Heinerman's Encyclopedia of Juices, Teas and Tonics

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From a medical anthropologist's files, here are juices, teas and tonics for hundreds of today's most common health problems.From coltsfoot tea for asthma and a tomato brew for constipation, to a 'weed' from the Southwest that wards off arthritis and oregano juice for varicose veins, this remarkable guide offers an array of practical, tasty ways to use the healing power of common herbs and foods to relieve over 100 health conditions.
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Overview

From a medical anthropologist's files, here are juices, teas and tonics for hundreds of today's most common health problems.From coltsfoot tea for asthma and a tomato brew for constipation, to a 'weed' from the Southwest that wards off arthritis and oregano juice for varicose veins, this remarkable guide offers an array of practical, tasty ways to use the healing power of common herbs and foods to relieve over 100 health conditions.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780132341967
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 6.36 (w) x 8.94 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION vii
ACNE Clear Skin Again with Red Clover Tea 1
AGING How a 40-Year-Old Who Looked 60 Recovered Her
Youthful Appeal 5
ALCOHOLISM Tomato Tonic Saves an Uncle's Liver and Keeps Him Sober 8
ALLERGIES An Oklahoma Family Spared Symptoms with My Parsley Tonic 12
ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE Utah Senior Regains Partial Memory with Bilberry
Tea Extract 16
AMENORRHEA How Cheryl Started Her Monthly Periods Again with a Dynamic Vegetable Duo 19
ANEMIA Chlorophyll, the Key to Healthy Blood and Boundless Energy 21
ANGER FedEx Driver Calmed with Chamomile Tea After Theft of
Machine Gun 24
ANGINA A Tonifying Tea Formula for a Common Heart-Lung-Blood
Disorder 28
ANOREXIA (see Anxiety, Bulimia, and Underweight)
ANXIETY Hysterical Woman Put at Ease with Valerian-Skullcap Potion 31
ARTERIOSCLEROSIS/ATHEROSCLEROSIS A Great Juice Workout for the Cardiovascular System 36
ARTHRITIS Fifty-Eight-Year-Old Telephone Sales Rep Finds Relief with
Apple-Mixed Greens Drink 40
ASTHMA/BRONCHITIS Divinely Inspired Tea Remedy Saves Lives of Utah Herbalist and My Dad 47
BACK STRAIN Hot Tonic Packs and Refreshing Juices to Soothe Back Pain 51
BAD BREATH/BODY ODOR What the Chinese Did for 'Dragon Breath' and the Aztecs Did for 'Goaty Armpits' 55
BALDNESS What a Japanese Sumo Wrestler Does for His Male-Pattern
Baldness 60
BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERTROPHY (BPH)(see under Prostate Problems)
BLADDER INFECTION Tonic Juices and Herbal Therapy for Infected Men and
Women 64
BLOOD CLOTS How a Former American Vice-President Might Have Been Saved
from a Life-Threatening Medical Situation with Herbal Tonics 69
BREAST CANCER Juice Tonics forWomen to Take to Avoid Getting
Breast Cancer 71
BREAST CYSTS Cleansing Teas to Flush Debris from a Woman's Body 79
BREAST TENDERNESS Things a Woman Can Do to Help Reduce Breast
Hypersensitivity 82
BREECH BIRTH Rapid Recovery from a C-Section for a New York Massage
Therapist 84
BULIMIA Answering Fear of Fat with Positive Nutritional Reinforcement 87
BURNS A Religious Snake-Handler's Incredible Burn Remedy 89
CANCER The Late Ann Wigmore's "Answer to Cancer" 93
CANDIDIASIS (see Vaginitis and Yeast Infection)
CATARACTS Nutritional Support for More Clear Vision 103
CAVITIES Green Tea High in Natural Fluoride, Which Prevents Tooth
Decay 104
CELLULITE A Proven Remedy for a Distressing Women's Problem 107
CERVICAL CANCER Juice and Tea Douches as Useful Adjuncts to Regular Medical Treatment 109
CERVICAL DYSPLASIA Food Helps for Abnormal Pap Smears 112
CERVICITIS (see Vaginitis)
CHILDBIRTH PAIN (see Labor Pains)
CHOLESTEROL (ELEVATED) (see Obesity)
CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME Marketing Manager's Great Love Affair with Herbal Tea Blends 114
COLITIS State Trooper Helped with Papaya Juice and Chamomile Tea 119
COMMON COLD Lady Skydiver Relies on Echinacea Tea to Get Well 124
CONSTIPATION The Old Standby Still Works—Prune Juice 127
COUGHING When You Bark Like a Dog, Take Dogwood 129
CRAMPS The Pause that Refreshes—Iced Tea 131
CROHN'S DISEASE Mother Makes Terrific Recovery with Aloe/Carrot Juice Combo 133
CRYING (UNCONTROLLABLE) How One Woman Conquered Her Moods of Weeping 136
CYSTITIS (see Bladder Infection)
DEPRESSION (see Anxiety, Insomnia, and Mood Swings)
DIABETES A Tonic Duo for Hyperglycemia 139
DERMATITIS (see Eczema)
DIARRHEA World War II G.I. Remedy Used by the "King of the Blues" 141
