The Home Apothecary

The Home Apothecary

Author: Stacey Dugliss-Wesselman

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 9781610587693

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 160

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An apothecary is a skilled craftsperson who compounds herbal mixtures that enhance health and beauty. Put aside the modern world of tricky marketing and harmful chemicals and create your own apothecary solutions. They’re fresh, safe, effective, and can save you money—and many are made from the wholesome ingredients already in your kitchen and garden. Inside you’ll find: Skin Care 101, including how to make cleansers, scrubs, creams and lotions, tonics, and toners for oily, dry, sensitive, or combination skin—along with acne treatments, natural sunscreen, lip balm, and more Body care recipes for homemade body scrubs, massage oil, body powder, and toothpaste Remedies for what ails you, including healing cough syrups, compresses, teas, and tinctures Hair care recipes for dry, normal, or oily hair—add shine, clear up dandruff, and control thinning and volume Recipes for the home, including Kitchen Sink Scrub, Drawer Refresher, and Fly Deterrent Plus, get inspired at your farmers’ market and explore seasonal recipes for a Pumpkin Mask, Cucumber Toner, and more! Nature has given us all we need for both inner and outer health. With The Home Apothecary, learn to make your own products with ingredients you choose, scent to your preferences, and customize to your body's needs.

The Home Apothecary

The Home Apothecary

Author: Stacey Dugliss-Wesselman

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781592538195

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 163

View: 603

With the resurgence of small-batch, locally crafted boutiques and brands that mimic heritage brand ideals, today’s consumers are looking for a product with an emphasis on locally sourced production and ingredients. They are already stocking their pantries and fridges with natural, whole foods and relying on real ingredients for better health. The Home Apothecary offers fresh ideas for caring for the body on the outside, too. It features a bounty of recipes: more than 75 original, natural, and absolutely chemical-free body care products from face masks to bug repellent to soothing lotions. Cold Spring Apothecary’s nationally recognized green-luxury beauty and home goods formulas will be taught in such a way that readers will soon be experimenting on their own.

The Backyard Herbal Apothecary

The Backyard Herbal Apothecary

Author: Devon Young

Publisher: Page Street Publishing

ISBN: 9781624147470

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 192

View: 857

Treat Ailments the Natural Way with Plants and Herbs from Your Yard Your garden or neighborhood could hold all the plants and herbs you need to treat everything from respiratory issues to nerve pain to colic using natural remedies that are just as good for your body as they are for the environment. The Backyard Herbal Apothecary is packed to the brim with information on 50 different plants, recipes for 56 remedies and beautiful photography on every page. Devon Young, founder of the holistic lifestyle blog Nitty Gritty Life, is a trained herbalist and is well practiced in developing and implementing herbal remedies. As a result, each of Devon’s recipes is a natural and effective tonic for your health concerns. Use cottonwood to make a salve for achy joints, heal minor bumps and bruises with the common yard daisy, infuse some nettle to make an allergy–season combating tincture and so much more, all using safe and locally foraged plants. Poignant, captivating writing awakens the senses as you learn about the healing quality of each plant and discover how to grow and forage plants and herbs in a safe and sustainable way.

The Garden Apothecary

The Garden Apothecary

Author: Becky Cole

Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing

ISBN: 9781784884987

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 176

View: 964

The Garden Apothecary shows us how to harvest and use commonly found plants, weeds and herbs to create our own healing home apothecaries. With tasty recipes, wild skincare, in-depth plant spotlights and a back-to-roots ethos, The Garden Apothecary will encourage the reader to become more connected to the natural world through learning the art of herbalism from plants growing in our gardens. Each plant spotlight includes in depth information on how to use it in a multitude of recipes and remedies. Focusing on 20 herbs and plants, learn how to identify, grow and pick them from your garden or forage them, as well as discovering their medicinal properties. The Garden Apothecary is a safe and mindful approach to the often overwhelming world of foraging and herbalism.

