This longtime best-selling book about herbs and their uses is now available in a new expanded edition. It explains where different herbs grow; how to gather and prepare them; their medicinal values; and how to use them. Additional information has been added on beverage teas, spices and flavoring herbs, plant vitamins, plant dyes for fabrics, botanicals for dentifrices, gargles and cosmetics. A new 52-page section is devoted to herbal recipes for hair, salves and liniments, medicinal wines, vinegars, and plant ash uses. Includes an extensive index. Clear-cut illustrations of 291 plants are found throughout the text.