More and more people now seek natural and effective antidotes to the stress and strain of today's hectic lifestyle. Increasingly we are turning to traditional, age-old therapies such as homeopathy, herbalism and other gentle healing methods, all of which are simple and easy to use at home. Homeopathy is widely regarded as one of the safest, most effective ways of restoring the body's own natural defenses by creating harmony from within. In the first part of the book advice is provided on creating your own first-aid kit of basic homeopathic remedies and how to diagnose and treat everyday ailments. There is a superb, clearly illustrated guide to 42 of the most commonly used remedies and their sources. In the next section of the book practical guidance is given on preparing herbs for therapeutic benefit in teas, infuses oils and compresses. Plant profiles of all the key herbs and their properties are included, as is a guide to growing your won herbs for remedies. Finally, because many symptoms are stress-related, techniques are given here for dealing with stress in non-invasive, holistic ways. Guidance is given on diet, exercise and relaxation, including a basic course in meditation and massage.
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A fully illustrated guide that offers safe, natural and effective treatments for common ailments, and the many alternative health therapies available. Includes more than 600 photographs and diagrams.About the Author:
Mark Evans has been a member of the National Institute of Medicinal Herbalists since 1980, and is a former President of the organization. He has contributed to various books on complementary medicine.
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Book Description Hermes House, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1840384468