DIGESTIVE DISTURBANCES(see Heartburn, Indigestion, Peptic Ulcer)
DIVERTICULITIS Alleviating the Distress with Czech Remedy 144
DYSENTERY Two Herbal Tea Remedies from Early Mormon Pioneers 145
DYSFUNCTIONAL UTERINE BLEEDING Chinese Herbal Tonics Are a Woman's Friend 149
DYSMENORRHEA (see Cramps and Menstrual Difficulties)
ECZEMA Cold Black Tea Good for Red, Itchy Skin 151
EDEMA Getting Rid of Excess Fluid with More Fluid 153
EMPHYSEMA Utah Cattle Rancher Treats Lung Condition with Herbal Tea 155
ENDOMETRIOSIS Genetic Research Assistant Uses Alfalfa and Red Clover Teas to Prevent "Career Woman's Disease" 159
EPILEPSY Naturopathic Tonic Reduces the Incidence of Seizures 162
FALSE LABOR An Herbal Tea Preventive 167
FIBROADENOMA Chlorophyll and Beet Juice Should Keep a Benign Tumor from Becoming Malignant 169
FIBROCYSTIC DISEASE Correct Information, Not Remedies, Is What Is Needed Here 171
FIBROID TUMORS (see Fibroadenoma)
GALACTORRHEA Green Tea­Raspberry Leaf Fruit Drink Stops Unnecessary Milk Production 173
GALLBLADDER PROBLEMS Fruit, Vegetable, and Herb Therapies for the Gallbladder 176
GLAUCOMA What Some Doctors in Rome Have Done for This Eye Problem 179
GOUT An Old Russian Cossack Remedy for Uric Acid Accumulations 181
HEADACHE Herbal Tea Secrets from the Tenth Annual Conference of the International Herb Association 185
HEARTBURN Fruit Juices and Herb Teas to Soothe Burning Sensations 188
HEART DISEASE Elixirs for Preventing Diseases of the Heart and Liver 189
HEMORRHOIDS Iced Tea Compress and Green Chlorophyll for Treating Piles 191
HERPES ZOSTER Oatmeal Water and Spinach Juice Work Unbelievable Wonders 192
HIATAL HERNIA (see Heartburn)
HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE Hot Vegetable Tonic for Normalizing Blood Pressure 193
HOT FLASHES Cooling Herbal Beverages from the Orient for Flushes 195
HUMAN PAPILLOMA Grape Juice Strengthens the Immune System to Fight HP Virus 198
HYPERTENSION (see High Blood Pressure)
HYPOGLYCEMIA (see Mood Swings)
HYPOTHERMIA Tomato Zinger for Raising Internal Body Temperature 200
IMPOTENCY (see Infertility)
INDIGESTION Warm Herbal Teas Settle Upset Stomachs 203
INFERTILITY (MALE/FEMALE) Removing the Emotional Pain and Raising Pregnancy Expectations 206
INFLUENZA (see Common Cold)
INGUINAL HERNIA Herbal Teas that Help to Mend Abdominal Muscle
Weaknesses 209
INSOMNIA (see Nervousness)
ITCHING Immediate Relief for Sensitive and Inflamed Skin 212
JOCK ITCH (see Itching)
KIDNEY PROBLEMS Rinsing Clean the Waste Filtration System of the Body 215
LABOR PAINS End the Reign of Pain with Raspberry Leaf Tea 217
LACTATION (INADEQUATE) Spicey Teas that Help the Milk to Flow 219
LEG ULCERS Antibiotic Herbal Wash for Skin Breakdown 220
LIVER COMPLAINTS Jump-Starting the Body's Most Important Organ with Dandelion, Carrot, and Tomato 221
MALNUTRITION Health Magic in Brewed Beverages 225
MENOPAUSAL SYMPTOMS (also see Hot Flashes) Irish Hospitals Prescribe World-Famous Local Brew for Wide Variety of Ailments 229
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS Oil and Water Do Mix in this Tonic Treatment 237
NERVOUSNESS Anxious Councilwoman Calms Her Jittery Nerves with Some Peppermint Tea 239
NEURALGIA The Remedies of a Medical Herbalist 241
NIGHT SWEATS Something to Help You Sleep Dry 243
OBESITY How a Secret Herbal Brew Enabled One Overweight Catholic Pope
to Shed Many Unwanted Pounds 245
OSTEOPOROSIS 249
OVARIAN BLEEDING
PARKINSON'S DISEASE
PEPTIC ULCER
PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME (PMS)
PROSTATE DISORDERS
PSORIASIS Sunrise Breakfast Shake: "Miracle" Health Drink in a Glass 249
SHINGLES (see Herpes Zoster)
SMOKING HABIT Licorice-Ginger Tea Combo Helps Break the Nicotine Habit 257
STOMACH ULCERS (see Peptic Ulcer)
STRESS Two-Mint Tea Alleviates Fear of Ghosts for Female Mortician 260
STROKE Rehabilitation Tea Formula for Restoration of Bodily
Functions 262
SWEATING (see Night Sweats)
THYROID DYSFUNCTION Retired Nurse Finds My Juice Recommendations Very Helpful 267
TOOTHACHE Juice Ice Cubes to Make the Pain Magically Disappear 271
UNDERWEIGHT (see Malnutrition)
URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS Ruthless Ex-Dictator Cured Himself with South American erb Tea 273
UTERINE CANCER (see Cancer)
VAGINITIS (see Yeast Infection)
VARICOSE VEINS Herbal Trio Makes an Award-Winning Medical Treatment 277
WARTS A Remedial Measure Passed on During Fat Tuesday's
Festival Day 281
WORMS
YEAST INFECTION Antiseptic Soup Tonic for "Critter" Removal 285
PRODUCT APPENDIX 287
INDEX 291
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