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The Book of Herbal Teas

The Book of Herbal Teas

A Guide to Gathering, Brewing, and Drinking

By Sara Perry, Photographs by Christopher Irion

Soothing chamomile. Refreshing peppermint. Tangy rose hips. Prized since ancient times for their medicinal properties, herbal teasmellow, flavorful, and aromaticare enjoying a modern renaissance. The Book of Herbal Teas presents lovingly detailed profiles of 40 popular herbs and spices for making tea, complete with everything tea lovers need to know to grow, gather, blend, and brew them at home. Here, too, are tips on how to use their gentle healing powers to brighten a mood, ease a cold or flu, or bring deep, relaxing sleep. Suffused with a fascinating blend of history and lore and illustrated with lovely photographs, this charming and comprehensive volume offers a refreshing new take on enjoying favorite herbal teas to the fullest.

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Size: 7 x 8 in;
Pages: 120 pp;
25 full-color photographs
Format: Hardcover
Publication: November 1996
ISBN: 9780811813372
ISBN10: 811813371
Sara Perry is the author of The Complete Tea Book, Summertime Treats, Christmastime Treats, and Great Gingerbread, all from Chronicle Books. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

Christopher Irion is a San Francisco-based photographer.