By Stephen Harrod Buhner
Trade paperback book
This book is a unique view of the intersection between herbal medicine and fermentation. It will delight anyone interested in herbs, honey, brewing and folktales. the book’s deep research reveals the intricate relationship that plants have had with brewing throughout history and shows how hops were added to beer only recently in the history of brewing. The plant information is backed up with lengthy sections about historical usage and scientific review of their efficacy. It offers a fascinating overview of historical brewing, the use of fermented herbal infusions in healing, and the sacred place of fermentation and plants in human society.