PART 2. THE HERBS
THE THIRTY WORTHY
Thirty Herbs for Beauty and Overall Health
Modern society seems to be on an endless hunt for the wonder pill or proverbial Fountain of Youth that turns back the clock or renders us all ageless. The irony is that the biggest secret for fighting the risks of disease and ailments—immunity destroyers like inflammation, stress, environmental pollutants, and more—are all eliminated or treated by everything you’ve already got in your backyard, on your windowsill, or at the farmers’ market. You already know the answer: herbs.
In this chapter you’ll find the profiles of the herbs you’ll come back to again and again to deal with all the side effects of living in a modern world. You’ll get the scoop on where they’re from, what they’re good for, and why you need them in your life.