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A Handful of Herbs by Karina Hilterman  

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A Handful of Herbs by Karina Hilterman

"A Handful of Herbs" is more than just a herb book, it is a discovery tour of Nature’s herb garden.

New Zealand born Karina Hilterman, Medical Herbalist, gives you a treasure book of knowledge combining ancient knowledge with modern science.

Herbs have been used throughout the centuries in cooking, medicine and ancient rituals for healing and for beauty. But how many people know the true value of these amazing herbal helpers today?

Easy, enjoyable and informative reading for the nature novice, those wishing to deepen their knowledge and awareness, gardening enthusiasts, and mothers.

A fun read to discover the fascinating history of herbs and helpful home remedies to assist health.


$20.00

Māori healing remedies: Rongoā Māori by Murdoch Riley  

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Māori healing remedies: Rongoā Māori by Murdoch Riley

A useful book of time-tested Māori herbal therapies. By quoting the words of many skilled practitioners of the art of herbal medicine, and by describing some of the spiritual practices and karakia associated, the book becomes a useful compendium of proven therapies, whether for arthritis, headaches, insect bites, rheumatism, skin complaints, sore throats, sprains, wounds etc. Headings for over 30 ailments. The book has beautiful photography by Phil Bendle that identifies many of the indigenous plants used by the Māori.

$30.00

Māori healing and Herbal: NZ Ethnobotanical Sourcebook by Murdoch Riley  

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Māori healing and Herbal: NZ Ethnobotanical Sourcebook by Murdoch Riley

The first section of this book surveys Maori health and healing from the pre-contact period with Europeans to the present time. It itemises individual ailments and subjects, discussing the spiritual and herbal healing needed.
The second section contains information on some 200 plants with colour photographs of each. This book details New Zealand and world medicinal information according to the particular botanical family. Award winning book with wide appeal, also a recommended textbook for students.

$110.00

A Field Guide to the Native Edible Plants of New Zealand by Andrew Crowe  

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A Field Guide to the Native Edible Plants of New Zealand by Andrew Crowe

A go-to, illustrated field guide of edible native New Zealand plants, including a section on poisonous plants. In this useful and attractive book, over 190 trees, shrubs, herbs, ferns, mushrooms, lichens and seaweeds are described in detail with information on which part is edible and when, how plants have been utilised (particularly by Maori), their nutritional value, and where they can be found. In a separate section, Andrew Crowe also describes important poisonous plants that are native to New Zealand or are likely to be confused with the edible plants. Illustrated with line drawings and colour photographs, this informative book will be of interest to trampers, botanists and all who appreciate New Zealand's native flora.

$32.00

The Sacred Plant Medicine of Aotearoa Volume 1 by Franchelle Ofsoske-Wyber  

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The Sacred Plant Medicine of Aotearoa by Franchelle Ofsoske-Wyber

In this groundbreaking book, you will discover the world totally integrated and comprehensive natural non-intrusive holistic therapy system that works with the power of nature and the quantum world of vibrational medicine. You will learn how to restore and maintain holistic well-being using the award winning First Light Flower Essences of New Zealand® range of flower and plant essences. This book is the complete reference guide to selecting and working with the 84 fern, tree, seed and plant essences for restoring and maintaining natural well-being.

$79.00

The Herb Bible : The definitive guide to choosing and growing herbs by Stefan Buczacki  

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The Herb Bible : The definitive guide to choosing and growing herbs by Stefan Buczacki

Discover more than 130 herbs in this authoritative and attractive reference book by horticultural expert Stefan Buczacki. There is at-a-glance information on a wide range of herbs with advice on how to grow them and their best uses - both culinary and ornamental. Designing and planning a herb garden is also considered, with advice on site, soil and style.

Stefan Buczacki's name has been a by-word for the most trusted horticultural advice for well over twenty years. With his academic excellence, professional standing and a portfolio of nearly two thousand radio and television appearances (including many featuring his own garden), countless newspaper and magazine articles and over fifty books, he has an unrivaled grasp of what gardeners need and want from their gardens.

$25.00

Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs by Scott Cunningham  

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Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs by Scott Cunningham

Expanded and revised, this comprehensive guide features magical uses of over 400 herbs and plants from all parts of the world. With over 400,000 copies in print, this reference book is a must for all who perform natural magic. It features illustrations for easy identification of every herb, in addition to common names, use, and rulership.

$40.00

The Complete Book of Incense, Oils and Brews by Scott Cunningham  

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The Complete Book of Incense, Oils and Brews by Scott Cunningham

The answers to questions like these and hundreds more can be found in The Complete Book of Incense, Oils and Brews by world-famous author Scott Cunningham. This is a greatly expanded and rewritten version of The Magic of Incenses, Oils and Brews. It includes over 100 new formulas, proportions for each element of the recipes (the most requested feature from his previous book), how to substitute ingredients, and much more. Besides the formulas, it also includes the exact methods of making all of these scented tools, including how to extract the essences from the herbs.

$38.00

The Woman's Herbal Apothecary : 200 Natural Remedies for Healing, Hormone Balance, Beauty and Longevity, and Creating Calm by JJ Pursell  

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The Woman's Herbal Apothecary : 200 Natural Remedies for Healing, Hormone Balance, Beauty and Longevity, and Creating Calm by JJ Pursell

The Woman's Herbal Apothecary is every woman's lifelong guide to herbal remedies for common health concerns. Novice herbalists and advanced practitioner's alike will learn how to naturally treat the complete spectrum of women's concerns, including preventative self-care, life transitions, and common feminine ailments.

Learn how to prevent, soothe, and heal without resorting to medical remedies, which are often harsh, costly, and include unpleasant side effects. The Woman's Herbal Apothecary contains 200 natural remedies, covering the topics of menses, pregnancy, menopause, aging, fibroids, bladder infections, and low libido, among others.

The book is conveniently divided into the major cycles of a woman's life: pre-childbirth, reproductive years, menopause, and beyond. Each section discusses specific physical complaints and how to treat them. You will learn which herbs are the most helpful for each phase of life and which are contraindicated or to be avoided. Master herbalist and naturopathic doctor JJ Pursell provides her own herbal solutions and DIY herbal remedies. The concluding section is divided by specific common health issues in women, such as cardiac disease, thyroid disease, and adrenal dysfunction.

With The Woman's Herbal Apothecary in hand, you are on your way to healing, hormone balance, beauty, longevity, and calm-the natural way.

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