Home Remedies

Heinerman's Encyclopedia of Healing Herbs
Heinerman's Encyclopedia of Healing Herbs
First Edition

John Heinerman

Heinerman's encyclopedia of 268 herbs and spices gives each one's medical, nutritional, and cooking uses. Included are such familiar herbs and spices as allspice, anise, basil, chicory, cinnamon, cloves, cumin, ginger, nutmeg, sage, tarragon, and thyme; and highlighted are some not usually thought of as herbs and spices, such as apple tree bark, azalea, blue spruce, cactus, celery, cotton, elephant grass, iris, lilac, lily, morning glory, onion, and yucca. The author cites remedies for such things as increasing the flow of milk in nursing mothers; calming epileptic seizures; and curing shingles, heartburn, sciatica, migraines, nervous tension, and anxiety.

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Herbs for Home Treatment
Herbs for Home Treatment
A Guide to Using Herbs for First Aid and Common Health Problems

Anna Newton

In Herbs for Home Treatment, Anna Newton explains the advantages of using herbs and provides herbal remedies to cure common ailments and improve general health. She provides easy-to-follow advice on creating your own apothecary with a small number of versatile herbs.

Learn how to:

  • Prevent and treat common illnesses with herbs
  • Avoid some of the adverse side effects that are common with chemical-based medicines
  • Grow and store herbs, and create tinctures, oils, and ointments for a home apothecary

This user-friendly guide to herbs and their medicinal properties explains how to deal with common illnesses, including digestive, respiratory, circulatory and nervous system conditions. Newton suggests essential herbs everyone should have on hand, and offers advice on how to get the best out of herbs for general health, including how to maintain your energy level, increase your stamina, and improve your mood. Inside the book, you willl find information on dosages, possible allergies, and clues for when it is time to seek professional help. Also included is guidance on how to make your own apothecary, how to concoct a first-aid kit for when traveling abroad, and a list of herb retailer and professional herbalists.

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Let's Get Natural With Herbs
Let's Get Natural With Herbs
The Most Comprehensive A-Z Reference Guide to Utilizing Herbs for Health

Debra J. Rayburn

A much needed comprehensive reference guide to ensure the safe and effective use of herbs and their preparations. Millions of people use vitamins or herbs along with prescription drugs and over the counter (OTC) medications. Find out which herbs and other nutritional supplements can help prescriptions work better or reduce adverse reactions. And which combinations are dangerous and should never be taken together.

Features:

  • Separates fact from fiction concerning herbal medicine;
  • Information on over 400 botanicals ranging from well-known herbs such as Camomile and Ginseng to less familiar herbs such as Kava and Muirapuama;
  • Botanical remedies that enhance the body's ability to heal itself.

These safe, non-invasive therapies are proving to be more powerful than the often harmful drugs and surgeries that comprise the modern medicines of today; Appropriate precautions, adverse reactions, and possible prescription drug and over the counter (OTC) interactions with the use of herbs and other nutritional supplements; The only natural health reference book that is both comprehensive and user-friendly.

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The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies
The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies

Vasant Lad

This book by a leading authority on Ayurveda offers natural alternatives to conventional medicines and treatments, with practical advice and easy-to-follow instructions. Once you have determined which of the physical and psychological types or combination of types you belong to, Dr. Lad shows how to treat common ailments and chronic problems from headaches to depression with strategies tailored to your type.

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