The Complete Herbs Sourcebook features more than two hundred healing herbs and clear, step-by-step advice revealing how to safely treat a wide variety of complaints from diabetes and depression to tinnitus and whooping cough—without any harmful side effects. Featured inside are herbs that benefit all parts of the body, from the circulatory, respiratory, digestive, and nervous systems to the skin, ears, nose, throat, eyes, and beyond. The herbs chosen and remedies featured were specially chosen by expert herbalist David Hoffmann, who trained with the National Institute of Medical Herbalists and has been president of the American Herbalist Guild and director of the California School of Herbal Studies, the premier school of herbal education in the United States. Also presented by Hoffmann are simple ways to diagnose ailments, gather herbs, and prepare the remedies. He reveals the parts of the herbs to be used, when and where to collect them, and the proper preparation and dosage. With The Complete Herbs Sourcebook, you can both create your own herbal medicine chest and find useful information for your family’s wholeness and health. Designed as a charming green and white volume, fine line drawings of the herbs are featured throughout. An index for cross-referencing herbs is in the back of the book to ensure safety and reveal how to maximize health benefits. Tips and tricks and key information is offset throughout.
The most comprehensive and authoritative guide to the use of herbal medicine in healing. Clear, step-by-step advice shows you how to diagnose and safely treat a wide range of complaints - from diabetes and depression to whooping cough and insomnia - without any harmful side effects. David Hoffman offers a unique, holistic approach that will enable you to restore and maintain your well-being, including: A to Z herbal reference section featuring over 200 herbs How to diagnose and treat a wide range of ailments Simple ways to gather herbs and prepare remedies Clear explanation of the body's system Not every ailment requires harsh medications, creams, or ointments. With The Complete Herbs Sourcebook, you can learn how to create your own herbal medicine chest for your family. Plus you'll read tips on gathering your own herbs and preparing them, as well as useful information for your family's wholeness and health. Complete with an index for cross-referencing, you simply look up your ailment and find the herbs that are safe to treat it.
Jekka McVicar is passionate about herbs and this passion permeates her authoritative and immensely practical book. Here she covers over 150 herbs – from the most common such as mint and basil to the more exotic, such as turmeric and lemon grass. For each herb she outlines various species, its history, cultivation, propagation and harvesting and then looks at cosmetic, medicinal and culinary uses, with over 250 recipes. Having grown herbs for over 30 years, Jekka knows the most common pitfalls to avoid. She offers plans for planting herb gardens, be it for aromatherapy or cooking, and guidance on propagation, harvesting, herbs in containers, pests and diseases as well as a yearly calendar. This definitive sourcebook is the herb gardener’s essential companion.
The Detox Miracle Sourcebook shows you how to cleanse your body of the poisons that are destroying your health, and start the process of complete cellular regeneration that leads to true healing. Based on 30 years of clinical experience, treating thousands of people with conditions ranging from OVERWEIGHT to CANCER, Dr. Robert Morse reveals his ultimate healing system – the Detox Miracle! • Covers the A-Z of Detoxification, including: Why do it? When to do it? What to expect? How it works, and how long it takes. • Explains the uses of specific raw foods and herbs for cleansing and healing every organ, system, and unbalanced condition in the body. • Details the interface of body, mind and soul in the achievement of lifelong health. • Presents the Detox Miracle Diet, and how to adapt it for life. • Includes dozens of easy-to-use References: lists of herbs, herbal formulas, properties of foods, minerals, phytochemicals, and cell salts, etc.; along with raw food recipes; a detailed Index; broad-based Resource Guide; and extensive Glossary and Bibliography. ONE THING I KNOW about Dr. Morse is that he has walked his talk. This amazing book leads you step-by-step through every facet of detoxification and vitality building. A treasure chest of information for the beginner and the advanced health-seeker alike. —David Wolfe, CEO:www.rawfood.com, author of The Sunfood Diet Success System and Eating for Beauty. EXTREMELY PRACTICAL; a most informative tool. Helping others to help themselves through education provides a lasting impression upon their overall health. What better way to serve the Lord than to educate the masses. —Gary L. Axley, N.M.D., D.O.; president of Southern College of Naturopathic Medicine. CAREFULLY RESEARCHED. A "must" for the professional practitioner as well as for the layperson. Destined to become a classic. —Donald Vesser Bodeen, D.C., Ph.D. I HAVE USED DR.MORSE'S program and his herbs with many cases over the years, and with great success. This method is the real healing method for today and the future. —William Christner, N.D., C.M. THE STUDY OF THIS BOOK will be a spiritual, mental, and physical blessing for complete body health. Thank you, Dr. Morse, for a wonderful book! —Dr. Ed David, N.D., Health Education Center. Natural Health $29.95 HOHM PRESS The Detox Miracle Sourcebook MORSE
The Complete Book of Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit is a comprehensive guide to selecting, cultivating, harvesting and cooking your own fresh produce at home. The coverage is phenomenal - from the care of asparagus through the seasons to the huge number of apples that can be grown in even the smallest spaces. The book combines lavish illustration with an accessible layout and details the cultivation, companion planting, pests and diseases and culinary, medicinal and cosmetic uses for each variety. It is a real must-have for every gardener or cook.
A comprehensive study of the healing arts of the Maori from the time before contact with Europeans till the present. One section lists individual diseases and injuries in alphabetical order, describing traditional treatments and frequently referring to aspects of Maori astronomy and religion. The bulk of the book is a herbal, giving descriptions of more than 200 plants and their uses. References to material recorded in print is given in chronological order. For many plants there is a discussion of relationships with botanical families to which the plant belongs and a description of medicinal uses through other parts of the world. There are more than 200 colour plates.
Comprehensive and fully illustrated throughout, The Complete Essential Oils Sourcebook is the perfect go-to reference for absolutely everything about essential oils—from the best extraction methods to the most effective treatments for ailments.
A comprehensive and authoritative text providing information on the usefulness, effectiveness and appropriateness of the use of herbal remedies in childhood. A practical guide to the safe and effective use of herbal medicines in pediatric primary care, written by a respected and internationally known expert Easily accessible information ensures quick reference in practice Case histories and practical tips make this an essential companion for all professionals in primary care
A botanical masterpiece! The most complete a to z reference guide to utilizing herbs for health and beauty. The herbal bible every reference library should have on their shelf. A much needed comprehensive reference guide to ensure the safe and effective use of herbs and their preparations. Millions of people use vitamins or herbs along with prescription drugs and over the counter (OTC) medications. Find out which herbs and other nutritional supplements can help prescriptions work better or reduce adverse reactions. And which combinations are dangerous and should never be taken together. Great attention to detail for the professional herbalist as well as the novice. For anyone interested in learning about the many uses of healing plants. A welcome addition to the bookshelves of herbalists, plant enthusiasts and botanists. * Separates fact from fiction concerning herbal medicine! * Information on more than 400 botanicals ranging from well-known herbs such as Chamomile and Ginseng to less familiar herbs such as Kava and Muirapuama. * Botanical remedies that enhance the body's ability to heal itself. These safe, non-invasive therapies are proving to be more powerful than the often harmful drugs and surgeries that comprise the modern medicines of today. * Appropriate precautions, adverse reactions, and possible prescription drug and over the counter (OTC) interactions with the use of herbs and other nutritional supplements. * The only natural health reference book that is both comprehensive and user-friendly. Healing Food Chemicals and other Natural Supplements. Make Your Own Fragrances. Non-Toxic Household Cleaners. Natural Insect Repellents. Pet Care. ...and MUCH MORE.