The Little Book of Herbalism and Natural Healing explores herbalism, its history and its background, and shows how herbs can be used to combat a variety of ailments. It deals with stress, ageing and lifestyle problems, and gives advice on growing and preparing herbs, and making teas or medicines from them.
An introduction to everything you need to enhance your life using nature's pharmacy.
This tiny guide will teach you everything you need to know about herbalism, the therapeutic use of plants as medicine for holistic healing, also known as Phytotherapy. The Little Book of Herbalism and Natural Healing demonstrates how herbs can be used to strengthen the body's functions and enable it to heal itself, often without resorting to antibiotics. Whether you want to learn how to use herbs for common everyday ailments or how to grow your own herbs and use them in cooking, this trusty tome is the perfect companion.
Herbal Immunity: In Nature's Pharmacy there are herbs that act as protectors and immune boosters.
Elderberry: This rich, dark purple berry has been used for hundreds of years in Europe. It has proven health-supporting properties. Full of flavonoids - an important group of plant substances - due to elderberry's anti-viral action, this flu-fighter is good to take during the winter season as a preventative.
Marlene Houghton PhD has always been interested in natural health therapies, having studied herbalism (phytotherapy), holistic nutrition, and related natural therapies. She has over twenty years of experience working in orthodox medical settings in top London teaching hospitals. She is a nutritional therapist and a traditional herbalist as well as a nutrition consultant for a well-known group of health stores. She regularly contributes articles on traditional herbalism and aromatherapy to Echo World, a mind, body and spirit magazine, and has written three books: An Astrological Apothecary, Simply Herbalism, In Focus: Essential Oils & Aromatherapy.
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Table Of Contents:
About Herbalism • Holistic Health and Healing • Natural Alternatives to Antibiotics • Herbal Immunity • Herbs that Return us to Normality • Ancient Adaptogens and Tonics • Anti-ageing Herbs • Herbal Gardens • Medicinal Herb Teas.
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