Natural Healing Herbs

Natural herbs are very effective in reducing stress, increasing energy and much more. Download these titles from our digital collection to find out how herbal medicines can be effective as conventional medicine.

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With 550 key herbs and their uses as natural remedies for nearly 200 common ailments, Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine, 2nd Edition is the definitive home reference to healing with the world's oldest form of medicine. From ginger to lavender and thyme to dandelion, learn about the chemistry of plants and how and why they work as medicines within the body. Information on habitat and cultivation, parts used, active constituents, therapeutic properties, and traditional and current uses are described in a unique photographic plant index, and instructions on growing, harvesting, and processing your own home treatments are detailed. With its jargon-free text, fantastic photography, and focus on safety, this guide enables ease of understanding no matter what your level of herbal expertise.

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Cayenne pepper can stop bleeding. Garlic helps alleviate a toothache. Honey soothes a burn. When an emergency situation arises, simple home remedies can play a vital role in easing symptoms and providing immediate help. Become an effective first responder with a combination of best first-aid practices, herbs, and standard homeopathic applications. This quick-reference handbook spells out hundreds of life-saving techniques, commonsense tips, and time-tested herbal remedies that everyone should know. From how to perform basic CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver to the best immediate response to natural disasters, you'll find the most practical, effective actions to take to ensure survival.

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It turns out that Mother Nature is a brilliant chemist. Our ancestors have used indigenous herbs in daily life for thousands of years due to these plants' ability to heal and promote good health. Now modern science has identified the compounds that give herbs their medicinal qualities, scent, and flavor. The extraordinary diversity of herbal plants has the potential to improve our health and well-being, and we are wholeheartedly incorporating herbs, both fresh and dried, into our lifestyles—for well-being, healing, gardening, beauty, ceremony, and a richer, fuller life.

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Throughout history, herbs have been used medicinally to promote healing and vitality. Think chamomile for enhanced sleep, milk thistle for detox, and elderberry for an immunity boost. Today, herbal remedies are more popular than ever, celebrated not just for their effectiveness but also as all-natural and affordable. This beginner-friendly guide welcomes a new generation to the trusted tradition. Engagingly written for a wide audience of homemakers, nature lovers, and fans of organic living, it presents richly detailed profiles of more than 65 herbs, including historical overviews, usages, how-to tips, and beautiful watercolor illustrations.

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