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Healthy Bones & Joints: a Natural Approach To Treating Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Tendinitis, Myalgia and Bursitis (Storey Medicinal Herb Guide)by David Hoffmann
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Strengthen Your Bones and Joints Naturally!
If you're one of millions who suffer from arthritis, rheumatism, osteoporosis, and other diseases of the bones, connective tissues, muscles, and joints, you know how important a healthy musculoskeletal system is to your well-being. In this easy-reference guide, noted herbal clinician David Hoffmann shows you how to use easy herbal remedies and simple lifestyle changes to prevent and fight bone and joint diseases. Healthy Bones and Joints provides:
* Clear explanations of how herbs such as meadowsweet, mustard, and bay tree can be used in daily regimens to help prevent bone and joint diseases.
* A thorough overview of common musculoskeletal conditions, from arthritis to osteoporosis — with discussion of a wide variety of preventive strategies and healing herbal formulas for each ailment.
* An A-to-Z directory of the herbs that are most helpful for the musculoskeletal system — along with preparation instructions and dosage guidelines.
Discover how nature's own medicine chest can help you enjoy a healthier life, increased vitality, and stronger bones and joints!
From a clinician with 22 years experience and a fellow of Britain's National Institute of Medical Herbalists, come four new guides to total herbal health. Each volume is a thorough exploration and study of the uses of herbs as preventatives and treatment.
About the Author
David Hoffmann has been a clinical phytotherapist for almost 20 years. He is one of the founding members and a past president of the American Herbalists Guild. He is on the advisory board of the American Botanical Council, the peer-review boards of Herbalgram and the Protocol Journal of Botanical Medicine, and the steering committee of the American Herbal Pharmacopoea. He is the author of 17 books, including Storey's Healthy Heart, Easy Breathing, Healthy Bones & Joints, and Healthy Digestion. Some of his other publications include The New Holistic Herbal, The Herb Users Guide, and Herbs to Relieve Stress. David also teaches phytotherapy throughout the world, including places such as Australia, New Zealand and Canada. He is visiting faculty at Bastyr University, The California Institute of Integral Studies, the National College of Phytotherapy, and the Rocky Mountain School of Botanical Studies. He resides in Santa Rosa, California.
Table of Contents
1 The Body's Foundation
What Are Rheumatic Diseases?
Arthritis and Pain
The Building Blocks of a Treatment Program
2 Using Herbs as Medicine
Taking a Holistic Approach
3 Treating Common Bone and Joint Diseases
Bursitis and Tendinitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
4 A Guide to the Healing Herbs
5 Making Herbal Medicines
Dry Herb Preparations
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