• The goji berry (also known as wolf berry) is a rich source of amino acids, vitamin C, and antioxidants and is now one of the superfoods. Grow in full sun and well-drained soil up to zone 4. Page 409
  • Turmeric is a delicious ingredient in curries. It is considered an excellent anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and antioxidant. Grow this herb indoors in a container. See page 150
  • Try the recipe for an invigorating herbal facial scrub to clean and brighten your skin with calming and cleansing herbs. It takes just minutes to make and lasts up to 3 months. Page 376
  • Use rosemary sprigs as flavor-boosting skewers for grilling meats and vegetables. See page 331
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Shorten a cold with garden thyme, violets, or wild mint!

Calm an upset stomach and nausea with ginger, sage, anise, or peppermint. Turn to page 309 for a fresh ginger tea recipe.

Help lower blood pressure with hibiscus, garlic, or ginseng.

Make a tea or choose a supplement to improve your symptoms. Page 347

Relieve joint pain with camphor, wintergreen, or evening primrose.

Calm skin irritations like athlete’s foot, poison ivy, and insect stings with oregano and calendula flowers. Find ointment instructions on page 347 to ease the itch.

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Make your own fresh-air laundry detergent that cleans as well as store-bought. Page 387

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Teas, cocktails, fruit and vegetable juices—almost any drink can be made even more flavorful with herbs. Turn to page 334 for recipes.

Herb butters are easy and add excitement to any meal! Mix finely chopped herbs in butter for a variety of flavors. Find delicious suggestions on page 328.

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For nearly three decades, Dr. Michael J. Balick, one of the world’s foremost scientific experts on herbs, has studied the relationship between plants and people, working with traditional cultures in all climates and researching how cultures around the world incorporate plants in daily living, diet, and health.

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