Jekka"s Medicinal Herbs A Guide to Growing and Using Medicinal Herbs by Jekka McVicar

Cover of: Jekka

Published by William Morrow & Co .

Written in English

Read online

Subjects:

  • Herbal Medications,
  • Herbs,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Herb Gardening,
  • Medicinal plants,
  • Gardening/Plants

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11180759M
ISBN 100688152082
ISBN 109780688152086
OCLC/WorldCa35016527

Download Jekka"s Medicinal Herbs

‘A Pocketful of Herbs’ was published on the 7th March written by Jekka McVicar, by Bloomsbury Press. Called a ‘genius little book’ by Jamie Oliver, it is compact handy A to Z guide listing over varieties of herbs that we grow at Jekka’s. If you wish Jekka to dedicate the book to someone specific, please write the name of the person in the "add a note to your order box" at.

Jekka’s is a family run herb farm in the UK with over 30 years experience in growing & using medicinal & culinary herb plants and seeds. We offer a variety of inspiring herb experiences from Open Days to Corporate Days & Master Classes & have herbal infusions, illustrated gifts &.

Updated and expanded, with over 40 new herbs covered. This book also features many new photographs of herbs taken by Jekka on the farm. For each herb, advice is given on its history, cultivation, propagation and harvesting, and the medicinal and.

Herbal medicines may help to soothe and calm aches, pains and irritations. Whilst we do not advocate the use of herbs in lieu of a doctor's visit, we do recommend the use of herbs to treat minor day-to-day ailments. This guide explore herbal medicine and lists Jekka's top medicinal herbs.

The Complete Herb Book is a comprehensive A-Z guide to the fascinating world of herbs, providing practical information on each herb's organic growing requirements, use, mythical properties and historical background. This new edition is updated and revised to include complete entries for 40 additional by: 8.

Jekka's Herb Seeds. A range of herb seeds, with Jekka McVicar, the UK's leading herb expert. Jekka is an expert, author and broadcaster on the cultivation and use of herbs. She has published several books including Jekka's Herb Cook Book and Jekka's Complete Herb Book, which has sold over 1 million copies worldwide.

Jekkapedia is our ever growing 'Living Book of Herbs' that brings together the knowledge we have gathered from over 30 years. It also represents our Online Herbetum, which is our collection of over medicinal & culinary herbs.

Jekka is the queen of herbs, regularly winning awards, and this book is her guide to all things herbal, in which she offers ample information on growing and using herbs for culinary, medical, cosmetic or ornamental purposes. --BBC Country File Magazine This is the bible for herb lovers. - Reviews: The Complete Medicinal Herbal: A Practical Guide to the Healing Properties of Herbs, with More Than Remedies for Common Ailments by Penelope Ody avg rating — ratings.

Get the book. The Earthwise Herbal, Volumes 1 and 2 by Matthew Wood. One of the most thorough resources on herbal materia medica available anywhere, The Earthwise Herbal details historical use of many herbs and includes Wood’s personal experiences in working with the herbs in his clinical practice.

Volume One focuses on Old World, European plants, while Volume Two discusses the New World. "This is a must-have book for everyone who loves gardening and cooking. I'm Jekka 's biggest fan."-Jamie Oliver (on the previous edition) The Complete Herb Book is a comprehensive A-Z guide to the fascinating world of herbs, providing practical information on each herb's organic growing requirements, use, mythical properties and historical s: A specialist organic herb nursery supplying, by mail order, culinary, aromatic, decorative and medicinal herbs available to buy online.

The UK's leading organic herb growers, Jekka's Herb Farm have won 61 RHS gold medals, including 13 Chelsea golds, and currently grow over herb varieties on the farm. The greater part of the book is devoted to the cyclopaedic dictionary of medicinal and other herbs, with their natural order, botanical and common names and synonyms, their habitats, distinctive features, the parts employed and the therapeutic properties, with uses and dosage.

The better-known herbs, and those which are more commonly seen in. Having grown herbs for over 30 years, Jekka knows the most common pitfalls to avoid. She offers plans for planting herb gardens, be it for aromatherapy or cooking, and guidance on propagation, harvesting, herbs in containers, pests and diseases as well as a yearly calendar.

This definitive sourcebook is the herb gardener’s essential companion. The Complete Herbal To which is now added, upwards of one hundred additional herbs, with a display of their medicinal and occult qualities physically applied to the cure of all disorders incident to mankind: to which are now first annexed, the English physician enlarged, and key to Physic.

Much more than a cookbook, Jekka's Herb Kitchen features 50 herbs with a chapter and recipes devoted to each - Jekka's huge knowledge of each herb's history, cultivation and medicinal and culinary uses is unsurpassed. Her recipes are simple and economical - she shows how herbs can transform a cheap cut of meat, enliven a pasta sauce, and even Reviews:   There are also sections on "medicinal" uses, how to cook with the herbs, and often recipes as well.

Beautifully presented, this is a book to browse through and enjoy. All the text is set out in small paragraphs, with clear headings, and the herbs are in alphabetical order (by Latin name), with a useful index at the back/5(64). It is a spread-by-spread reference work bringing together all aspects of an individual herb - history and folklore, species to grow and cosmetic, medicinal and culinary uses.

Chapters on propagation, harvesting and making herb oils are complemented with ideas for 10 different designs for herb gardens and a yearly calendar. Effective, safe, and inexpensive, medicinal herbs are simple to grow, and they can be used to naturally fortify your body against common upsets and ailments.

Rosemary Gladstar, the godmother of modern herbalism, offers a fresh introduction to growing and using 33 of her favorite herbs, complete with tips on introducing an herb patch to your Reviews: K. Jekka McVicar has been growing organic culinary, aromatic, decorative and medicinal herbs for more than 20 years.

