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Bring the Juice Bar Home with These Simple, Nourishing Formulas!
Now you can mix up health-promoting herbal concoctions right in your own kitchen! From teas and tinctures to smoothies, elixirs, and healing soups, these tasty recipes are easy to make with common ingredients and basic cooking equipment. Tonics are safe and enjoyable to take on a regular basis to promote the strength, immunity, and energy you need to feel better and stay healthier day after day.
Whether you are feeling stressed or low in energy, wish to boost your mental clarity or increase your stamina, want to ease digestive discomfort or support heart health, Jeanine Pollak has formulated an all-natural herbal tonic to meet your individual needs. Nurture your own well-being with recipes such as:
Garden of Eden Elixir - Instant Kiss Euphoria Honey - Tarzan's Total Tonic - Cyclone Cider Deluxe - Spaz-Away Tincture - Post-Potluck 911 - Summer Superman Energy Shake - Steamin' Mama's Lemonade - Herbal-a-Go-Go Energy Elixir
Unique and nutritious ideas for creating tinctures, drinks, teas, and smoothies designed to invigorate and soothe. Easy-to-make recipes for energy tonics and disease-prevention formulas for the entire body.
About the Author
Jeanine Pollak has been an herbalist, nutritionist, and consultant to businesses and interested individuals for 20 years. She is the founder of Botanic Adventures--An Educational Herbal Adventure-Travel Company. Educated in biology, acupuncture, and herbal studies, Jeanine has certainly pursued her interests fully and creatively. She has written a book filled with nutritious, energizing beverage recipes called Healing Tonics. Besides her work as an author--three books to date--Jeanine teaches ongoing herbal and nutritional seminars at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and at the Esalen Institute. She has also created and marketed her own line of herbal tinctures and cosmetics.
Table of Contents
Introduction to Healing Tonics
Making Teas, Tinctures, Cordials and Elixirs
Vitality Boosters and Energy Enhancers
Immune Tonics: Building Our Natural Defenses
Brain Tonics and Memory Enhancers
Healthy Heart and Circulatory Tonics
Men's Tonics: Strength and Vitality Enhancers
Women's Herbal Allies: Special Tonics for Life's Different Phases
Herbal Detox: Balanced Formulas for Cleansing
Soothing Blends for Stress and Insomnia
Athletic Endeavors: Performance Enhancers
Structural Healing: Recovery Tonics
Seasonal Tonics for Health and Good Clear
A Materia Medica of Tonic Herbs