This book teaches you to identify, grow and harvest medicinal plants. It shows you how to make a range of simple medicines including ointments, salves, syrups, oils, compresses, infusions and decoctions. There are sections on body systems, explaining which herbs are useful for a range of ailments, and detailed herb monographs. This second edition has been revised to take account of recent changes in UK legislation. Sorrell is a highly-qualified, leading expert in natural health with over 15 years experience, who teaches all levels, from beginner to postgraduate. 176 pages, £11.95. Buy from our partner, the Centre for Alternative Technology.