Herbal Antibiotics, 2nd Edition: Natural Alternatives for Treating Drug-resistant Bacteria

Herbal Antibiotics, 2nd Edition: Natural Alternatives for Treating Drug-resistant Bacteria

by Stephen Harrod Buhner
Herbal Antibiotics, 2nd Edition: Natural Alternatives for Treating Drug-resistant Bacteria

Herbal Antibiotics, 2nd Edition: Natural Alternatives for Treating Drug-resistant Bacteria

by Stephen Harrod Buhner

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Overview

With antibiotic-resistant infections on the rise, herbal remedies present a naturally effective alternative to standard antibiotics. Herbal expert Stephen Harrod Buhner explains the roots of antibiotic resistance, explores the value of herbal treatments, and provides in-depth profiles of 30 valuable plants, noting the proper dosages, potential side effects, and contraindications of each.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781603429870
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 07/17/2012
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 98,758
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.82(h) x 1.14(d)

About the Author

Stephen Harrod Buhner is the author of Herbal Antivirals,Herbal Antibiotics, and 17 other works. He speaks internationally on herbal medicine, emerging diseases, complex interrelationships in ecosystems, Gaian dynamics, and musical/sound patterns in plant and ecosystem functioning. He is a tireless advocate for citizen scientists, amateur naturalists, and community herbalists everywhere. He lives in New Mexico.
 

Table of Contents

Foreword to the First Edition by James A. Duke, PhD
Preface to the Second Edition
Prologue: Rise of the Superbugs

1 The End of Antibiotics

2 The Resistant Organisms, the Diseases They Cause, and How to Treat Them

3 About Herbal Antibiotics

4 Herbal Antibiotics: The Systemics
-Cryptolepis
-Sida
-Alchornea
-Bidens
-Artemisia

5 Herbal Antibiotics: The Localized Nonsystemics
-The Berberines
-Juniper
-Honey
-Usnea

6 Herbal Antibiotics: The Synergists
-Licorice
-Ginger
-Black Pepper (piperine)

7 The First Line of Defense: Strengthening the Immune System
-Ashwagandha
-Astragalus
-Boneset
-Echinacea
-Eleuthero
-Red Root
-Reishi
-Rhodiola

8 A Handbook of Herbal Medicine Making

9 An Herbal Formulary

Epilogue
Endnotes
Recommended Reading
Resources
Bibliography
Index

What People are Saying About This

David Hoffmann

An important book that anyone involved with health care should read. The ideas bridge traditional herbalism, modern phytotherapy, and laboratory and clinical research. It is a major contribution to the healing of humanity's relationship with bacteria.

Susun S. Weed

This book will save your life. Literally. Super-bugs have moved out of our hospitals and into our streets. Do you know how to help yourself and those you love if you contract such an infection? Now you do.
Susun S. Weed, author of Healing Wise

Laurie Regan

A truely invaluable resource that is also a detailed how-to primer of natural solutions based in time-honored herbal practices.
Laurie Regan, PhD, ND, Dean of Classical Chinese Medicine, National College of Natural Medicine, cohost of True Nature Radio

David Hoffmann BSc

An important book that anyone involved with health care should read. The ideas bridge traditional herbalism, modern phytotherapy, and laboratory and clinical research. It is a major contribution to the healing of humanity's relationship with bacteria.
David Hoffmann BSc, FNIMH, medical herbalist

Jeff Wulfman

Our immune systems are becoming increasingly burdened, and we desperately need the complexity and synergy of plant-based medicine to help restore the microbial balance in our bodies. This valuable resource book helps you to know what to use, how, and when.
Jeff Wulfman, MD, Intergrative Functional Family Physician, Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, University of Vermont

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