KEW GARDENER’S COMPANION TO MEDICINAL PLANTS
- Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. By Author Jason Irving
The Gardener's Companion to Medicinal Plants is a beautifully illustrated gift-able gardening reference book, which combines exquisite botanical illustrations with practical self-help projects. From willow (used to procure aspirin) to periwinkle (used in chemotherapy to treat lymphoma) many common garden plants have provided cures in modern medicine. Each home cure is described and illustrated with step-by-step photographs to show how you can be a gardener and heal yourself.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is a world famous centre for botanical and mycological knowledge. Over the past 250 years Kew has made innumerable contributions to increasing the understanding of plants and fungi with many benefits for humankind.