The effectiveness of herbs has been proved conclusively, as have their ability to work with each individual person. The result is a gentler form of care, free from the side-effects of modern drugs. "The Top 100 Herbal Remedies" includes an introduction to herbal medicine, with an account of its benefits and advice on how to use herbs for self-treatment. The 50 most useful medicinal herbs - from Aloe Vera to Wild Oats - are profiled, showing how to use them and what they can do for you. The core of the book is a collection of brilliant herbal remedies for 100 of the most common ailments, grouped by body system; for each there is guidance on herbal treatments, including simple fusions, tinctures and creams you can use at home.