Take a truly holistic approach to healing with this all-encompassing beginner’s guide to herbal medicine. Did you know that daisies infused in oil could reduce bruises? That roses can relieve grieving and anxiety? Or that elderflower cordial can bring down a temperature? Handmade Apothecary is a fount of fascinating information about herbs and how each one works to improve your health and well-being. There’s an introduction to each of the body’s systems, from nervous to respiratory; advice on which herbs work best as treatments, and plenty of tips and time-tested recipes for vinegars, balms, oils, tinctures, creams, lotions, and syrups—so you can easily create your own herbal health kit.