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An Essential Update of the Classic Herb Reference With Over 1 Million Copies in Print!
The New Healing Herbs
A decade ago, The Healing Herbs set the standard for consumer guides to herbal medicine. This newly revised, expanded edition takes you to the cutting edge of herb research-- and shows you how to get the most from nature's oldest remedies.
Whether you're a first-time herb user or experienced in herbal medicine, The New Healing Herbs provides essential information for making medicinal plants part of your self-care regimen. Inside you'll find...
* Groundbreaking discoveries about the therapeutic benefits of popular herbs such as echinacea, ginkgo, and St. John's wort
* In-depth profiles of up-and-coming herbs-- including 12 not featured in the original edition
* Clear, concise dosage instructions and safe-use guidelines
* Valuable advice for buying, storing, and preparing herbal remedies
* Fascinating facts from the 5,000-year history of herbal medicine
* A comprehensive cure-finder chart for more than 100 common conditions
The New Healing Herbs provides a 21st-century perspective on a time-honored therapeutic tradition. It's the only resource you need to answer all your questions about herbal medicine and to use herbs with confidence.
About The Author
Michael Castleman is an award-winning health journalist with more than 30 years' experience reporting on conventional and alternative medicine. He is the author of 10 books-- including Blended Medicine: The Best Choices in Healing, Nature's Cures, and Before You Call the Doctor-- as well as numerous articles for publications and online information services.
This revised edition of the classic guide to herbal medicines provides up-to-date profiles of 100 of the most widely used medicinal plants, detailing the therapeutic benefits and healing properties of each.
Straight from natures medicine cabinet, the latest herbal discoveries that cure hundreds of health concerns without the dangerous side effects or high cost of prescription drugs
The New Healing Herbs Michael by Castleman uses the latest studies to offer guidelines on dosages, drug interactions, and results for herbal healing. Included are herbal prescriptions to treat ailments ranging from the common cold, allergies, and back pain to more serious conditions such as diabetes and cancer. Featuring hundreds of cures and therapies proven to work, this book shows you which herbal remedy to take for each condition, how its taken, what interactions to watch for, and where to buy the featured herbs. The easy-to-use Cure Finder organizes herbs by health condition, healing actions, and alternative uses, guiding you to the right herbal remedy for your ailment.With more than 1 million copies of its two previous editions in print, theres no doubt that you can trust The New Healing Herbs to help them take control of your health.
About the Author
is an award-winning health journalist with more than 30 years' experience reporting on conventional and alternative medicine. He is the author of 10 books-- including Blended Medicine: The Best Choices in Healing
, Nature's Cures
, and Before You Call the Doctor
-- as well as numerous articles for publications and online information services.