Book - Sweet Remedies : Healing Herbal Honeys - Dawn Combes
A guide to making and using medicinal herbal honeys, with 45 recipes for targeted herb combinations that support daily well-being and ease common ailments, ranging from anxiety and heart health to headache relief, soothing a sore throat, and more.
Taking medicine just got a whole lot sweeter! Honey is well known for its healing properties. When infused with the additional benefits of medicinal herbs and fruits, it becomes a tasty way to turn natural remedies that can be unpleasant tasting into a treat to take. Author Dawn Combs makes these traditional herbal honeys - called "electuaries" - and has created her own formulations for addressing a variety of common health ailments.
• Introduces an easy, delicious way to get a daily dose of herbs. Electuaries - pastes made from herb-and-fruit infused honey - are among the easiest herbal remedies to make and offer an appealing, versatile, alcohol-free alternative to other herbal therapies for adults and children.
• Includes dozens of recipes for making herbal honey formulas to treat a variety of common ailments, from headache to nausea and heart health, along with suggestions for using them in smoothies, cocktails, and other treats.
• Author Dawn Combs is a respected herbalist and seasoned beekeeper who has formulated and markets her own line of herbal honey spreads.
Dawn Combs is the author of Sweet Remedies. She is the co-owner of the herbal health farm Mockingbird Meadows and the master formulator for a variety of the farm's herb- and honey-based products. Trained in ethnobotany, she speaks about botanical wellness and home health proficiency. She writes a column, Roots Rx, for Heirloom Gardener magazine and is a regular contributor to Mother Earth Living, Mother Earth News, and Hobby Farms. She has written two previous books about herbal healing.
Full-colour; photographs throughout
Publication date: 01/05/2019