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Herbs for Home Treatment: A Guide to Using Herbs for First Aid and Common Health Problems

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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.

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This comprehensive guide to the use of herbal remedies to cure common ailments has advice on how to improve general health. It includes tips on preventing and treating common illnesses; creating your own tinctures, oils, and ointments; maintaining your energy levels and increasing your mental and physical stamina; basic herbs to have at home, and those that are useful but not essential; assembling a first-aid kit for traveling, both in Europe and more remote areas; where to buy good-quality herbal products; and find a professional herbalist. There are detailed sections on the common problems of the digestive, respiratory, circulatory, and nervous systems, as well as chapters on slowing down the ageing process, reviving libido, and recovering from a serious illness. If you want to look after your own health, Herbs for Home Treatment gives you all you need to do so in a user-friendly way and will inspire you to create your own medicines from your own herbs.

About the Author

Anna Newton studied Herbal Medicine at the University of Wales, and runs a successful herbal medicine practice in Cheltenham. She is a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists and the College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781900322423
Author:
Newton, Anna
Publisher:
Green Books
Subject:
Herbal Medications
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Herbal Medicine
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
32 page color signature
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
9.5 x 6 in

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This comprehensive guide to the use of herbal remedies to cure common ailments has advice on how to improve general health. It includes tips on preventing and treating common illnesses; creating your own tinctures, oils, and ointments; maintaining your energy levels and increasing your mental and physical stamina; basic herbs to have at home, and those that are useful but not essential; assembling a first-aid kit for traveling, both in Europe and more remote areas; where to buy good-quality herbal products; and find a professional herbalist. There are detailed sections on the common problems of the digestive, respiratory, circulatory, and nervous systems, as well as chapters on slowing down the ageing process, reviving libido, and recovering from a serious illness. If you want to look after your own health, Herbs for Home Treatment gives you all you need to do so in a user-friendly way and will inspire you to create your own medicines from your own herbs.

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