Herbs may be the most versatile plants on earth. Of course, they're unsurpassed for spicing up virtually any dish, but herbs offer much more than seasoning. The seeds, leaves, and even roots of culinary herb plants are power-packed ingredients outside the kitchen, too. Hard-working herbs can be used as natural cleansers and disinfectants. Some herbs can brighten a room with their scent. Others add natural beauty to crafts and gifts.
Part of the appeal of herbs is their intense fragrance and flavor. In many of the formulas in this chapter, a spoonful or two of concentrated herb oil is all that's required. You'll find a rich choice of formulas that will help you get the most from your herb garden. But before you can use them to their best potential, you need to know how to harvest and store herbs
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Learn what you can do with herbs! How to Plant, Grow, and Cook with Natural Herbs. Have you always wanted an herb garden but didn't know how to get started? Do you want to know more about growing your own herbs in the privacy of your home and using them in a variety of cooking?