Tuesday, 28 February 2017

#bookreview ~ Herbal Lore #herbalremedies @SimmillKj

Herbal Lore


K.J. Simmill


This book contains details on how to prepare and apply herbs for either medicinal or magical purposes. It lists numerous herbs and their common uses in both medicine and magical practices and details the healing and magical attributes of colours, as well how to make various magical items.

What did I think of the book?

Herbal Lore, A Guide to Herbal Medicine is the most comprehensive book on Herbal Medicine that I have ever read — and I have read a fair few! Not only does this book discuss a variety of herbs and their uses, but more importantly it gives you step by step instructions on how to use them. I have yet to come across a book that tells you how to take an extract, make an infusion, a tea, a tincture, a compress, a lotion, etc... Usually, I have to rely on Google to find these things out. It is great that all this information is in one book.

There are also comprehensive instructions on how to make a herbal bag, a candle, incense and a Pomander! This book covers it all.

This is a book that I am sure I will be referring to again and again.

I Highly Recommend this book.

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About the author

K.J. Simmill is a British author with books released in both the fantasy and non-fiction genres. It is her intention to ensure each book she writes will donate a percentage of her royalties to a good cause.

She is a qualified Usui Reiki master, with certifications in various fields of holistic therapy. inclusive of aromatherapy, crystal healing, colour therapy, ethereal Reiki, Indian head massage, shaman power Reiki, sound therapy, and massage therapy. She has also spent many years researching various practices of magic and herbal medicine. She is also currently working towards a herbal practitioner qualification.

When she is not writing, she is an avid reader and a passionate gamer.

It is K.J's aim for each one of her titles to donate a percentage of the author royalties to a different charity. Herbal Lore is donating 15% to The St John and Red Cross Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) and Darrienia is donating 10% to the University Hospital of North Midlands (UHNM) charity directed towards the Neonatal intensive care unit.

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