Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine: 550 Herbs and Remedies for Common Ailments
Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine: 550 Herbs and Remedies
With 550 key herbs and their uses as natural remedies for nearly 200 common ailments, Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine is the definitive home reference to healing with the world's oldest form of medicine. From ginger to lavender and thyme to dandelion, learn about the chemistry of plants and how and why they work as medicines within the body.Information on habitat and cultivation, parts used, active constituents, therapeutic properties, and traditional and current uses are described in a unique photographic plant index, and instructions on growing, harvesting, and processing your own home treatments are detailed. With its jargon-free text, fantastic photography, and focus on safety, this guide enables ease of understanding no matter what your level of herbal expertise.Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine is the ultimate reference for anyone interested in exploring the healing benefits of plants and who wants to take control of their health with alternative natural treatments. Now updated to reflect the latest research.
- Brand: Dk Pub
- ASIN: 1465449817
The Alternative: Most of What You Believe About Poverty Is Wrong
The Alternative: Most of What You Believe About
Clara Miller, President of the F. B. Heron Foundation: The Alternative, is not only important reading, it’s imperative. Miller, a trained engineer, the one-time manager of a top social service organization and most importantly, the son of a remarkable single mother, has both lived and observed the failings embodied in our attitudes toward the poor and, as a result, the flaws in our systems meant to help people in poverty. He merges heart and soul with system thinking to yield a prescription featuring the real math, trust relationships and courage that can change the “us and them,” to “upward together” and put American families in the driver’s seat to build their futures.
- ASIN: B074WDJCCK
Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients into Foods and Remedies That Heal
Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients into Foods
Did you know there’s a powerful herbal medicine chest in your kitchen?Imagine being prepared for that next cold, scrape, headache, digestive issue, stressful day, or sleepless night with simple ingredients from your cupboard. Instead of pills, reach for:Cinnamon Tea to soothe your throat . . . Garlic Hummus to support your immune system . . . Ginger Lemon Tea for cold and flu symptoms . . . Cayenne Salve to relieve sore muscles . . . Cardamom Chocolate Mousse Cake for heart health . . . A glass of Spiced Cold Brew Coffee as a powerful antioxidant . . .Alchemy of Herbs will show you how to transform common ingredients into foods and remedies that heal. What were once everyday flavorings will become your personal kitchen apothecary. While using herbs can often seem complicated or costly, this book offers a way to learn that’s as simple and inexpensive as cooking dinner.With the guidance of herbalist Rosalee de la Forêt, you’ll understand how to match the properties of each plant to your own unique needs, for a truly personalized approach to health for you and your family. In addition to offering dozens of inspiring recipes, Rosalee examines the history and modern-day use of 29 popular herbs, supporting their healing properties with both scientific studies and in-depth resear...
- Brand: LIFESTYLES
- ASIN: 140195006X
Deliver or Die: A Newton's Gate Series (The Delivery Mage Book 1)
Deliver or Die: A Newton's Gate Series (The
A dangerous tech warlord. A devious damsel. Is this smuggler mage getting paid or played? Baltimore, 2055. Ex-special ops agent Kurt Carter refuses to resort to killing any longer. Though this mage isn’t above skirting the law with a little magic to smuggle goods through the interstellar portals and back to Earth, he never expected to use the Newton’s gates on a ransom mission for the ex-wife he can’t seem to forget…With the help of a trigger-happy sidekick, Kurt has no choice but to break into a government building and steal a mysterious sarcophagus. After his ex throws an unexpected wrinkle into his plan, the smuggler mage must improvise to keep an impatient warlord at bay. Can Kurt save the girl and protect his business all without getting more blood on his hands?Deliver or Die is the first book in The Delivery Mage series of urban fantasy novels with a touch of interstellar travel. If you like magical antiheroes, action-packed space fantasies, and unique world-building, then you’ll love Jamie Davis’s rule-bending tale. Buy Deliver or Die to fly into a magic-filled saga today!
