Nature Cures

Author: Nat H. Hawes
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781781610398
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A compendium of the health benefits of individual natural (as opposed to processed) foods and the ailments that can be alleviated by them.

Earth Medicine earth Food

Author: Michael A. Weiner
Publisher: Fawcett Books
ISBN: 9780449905890
Format: PDF, Docs
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Describes the wild and cultivated plants used by American Indians for food and medicinal purposes

The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy Revised and Expanded

Author: Valerie Ann Worwood
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 1577311396
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Completely updated, the best book on the topic available anywhere has just gotten better! A necessary resource for anyone interested in alternative approaches to healing and lifestyle, this new edition contains more than 800 easy-to-follow recipes for essential oil treatments. No one has provided more thorough and accurate guidance to the home practitioner or professional aromatherapist than Valerie Ann Worwood. In her clear and positive voice, Worwood provides tools to address a huge variety of health issues, including specific advice for children, women, men, and seniors. Other sections cover self-defense against microbes and contaminants, emotional challenges, care for the home and workplace, and applications for athletes, dancers, travelers, cooks, gardeners, and animal lovers. Worwood also offers us her expertise in the use of essential oils in beauty and spa treatments, plus profiles of 125 essential oils, 37 carrier oils, and more. Since the publication of the first edition of this book 25 years ago, the positive impact of essential oil use has become increasingly recognized, as scientific researchers throughout the world have explored essential oils and their constituents for their unique properties and uses.

The Healing Powers of Honey

Author: Cal Orey
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.
ISBN: 0758274556
Format: PDF
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“This book will help you stay healthy . . . for good!” —Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D. Discover Honey’s Amazing Bee-Healthy Powers Did you know?... · Eating honey can help lower the risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes—even help reduce body fat and unwanted weight!—and increase longevity. · Pure, raw, unprocessed honey is a healthier sweetener than table sugar and high-fructose corn syrup. It’s chock-full of antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins—and only has 21 calories per teaspoon. · Honey can relieve a variety of ailments, including allergies, coughs, fatigue, digestive woes, skin problems, pain, and stress, as well as boost libido. Drawing on the latest honey buzz and interviews with medical doctors, beekeepers, and researchers, this enlightening book reveals 30 healing honey varieties, tells you how to incorporate honey into heart-healthy recipes such as Honey Custard French Toast and Honey-Glazed Game Hen, and provides more than 50 home cures, plus beauty treatments and household uses—all made with the amazing honey bee’s gifts! “This eye-opening book provides you with a delicious truth of the traditional Mediterranean diet: Honey is a sumptuous route to optimal health.” —Dr. Will Clower, author of The French Don’t Diet Plan

Homeopathy

Author: Alan V. Schmukler
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 0738708739
Format: PDF
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Effective, safe, affordable, and free of chemical side effects-the benefits of homeopathy are endless! Already established in the national health care systems of England, France, and the Netherlands, homeopathic treatments are used by over five hundred million people worldwide. Alan Schmukler's Homeopathy discusses the history and science of this alternative medicine and provides a comprehensive list of proven remedies-safe for people and animals. Packed with homeopathic treatments for arthritis, colds, food poisoning, insomnia, Lyme disease, morning sickness, wounds, and a host of other ailments and injuries, this handy reference guide also includes information on homeopathic immunization and first aid. Schmukler gives helpful instructions for matching remedies with symptoms, ingesting them correctly, making remedies at home, and stretching your supply. Praise: "This book is a joy to read, easy to understand, comfortable to use. Whether you are a neophyte or an old-hand in your knowledge of homeopathy, you will benefit from having this book in your library. It is one of the most comprehensive acute care books on the market." LILIPOH Magazine "Schmuckler's handbook is a comprehensive modern look at the 200 most commonly used remedies that should help satisfy everyone's health questions through homeopathy." Alive Magazine "Heaven forbid we should find ourselves responding to a life-threatening or cataclysmic event, but if we did, this book would be a godsend! Alan believes homeopathy is 'magical, exciting, and empowering.' Having his book, already dog-eared and visibly well-loved, certainly makes me feel empowered!" Homeopathy Today

