Herbal Cures - Healing Remedies from Ireland: A Simple Guide to Health-Giving Herbs and How to Use Them

Herbal Cures - Healing Remedies from Ireland: A Simple Guide to Health-Giving Herbs and How to Use Them

by Christine Scallan

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Overview

A simple and practical guide that will teach you how to use herbs to treat and prevent common illnesses

For thousands of years, herbs were used as a natural remedy for many common ailments. In Herbal Cures, experienced herbalist Christine Scallan rediscovers the traditional herbal methods for healing illness, managing symptoms and improving general well-being.

In this simple, practical guide, she will show you the easy and effective ways you can use herbs to improve your health, ease ailments and enhance your moods, using herbs as a complement to conventional medical treatments.

In Herbal Cures, veteran Irish herbalist Christine Scallan will teach you all about the natural healing power of traditional Irish herbal superfoods: kelp, honey, apple cider vinegar and pollen. You will also discover the benefits of using herbs as food and flavouring as she explores:

  • The curative properties and uses of herbs
  • Where they are most commonly found
  • How to prepare herbal remedies
  • Making and using poultices, oils, infusions and decoctions.
In Herbal Cures, you will learn how to use herbs such as basil, peppermint, marjoram and St John’s Wort to treat a huge range of ailments such as:
  • Sinusitis
  • Acne
  • Diarrhoea
  • Depression
  • Migraine
  • Asthma
Herbal Cures will teach you the A–Z of herbs and show you how to integrate them in your daily diet, making you a happier, healthier and more vital person.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780717166510
Publisher: Gill Books
Publication date: 06/12/2003
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 157
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Christine Scallan has been working as a herbalist for many years. She lives in Limerick.

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