The Essential Oils Apothecary

The Essential Oils Apothecary

Author: Eric Zielinski, DC

Publisher: Rodale Books

ISBN: 9780593139288

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 384

View: 603

Soothing practices, healing rituals, and 150+ practical recipes for applying essential oils to the treatment and symptom management of 25 chronic illnesses, including insomnia, libido, fibromyalgia, COPD, anxiety, depression, diabetes. dementia. and more—by the bestselling author of The Healing Power of Essential Oils “The most comprehensive essential oils resource I know . . . I highly recommend it!”—Amy Myers, MD, New York Times bestselling author of The Autoimmune Solution and The Thyroid Connection Extracted directly from the bark, flowers, leaves, resins, and roots of plants, essential oils are highly concentrated plant-based chemical compounds that have been the basis for natural medicine for thousands of years. Whether you apply them topically, ingest them, or diffuse them in the air, they are scientifically proven to work on the body’s physiology gently and quickly, which is why more and more people living with chronic conditions—from insomnia, hypertension, and fibromyalgia to Parkinson’s, epilepsy, insulin resistance, cancer, and even Alzheimer’s disease—are reaching for them as a complementary therapy. Drawing on their authoritative understanding of these powerful concentrations and their mastery of DIY usage, Dr. Eric and Sabrina Ann Zielinski share more than 150 research-backed and easy-to-prepare topical recipes, capsule remedies, and diffusions that work to combat the root causes of all disease: stress, anxiety, and systemic inflammation. Using oils from more than 70 aromatic plants—from copaiba and lemongrass to turmeric and ylang ylang—their healing formulations include: • Earthy Wood Inhaler, the perfect way to bring nature inside—“forest bathing” on demand! • Immune-Boosting Diffuser Blend, to help protect your body against airborne pathogens. • IBD Synergy Capsules, a gentle mixture of coriander, Melissa, and peppermint to soothe and promote gut health • Extra-Strength Bone and Joint Salve, powerful pain relief that uses CBD, frankincense, lavender and wintergreen. • Sensual Body Spray, an alluring scent to help spice up your love life! Easy to prepare and apply, these time-tested recipes and protocols will help you take control of your health and start to enjoy the abundant life again!

The Apothecary's Daughter

The Apothecary's Daughter

Author: Charlotte Betts

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780748124954

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 828

*The ebook bestseller* A story bursting with colour and flavour, perfect for fans of Susanna Gregory, Georgette Heyer and Joanne Harris 1665. Susannah Leyton has grown up behind the counter of her father's apothecary shop in bustling Fleet Street. A skilled student - the resinous scents of lavender, rosemary, liquorice and turpentine run in her blood - her father has granted her the freedom to pursue her considerable talents. But Susannah is dealt a shocking blow when her widowed father marries again, and her new step-mother seems determined to remove her from the apothecary shop for good. A proposal of marriage from the charming Henry Savage seems to offer Susannah an escape. But as the plague sweeps through London, tragedy strikes, and dark secrets in her husband's past begin to unfold. It will take all of Susannah's courage and passion to save herself from tragedy . . .

The Herbal Apothecary

The Herbal Apothecary

Author: JJ Pursell

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 9781604695670

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 293

View: 866

“A brilliant addition to any library.” —Rosemary Gladstar, herbalist and bestselling author More and more people are exploring the healing possibilities of plant-based medicines, and health shops across the country now stock their shelves with natural remedies, but treatments can easily be made at home. The Herbal Apothecary profiles 100 of the most important medicinal plants with striking photographs and step-by-step instructions for making herbal teas, tinctures, compresses, and salves to treat everything from muscle strain to the common cold or anxiety. This holistic guide also includes advice for the home gardener on growing and foraging for medicinal plants. Incorporating traditional wisdom and scientific information, The Herbal Apothecary provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to plant-based medicine. With the guidance of naturopath JJ Pursell, herb enthusiasts can learn how to safely create their own remedies using plants they know and love.

The Apothecary's Curse

The Apothecary's Curse

Author: Barbara Barnett

Publisher: Pyr

ISBN: 9781633882348

Category:

Page: 340

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In Victorian London, the fates of physician Simon Bell and apothecary Gaelan Erceldoune entwine when Simon gives his wife an elixir created by Gaelan from an ancient manuscript. Meant to cure her cancer, it kills her. Suicidal, Simon swallows the remainder--only to find he cannot die. Five years later, hearing rumors of a Bedlam inmate with regenerative powers like his own, Simon is shocked to discover it's Gaelan. The two men conceal their immortality, but the only hope of reversing their condition rests with Gaelan's missing manuscript. When modern-day pharmaceutical company Transdiff Genomics unearths diaries describing the torture of Bedlam inmates, the company's scientists suspect a link between Gaelan and an unnamed inmate. Gaelan and Transdiff Genomics geneticist Anne Shawe are powerfully drawn to each other, and her family connection to his manuscript leads to a stunning revelation. Will it bring ruin or redemption? From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Apothecary's Daughter

The Apothecary's Daughter

Author: Julie Klassen

Publisher: Bethany House

ISBN: 1441203567

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 908

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.

The Apothecary's Garden

The Apothecary's Garden

Author: Julie Bozza

Publisher: LIBRAtiger

ISBN: 9780995546547

Category: Fiction

Page:

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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.