The Green Pharmacy Guide to Healing Foods

Author: James A. Duke
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 1605295019
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Upon its publication more than a decade ago, Dr. James Duke's The Green Pharmacy quickly set the standard for consumer herb references. A favorite of laypeople and professionals alike, the book sold more than a million copies and solidified the author's reputation as one of the world's foremost authorities on medicinal plants. In The Green Pharmacy Guide to Healing Foods, Dr. Duke turns to the broader and even more popular subject of food as medicine, drawing on more than thirty years of research to identify the most powerful healing foods on earth. Whether he is revealing how to beat high cholesterol with blueberries, combat hot flashes with black beans, bash blood sugar spikes with almonds, or help relieve agonizing back pain with pineapple, Dr. Duke's food remedies help treat and prevent the whole gamut of health concerns, from minor (such as sunburn and the common cold) to more serious (like arthritis and diabetes). Dr. Duke has assigned a rating to each remedy, according to his evaluation of the available scientific studies and anecdotal reports. Many of the healing foods recommended here are proving so effective that they may outperform popular pharmaceuticals—minus the risk (and cost).

Foods that Harm Foods that Heal

Author: Reader's Digest Association
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780276442292
Format: PDF
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This bestselling title is the definitive A-Z guide to safe and healthy eating. Calling on the wisdom of more than 300 nutrition experts, the book shows how minor changes to your eating habits can lead to major changes in your quality of life. Look up an ailment and find out which foods help and which harm.

The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods

Author: Michael T. Murray
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439103449
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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From the bestselling authors of The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, the most comprehensive and practical guide available to the nutritional benefits and medicinal properties of virtually everything edible As countless studies have affirmed, diet plays a major role in both provoking and preventing a wide range of diseases. But just what is a healthy diet? What does the body need to stay strong and get well? In The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods, Michael T. Murray, N.D., and Joseph Pizzorno, N.D., two of the world¹s foremost authorities on nutrition and wellness, draw on an abundant harvest of research to present the best guide available to healthy eating. Make healthy eating a lifetime habit. Let The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods teach you how to: design a safe diet use foods to stimulate the body¹s natural ability to rejuvenate and heal discover the role that fiber, enzymes, fatty acids, and other dietary components have in helping us live healthfully understand which food prescriptions will help you safely treat more than 70 specific ailments, including acne, Alzheimer¹s disease, immune system depression, insomnia, migraine headaches, PMS, and rheumatoid arthritis prepare foods safely in order to prevent illness and maximize health benefits select, store, and prepare all kinds of healthful foods Providing the best natural remedies for everyday aches and pains, as well as potent protection against serious diseases, The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods is a required daily health reference.

Forsythe Natural Health Guide From A to Z

Author: James W. Forsythe, M.D., H.M.D.
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1491752408
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Determined to obliterate the mistruths, misconceptions and ineffective strategies embraced by mainstream medicine, internationally acclaimed physician James W. Forsythe compiled this comprehensive listing of natural treatments for many ailments. One of only a handful of integrative medical oncologists in the United States, as a licensed Homeopath and a standard-medicine physician as well, Doctor Forsythe blows the lid off ineffective allopathic medicine, which often involves costly addictive drugs that never work anyway. Compiled in an easy-to-follow manner that average people can easily understand, this comprehensive Forsythe Natural Remedies Guide lists effective non-toxic natural remedies for a vast array of ailments ranging from muscular diseases to pain control and cancer, plus common ailments including digestive problems and acne. Consumers should consider this alphabetical listing from A to Z as an irreplaceable “must-have guide” for most everyday medical needs. These natural remedies can save you money, and prevent addictions to pricy but ineffective pharmaceuticals—all while treating the underlying conditions that cause certain health problems, rather than merely addressing symptoms.