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Herbal Healing for Women

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Publisher Comments:

andlt;Bandgt;Simple, Safe, and Effective Herbal Remedies for Womenandlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; For centuries women have turned to herbs to cope with a wide variety of health problems and conditions. Comprehensive and easy-to-use, andlt;Iandgt;Herbal Healing for Womenandlt;/Iandgt; explains how to create remedies — including teas, tinctures, salves, and ointments — for the common disorders that arise in the different cycles of a woman's life. Covering adolescence, childbearing years, pregnancy and childbirth, and menopause, Rosemary Gladstar teaches how herbs can be used to treat the symptoms of conditions such as acne, PMS, morning sickness, and hot flashes. A complete women's health-care manual, andlt;Iandgt;Herbal Healing for Womenandlt;/Iandgt; discusses: andlt;BRandgt; * common disorders and the herbs that are effective for treating them;andlt;BRandgt; * how to select and store herbs;andlt;BRandgt; * preparation of hundreds of herbal remedies;andlt;BRandgt; * an alphabetical listing of herbs, including a brief description of the herb, the general medicinal usage, and when necessary, warnings about potential side effects. andlt;BRandgt; By explaining the properties of specific herbs and the art of preparation, Rosemary Gladstar demonstrates not only how to achieve healing through herbs but good health as well.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-270) and indexes.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Rosemary Gladstarandlt;/Bandgt; has taught herbology extensively throughout the United States and has led herbal travel adventures worldwide. Her experience includes 20 years in the herbal community as a healer, teacher, visionary, and organizer of herbal events. Currently, she runs Sage Mountain in East Barre, Vermont, where she teaches and sponsors workshops and sells herbal preparations. Rosemary lives in East Barre, VT.

Table of Contents

Contents

Part One

HERBALISM

Chapter 1: An Introduction to Herbalism

Chapter 2: Beginning Your Herbal Studies

Part Two

THE ART OF HERBAL PREPARATION

Chapter 3: The Tools of Herbalism

Chapter 4: The Fine Art of Making Medicinal Herb Teas

Chapter 5: Making Medicinal Herbal Oils

Chapter 6: Salves and Ointments

Chapter 7: How to Make Herbal Pills and Capsules

Chapter 8: Syrups

Chapter 9: How to Make Herbal Tinctures and Liniments

Chapter 10: The Herbal Medicine Chest

Part Three

MOVING INTO THE MOON TIME: HERBS FOR YOUNG WOMEN

Chapter 11: New Beginnings

Chapter 12: The Raging Hormones of Adolescence

Chapter 13: Menstrual Discomfort

Chapter 14: Acne and Skin Problems

Part Four

WOMEN OF THE CHILDBEARING YEARS

Chapter 15: Women's Health

Chapter 16: Menstrual Problems: Cramps, Light or Heavy Bleeding, PMS, and Endometriosis

Chapter 17: Vaginal Infections and Genital Herpes

Chapter 18: Fibrocystic and Related Breast Conditions

Chapter 19: Uterine Fibroids, Ovarian Cysts, Cervical Dysplasia, and Hysterectomies

Chapter 20: Fertility/Infertility

Part Five

PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH

Chapter 21: A Healthy Pregnancy

Chapter 22: Common Problems in Pregnancy

Chapter 23: The Final Countdown and Postpartum

Part Six

WOMEN OF THE WANING MOON: THE MENOPAUSE YEARS

Chapter 24: A New Cycle of Life

Chapter 25: Herbal Aids During Menopause

Part Seven

MATERIA MEDICA FOR WOMEN

Appendix I Books on Healing, Health, and Herbs

Four Basic Herbals for the Beginner/Intermediate

Herb Books Especially for Women

A Selection of Other Good Herbals

General Books on Women's Health

Books on General Health

Appendix II Herb Resource Guide

Appendix III Herbal Newsletters and Educational Resources

Appendix IV Abortion References

Appendix V Your Personal Health Profile

A Sample Health Program

Appendix VI Quick Reference to Formulas

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671767679
Author:
Gladstar, Rosemary
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women's Health - General
Subject:
Health and hygiene
Subject:
Herbs
Subject:
Herbal Medications
Subject:
Therapeutic use
Subject:
Holistic Medicine
Subject:
Medicine, Herbal
Subject:
Women -- Health and hygiene.
Subject:
Women's Health.
Subject:
General Health & Fitness
Subject:
Herbs -- Therapeutic use.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Herbal Medicine
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
Heft 12
Publication Date:
November 1993
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
15 HALF TONES; 1/C NON-BLACK
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.38 in 20.86 oz

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