Pocket Encyclopaedia of Roses in Colour

 
9780713701234: Pocket Encyclopaedia of Roses in Colour

Most medicines distill and blend healing properties found in nature. Problem is, pharmacology often leaves behind powerful healing agents present in the natural plants. Sometimes the healing properties are unknown to the researchers. Sometimes overspecialization causes researchers to ignore all but one particular ailment. And sometimes it's simply because, if you want to run a billion-dollar industry, you need to sell bottles of pills, not something that can be grown in a person's yard or found in a nearby woods. In reaction has come a huge surge of interest in herbal medicine, which will welcome this valuable guide to the curative powers of foods and herbs. Here you'll find help for common health problems, including arthritis, diabetes, asthma, chronic fatigue syndrome, women's and men's reproductive problems, cancer treatments, heart and cardiovascular disease, and bowel and intestinal complaints. In each area, many forms of treatment are offered -- for foods that prevent the problem, herbs that heal it, natural direct applications, exercises to postpone and eliminate it, and natural sedatives to deepen your sleep. See the healing powers of common plants, including dandelion greens, mistletoe, stinging nettle, slippery elm, and dozens more. Learn the various names for common plants, as well as the healing properties of flowers, leaves, stems, and roots. Millions of people now taking charge of their own health will find here practical information to save and prolong healthy, happy lives.

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Did you know that dandelions can help relieve indigestion? Jude Williams does, and she wants to share her knowledge of herbal remedies in Nature's Gentle Cures. The book focuses on holistic cures rather than symptomatic treatments and explains how to utilize the healing properties of plants. Williams has collected herbal remedies for some of the most common ailments, such as arthritis, asthma, upset stomach, and fatigue. As long as readers are mindful of Williams's cautions regarding the use of herbal therapy, her natural cures can be a healthy alternative to manufactured pharmaceuticals.

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