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  • Indigenous Healing Plants Book

    R410.00R1,900.00
    Many of these remedies survive to this day and are used by people of all races countrywide. This volume concentrates on the traditional ways in which indigenous plants have been used medicinally and otherwise in South Africa for centuries. Margaret Roberts, in her inimitable style, shares the story of each plant's history and its various uses - medicinal, in cooking, as natural insect repellents and deodorisers - along with tried-and-tested recipes, as well as brief notes on how to grow it in the garden.
  • In 100 New Herbs she introduces readers to an exciting range of new plants that can be used in the kitchen, and medicinally. Margaret offers practical advice on how and when to plant, grow and harvest the featured herbs.  
  • Tea Book

    R200.00
    The teas featured in this book, while chosen for their health properties, are also extremely enjoyable, soothing and provide exciting substitutes to traditional beverages. The recipes are simple to follow with clear indication as to which part of the herb to use, and which method of infusion. As the world takes more and more to the idea of using alternative remedies - particularly the use of herbs - there is no better time to introduce the broad variety of herbal teas that provide medicinal and healthy alternatives.  
  • In this book Margaret explains how to design a herb garden that will inspire, revitalise and uplift. There is great appeal in the growing of herbs - be it for culinary purposes, for the medicine chest or simply for their fragrance and beauty in the garden. The has selected her 100 favourite herbs, both well-known and unusual, and describes in detail how to grow and use them.
  • This book brings together an extraordinary collection of more than 80 flowers, trees and herbs that not only give a magnificent show in the garden, but also have remarkable healing properties and can be used in cooking and as cosmetic alternatives. Each plant is dealt with in detail with growing advice as well as how to use it medicinally and deliciously. Gardening and cooking are two of the world's favourite pastimes, and what greater joy can there be that creating a garden of beauty and bountiful health?    
  • More than 4500 common and lesser- know vegetables, fruit, herbs, spices and other food plants that are the building blocks of good health are described. Hippocrates wrote: Let your food be your medicine and your medicine be your food. Over 2000 years ago With Healing foods, prolific author Margaret Roberts brings nature’s pharmacy into our homes and into our lives. The book is essential reading for each of in our quest for heath and energy in an increasingly stress- filled world.  
  • This book describes more than 100 herbs, food plants and medicinal plants and their companions, with information on how to use plants medicinally and in the home. Separate sections deal with useful weeds, natural sprays, mulches, natural fertilizers and other methods to improve the soil. Companion planting is the age-old practice of planting different plants in close proximity so that the can help one another in some why.  
  • Plantmaats is plante wat mekaar help deurdat hulle ‘n reuk of chemikalieë afskei wat peste en plae afweer, of deurdat hulle voordelige insekte aanlok wat die omliggende plante bestuif of jag maak op skadelike insekte. Sommige plante stel weer voedingstowwe in die grond vry wat deur ander plante gebruik kan word. Die kuns om spesifieke plante naby mekaar te plant sodat hulle mekaar op een of ander manier bevoordeel,word al honderde jare beoefen.    
  • In this book, Margaret Roberts draws on decades of experience to advise readers on using the 12 key tissue salts to slow the ageing process, promote vitality and enhance health. Each tissue salt is presented in its own chapter, with tips on treating specific ailments; and advice on increasing the intake of the salts through the diet. Considered to be the basic constituents of our bones, blood, organs and muscles, they are easily absorbed by the human body, with no side-effects.
  • In this follow-up to Tissues Salts for Health Living, Margaret Roberts focuses on using tissue salts to enhance the development and wellbeing of children, from infancy to the teenage years. The 12 key tissue salts are minerals that should be present in our bodies in perfect balance to ensure optimal health. These remarkable salts are found in the Earth s rocks and soil, and in food grown organically in mineral-rich soil.
  • In this follow-up to Tissues Salts for Health Living, Margaret Roberts focuses on using tissue salts to enhance the development and wellbeing of children, from infancy to the teenage years. The 12 key tissue salts are minerals that should be present in our bodies in perfect balance to ensure optimal health. These remarkable salts are found in the Earth s rocks and soil, and in food grown organically in mineral-rich soil.
  • Tissue salts are a group of 12 minerals that should be present in our bodies, in a perfect balance, as a prerequisite for perfect health and well-being. In this book Margaret shares her vast personal experience of how supplementing the diet with tissue salts promotes good health and treats specific ailments.
  • Die soute word in die natuur in die aarde se gesteentes en grond aangetref en kom natuurlik voor in gewasse wat organies in mineraalryke grond gekweek is. Weefselsoute - ook bekend as sel- of biochemiese soute - is 'n groep van 12 minerale wat perfek gebalanseerd in ons liggame teenwoordig behoort te wees sodat ons heeltemal gesond kan wees.
  • A systematic introduction to the world of herbs, it provides information about the basic culinary, medicinal and cosmetic uses of the most common herbs. The herbs are illustrated with colour photographs to help with accurate identification.
  • The lined pages invite journal-keeping, note-taking, etc, and are lightly decorated with small drawings, quick recipes and interesting tips about flowers and their properties.
  • PLEASE NOTE: We are situated outside the city. We courier all parcels once a week, ONLY on a Thursday. Please ensure to make all payments and send proof of payment by Wednesday 13h00 * Once you have made the payment, please send your proof of payment to margaretroberts@lantic.net / 086 531 7669. * Please include your full name, cellphone number and nearest Postnet on your proof of payment.
  • When their idyllic environment is threatened by humans who come to build a road straight through their forest, the Forest Fairies hatch a plan to save the trees and plants and all the tiny creatures that live there. The ensuring adventure and the fairies’ mischief, creativity, caring and humour will delight children of all ages.
  • The Lavender Book is a succinct yet comprehensive guide to the lavender types and varieties suitable to local conditions and is intended to get you outdoors and growing your own lavender without further ado. The use of lavender medicinally, in aromatherapy and as an insect repellant will appeal to the growing body of concerned people who aspire to a more natural organic way of life.