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Cooking Well: Honey for Health & Beauty
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An Innovative Look into the Healing Properties of Honey
Throughout human history, the honeybee has remained one of nature’s most magnificent and hardest working creatures. The remarkable honeybee that we know today is, in fact, the product of millions of years of evolution (evidence exists of a fossilized bee over 50 million years old)—an amazing evolutionary course that has enabled the honeybee to effectively create its own dwelling place, sustain colonies of over one hundred thousand individual members, and to function as nature’s most important pollinator of flowers, trees, and other plants.
It is no wonder, then, that the fruits of this remarkable little being’s labor have since been harnessed to help us survive and thrive.
Now you can discover the many benefits of honey in one authoritative and fascinating source. The Healing Power of Honey provides a unique and in-depth look at honey as a safe, natural, and effective therapeutic tool. Citing everything from clinical studies to homeopathic experts, author Nathaniel Altman brings the discoveries behind honey to life.
Inside, you’ll learn about several medicinal uses of honey, including:
* Treatment of wounds and burns
* Treating internal diseases
* Improving oral and ophthalmological health
* Prolonging life
With easy-to-follow information, The Healing Power of Honey will open your mind to the holistic benefits of honey—and a newfound respect for the honeybee!
Discover the proven and powerful health, beauty and healing properties of nature’s miracle medicine: honey.
For millions of years, bees have worked tirelessly to create nature’s miracle medicine: honey. In this important book, Cooking Well: Honey for Health & Beauty, the unique healing properties of honey are revealed, placing the power of this low-cost and effective natural treatment in your family's hands.
Whether as a healing agent for minor wounds and burns, a soothing ingredient for sore throats and coughs, a beauty treatment rich in anti-oxidants for youthful skin, or as a potent antibiotic, honey has become and essential part of natural cures and remedies.
Cooking Well: Honey for Health & Beauty also explains how the recent, rapid decline in honeybee population is damaging to our environment and lists ways that you can help honeybees thrive. After all, the health of our planet, the health of the honeybee, and our health as individuals are inextricably linked.
Featuring over 75 honey-based recipes for better health, beauty and nutrition, Cooking Well: Honey for Health & Beauty is all you need to harness the precious gift of honey bees.
Lauren Feder, M.D. is a nationally recognized physician who specializes in holistic health and is board certified in homeopathic medicine. Affiliated with La Leche League, Holistic Pediatric Association, and the National Center for Homeopathy, she is a frequent lecturer and has been featured nationally on television and radio. She has written for Mothering Magazine and Homeopathy Today and has been featured in The Los Angeles Times, DiscoveryHealth.com, ClubMom.com, and others. Author of Natural Baby and Childcare, Dr. Feder has two sons and is in private practice in the Los Angeles area. Visit her at www.drfeder.com.
About the Author
Nathaniel Altman graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1971 and has since authored and co-authored more than twenty published books on natural and alternative health, relationships, and nature. Nathaniel has written articles for various publications including Good Housekeeping (U.K.), The Star, Natural Health, Health Quarterly, Well Being, Free Spirit, Vegetarian Times, and USA Today. He has also appeared as a guest speaker on over 120 television and radio programs.
Table of Contents
Who are the honeybees? — Honey: gift of the gods — Sacred bee, sacred honey — Honey in medicine — How does honey heal? — Honey for wounds I — Honey for wounds II — Honey for burns — Honey and internal disorders — Honey in oral health and ophthalmology — Honey and wellness — Honey: safe for infants? — Honey: key to beauty — The future of honey research — A threatened species — Restore the environment: protect the bees.
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