- ASIN: B07HP6WMJ7
The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes
The Book of Alternative Photographic
Note:Book appears to be a minimal overage and is a style based choice. Written by internationally acclaimed artist and photographer Christopher James, THE BOOK OF ALTERNATIVE PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSES: 3rd Edition is the definitive text for students and professionals studying alternative photographic processes and the art of hand-made photographic image making. This innovative Third Edition brings the medium up to date with new and historic processes that are integrated with the latest contemporary innovations, adaptations, techniques, and art work. This 800 page edition is packed with more than 700 exquisite illustrations featuring historical examples as well as the art that is currently being made by professional alternative process, artists, teachers, and students of the genre. The third edition is the complete and comprehensive technical and aesthetic resource exploring and delving into every aspect of alternative photographic process photography. Each chapter introduces the history of a technique, presents an overview of the alternative photographic process that will be featured, reviews its chemistry, and provides practical and easy to follow guidance in how to make it work. In his conversational writing style, James also explores the idiosyncrasies, history, and cultural conn...
- ASIN: 1285089316
Alkaline Herbal Medicine: Reverse Disease and Heal the Electric Body
Alkaline Herbal Medicine: Reverse Disease and Heal the
Alkaline Herbal Medicine gives insight into many of the herbs used to reverse disease in Dr. Sebi's African Bio Mineral Balance. It covers scientifically supported properties, preparation, doses and dosages, and how to combine herbs. It addresses alkaline foods on the Dr. Sebi nutritional guide, and their chemical affinity with and support of the electric body.The natural order in life designed the body to be healthy and heal under the right conditions. These conditions are programmed into the DNA of Homo sapiens, whose base DNA makeup is the African genome. Diets centered on the consumption of natural alkaline plant foods and ample exposure to the sun supported the healthy expression of the African genome. The environment of Africa, and environments similar to Africa, produced life that developed with a complete and balanced electrical structure. The plant life that grew in these environments grew under optimal conditions in nutrient rich soil under year long exposure to the sun. The resulting chemical makeup of these natural alkaline plants protected them from environmental stresses. Africans originally ate diets centered on the consumption of these plants, like the great apes of Africa, and the programming of the African genome used the protective nature of these plants' nutri...
- Brand: Aniys Aqiyl
- ASIN: 1535431660
The Modern Herbal Dispensatory: A Medicine-Making Guide
The Modern Herbal Dispensatory: A Medicine-Making
This comprehensive, full-color guide provides detailed, easy-to-follow instructions for making and using approximately 250 herbal medicines at home, including practical tips and numerous effective formulas developed and tested by the authors, both expert herbalists with years of experience. Readers who appreciate the health-giving properties of herbal medicines but are discouraged by the high price of commercial products can now make their own preparations for a fraction of the cost. The authors tell you everything you need to know about harvesting, preparing, and administering herbs in many different forms, including fresh, bulk dried herbs, capsules, extracts in water, alcohol, glycerin, vinegar and oil, and even preparations like essential oils and flower essences. The book also covers topical applications of herbs as salves, lotions, poultices, tooth powders, ear drops, and more, and includes an extensive chapter on herbal hydrotherapy. The Modern Herbal Dispensary explains why different preparations of the same herb will obtain better results, demonstrating how capsules, teas, tinctures, or glycerites of the same plant will not have exactly the same effect on the body. Leading herbalists Thomas Easley and Steven Horne have tested and proven the herbal formulas they offer, al...
