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Herbal Antibiotics, 2nd Edition: Natural Alternatives for Treating Drug-resistant Bacteria

Herbal Antibiotics, 2nd Edition: Natural Alternatives for Treating Drug-resistant Bacteria

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by Stephen Harrod Buhner
     
 

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With antibiotic-resistant infections on the rise, herbal remedies present a naturally effective alternative to standard antibiotics. Herbal expert Stephen Harrod Buhner explains the roots of antibiotic resistance, explores the value of herbal treatments, and provides in-depth profiles of 30 valuable plants, noting the proper dosages, potential side effects, and

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With antibiotic-resistant infections on the rise, herbal remedies present a naturally effective alternative to standard antibiotics. Herbal expert Stephen Harrod Buhner explains the roots of antibiotic resistance, explores the value of herbal treatments, and provides in-depth profiles of 30 valuable plants, noting the proper dosages, potential side effects, and contraindications of each. This comprehensive guide offers sound information on herbal alternatives to standard antibiotics, making it an indispensable addition to every family’s medicine cabinet. 

Editorial Reviews

Wise Traditions in Food
“A comprehensive introduction worthy to be on the shelf of any holistic practitioner, herbalist, farmer or parent. The book … shows an appreciation for the melding of traditional practices, tools, and wisdom with modern research and insight.”

From the Publisher
“In this timely book, Buhner reveals that plants are the people’s medicine, possessing attributes that pharmaceuticals never will.”

“Humans have misused antibiotics to the point that these drugs are becoming worthless. In Herbal Antibiotics, Buhner argues that by turning to plants for healing, we would be working with nature—and improving our chances of surviving the superbugs.”

“A comprehensive introduction worthy to be on the shelf of any holistic practitioner, herbalist, farmer or parent. The book … shows an appreciation for the melding of traditional practices, tools, and wisdom with modern research and insight.”

Taste For Life Magazine
“In this timely book, Buhner reveals that plants are the people’s medicine, possessing attributes that pharmaceuticals never will.”

Energy Times
“Humans have misused antibiotics to the point that these drugs are becoming worthless. In Herbal Antibiotics, Buhner argues that by turning to plants for healing, we would be working with nature—and improving our chances of surviving the superbugs.”

Wise Traditions in Food Farming and the Healing Arts
“A comprehensive introduction worthy to be on the shelf of any holistic practitioner, herbalist, farmer or parent. The book … shows an appreciation for the melding of traditional practices, tools, and wisdom with modern research and insight.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781603429870
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
07/17/2012
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
77,150
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.82(h) x 1.14(d)

What People are saying about this

David Hoffmann
An important book that anyone involved with health care should read. The ideas bridge traditional herbalism, modern phytotherapy, and laboratory and clinical research. It is a major contribution to the healing of humanity's relationship with bacteria.
Susun S. Weed
This book will save your life. Literally. Super-bugs have moved out of our hospitals and into our streets. Do you know how to help yourself and those you love if you contract such an infection? Now you do.
Susun S. Weed, author of Healing Wise
Laurie Regan
A truely invaluable resource that is also a detailed how-to primer of natural solutions based in time-honored herbal practices.
Laurie Regan, PhD, ND, Dean of Classical Chinese Medicine, National College of Natural Medicine, cohost of True Nature Radio
David Hoffmann BSc
An important book that anyone involved with health care should read. The ideas bridge traditional herbalism, modern phytotherapy, and laboratory and clinical research. It is a major contribution to the healing of humanity's relationship with bacteria.
David Hoffmann BSc, FNIMH, medical herbalist
Jeff Wulfman
Our immune systems are becoming increasingly burdened, and we desperately need the complexity and synergy of plant-based medicine to help restore the microbial balance in our bodies. This valuable resource book helps you to know what to use, how, and when.
Jeff Wulfman, MD, Intergrative Functional Family Physician, Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, University of Vermont

Meet the Author

Stephen Harrod Buhner is the author of Herbal Antivirals, Herbal Antibiotics (now in its second edition), and 17 other works including Herbs for Hepatitis C and the Liver, Sacred Plant Medicine, The Lost Language of Plants, The Secret Teachings of Plants, and Ensouling Language. He speaks internationally on herbal medicine, emerging diseases, complex interrelationships in ecosystems, Gaian dynamics, and musical/sound patterns in plant and ecosystem functioning. He is a tireless advocate for the citizen scientist, the amateur naturalist, and community herbalists everywhere. He lives in New Mexico.

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Aching joints~ragwort leaf, juniper berry, goldenrod, and/or daisy leaf<br>Beestings~blackberry leaf<br>Broken bones~wrap in cobwebs, put on comfrey pulp, poppy to dull pain<br>Bellyache~chervil, watermynt, and/or juniper berry, trip to the dirtplace may help<br>Coughs (greencough/whitecough)~catmynt, honey, tansy, & keep away from other cats<br>Cuts in eye~trickle celandine juice into eye to ease pain<br>Deep wounds~cobwebs, marigold, and/or horsetail<br>Displaced bones~give one poppy seed, have them bite stick once in effect, push bone in place, give second poppy seed for sleep<br>Dull pain~poppy seed, when in effect performtreatment and another poppy seed for sleep<br>Hurting throat~honey or water<br>Nettle stings~dock leaf pulp, poppy seeds to dull pain & help sleep<br>Poison~if in stomach, eat yarrow leaves to vomit it onto dock leaves<br>Prevent infections & soothe burn pains~comfrey & honey<br>Poultice for achong joints~ragwort leaves, juniper berries<br>Poultice for broken bones~stingingnettle and comfrey<br>Rat bites~poultice of burdock roots with cobwebs atop and horsetail if available<br>Scratches~marigold, horsetail<br>Shock~thyme or chamomile, lick fur to comfort, give water and poppy seeds<br>Stiffness~crushed poppy seeds, marigold, and/or comfrey<br>Strengthening herbs~tansy, watermynt, feverfew<br>toothache~alder bark<br>Traveling/strengthening herbs~chamomile, burnet, daisy leaves, or sorrel, lamb's ear, & ragweed can work<br>Wrenched muscles~comfrey, nettle, and/or water therapy