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Encyclopedia Of Herbal Medicine: 550 Herbs and Remedies for Common Ailments

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Good source for beginners to learn about medicinal uses of plants and herbs, as well as how to distill your own teas, tinctures, essential oils, etc. There were a few things I was side-eyeing, such as including points about homeopathy and the certain claims about severe illnesses like AIDS and cancer. Summary: Offers a home reference guide to 550 key herbs with all their uses as remedies for common ailments. Did you also know that there are around 70,000 species of plant that have been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years? Similarly, the author knows that we are all often underwhelmed by the response of traditional medidicine and that women inparticular tend to feel like our problems are not fully addressed.

I would love to see the author and DK maybe condense the book down into a collection of pockets sized books so we can take them out and about with us! Personalised advertising may be considered a “sale” or “sharing” of information under California and other state privacy laws, and you may have a right to opt out. To his credit, Chevalier is careful to warn about plants' toxicity, allergens, which ones shouldn't be taken during pregnancy, and which should only be taken under professional supervision. The helpful instructions are easy to follow so you can start your own medicinal garden with the best know-how.Whether you're a natural health newbie or an experienced herbalist, the Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine is the unrivalled guide to natural healing, with practical recipes and advice you can trust. Dive deep into the pages of this nature book to discover: - An unrivalled and expanded range of herbs, showcasing more than 560 plants and their properties, as well as remedy lists for almost 150 ailments, from stress to skin problems. In addition to a compendium of 550 herbs, their medicinal uses, their place in folklore, chemical properties, preferred environments, where to find them, and lots of color photographs, the book also contains an overview of the histories of plant medicine in various cultures, step by step guides on how to make infusions, decoctions, poultices, ointments, etc. Andrew Chevallier is an experienced medical herbalist, healer, and author of books on botanical medicine. Uumlber den AutorrnrnAndrew Chevallier FNIMH, MCIPP is a medical herbalist, healer, and author of books on botanical medicine, including the Herbal Remedies Handbook (DK, 2018).

Introducing the newly revised Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine, a one-stop healing book with everything you need to know about herbs, featuring a detailed layout of over 550 plants and their medicinal properties, with advice on how to sow, grow, and harvest your very own herb garden! If you are using Adblock or another pop-up blocker, please disable it for a few minutes to complete your payment.He is a fellow and past-president of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists, and a member of the College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy. However, the ever-growing pressure of balancing family life with a career leaves a lot of room for aches and ailments, including stress and anxiety, not to mention a lot of today’s green-fingered gardeners simply lack time for growing herbs! And I can certainly understand why some readers would turn to medicines that can be grown cheaply at home.

Did you know that today, more than 50 percent of all traditional, western, and pharmaceutical medicines can be traced back to plants in some way? This comprehensive book of expert advice teaches you how to grow your own herbs, harvest plants from the wild, and process ingredients to create your own cabinet of natural remedies, all with safety in mind. Nearly filed this in the magic section of my library but relented and included it in health because I'm sure some remedies do work on the law of averages and as yet undiscovered medical compounds. I received a free copy of this audiobook from the author, narrator, or publisher at my request and am voluntarily leaving this honest review.Learn how to safely and effectively process the correct parts of the plants to encourage holistic and healthy healing. I'm going to send a message really hoping that she expands because there were a couple of them in there that aren't in here that I would love to see.

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