Engaging and empowering, The Woman’s Herbal Apothecary by naturopathic physician and licensed acupuncturist JJ Purcell is a valuable self-care tool. Written to be inclusive of all women as well all those who don’t fall within the gender binary, this book contains 200 recipes and is a treasure trove of useful information.
The beginning of this text covers how to use herbs—basic herbal preparations, herbal action terms, commonly utilized herbs, as well as the author’s insight regarding self-care practices. The book then covers the major life stages and transitions common to women, as well as special concerns.
With conveniently color-coded pages relating to each section, and containing specific herbal formulation instructions for different concerns and times of life, this book is sure to become a go-to reference.