This book explores the natural benefits of the plants we see around us and examines the effects they have on our health and well being. The still life’s seen in this book are hand coloured photography, with photograms made on film and done on digital scanner. The hand colouring of the image mimics the application of lotions and ointments to the skin to aid healing. Whereas the cutting and and selection of the photograms presenting the way in which the plants are ingested.
All plants shown in this book, are found and grow well in New Zealand soil, but proceed with caution when identifying plants with these images. The minute differences in the plants can cause some unnecessary stomach aches and they are not guaranteed to cure everything.