Nature's Super 7 Medicines

Nature's Super 7 Medicines

by John Heinerman

Hardcover

$30.00

Temporarily Out of Stock Online

Eligible for FREE SHIPPING

Overview

Nature's Super 7 Medicines by John Heinerman

From the bestselling author of "Heinerman's Encyclopedia of Healing Herbs and Spices" comes a platform of proven natural ingredients for optimal health. 15 line drawings.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780132716369
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 04/01/1997
Pages: 262

Table of Contents

Introduction v
CHAPTER ONE Gifts from the Hive The Magic of Beeswax, Bee Pollen, Honey, Propolis, and Royal Jelly
1(48)
Altered Shakespeare: "To Bee or Not to Bee--That Is the Question"
3(4)
The Prehistoric Use of Bee Products
7(2)
Bee Products: Up Close and Personal
9(5)
Beeswax, The Vanishing Cosmetic Raw Material
14(3)
Many Medicinal Applications for Bee Pollen, Honey, Propolis, and Royal Jelly
17(18)
Some Thoughts on the Possible Therapeutic Benefits of Bee Venom
35(7)
Sweeten Up Your Honey with These Recipes
42(7)
CHAPTER TWO Cayenne Pepper The New World Drug and Food Fascination That Columbus Gave Europe
49(48)
Terminology
51(1)
Background History
52(3)
Domestication in the Ancient Americas
55(4)
The China Connection: Did Cayenne Come from the Orient?
59(2)
Oriental Health Benefits of Red Pepper
61(4)
Ranking the Chiles According to Their Heat Intensity
65(5)
Chemical Composition of Red Peppers
70(2)
Medicinal Applications of Cayenne for Other Disorders
72(13)
Cayenne for Self-Defense Purposes
85(2)
Hot Flashes from the Southwest
87(2)
Some Like It Hot
89(8)
CHAPTER THREE Garlic Nature's Own Antibiotic Weapon Against Diseases
97(46)
What's in a Name?
99(1)
A Spice or a Drug?
99(3)
Roman Contributions to the Spread of Garlic
102(1)
Garlic Cures From the Middle Ages
103(7)
The Oriental Approach to Garlic Use
110(7)
Therapeutic Applications of Raw and Oriental Processed Garlic
117(17)
Robust Recipes to Savor and Sample
134(5)
The Chemistry of Garlic
139(4)
CHAPTER FOUR Eternal Ginseng The Revealed Health Mysteries of the Orient's Greatest Medicinal Treasure
143(38)
The Components of Life
145(3)
Nomenclature
148(3)
Giving Clarity to Types of Ginseng
151(7)
Combination Therapy
158(5)
Ginseng Formulas for Igniting Desire in Both Men and Women
163(6)
Ginseng Do's and Don'ts
169(6)
The Medicinal Properties of Panax
175(1)
Chemical Constituents
176(1)
Making Your Own Ginseng Remedies at Home
177(4)
CHAPTER FIVE Wheat Grass The Food of Kings and Common People
181(18)
What Is It?
183(1)
Wheat Grass in Ancient Times
183(2)
The Greatest of the Babylonian Kings
185(1)
Chomping Wheat Grass Like an Ox
186(2)
He Takes Wheat Grass to Calm His Nerves
188(2)
Screen Legend Retains Youthful Beauty Well Into Her Eighties
190(2)
Las Vegas Comedian Always Energetic
192(1)
My Own Experience: It Keeps Me Regular
193(1)
Vegetable Chlorophyll, an Unbeatable Cancer Cure
193(4)
Nutrient Contents of Ordinary Wheat Grass
197(2)
CHAPTER SIX Golden Turmeric The Wonder Spice and Healing Drug from India
199(18)
Haridra (Sanskrit) in Ayurvedic Medicine
201(1)
Turmeric as Vital Therapy for the Liver
202(4)
Folk Applications
206(5)
The Curcuminoids: Their Antioxidant Properties and Bioprotectant Powers
211(2)
Botanical Description
213(2)
Some Turmeric Recipes
215(2)
CHAPTER SEVEN The Power of the Antioxidant Vitamins A,C, and E
217(24)
The Antioxidant Vitamins
219(5)
The Role of Vitamin A in Staying Well
224(4)
Vitamin C, Nature's Free Radical Fighter
228(6)
How Vitamin E Can Guarantee Emotional Stability
234(3)
How One Dentist Uses the Antioxidant Vitamins to Keep Himself Young
237(4)
Product Appendix 241(6)
Information Appendix 247(2)
Index 249

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews