Some of the most powerful remedies for both physical and mental ailments can be found closer than you think. This book provides a definitive, expert guide to the principles and practices of herbal medicine - common herbs from your kitchen can have incredible effects on your health, so there's no need to turn to prescription drugs. Natural and safe, herbs can provide relief from all manner of illnesses and this beautiful, well-researched book brings you clear, step-by-step guidance as you take your first forays into a natural way of life. All remedies are accurate and effective, ranging from cures for insomnia, migraines and arthritis to underlying issues including stress and exhaustion. Find out how to grow, gather and prepare herbs and discover their healing properties in the A-Z herbal dictionary. Save yourself unecessary trips to the doctor and become a master of your own wellbeing.