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The Healing Powers of Herbs and Spices: A Complete Guide to Natures Timeless Treasures

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The mega-popular Healing Powers series from bestselling nutrition writer Cal Orey continues with its 9th installment, The Healing Powers of Herbs and Spices, exploring the many ways fresh herbs in your fridge and dried spices in your kitchen cupboard can provide medicinal powers, home cures, weight loss benefits, beauty treatments, and adventurous flavors and textures to enhance plant-based dishes.

The key to vibrant health for all generations is in your kitchen...

Anise, bay leaf, garlic, parsley, turmeric, and more--for thousands of years, herbs and spices have been praised for preserving and flavoring food, as well as preventing and curing illnesses. The latest research reveals that the seasonings already in your pantry--or easily found fresh in your supermarket or garden--can lower your risk for cancer, heart disease, and obesity. This A-to-Z guide catalogues the most popular and versatile herbs and spices, drawn from the Mediterranean Diet but suitable for any diet plan. You will learn how to harness herbalism to heal your body and mind. Discover how to use natures gifts including allspice, chives, fennel, oregano, pepper, saffron, tarragon, and special blends like Herbes de Provence to:

*Bring abundant zest to your table while lowering your cholesterol, balancing your blood sugar, and revving up your metabolism--at any age!

*Ward off colds and flu, banish a hacking cough, and even ease PMS or menopause woes, by adding tasty plant therapy to your favorite food or drink.

*Lessen your anxiety and boost your mood with aromatic natural ingredients found in dried and fresh flavorings.

*Soothe aches and pains without harmful side effects--and trigger feel-good endorphins--using sweet and savory garnishes, including edible flowers.

*Create in-home spa treatments using the same herbal potions featured at luxury spa resorts.

Product Details

Author: Cal Orey

Language: English


Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Citadel

Release Date: 2020-12-29

Pages: 368

ISBN: 0806540486

ISBN13: 9780806540481