The perfect book for plant lovers, foragers, fermenters, brewers and those fascinated by the healing power of herbs. Isted has treated the world of fashion, art, health, wellbeing and hospitality to his fabulous natural drinks and now brings his delectable potions to a wider audience.
This is no rarefied guide; using easy-to-find plants such as chamomile and nettles, Michael reveals the history and processes of making drinks at home. 60 amazing non-alcoholic recipes teach the secrets of love elixirs, sleeping draughts or brain boosters, among many others. Michael draws on his knowledge of worldwide plants to match each to a desired effect.
A seasonal guide shows when and how to harvest plants, wherever you live, and by using the power of the Sun and Moon. Whether you’re an active herbalist, looking for a way to live in tune with nature, or just want to try your hand at making natural drinks, this is the book for you.