A simple and practical guide that will teach you how to use herbs to treat and prevent common illnesses For thousands of years, herbs were used as a natural remedy for many common ailments. In Herbal Cures, experienced herbalist Christine Scallan rediscovers the traditional herbal methods for healing illness, managing symptoms and improving general well-being. In this simple, practical guide, she will show you the easy and effective ways you can use herbs to improve your health, ease ailments and enhance your moods, using herbs as a complement to conventional medical treatments. In Herbal Cures, veteran Irish herbalist Christine Scallan will teach you all about the natural healing power of traditional Irish herbal superfoods: kelp, honey, apple cider vinegar and pollen. You will also discover the benefits of using herbs as food and flavouring as she explores:The curative properties and uses of herbsWhere they are most commonly foundHow to prepare herbal remediesMaking and using poultices, oils, infusions and decoctions. In Herbal Cures, you will learn how to use herbs such as basil, peppermint, marjoram and St John’s Wort to treat a huge range of ailments such as:SinusitisAcneDiarrhoeaDepressionMigraineAsthmaHerbal Cures will teach you the A–Z of herbs and show you how to integrate them in your daily diet, making you a happier, healthier and more vital person.