Beyond Cortisone: Herbal Alternatives for Inflammation by Martha Moore
Millions of Americans suffer from inflammatory disorders including arthritis, allergies, asthma, autoimmune disorders, and more. This herbal guide offers for the first time natural alternatives to medications such as prednisone, aspirin, and anti-inflammatory drugs. Written to inform both the layperson and health professional on how to use natural anti-inflammatories, this title explains inflammatory response and chemicals in the body, how inflammatory response becomes imbalanced, and how to restore balance in the body. Beyond Cortisone offers an in-depth natural healing program utilizing diet, herbs such as feverfew, St. John's Wort and calendula, and nutritional supplements including bromelain, curcumin, and flaxseed oil for relieving five inflammatory conditions: arthritis, asthma, allergies, eczema, and inflammatory bowel disease.