- Brand: North Atlantic Books
- ASIN: 1623170796
Alternative Investments: CAIA Level I (Wiley Finance)
Alternative Investments: CAIA Level I (Wiley
The official CAIA Level 1 curriculum bookAlternative Investments: CAIA Level I, 3rd Edition is the curriculum book for the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Level I professional examination. Covering the fundamentals of the alternative investment space, this book helps you build a foundation in alternative investment markets. You'll look closely at the different types of hedge fund strategies and the range of statistics used to define investment performance as you gain a deep familiarity with alternative investment terms and develop the computational ability to solve investment problems. From strategy characteristics to portfolio management strategies, this book contains the core material you will need to succeed on the CAIA Level I exam. This updated third edition tracks to the latest version of the exam, and is accompanied by the following ancillaries: a workbook, study guide, learning objectives, and an ethics handbook.Most investment analyst education programs focus primarily on the traditional asset classes, pushing alternative investments to the sidelines. The CAIA designation was developed in response to the tremendous growth of alternative investing, and is the industry's premier educational standard. This book is your official study companion, bringing yo...
- ASIN: 1119003369
The Herbal Apothecary: 100 Medicinal Herbs and How to Use Them
The Herbal Apothecary: 100 Medicinal Herbs and How
“A brilliant addition to any library.” —Rosemary Gladstar, herbalist and bestselling author More and more people are exploring the healing possibilities of plant-based medicines, and health shops across the country now stock their shelves with natural remedies, but treatments can easily be made at home. The Herbal Apothecary profiles 100 of the most important medicinal plants with striking photographs and step-by-step instructions for making herbal teas, tinctures, compresses, and salves to treat everything from muscle strain to the common cold or anxiety. This holistic guide also includes advice for the home gardener on growing and foraging for medicinal plants. Incorporating traditional wisdom and scientific information, The Herbal Apothecary provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to plant-based medicine. With the guidance of naturopath JJ Pursell, herb enthusiasts can learn how to safely create their own remedies using plants they know and love.
- Brand: MELIA PUBLISHING SERVICES
- ASIN: 1604695676
Herbal Antibiotics, 2nd Edition: Natural Alternatives for Treating Drug-resistant Bacteria
Herbal Antibiotics, 2nd Edition: Natural Alternatives for Treating
With antibiotic-resistant infections on the rise, herbal remedies present a naturally effective alternative to standard antibiotics. Herbal expert Stephen Harrod Buhner explains the roots of antibiotic resistance, explores the value of herbal treatments, and provides in-depth profiles of 30 valuable plants, noting the proper dosages, potential side effects, and contraindications of each.
- Brand: Storey Publishing
- ASIN: 1603429875
The Book of Herbal Wisdom: Using Plants as Medicines
The Book of Herbal Wisdom: Using Plants as
Matthew Wood is recognized world wide as one of the United States' most reknown herbalists. His previous book, Seven Herbs: Plants as Healers, was a watershed in teaching herbal healing as a part of total wellness. In The Book of Herbal Wisdom, this is continued and enlarged in wonderful detail. This is a must-read for anyone working in the natural health field or interested in self healing with herbs. For those of us who consider not only our physical relationships to the herbs, but also the metaphysical ones, this book is invaluable. It affirms that when we work closely with nature, and the energies of the herbs and herbal medicine, we all are much better off. This is a work that empowers the reader and gives them a very deep knowledge of the herbs discussed.
- Brand: North Atlantic Books
- ASIN: 1556432321
The Medicinal Power of Food: A beginners guide to healing with food & simple plant-based recipes
The Medicinal Power of Food: A beginners guide
Do you have a desire to nourish or heal your body naturally, but don't know where to start? "The Medicinal Power of Food" is a simple introduction to healthy living and the basic knowledge you need to start down the path of healing and nourishing your body. Kyra shares her personal story of healing from autoimmune disease, as well as tips on intuitive eating, retaining nutrients in food, sprouting, fermenting, and 70+ plant-based recipes that helped her heal. The recipes provide an outline for a anti-inflammatory diet that will nourish your body without restriction and with the pleasure of your favorite comfort foods. Throughout the book you'll find helpful knowledge about the medicinal qualities of the foods in the recipes and how they will benefit your body. Kyra, a Certified Family Herbalist, shares her view on a long-lasting and sustainable approach to healthy living that will help you to attain optimal health and wellness.
