#OldOpRecommends: The Little Book of Medicinal Plants by Elisabeth Trotignon. A pleasingly compact encyclopedia, this little book explains the origins and therapeutic properties of the most well-known medicinal plants. It can tell you how aspirin originated from willow, where eucalyptus comes from, and what benefits chamomile tea can bring you, as well as much more about more than 70 types of medicinal plant. It’s also beautifully presented, with rose-gold edged pages, and richly illustrated throughout with vintage images. A stunning addition to your book shelves!
Number of pages: 176