Illustrated by over 200 colour photographs, Kitchen Medicine is fully referenced, with a comprehensive index and a quick reference section for ailments and their treatment.
Learn how to use the pharmacy in your pantry! The average kitchen contains many handy but often overlooked remedies for treating common ailments or household emergencies. The products for these remedies include herbs and spices, fruit and vegetables, condiments and dressings, oils and vinegars, and many other common and familiar items.
In Kitchen Medicine the authors of the successful Hedgerow Medicine now move indoors to describe the wealth of healing and emergency remedies that sit unused and idle in the kitchen. Superb illustrations adorn a lively text. The ingredients are all easily found in the kitchen although in some cases they are exotic in origin (just think of tea, coffee and chocolate). The ailments and illnesses that kitchen medicine can address are comprehensively listed, making diagnosis and cure both immediate and easy.
The ingredients included are:
Beetroot, red beet
Bicarbonate of soda, baking soda
Butter & ghee
Nutmeg & mace
Oregano & marjoram