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Herbal Medicine Books
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Although it's not my favorite to refer to herbs as antibiotics, you may enjoy reading adventure stories of. This is a detailed guide to help you be a successful and well-fed forager of edible wild plants. Already a Member but don't have an online account. Biographies of Botanists and Herbalists If you should ever grow tired of reading about plants, this book is filled with good in.
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Healing herbs and their many medicinal wonders have always fascinated me. What fascinates me even more than medicinal herbs, though, is that we have in the past several decades turned to expensive pharmaceuticals to treat our many ailments instead of referring to time-tested herbal medicines. A lot of conventional pharmaceuticals are indeed rendered from natural sources, but through processing, those beneficial compounds that were once found in herbal remedies are now synthesized in a laboratory in order to mass produce other drugs. Processed food at one time came from a natural source, but over the course of time the desire to mass produce food has led to low-quality food made in lab kitchens rather than grown on farms and cooked in kitchens. Now before anyone gets too mad at me for saying that I claim all pharmaceuticals are bad, I will beat you to the punch and simply say that there are many conventional pharmaceutical drugs that have saved lives and improved the quality of life for many. There are certainly always those exceptions to be made. However, I believe natural and holistic medicines are far too underutilized and could do wonders in preventive healthcare, as well as treatment when used correctly.
The introduction alone is useful, highlighting some of the common reasons to use herbs and natural remedies; she lists facts that are eye openers and refreshing. Join us in the Lone Star state to explore ways to save money and live efficiently. Hardcoverpages. Herbal Roots Zine?
This book is an almost perfect balance of practical and philosophical introductions to herbalism. These books go beyond simply looking at plants to better understand how to work with people, taking charge of your health and well-being begins here. He also asserts that herbs are best suited to address general patterns of imbalance, rather than used as drugs to address specific medical conditions. Whether you want to treat a wound or fight the common cold, herbal diagnosis and how to use herbs in a clinical setting.Herbal geeks everywhere will love this book. Friend Reviews. Jan 29, Karen rated it it was amazing. Sample a few styles and pay attention to which voice, or discipline resonates best with you and your goals for holistic health.
Neither do I, but this book is incredibly inspiring and beautiful and covers an plants found in North America. Pricey, but if you love TCM and western herbs it is a great investment. Her secret skill is in maintaining this sense of magic and empowerment, without dissolving into metaphysical fluff. Why Use Herbs.