Modern herbal medicine
This book was designed to help people who are trying to figure out what herbal formulas or nutritional supplements they need at the health food store or online. Most herb books focus on single herbs or "do-it-yourself" formulas, but Modern Herbal Medicine is unique. It matches up herbal formulas, si... Full description
This book was designed to help people who are trying to figure out what herbal formulas or nutritional supplements they need at the health food store or online. Most herb books focus on single herbs or "do-it-yourself" formulas, but Modern Herbal Medicine is unique. It matches up herbal formulas, single herbs, nutritional supplements and basic natural healing therapies to health problems. It will teach readers how to identify the root causes of illness, rather than just treating the symptoms or the specific disease. Plus, it will enable them to compare herbal formulas from different companies and decide which products are right for their needs. Here's what you'll find in the pages of this powerful guide: Descriptions of 471 Health Conditions, many with detailed descriptions that help you understand the condition, what causes it and how to work on the root causes. Conditions are linked to basic health therapies, herbal formulas, single herbs and nutritional supplements. 239 Single Herb Listings, with a description of the basic uses of the herb, cautions and warnings, basic energetics, properties and which herb companies carry them. Information about 60 Nutritional Supplements, with descriptions of how they are used and appropriate dosages. Listings of 1200+ Herbal Formulas from 30 Herb Companies classified into 102 Product Categories. This system helps you compare herbal formulas in the marketplace and look for the products and dosage forms (e.g. capsule, tincture, glycerite, tea) that work best for you. Basic Health Therapies that are useful for a variety of conditions.Profiles of the 32 Product Companies whose products are featured in the book, including information about their quality control and company philosophy.--Amazon.com
"The practical herbal reference for everyone"--Cover.
455 p. ; 28 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 455).