Herbs have been used for centuries to treat major and minor ailments, and as people seek more natural approaches to health, herbal remedies have become the most popular modern form of alternative medicine. Herbs is a guide to these plants healing properties in which youll learn: -How to cultivate herbs at home and in the garden. -A range of common ailments and the herbs used to treat them. -Comprehensive guidance on using herbs safely. This is a beautiful and comprehensive guide to the characteristics and curative properties of 130 of the most useful healing herbs. Each spread offers a summary of the herb by its common name, its properties, uses, availability, and safety information. Herbs are shown in their various forms, and a color photograph of its leaf or flower against a black background captures the herb's beauty as never before.