The book about herbs, which was first published in 1980, has become a
phenomenal success. So far, The Publisher Ennsthaler Verlag has sold over eight
million copies of the book which has become a classic among health guides and
has been translated into 25 languages. It gives a detailed description of 31 herbs,
ranging from agrimony to yarrow. The author explains how to prepare teas,
tinctures, body pastes, baths and juices.
These herbs are native plants, such as yarrow or ribwort that grow in meadows
and woodlands, and are very robust.
The enormous success of Maria Treben is most likely based on the fact that she
has restored an ancient knowledge that had already largely been forgotten.
Comprehensive instructions and sought-after personal advice from Europe’s most
popular herbalist on the use of medicinal herbs.