Alchemy of Herbs reintroduces us to familiar kitchen herbs and spices, shows them in a new light, and helps transform our perception of their value. What were once common, everyday flavorings will become your personal kitchen apothecary. Herbalist Rosalee de la Foret shows you how to match the properties of each plant to your own unique needs, helping you create a truly personalized approach to health for you and your family. While using herbs can often seem complicated or costly, this book offers a way to learn that's as simple and inexpensive as cooking dinner. In addition to offering dozens of inspiring recipes, the author examines the history and modern-day use of 29 popular herbs, supporting their beneficial properties with both scientific studies and in-depth research into herbal energetics.