Prescription for Herbal Healing, 2nd Edition: An Easy-to-Use A-to-Z Reference to Hundreds of Common Disorders and Their Herbal Remedies

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The definitive source for choosing the optimal herbal therapy- thoroughly revised and updated.

Millions of Americans are turning to herbal therapies to heal what ails them-either as an alternative or as a supplement to traditional medicine. From the most trusted name in natural healing, Phyllis A. Balch's new edition of Prescription for Herbal Healing provides the most current research and comprehensive facts in an easy-to-read A- to-Z format, ...

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Prescription for Herbal Healing, 2nd Edition: An Easy-to-Use A-to-Z Reference to Hundreds of Common Disorders and Their Herbal Remedies

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Overview

The definitive source for choosing the optimal herbal therapy- thoroughly revised and updated.

Millions of Americans are turning to herbal therapies to heal what ails them-either as an alternative or as a supplement to traditional medicine. From the most trusted name in natural healing, Phyllis A. Balch's new edition of Prescription for Herbal Healing provides the most current research and comprehensive facts in an easy-to-read A- to-Z format, including:

  • Information on more than 200 herbs and herbal combination formulas, ranging from well-known herbs, such as ginseng and St. John's Wort, to less familiar remedies, such as khella and prickly ash
  • Chinese and ayurvedic herbal combinations
  • Discussion of more than 150 common disorders from acne to yeast infection, and suggested herbal treatment therapies
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This newly revised edition of a classic title includes remedies from various traditions, including Chinese and Ayurvedic. It is divided into three parts: understanding herbal healing; herbs for common disorders, and techniques for healing, such as aromatherapy, teas, and tinctures.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781583334522
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 4/3/2012
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 656
  • Sales rank: 150,295
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Phyllis Balch, CNC, was a leading nutritional counselor and advocate of natural therapies for more than two decades.
Stacey J. Bell, D.SC., is a registered dietitian and has worked as a nutritional researcher while on the faculty at Harvard Medical School, where she also counseled patients on how to eat in the face of disease. She has worked with Tom Robbins and Dr. Andrew Weil, coauthored more than one hundred scientific articles, and lectured extensively around the world on most aspects of nutrition.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 26, 2014

    Medicene~Herbs part three

    Sticks~thin wooden protrusion that grow & fall from trees, bite when in pain and no other medicene is available or not recommended, helps broken legs heal, distracts cats from pain & recommended during kitting<p>Strawberry leaves~diminshes nightmares<p>Sweet-sedge~thick green stemmed with long buds at top, grows all leaf-bare near water, sap eases infection (eat)<p>Tansy~strong smelling plant with round yellow flowers, good for curing coughs but must be eaten in small doses<p>Thyme~eaten to calm anxiety & frayed nerves<p>Tormentil~4 petalled yellow flower, found in cool to cold areas & twoleg gardens, cures poisons & helps clear infection in minor wounds & injuries<p>Watermynt~leafy green plant found in streams or dump earth, usually chewed into a pulp & fed to cats suffuring from bellyaches<p>Wild garlic~rolling in a patch of this can help prevent infection, especially for dangerous wounds like rat bites, they come in shape of bulbs & have a distinct odor, found only in the forest<p>Willow bark~bark of a willow tree, grows near twoleg nests, eases pain<p>Willow leaves~leaves of a willow tree, grows near twoleg nests, eaten to stop vomiting<p>Wintergreen~easily identifiable by its red berries, grows in oak-pine woods & sandy habitats to subalpine places, treats wounds & some poisons<p>Yarrow~flowering plant whose leaves can be made into a poultise & applied to wounds/scratches/bites to expel poison, eat to vomit the poison

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