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The natural pharmacyby Schuyler W Lininger
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Imagine being able to have the world's most respected natural health experts talk to you about your health concerns. Now, with this extraordinary book, you can! In this one volume, some of the world's most highly regarded clinical practitioners in the field have teamed together to offer timely, practical, and fully integrated advice on treating troublesome conditions the natural way.
Inside you will find complete coverage of the most common conditions, together with useful guidance on how to treat them. In addition, this essential reference gives you up-to-date, fully referenced, reliable information on a world of supplements that can improve your health. Clearly, The Natural Pharmacy is your most trusted guide to conditions, supplements, herbs, and homeopathic remedies.
"Natural therapies have long been recognized not only for their usefulness in disease prevention, but as treatment for a multitude of medical conditions. A handful of doctors — including the authors of this fine reference book — have pioneered the use of natural therapies. The Natural Pharmacy will facilitate the acceptance of these beneficial natural therapies and give readers a useful road map as they join us on 'the road less traveled.'"
-- Julian Whitaker, M.D., author of Dr. Whitaker's Guide to Natural Healing
"The Natural Pharmacy provides clear, concise recommendations on clinically proven natural approaches to good health — a valuable resource for anyone, from practitioner to patient."
-- Michael T. Murray, N.D., coauthor of Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine"When four widely acclaimed masters of natural medicine pool their talents, a quality work like The Natural Pharmacy results. A great resource for those looking for a rational, easy-to-use guide to the best researched natural therapies."
-- Joeseph E. Pizzorno, Jr., N.D., president, Bastyr University, author, Total Wellness
"From the foremost experts on herbs, homeopathy, and nutrition this reference is an excellent source book for help with the most common health conditions. I think you'll find yourself turning to this book often!"
-- James A. Duke, Ph.D., author of The Green Pharmacy
"An excellent book for those who want to discover natural ways to boost their health. I wouldn't want to be without it!"
-- Hazel Courtney, health columnist for the London Sunday Times
In some 175,000 words, a most extraordinary team of "natural" doctors have combined their efforts to create a book that readers will use as the standard reference for natural, complementary, and alternative treatments and remedies.
This book is an expanded version of HealthNotes Online, a popular software program available in many natural health stores and pharmacies to help answer consumer questions. Unlike some highly popular works today, which tend to oversell benefits due to the authors' personal biases and enthusiasms, The Natural Pharmacy is a well-balanced and fully referenced work. It goes out of its way to give the full story about every nutrient or condition and includes rarely found information about contraindications and potential side effects.
The Natural Pharmacy is also designed for ease of use. It is organized into four categories — health concerns, vitamins and minerals, herbal remedies, and homeopathic remedies — making it easy for the reader to cross-reference all relevant information.
From acne to yeast infections, from alfalfa to yucca, The Natural Pharmacy is comprehensive. It covers an astounding amount of the latest information on every malady, herb, and nutrient. This is a book that will be recommended to patients by thousands of health practitioners throughout the world.
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