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Good Health Directory
     

Good Health Directory

by Naomi Craft, Penelope Ody, Michael Van Straten, Fiona Dry, Josie Drake
 
This easy-to-read book combines the ancient wisdom of herbal medicine, the more modern applications of homeopathy, the expertise of conventional medicine, the gentle effectiveness of aromatherapy, tried-and-true nutritional common sense, and a few basic physical exercises to promote good health among people of all ages. Remedies prescribed in conventional medicine,

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This easy-to-read book combines the ancient wisdom of herbal medicine, the more modern applications of homeopathy, the expertise of conventional medicine, the gentle effectiveness of aromatherapy, tried-and-true nutritional common sense, and a few basic physical exercises to promote good health among people of all ages. Remedies prescribed in conventional medicine, herbal remedies, homeopathic remedies, and warning signs telling readers when to call their doctor are listed for scores of diseases and maladies. Separate illustrated pages are devoted to both mild and serious problems-everything from temporary headaches, constipation, stress, and heartburn to asthma, varicose veins, arthritis, menstrual problems, tonsillitis, whooping-cough, and measles. Also recommended are first aid treatments for cuts, burns, bruises, and sprains, ways to alleviate motion sickness, and much more. Lists of effective home remedies and dietary recommendations are also given, helping to make this a quick-reference handbook that belongs in every household. Full-color illustrations throughout.

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Booknews
A naturopath and osteopath, along with other holistic practitioners, provides a home reference to conventional, herbal and other alternative remedies for common disorders in a colorful, tabbed, spiral-bound format. Resource addresses are the only references. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764153143
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/01/2000
Edition description:
SPIRAL
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 8.66(h) x 0.95(d)

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