The Country Almanac of Home Remedies: Time-Tested & Almost Forgotten Wisdom for Treating Hundreds of Common Ailments, Aches & Pains Quickly and Naturally
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The Country Almanac of Home Remedies: Time-Tested & Almost Forgotten Wisdom for Treating Hundreds of Common Ailments, Aches & Pains Quickly and Naturally

by Brigitte Mars, Chrystle Fiedler
     
 

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The Country Almanac of Home Remedies presents hundreds of natural and time-tested methods for treating hundreds of common ailments including burns, insect bites, skin rashes, PMS, and upset stomach. The book includes thrifty and easy remedies that can be made from items commonly found in the pantry, refrigerator, and garden. Readers get DIY solutions they

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The Country Almanac of Home Remedies presents hundreds of natural and time-tested methods for treating hundreds of common ailments including burns, insect bites, skin rashes, PMS, and upset stomach. The book includes thrifty and easy remedies that can be made from items commonly found in the pantry, refrigerator, and garden. Readers get DIY solutions they can use for quick relief of common ailments through natural alternatives—without a trip to the pharmacy. For example, using a paste of crushed up aspirin and water to calm the inflammation of sunburn. Each remedy references the latest studies and medical advice to tell readers why it works—i.e. valerian root is a mild version of the prescription drug valium thus making a cup of valerian tea the perfect remedy for stress, PMS, and other nervous conditions.

Brigitte Mars is an herbalist with over 35 years’ experience in natural medicine and a founding member or the American Herbalist Guild. She lived for two and a half years on solely wild edible plants while living in a teepee in the Ozarks. She has taught herbal medicine at noted wellness institutions including Omega Institute,  Naropa University, Esalen Institute, and Kripalu. She has been featured on Dateline and blogs about herbs and natural food for the Huffington Post.  

 

Chrystle Fiedler is a noted health writer and author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Natural Remedies.

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This is a guide to common ailments and time-tested remedies with sidebar tips and recommendations. A great book for the home remedy beginner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592334469
Publisher:
Fair Winds Press
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Brigitte Mars is an herbalist with over 35 years\u2019 experience in natural medicine and a founding member or the American Herbalist Guild. She lived for two and a half years on solely wild edible plants while living in a teepee in the Ozarks. She has taught herbal medicine at noted wellness institutions incuding Omega Institute, Naropa University, Esalen Institute, and Kripalu. She has been featured on Dateline and blogs about herbs and natural food for the Huffington Post.

Chrystle Fiedler is the author of over a hundred articles on health topics for many publications including Woman\u2019s Day, Better Homes & Gardens, Prevention, Natural Health, Medizine\u2019s Health Living, The Health Monitor Network, Great Health, Vegetarian Times, Bottom Line/Women\u2019s Health, Heart Healthy Living and Health magazine. Chrystle also writes the \u201cGood Nature\u201d column for Remedy magazine and is the author of The Complete Idiot\u2019s Guide to Natural Remedies.

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