ISBN: 9781900322423 Year Added to Catalog: 2009 Book Format: Paperback Dimensions: 6 x 9 Number of Pages: 176 Book Publisher: Green Books Old ISBN: 1900322423 Release Date: October 13, 2009 Web Product ID: 478
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Herbs for Home Treatment
A Guide to Using Herbs for First Aid and Common Health Problems
In Herbs for Home Treatment, Anna Newton explains the advantages of using herbs—and provides herbal remedies—to cure common ailments and improve general health. She provides easy-to-follow advice on creating your own apothecary with a small number of versatile herbs.
Learn how to:
Prevent and treat common illnesses with herbs
Avoid some of the adverse side effects that are common with chemical-based medicines
Grow and store herbs, and create tinctures, oils, and ointments for a home apothecary
This user-friendly guide to herbs and their medicinal properties explains how to deal with common illnesses—including digestive, respiratory, circulatory and nervous system conditions. Newton suggests essential herbs everyone should have on hand, and offers advice on how to get the best out of herbs for general health, including how to maintain your energy level, increase your stamina, and improve your mood. Inside you’ll find information on dosages, possible allergies, and clues for when it’s time to seek professional help. Also included is guidance on how to make your own apothecary, how to concoct a first-aid kit for when traveling abroad, and a list of herb retailer and professional herbalists.
About the Author
Anna Newton studied herbal medicine at the University of Wales, and has worked as a medical herbalist for Neal's Yard in Cheltenham for the past six years. Newton is a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists and the College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy.