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This beautifully illustrated, complete guide to herbs unlocks the secrets of these wonder plants—from planting and harvesting to cooking and storing—including their health benefits. Now you can discover the joy and pleasure of growing your own herbs—for spicing up meals, creating crafts, treating ailments, and more. In this comprehensive and beautifully illustrated herbal guide you’ll find information on their history, cultivation, propagation, and harvesting, along with a wealth of great ideas for using herbs everyday in a variety of ways.
Written by internationally renowned scientist and author Thomas S.C. Li, Taiwanese Native Medicinal Plants presents information critical to assessing the medicinal potential of Taiwanese herbs. A comprehensive review of chemical constituents, toxicity, and therapeutic values, the book focuses on documentation of the chemical components present and their therapeutic properties.
The third book in The Juice Lady’s Remedies series, The Juice Lady’s Remedies for Thyroid Disorders will focus on the thyroid gland, which is tied to metabolism and appetite; mood swings; the appearance of hair, skin, and nails; muscles, joint issues, and more. This book will include:Healing teas, juices, and smoothiesGreen smoothies that pack a powerful punch of phytonutrients and antioxidantsRaw food recommendationsA section that gives you tips on choosing the best juicer and the best produce, as well as tips for prepping, cleaning, and storing your juices and smoothies, and more!
Discover the amazing powers of spices and herbs!Spices have long been celebrated for their antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and curative properties. From increasing energy to boosting metabolism and relieving joint aches, spices can help you improve your body, mind, and spirit. In The Everything Guide to Spices for Health, you’ll learn how to tap into these benefits and promote overall wellness with uses for dozens of popular herbs and spices, including oregano, sage, chili pepper, and saffron.Inside, you’ll find more than 50 wholesome, health-boosting recipes, such as:Turmeric, Apple, and Carrot JuiceSzechuan Pepper Chicken and Noodle SoupBasic Indian-Style Curry with LambSpiced Coconut and Date "Bliss" BallsRose, Elder Flower, and Hawthorn TeaSumac and Walnut SaladSo get ready to spruce up the spice rack and start reaping the incredible benefits of these kitchen staples.
A beginner’s guide to brain-enhancing supplements and foods!It’s time to ditch the caffeine and sugar and embrace the better way to boost your energy and brain function. Nootropic supplements, or "smart drugs," are cognitive enhancers and brain boosters that can have positive effects on your mental performance. The Everything Guide to Nootropics will show you the best supplements, both natural and synthetic, for overall brain health, so you can improve your memory, eliminate brain fog, and enhance your energy and focus.W
Carol and David Schiller, recognized experts in the field of aromatheraphy and plant oils, have created a comprehensive reference book. Includes a general introduction to proper safety, preparation, and usage of the oils, and what to watch out for in commercial products. Separate chapters provide descriptions of the essential oils, carrier oils, and infused oils, deetailing their derivation and history, documented properties, and armatherapeutic methods of use. With category listings of oil properties and cross-reference lists from botanical to common names.
Working with 12 common herbs, Amy Jirsa offers recipes and ideas to open your mind, strengthen your body, and nourish your spirit. In-depth profiles show you how to unlock the powerful properties of calendula, chamomile, cinnamon, dandelion, echinacea, elder, ginger, holy basil, lavender, nettle, rose, and turmeric through delicious teas and foods, luxurious salves, skin and hair care treatments, complementary yoga poses, and meditations. Discover the natural keys to radiant health and wellness.
Guide to the use of herbs from Ayurvedic perspective. How to balance your constitution and practice self-healing.
Herbalists, naturopaths, plantspeople, witches, and natural healers will love the empowering information, engaging stories, and heartfelt meditations and rituals of natural herbal medicines. Written by well-respected urban herbalist Robin Rose Bennett with over 180 easy-to-follow recipes, this book offers readers who want to take charge of their health an immersion into a myriad ways to use plant-based remedies to care for themselves and others on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels.
Informed by the wisdom that physical and spiritual healing are inextricably intertwined, The Gift of Healing Herbs explores herbology as the “people’s medicine”, freely available to all, and as a powerful yet gentle way to heal body, mind, heart, and soul.
Are you curious about using alternative health care for your dog, but not sure where to start? Let herbalist Kathleen Green be your guide! In 10 Herbs for Happy, Healthy Dogs, Brown identifies 10 of the safest and most versatile herbs to use with dogs. You’ll find everything you need to know to prepare herbal remedies at home and administer them to your dog, including how to calculate the proper dosage. You’ll also find a wide array of herbal remedies designed for everything from soothing hot spots to relieving bowel problems to healing cuts and scrapes.
This guide offers pet owners step-by-step instructions on how to find, prepare, and use herbs to treat common pet ailments. This book is an indispensable resource for pet owners. This book is the one reference book you’ll keep going back to. The authors present an easy-to-read and understandable text that provides the reader with basic principles of herbal medicine. A must-have book for the concerned pet owner.ContentsAcknowledgments Introduction 1 Principles and Practices of Herbalism Using Herbs Naturally The Many Faces of Herbal Medicine A Few Words About Toxicity When to Take Your Pet to the Vet Basics of Herbal Preparations The Connection between Herbs and Diet Using Nutritive Herbs as Dietary Supplements The Ethical Use of Herbs 2 Materia Medica: An A–Z Guide to Herbs for Animals Supplemental Herb List 3 An Herbal Repertory for Animals: Ailments and Treatments Anxiety, Nervousness, and Behavioral Problems Arthritis and Hip Dysplasia Cancer Cardiovascular Problems Digestive System Problems Ear Problems Elderly Animal Care Endocrine System and Related Problems Epilepsy, Convulsions, and Seizures Eye Problems First Aid Immune System Care Mouth and Nose Problems Parasite-Related Problems: How to Live with Fleas, Worms, Mites, and Other Things That Suck Pregnancy and Lactation Respiratory Problems Skin Problems Urinary Problems Glossary References Index
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