- ASIN: B07KRSHMM7
Healing Herbal Teas: Learn to Blend 101 Specially Formulated Teas for Stress Management, Common Ailments, Seasonal Health, and Immune Support
Healing Herbal Teas: Learn to Blend 101 Specially
Freshly blended herbal teas offer more healing power than do pre-packaged tea bags. In Healing Herbal Teas, master herbalist and author Sarah Farr serves up 101 original recipes that not only offer health advantages but also taste great. Formulations to benefit each body system and promote well-being include Daily Adrenal Support, Inflammation Reduction, and Digestive Tonic. Additional recipes that address seasonal needs such as allergy relief or immune support will attune you to the cycles of nature, while instruction on the art of tea blending will teach you how to develop your own signature mixtures to give your body exactly what it needs. This book is an enchanting and delectable guide to blending and brewing power-packed herbal teas at home.
- Brand: imusti
- ASIN: 1612125743
Herbal Antivirals: Natural Remedies for Emerging & Resistant Viral Infections
Herbal Antivirals: Natural Remedies for Emerging & Resistant
Take control of your health with herbal antivirals. As traditional medications become less effective against today’s potent and aggressive viruses, natural alternatives are proving capable of fighting off many common viral threats. Stephen Harrod Buhner offers in-depth instructions on how to prepare and use herbal formulations to prevent and treat infections such as SARS, influenza, and encephalitis. These natural remedies will fight off disease and strengthen your immune system, keeping your family healthy and happy.
- Brand: Storey Publishing
- ASIN: 1612121608
Alternative Medicine: The Definitive Guide (2nd Edition)
Alternative Medicine: The Definitive Guide (2nd
The "Bible" of Alternative MedicineLearn the health secrets that millions of readers have discovered in the book that is revolutionizing health care in the United States. Alternative Medicine: The Definitive Guide is packed with lifesaving information and alternative treatments from 400 of the world'¬?s leading alternative physicians.Our contributors (M.D.s, Ph.D.s, Naturopaths, Doctors of Oriental Medicine, and Osteopaths) offer the safest, most affordable, and most effective remedies for over 200 serious health conditions, from cancer to obesity, heart disease to PMS. This guide is easy enough to understand to make it perfect for home reference, while it would also make a fine resource for health care providers interested in learning more about alternative medicine.70% of Americans currently use some form of alternative medicineThis 1,136-page encyclopedia puts all the schools of alternative medicine-50 different therapies-under one roofHighlights dozens of actual patient stories and physician treatments.
- ASIN: 1587611414
Healing Herbal Infusions: Simple and Effective Home Remedies for Colds, Muscle Pain, Upset Stomach, Stress, Skin Issues and More
Healing Herbal Infusions: Simple and Effective Home Remedies
“An informative, user-friendly guide, Healing Herbal Infusions is brimming with great remedies, recipes and wise herbal advice.” ―Rosemary GladstarEasy, All-Natural Remedies for Life’s Aches and Pains Treat ailments the natural way with organic health remedies made from herbs found in your own garden, yard or neighborhood, without resorting to risky medications or prescriptions. These herbal infusions are incredibly easy to make―all you have to do is infuse fresh or dried herbs in a liquid to draw out the healing properties, and you get an amazing homemade remedy that will truly work for you and your family. Make your own herbal treatments for common cold and flu symptoms, such as Fever-Reducing Tea, Pine Needle Cough Syrup, and Sage, Marshmallow & Ginger Sore Throat Tea. Ease muscle and body aches with Arnica Salve for Sprains & Bruises and Basil, Thyme & Oregano Tea for Chronic Pain, and soothe digestion with Prebiotic Honey Electuary and Herbal Vinegar Infusion for Heartburn. Nourish your skin, lips, hair and, most importantly, your inner well-being with infusions such as Healing Flower-Whipped Body Butter, Relaxing Herbal Face Steam and De-Stress Tea. Save money and avoid harsh chemicals by infusing your own cures for burns, cuts, scrapes, dry skin, flaky scalp and ...
