benjamin Daydon Jackson
An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches
An Ode to 2012 in F Sharp
Author: Kimbriel Dean
After hundreds of tiny frogs rain onto Carina Parnapoulos' croaking yard and her partner, Pato, abandons sanity, quitting his job in order to build a bomb shelter in the backyard, Carina stirs from her lifelong slumber. Pato drags her down a rocky road fraught with misadventures as they confront the myths surrounding 2012 apocalypse. This nutty journey forces her to face conflicts she'd previously chosen to ignore, including the seedy side of her career at agribusiness giant, Malsapo, Inc. and the neglect of her true passion, music. Music, spirituality, and an apothecary teach her transmutation, leading her from a drab gray existence to an incandescent engagement with life. Also includes glossary of medicinal herbs, gardening, self-sufficiency tips, and an attempt to solve the unified field theory, also known as the Theory of Everything.