The Hedgerow Apothecary by Christine Iverson

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The Hedgerow Apothecary by Christine Iverson

We Say: Created by Christine Iverson whose love of ‘all things Hedgerow’ has taken her from teaching Medieval and Tudor medicine to running folklore and foraging workshops, (so she really knows her stuff !).  Inside is the telling of a journey all the way from gathering plants to finished curative recipe, gift or tonic with candles and facial scrubs thrown in for good measure and more. We can recommend the Willow Bark Salve and the Dandelion Tonic. Lots of easy-to-follow Wheel of the Year projects and absorbing background history, plus advice on putting together your own ‘tool kit’ and foraging etiquette this truly is a versatile book. Giving you the gift of traditional skills and methods at your fingertips, written from the heart to encourage and inspire the healer within.

The Publisher Says: Learn to forage in the hedgerows like the herbalists of the past. Discover how to make delicious preserves, healing balms, soothing toddies and cures for colds with nature’s jewels such as rose hips, elderberries and mugwort. This sustainable and ethical art is also laced with fascinating folklore and steeped in history. With photographs to help you safely identify edible plants, advice on what is available each season and how best to prepare and preserve your finds, this is the essential guide to enjoying the bountiful delights of the hedgerows.

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