Gaeddert's approach to healing combines dermatological diagnosis with essential fatty acids, diet, supplements, and Chinese herbal medicine. The book features suggestions for promoting overall skin health, case studies, self-care strategies, and professional treatments presented in an accessible A-to-Z format. Also included are a workbook, a question and answer section, a description of acupuncture points, and a range of resources. Chapters cover such topics as tips for health and skin, herbs and nutrients, symptoms and treatments, acupoints, and digestive clearing diets.
Andrew Gaeddert suffered from Crohn's disease and IBS. His search for therapies to treat his own symptoms led to the discovery of techniques which have made it possible for him to help thousands of other people. Mr. Gaeddert has studied nutrition, herbology, and Chinese medicine with masters from the U.S. and China. He has been on the protocol team of several scientific studies sponsored by the NIH Office of Alternative Medicine and the University of California. He is the author of Chinese Herbs in the Western Clinic.