An Elders' Herbal: Natural Techniques for Promoting Health and Vitality

An Elders' Herbal: Natural Techniques for Promoting Health and Vitality

by David Hoffmann

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Overview

Medical herbalist David Hoffmann addresses the unique health concerns of people in later life and presents a wide variety of herbal remedies for the prevention and treatment of problems associated with aging. A Materia Medica is also provided listing each herb by both common and Latin names and specifying which part of the plant to use, actions and indications, preparation methods, and recommended dosages. Offers specific remedies for conditions that include varicose veins, hypertension, gingivitis, cancer, and arthritis.

While herbal remedies are powerful healing agents, they are free of the side effects often brought on by stronger synthetic drugs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780892813964
Publisher: Inner Traditions Bear & Company
Publication date: 03/28/1993
Series: Healing Arts Press Series
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 8.03(w) x 9.98(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

A member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists since 1979, David Hoffmann lives and teaches herbal medicine in California. He is a member of the Herb Advisory Board of Let's Live magazine, and the author of numerous books on herbal medicine, including An Herbal Guide to Stress Relief, Herbal Handbook, and Findhorn's The Holistic Herbal.

Table of Contents

Natural Techniques for Promoting Health and Vitality

Introduction
Herbal Approaches in Illness & Health
The Digestive System
The Cardiovascular System
The Pulmonary System
The Upper Respiratory System
The Nervous System
The Urinary System
The Reproductive System
Muscles and Bones
The Skin
Immunity and Wellness
The Endocrine System
Herbal Medicine Making
An Elders Materia Medica
Useful Addresses
Bibliography
Index

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