The Herball’s Guide to Botanical Drinks
Author: Michael Isted
This stylishly designed book appeals to hipsters, foragers, fermenters, and those who wish to live healthily and more in tune with nature.
This book is a collection of natural, non-alcoholic stimulants and tranquilizers to improve awareness, aid sleep, and everything in between. Trained herbalist, nutritionist, aromatherapist and drinks specialist Michael Isted has treated the worlds of fashion, art, and wellbeing to his fabulous natural drinks, and now brings his delectable potions to a wider audience. A rarefield guide; using everyday plants such as dandelions and nettles, Michael reveals the history and processes of making drinks at home. A fantastic selection of amazing non-alcoholic drinks teach the secrets of love elixirs, sleeping draughts or brain boosters, among other things. Michael draws on this knowledge of worldwide plants to match each to the desired effect. A seasonal guide shows when and how to harvest plants, wherever you live, and by using the power of the Sun and Moon. Whether you're an active herbalist, looking for a way to live in tune with nature or want to try your hand at making natural drinks, this is the book for you.