- ASIN: 1624146473
Herbal Medicine Natural Remedies: 150 Herbal Remedies to Heal Common Ailments
Herbal Medicine Natural Remedies: 150 Herbal Remedies to
Everyday ailments. Herbal remedies. Your complete resource to start feeling better, naturally.When a headache, cough, or other common ailment hits, many people turn to over-the-counter medications for relief. But for those who prefer to use herbal medicine, it can be difficult and overwhelming to find an authoritative resource that’s also easy to understand.Join natural health author Anne Kennedy as she guides you on a journey towards discovering the right herbal medicine practice for you. Here in her fourth book, the author of The Portable Essential Oils, Essential Oils Natural Remedies, and Essential Oils for Beginners, has created an accessible, all-in-one collection of herbal medicine therapies to use in the comfort of your own home.Herbal Medicine Natural Remedies offers the most effective natural remedies that can be used to treat common ailments, without the risk of unpleasant or potentially harmful side effects that pharmaceuticals can cause. Inside these pages you’ll find:150 HERBAL MEDICINE RECIPES to soothe and heal everyday illnesses and injuries naturally50 OF THE MOST COMMONLY USED HERBS profiled and explainedEXPERT HERBAL MEDICINE ADVICE on necessary ingredients and tools to set you up for successWith simple organization and clear, concise instruction, Herbal ...
- ASIN: 1623158524
The Little Book: A Collection of Alternative 12 Steps
The Little Book: A Collection of Alternative 12
"A celebration of the varieties of recovery experience.” From the foreword by William L. White, author, Slaying the Dragon: The History of Addiction Treatment and Recovery in America. “There are many versions of the 12-Step program of recovery. In fact, there are about as many versions as there are alcoholics in AA who use the program to get sober and to maintain their sobriety.” Thus begins The Little Book: A Collection of Alternative 12 Steps. Inside: * Twenty alternative versions of the 12 Steps reflecting a wide range of philosophical, professional, religious, and cultural perspectives and traditions. * Four interpretations of each of the Steps by well-known authors Stephanie Covington (A Woman’s Way through the Twelve Steps), Thérèse Jacobs-Stewart (Mindfulness and the 12 Steps), Allen Berger (The Therapeutic Value of the 12 Steps) and Gabor Maté (In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts). * Templates so the reader can write her or his own personal alternative 12 Steps as well as record insights into - and interpretations of - each of the Steps. * An essay that accurately and insightfully traces the origins of the AA 12-Step recovery program. The Little Book is a celebration of the many ways people are today adapting and interpreting the original 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anony...
- ASIN: 0991717406
Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide: 33 Healing Herbs to Know, Grow, and Use
Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide: 33
Craft a soothing aloe lotion after an encounter with poison ivy, make a dandelion-burdock tincture to fix sluggish digestion, and brew up some lavender-lemon balm tea to ease a stressful day. In this introductory guide, Rosemary Gladstar shows you how easy it can be to make your own herbal remedies for life’s common ailments. Gladstar profiles 33 common healing plants and includes advice on growing, harvesting, preparing, and using herbs in healing tinctures, oils, and creams. Stock your medicine cabinet full of all-natural, low-cost herbal preparations.
- Brand: Storey Publishing, LLC
- ASIN: B007V5AXOA
Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health: 175 Teas, Tonics, Oils, Salves, Tinctures, and Other Natural Remedies for the Entire Family
Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health: 175
Promote vibrant health and radiant beauty, soothe everyday ailments, and ease persistent stress with these simple, natural cures for everything from dry skin and infant colic to cold symptoms and insomnia. Renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar provides 175 proven therapies and herbal remedies that are easy to prepare and safe enough for children. Offering a potent and effective alternative to commercial pharmaceuticals, Gladstar will inspire you to nurture yourself and those you love with nature’s healing herbs.
- Brand: Storey Publishing, LLC
- ASIN: 1603420789
- UPC: 037038420784