Synopses & Reviews
The definitive source for choosing the optimal herbal therapy- thoroughly revised and updated.
Millions of Americans are turning to herbal therapies to heal what ails them-either as an alternative or as a supplement to traditional medicine. From the most trusted name in natural healing, Phyllis A. Balch's new edition of Prescription for Herbal Healing provides the most current research and comprehensive facts in an easy-to-read A- to-Z format, including:
- Information on more than 200 herbs and herbal combination formulas, ranging from well-known herbs, such as ginseng and St. John's Wort, to less familiar remedies, such as khella and prickly ash
- Chinese and ayurvedic herbal combinations
- Discussion of more than 150 common disorders from acne to yeast infection, and suggested herbal treatment therapies
About the Author
Phyllis Balch, CNC,
was a leading nutritional counselor and advocate of natural therapies for more than two decades.
Stacey J. Bell, D.SC., is a registered dietitian and has worked as a nutritional researcher while on the faculty at Harvard Medical School, where she also counseled patients on how to eat in the face of disease. She has worked with Tom Robbins and Dr. Andrew Weil, coauthored more than one hundred scientific articles, and lectured extensively around the world on most aspects of nutrition.