The Traveler's Natural Medicine Kit: Easy and Effective Remedies for Staying Healthy on the Road

The Traveler's Natural Medicine Kit: Easy and Effective Remedies for Staying Healthy on the Road

by Pamela Hirsch
     
 

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• A compact guide to assembling a customized travel health kit with natural remedies for relieving many of the traveler's common complaints--from sore feet and jet lag to insomnia and stress.

• Offers a variety of simple but effective remedies, including herbs, aromatherapy, homeopathy, and supplements.

• Provides specific advice for those

Overview

• A compact guide to assembling a customized travel health kit with natural remedies for relieving many of the traveler's common complaints--from sore feet and jet lag to insomnia and stress.

• Offers a variety of simple but effective remedies, including herbs, aromatherapy, homeopathy, and supplements.

• Provides specific advice for those traveling by land, air, or sea.

In this handy pocket guide, Pamela Hirsch shares her hard-won secrets for getting through your next business or pleasure trip with an easy stomach and a calm mind. Growing up in the Middle East, Asia, and Europe, the author was exposed to different healing modalities at an early age and found that these time-tested techniques served her well during worldwide travel. The Traveler's Natural Medicine Kit provides gentle but effective help for a wide variety of common complaints, including sore feet, nausea, bug bites, constipation, jet lag, heartburn, headache, and stress. Drawing on herbs, aromatherapy, homeopathy, and supplements, the author shows you how to prepare a lightweight travel kit of remedies especially suited to your trip and your body's individual needs. She also includes home remedies that are easily found in a local market or grocery store and simple exercises that can relieve discomfort. Whether you are traveling by land, air, or sea, this easy-to-reference book is a must-pack essential for your next trip.

Editorial Reviews

Rosemary Gladstar
"Full of helpful hints from a seasoned traveler, this delightful compendium will prove invaluable for all those who love adventure and look first to nature for her cures and ready remedies."
Shatoiya de la Tour
"Pamela Hirsch's extensive experience as a world traveler and her deep knowledge of herbs have come together in this joyful and comprehensive guide book. She has done a great service for the health-conscious traveler."
coauthor of The Herbalist's Garden Shatoiya de la Tour
"Pamela Hirsch's extensive experience as a world traveler and her deep knowledge of herbs have come together in this joyful and comprehensive guide book. She has done a great service for the health-conscious traveler."
author of Herbal Healing for Women Rosemary Gladstar
"Full of helpful hints from a seasoned traveler, this delightful compendium will prove invaluable for all those who love adventure and look first to nature for her cures and ready remedies."
From the Publisher
"Pamela Hirsch's extensive experience as a world traveler and her deep knowledge of herbs have come together in this joyful and comprehensive guide book. She has done a great service for the health-conscious traveler."

"Full of helpful hints from a seasoned traveler, this delightful compendium will prove invaluable for all those who love adventure and look first to nature for her cures and ready remedies."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780892819478
Publisher:
Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
Publication date:
05/01/2001
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.50(d)

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From the Publisher
"Full of helpful hints from a seasoned traveler, this delightful compendium will prove invaluable for all those who love adventure and look first to nature for her cures and ready remedies."

"Pamela Hirsch's extensive experience as a world traveler and her deep knowledge of herbs have come together in this joyful and comprehensive guide book. She has done a great service for the health-conscious traveler."

Meet the Author

Pamela Hirsch, owner of Rowan Mountain Herbals, has worked with medicinal herbs for nearly a decade. She is the coeditor, with Rosemary Gladstar, of Planting the Future: Saving Our Medicinal Herbs.

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