The Woman's Handbook of Herbal Healing: A Guide to Natural Remedies

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Did you know that yellow dock syrup can increase iron? That herbal tea with lemon balm and passionflower can ease migraines? Inside The Woman’s Handbook of Healing Herbs are simple and practical herbal remedies for women to use in the day-to-day care of their bodies and their souls. Learn how to start an organic garden, gather your herbs and flowers, and prepare them. More than just a how-to book, The Woman’s Handbook of Herbal Healing is a handbook of empowerment and kindness ...
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Did you know that yellow dock syrup can increase iron? That herbal tea with lemon balm and passionflower can ease migraines? Inside The Woman’s Handbook of Healing Herbs are simple and practical herbal remedies for women to use in the day-to-day care of their bodies and their souls. Learn how to start an organic garden, gather your herbs and flowers, and prepare them. More than just a how-to book, The Woman’s Handbook of Herbal Healing is a handbook of empowerment and kindness that every woman should own.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781616082765
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/1/2011
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 947,195
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Deb Soule is the founder of Avena Botanicals, an herbal apothecary that specializes in organically grown remedies. A gardener, she teaches and consults with women and health care providers around the country. She lives in Rockland, Maine.

Susan Szwed is an herbalist and illustrator who teaches wild plant identification and the historical medicinal use of plants. She lives in Wytopitlock, Maine.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

1 Remembering Our Roots 9

2 Creating an Herbal Apothecary 23

3 Daily Teas and Edible Greens 43

4 Sea Vegetables 65

5 Nourishing Our Roots 71

6 Menstrual Wisdom 95

7 Pregnancy and Birth 137

8 Stories Our Vaginas Tell 151

9 We Are More Than Uteruses and Breasts 193

10 As We Grow Older 225

11 Immune-Enhancing Herbs 249

Afterword 263

Resources 265

Herbal and Natural Medicine Books for Women 265

General Women's Health Books 266

Lesbian Health Books and Resources 267

Medicinal Herb Books 267

Women's Spirituality and Earth-Centered Books 270

Books on Homeopathy 271

Suppliers of Books and Tapes on Homeopathy 272

General Health Books 272

Cookbooks 272

Gardening Books 273

Women's Health Resources 274

Meditation Resources 275

HIV/AIDS Resources and Organizations 275

Herbal Educational Resources 276

Herbal Newsletters 278

Medicinal Herb Sources 279

Flower Essences 280

Plant and Seed Resources 281

Yearly Moon Calendars 286

Homeopathic Organizations 286

Suppliers of Homeopathic Remedies 287

Notes 289

Glossary 293

Index To Herbal Formulas 296

General Index 297

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