She owns Jekka's Herb Farm, which has won 59 Royal Horticultural Society gold medals, including 12 Chelsea golds.

Jamie Oliver is a celebrated chef and a best-selling cookbook author/5(47). The printable manual is hundreds of pages long and filled with close-up photos for identification, medicinal uses, and loads of easy-to-follow recipes.

In fact, most of our plant profiles contain more detail than you’ll find in any book on wild foods and herbs. Registration for this online course will re-open in Jekka McVicar has been growing organic culinary, aromatic, decorative and medicinal herbs for more than 20 years. She owns Jekka's Herb Farm, which has won 59 Royal Horticultural Society gold medals, including 12 Chelsea golds.

Jamie Oliver is a celebrated chef and a best-selling cookbook s:   This is one of the all-time classic gardening bestsellers with over varieties of herb to grow and over delicious and inventive recipes.

It is a spread-by-spread reference work bringing together all aspects of an individual herb - history and folklore, species to grow and cosmetic, medicinal and culinary uses. Jekka McVicar has been growing organic culinary, aromatic, decorative and medicinal herbs for more than 20 years.

She owns Jekka's Herb Farm, which has won 59 Royal Horticultural Society gold medals, including 12 Chelsea golds. Jamie Oliver is a celebrated chef and a best-selling cookbook author.

He is the host of TV's The Naked : The botanical books ignored the medicinal properties of plants and the medical books contained no plant lore. Sophia Emma Magdalene Grieve (), also known as Maude, was the Principal and Founder of The Whins Medicinal and Commercial Herb School in Buckinghamshire, England.

It's a gorgeous book and Jekka uses the term 'herb' in its widest sense, covering medicinal, culinary and other uses. So plants like Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) and Betony (Stachys officinalis) have equal billing alongside the more familiar Mint and Thyme.

The bulk of the book is the A-Z of herbs (by botanic name, not common) and covers. Jekka McVicar has been growing organic culinary, aromatic, decorative and medicinal herbs for more than 20 years.

She owns Jekka's Herb Farm, which has won 59 Royal Horticultural Society gold medals, including 12 Chelsea golds. Jamie Oliver is a celebrated chef and a best-selling cookbook author.

He is the host of TV's The Naked s: International Union for Conservation of Nature - IUCN. "This is a must-have book for everyone who loves gardening and cooking.

I'm Jekka 's biggest fan."-Jamie Oliver (on the previous edition) The Complete Herb Book is a comprehensive A-Z guide to the fascinating world of herbs, providing practical information on each herb's organic growing requirements, use, mythical properties and historical background/5.

Much more than a cookbook, Jekka's Herb Kitchen features 50 herbs with a chapter and recipes devoted to each - Jekka's huge knowledge of each herb's history, cultivation and medicinal and culinary uses is unsurpassed.

Her recipes are simple and economical - she shows how herbs can transform a cheap cut of meat, enliven a pasta sauce, and even. Jekkas Herb Cookbook $ in stock. Jekkas Herb Cookbook quantity.

Add to cart. SKU: Category. Jekka's Herb Farm, Bristol, United Kingdom. 9, likes talking about this were here. Jekka’s is a family run herb farm in the UK with over 30 years experience in growing & using.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

A wonderful book and so useful for the novice herb gardener. I now have four 6' by 6' herb plots which are doing really well. I'm working on year-round herbs but now have an abundant supply for around 8 months - haven't needed to buy any salad greens for a long s: This book has everything you need to know about herbal healing.

You can either look up an herb and see what its uses are, or you can look up symptoms and see what herbs can be used to treat them. Unlike other herb books I've read, this actually teaches you in great detail *how* to use the herbs.

The photographs are very helpful as well/5(25). Buy a cheap copy of Jekka's Medicinal Herbs: A Guide to book by Jekka McVicar. Free shipping over $ A history of the herb in cooking How to harvest and use the herb Non-culinary uses The most important and useful varieties of that herb Suggestions for using excess harvest Jekka's Herb Cookbook also features original recipes that use her top garden herbs.

Recipes include: Salads, Sandwiches, Stews, Beverages, Desserts. With over recipes for herbal oils, vinegars, pestos, dressings, salts, cordials, syrups, smoothies and more, The Herbal Kitchen provides the information necessary to prepare, store, and use herbs, and create a long term healthcare plan.

"Jekka McVicar's passion for herbs has evolved over 40 years. In this, her first cookery book, 'queen of herbs' Jekka offers over original recipes using simple garden herbs, along with tips for growing and maintaining them.

Herbs have long been a part of British culinary history, yet few people utilise them to their full potential. Get this from a library. Jekka's complete herb book.

[Jekka McVicar; Penelope Hobhouse; Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain)] -- Updated edition of The authoritative book on herbs for gardeners and those who use herbs medicinally or for cooking.

This edition includes 39 new herbs and over recipes; planting calendar; design. Get this from a library! Jekka's complete herb book. [Jekka McVicar; Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain)] -- "Jekka McVicar has spent over twenty years growing herbs. She knows from experience which herbs will grow, and grow well; and which will succeed when grown at home.

Her practical knowledge as a herb.Get this from a library! Jekka's complete herb book. [Jekka McVicar] -- An invaluable A-Z guide that brings together all aspects of an individual herb--history, cultivation, propagation and harvesting, and cosmetic, medicinal and culinary uses.

HERBAL ANTIVIRALS is a fantastic book, but “for beginners” just considering how he can really go off on a subject I also like HEALTHY AT HOME by Tierona Low Dog, M.D., and I might mention my own book, THE WILD & WEEDY APOTHECARY, which offers how-to’s on simple home remedies (and ways to use herbs for cooking as well).

10556 views Friday, November 6, 2020