Immerse yourself in stories and pictures of these useful plants, from herb gardens to remote wildernesses. Herbs have been used by humans throughout history – for cooking, medicine, rituals, and more. They are also a huge part of the modern world, from gardening, food, and cosmetics to medicines fighting diseases such as malaria. With vibrant illustrations and expert knowledge, The Herb Book takes a close-up look at a wide range of herbs from around the world, showcasing their botanical characteristics, medicinal, cosmetic, and culinary properties and uses, and cultural impact on the lives of humans.
- Detailed original photography combines with historical and contemporary images to create a compelling visual mix.
- Provides a global view of herbs and their culinary, medicinal, and cosmetic uses around the world.
- Contains in-depth coverage of over 80 herb species.
- Continues the warm visual aesthetic of The Tree Book
Published May 2023