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Combining science and folklore for health, this book features practical cures, medicinal herbs, healing foods, green housecleaning, sustainable cosmetics, alternative therapies, and lifestyle changes--hundreds of ways to boost your health naturally. Created with a nationally recognized advisory board of medical professionals and leading figures in natural healing fields, National Geographic Complete Guide to Natural Home Remedies covers topics ranging from the familiar to the new and promising: from mint tea for a stomachache to onion juice for a bee sting, from using baking soda as a kitchen cleanser to finding quiet in a crowded world, from adding turmeric to fight arthritis to practicing aromatherapy at home. Sections on healing traditions and best life practices from around the world offer readers all-around guidance on the path to optimal health. Photographs, recipes, cautions, and quick tips on page after page make this both a handy look-up reference and a fascinating browse to keep close at hand for years to come.
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About the Author
Pharmacologist Joe Graedon, MS, and medical anthropologist Teresa Graedon, PhD, are authors of the syndicated newspaper column "The People's Pharmacy," with a nationwide audience that exceeds 6 million readers. Their syndicated radio show of the same name is broadcast worldwide. Between them they have written numerous books, including the New York Times bestseller The People's Pharmacy. In 2003 Joe and Terry received the Alvarez Award at the 63rd annual conference of the American Medical Writers Association for "excellence in medical communications." They also were the recipients of the America Talks Health "Health Headliner of 1998" award for "superior contribution to the advancement of medicine and public health education." They reside in North Carolina. To speak with the Graedons, or to learn more about The People's Pharmacy, visit their web site at www.peoplespharmacy.com.