Fruits for Health: Recipes for Cough Syrup, Teas, Face Masks and More

Fruits may not seem like powerful drugs, but within their cells are chemicals with proven medicinal properties. Try these fantastically fruity recipes to treat a variety of common ailments, from sore throats to sinus congestion.

Grow Your Own Drugs
Looking for a natural way to soothe a sunburn, quell a cough or even knock out a migraine? “Grow Your Own Drugs” has the plant for the job! Author James Wong distills the knowledge of herbal practitioners with the most up-to-date scientific findings on herbal medicine to provide reliable information about plants, flowers, fruits, roots and the host of natural remedies you can make from them. You don’t need a state-of-the-art laboratory or a stock of exotic plants — just a kitchen stove, a few minutes, and ingredients as common as the fresh foods on your counter.