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Common Herbs for Natural Health

Common Herbs for Natural Health

  • Author: Juliette De Bairacli-Levy,Heather Wood
  • Publisher: Ash Tree Pub
  • ISBN: 9780961462093
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 223
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Common Herbs for Natural Health is an essential herbal for the newcomer to the expert. Juliette de Bairacli utilizes her Gypsy wisdom and decades of studying herbs and healing to create a book filled with natural remedies and recipes. What a treasure! Her respect and love for the plants, the earth, and the medicinal knowledge garnered from people of all ethnic origins is powerful, practical, and sensible. My gardens and personal health are already benefiting from this intelligent and tender book.

Herbs for Common Ailments

Herbs for Common Ailments

  • Author: Anne McIntyre
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 9780743254113
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 96
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From ancient medicine men to modern holistic healers, people from every culture have recognized the potent healing properties of plants and herbs. Readily available and easy to use, the herbal remedies in this book provide a completely natural way to prevent and treat everyday illnesses as well as maintain general good health.Here, step-by-step instructions and beautiful color photographs show how to prepare and use herbs in ointments, lotions, compresses, poultices, baths, and teas to treat more than ninety-one common ailments such as:• Colds and flu• Depression• Asthma• Indigestion• Acne• Anemia• Insomnia• Eczema• High blood pressure• ArthritisAn ideal companion to Aromatherapy for Common Ailments and Acupressure for Common Ailments, this unique guide makes it easy to become proficient at the safe and powerful healing art of herbalism.

The Family Herbal

The Family Herbal

A Guide to Natural Health Care for Yourself and Your Children from Europe's Leading Herbalists

  • Author: Barbara Theiss,Peter Theiss
  • Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
  • ISBN: 9780892814848
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 288
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Explains the advantages of herbal remedies, and suggests treatments for ailments affecting each part of the body

The Complete Natural Medicine Guide to the 50 Most Common Medicinal Herbs

The Complete Natural Medicine Guide to the 50 Most Common Medicinal Herbs

  • Author: Heather Boon,Michael Smith
  • Publisher: Robert Rose
  • ISBN: 9780778800811
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 352
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Presents a comprehensive, full illustrated reference on the fifty most commonly prescribed herbal remedies, furnishing a detailed description of each herb, as well as information on potential side effects, drug interactions, and therapeutic uses, covering such herbs as Goldenseal, Burdock, Tumeric, Evening Primrose, and Aloe Vera, among others. Simultaneous.

55 Most Common Medicinal Herbs

55 Most Common Medicinal Herbs

The Complete Natural Medicine Guide

  • Author: Heather Boon,Michael Smith
  • Publisher: Robert Rose Inc
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 413
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The most current scientific information on medicinal herbs. Written by two leading pharmacists, this clinical reference provides reliable and authoritative information on the most popular medical herbs, which are easily found in a pharmacy or health food store. A botanical description and an analysis of the medicinal qualities of each herb accompany complete details of the preventative and therapeutic values for health conditions ranging from allergies and arthritis to menopause and more. Special attention is paid to safety, potential adverse effects and possible drug interactions. Presented in a user-friendly format, each entry combines the most current research with reliable dosage recommendations. This all-new edition features five additional herbs -- ashwagandha, bitter orange, hoodia, oregano and red clover -- and extensively revised text and layouts. Features include: Thumbnail sketches of each herb Quick-reference guides that match health conditions with herbal treatment options Explanations of pertinent FDA regulations A glossary of botanical medical terms and an extensive index. This outstanding guidebook to medicinal herbs is ideal for data-hungry consumers and health care professionals.

Heal Local

Heal Local

20 Essential Herbs for Do-it-Yourself Home Healthcare

  • Author: Dawn Combs
  • Publisher: New Society Publishers
  • ISBN: 155092589X
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 320
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Homegrown herbal remedies for illness, injuries, and preventive health.

Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine

Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine

  • Author: Andrew Chevallier
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1465456759
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 336
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With 550 key herbs and their uses as natural remedies for nearly 200 common ailments, Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine, 2nd Edition is the definitive home reference to healing with the world's oldest form of medicine. From ginger to lavender and thyme to dandelion, learn about the chemistry of plants and how and why they work as medicines within the body. Information on habitat and cultivation, parts used, active constituents, therapeutic properties, and traditional and current uses are described in a unique photographic plant index, and instructions on growing, harvesting, and processing your own home treatments are detailed. With its jargon-free text, fantastic photography, and focus on safety, this guide enables ease of understanding no matter what your level of herbal expertise. Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine, 2nd Edition is the ultimate reference for anyone interested in exploring the healing benefits of plants and who wants to take control of their health with alternative natural treatments. Now updated to reflect the latest research.

The Herbal Drugstore

The Herbal Drugstore

The Best Natural Alternatives to Over-the-Counter and Prescription Medicines!

  • Author: Linda B. White,Steven Foster
  • Publisher: Rodale
  • ISBN: 1579547052
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 624
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You're about to enter a completely different kind of drugstore. One where herbal medicines are offered right alongside conventional pharmaceuticals. Where bottles of feverfew stand next to bottles of aspirin, and echinacea has its place among other cold and flu remedies. The Herbal Drugstore is the only place where you can compare mainstream drug treatments and their herbal alternatives for close to 100 common health problems. You'll find herbs that have the same healing powers as many prescription and over-the-counter medications—only they're cheaper and gentler, with few or no side effects. Whether you need fast first-aid or long-term relief, The Herbal Drugstore has a remedy for you. Here's just a sampling: Immobilized by arthritis? Rub on capsaicin cream, a natural pain reliever made from hot peppers Can't sleep? Start snoozing with valerian—it's as effective as Valium, but it isn't addictive Want to lose a few pounds? Get a helping hand from psyllium, an herbal alternative to appetite suppressants Feeling stressed? Calm jangled nerves with ginseng—it won't undermine alertness Battling bronchitis? Clear up that cough with licorice, a natural expectorant Need help with high blood pressure? Turn to hawthorn—it has much in common with beta blockers, except for the side effects The Herbal Drugstore features these and many more herbal remedies—712 in all! They're profiled right next to their pharmaceutical counterparts, so you can make your own comparisons and decide which treatments are best for you.

Herbs and Natural Supplements Inkling

Herbs and Natural Supplements Inkling

An Evidence-Based Guide

  • Author: Lesley Braun,Marc Cohen
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0729579107
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 900
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A must-have health companion for herbalists, naturopaths, complementary medicine practitioners and students Herbs and Natural Supplements, 3rd Edition: An evidence-based guide presents evidence-based information on the 130 most popular herbs, nutrients and food supplements used across Australia and New Zealand. This exhaustive textbook is organised alphabetically by each herb or nutrient’s common name. Herbs and nutrients are then accompanied by critical information such as daily intake, main actions and indications, adverse reactions, contraindications and precautions, safety in pregnancy and more. This new edition of Herbs and Natural Supplements has been expanded with new chapters on pregnancy and wellness. It also features 10 new monographs for Arginine, Dunaliella, Elde, Goji, Pelargonium, Prebiotics, Red Yeast Rice, Rhodioloa, Shatavari and Taurine. • provides current, evidence-based information on herbal, nutritional and food supplements used in Australia and New Zealand • is user-friendly and easily organised by easy-to-find A-Z herbal monographs • appendices offering important additional information for the safe use of herbal and nutritional supplements, including a list of poison information centres, associations, manufacturers and more • offers clear, comprehensive tables including herb/natural supplement - drug interactions • lists the pharmacological actions of all herbs and natural supplements • a glossary of terms relevant to herbs and natural supplements • two comprehensive new chapters: Herbs and Natural Supplements in Pregnancy and Introduction to Wellness • all chapters completely updated and expanded • ten new monographs taking the total to 130 • now also available as an eBook! A code inside Herbs and Natural Supplements, 3rd Edition: An evidence-based guide enables a full text download, allowing you to browse and search electronically, make notes and bookmarks in the electronic files and highlight material