How to Make and Use Herbal Remedies to Strengthen the Nervous System. A Storey BASICS¨ Title
Author: Rosemary Gladstar
Pubpsher: Storey Publishing
Category: Health & Fitness
Treat stress, anxiety, depression, and more with simple herbal remedies that calm your mind, build a healthy nervous system, and promote lasting peace. In this informative guide, renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar profiles 21 herbs proven to be effective at soothing common ailments like insomnia, panic attacks, skin conditions, and migraines. With simple directions for making herbal mixtures that can be used in delicious teas, tinctures, and capsules, Gladstar shows you how to harness the power of nature to achieve a more relaxed and fulfilling life. Ê
Beauty doesn’t have to be costly, nor does it need to negatively affect the environment. You can be beautiful while keeping your body healthy. There are beauty recipes that utilize all-organic ingredients. That’s one of the lessons included in this collection of three books. Other topics discussed are herbal remedies and natural beauty care guide.
Homemade Herbal Medicine Interested in using plants and herbal healing? Learn the basics of herbalism today! Herbs are miraculous saviors for a long list of issues you can easily handle at home: colds and flus, inflammation, even health maladies as complex as gut health and adrenal fatigue. But do herbs really work? Can they really help you feel empowered, and take control over at least some of your health? The resounding answer you will find in this book: Yes! Depending on the culture, country, or region, there are hundreds of traditions of herbal practice that existed long before the advent of modern-day medicine. In fact, while "conventional medicine" may seem like the more dominant form of healing, the World Health Organization marks traditional and herbal medicine the most prevalent form of healing in the world. In the pages ahead, you will find all the basics-and ultimately the TRUTH-of today's front-line herbal remedies, supported by a combination of ancient knowledge and modern research. Learn how to harvest, store, and make herbal preparations; use a reference guide to immediately know what herbs to use for which ailments-and learn all about the author's Top 5 Herbs most safe and useful for home medicine, plus 25 more studied and traditionally respected herbs for you to branch out for further learning! Perhaps you are a beginning herbalist just starting out on your own path to education, learning, and healing practice. Or, you are a passionate lover of herbs already, wanting to hone their techniques to the top-rated herbs of today. Either way, with this book you will have both the research and traditional knowledge right here at your fingertips-all so you can effortlessly dig into and navigate the complex world of herbalism, and all the myriad plants you can possibly master. Why you must have this book: * A succinct, compact, and easy-to-read guide that primes the beginner-and informs the expert * Multiple angles on herbal healing: from traditional and modern perspectives together * Over 50 pages that fully prepare you for becoming your own at-home, kitchen herbalist * Outlines only the safest, easy-to-use herbs-with safety recommendations where needed * Learn how to make your own very basic home preparations for your personal health * Understand when and why homemade medicine is better than store-bought supplements * Essential oils, their safety and correct use, as well as the best herbs choices for oils out there * This book will give you the confidence to ultimately take your own health in your own hands, save money, and feel empowered in your own wellness and healing! The benefits you'll receive from 'Homemade Herbal Medicine:' * How to prepare very basic teas, infusions, salves, oils, tinctures, and herbal vinegars * The benefits of the author's 30 favorite herbs, all of which are the most studied and esteemed by traditional folklore, ancient practice, science, and research combined * A wonderful guide of the Most Common Maladies, and the different ways herbs can be used to restore health for each issue * Learn how to handle colds, flus, headaches, anxiety, arthritis pain, skin problems, minor infections, cuts, stomach ailments, fibromyalgia pain, and so much more * The importance of what specific herbs and herbal preparations to use for certain issues-when infusions are better than essential oils, and when tinctures are better than supplements * Learn, most of all, how plants can change your life! Equip yourself with basics, knowledge, and all the how-to's on beginning herbalism. Interested in learning more? Let this book be the guide that changes the way you think and handle health at home!
Herbal treatments and aromatherapy are valuable, time-proven, natural approaches to a healthy and more comfortable pregnancy and birth as well as a successful breastfeeding experience. Herbalist, instructor, and midwife Demetria Clark explains everything a woman needs to know about using herbs and essential oils during this important time of life. Demetria explains which specific essential oils can help with particular physical and emotional challenges that commonly affect women during pregnancy and birth. She also explains how essential oils are made and their various purposes and applications, including infusions, topical preparations, and air dispersal via sprays and diffusers. Readers will find practical tips on how to purchase essential oils and use them safely, along with a list of essential oils to avoid during pregnancy and postpartum. A reference section covers both common herbs and those typically familiar only to herbal practitioners. Descriptions include which conditions an herb is best suited for and when that herb should not be used. Demetria provides the botanical name of each herb so it can be identified regardless of the common name it's sold under. In addition, she offers basic information on how to make herbal remedies at home and how to grow, gather, and prepare herbs from fresh plants.
Newly revised and updated, this is the definitive reference on herbal plants and their medicinal properties - for those seeking natural remedies to improve their health and wellbeing. Detailed descriptions, constituents, benefits, and uses for over 550 plants. Practical how-to, home-made remedies for more than 80 ailments, from headaches to coughs; acne to arthritis. Written by Andrew Chevallier, a fellow of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists, this book includes the latest scientific research and safety guidance. This is the unrivalled guide to natural healing, with advice you can trust.
Your personal guide to unlocking the natural healing power of herbs Put your health in your own hands with time-tested treatments. From the creators of the New York Times bestseller Essential Oils for Beginners, The Practical Herbal Medicine Handbook offers basic techniques and effective herbal treatments for everyday ailments, wellness, and beauty. • More than 100 everyday herbal remedies to treat common ailments such as headaches, bruises, and leg cramps • Step by step techniques for buying, making, and growing herbal medicine • Discover the 44 most common and effective healing herbs with the A-Z apothecary • Reduce stress, soothe insomnia, and enhance your memory naturally with herbal remedies for your mental health and well-being The Practical Herbal Medicine Handbook provides a natural path to feeling better and improving your overall sense of wellness.
This comprehensive, full-color guide provides detailed, easy-to-follow instructions for making and using approximately 250 herbal medicines at home, including practical tips and numerous effective formulas developed and tested by the authors, both expert herbalists with years of experience. Readers who appreciate the health-giving properties of herbal medicines but are discouraged by the high price of commercial products can now make their own preparations for a fraction of the cost. The authors tell you everything you need to know about harvesting, preparing, and administering herbs in many different forms, including fresh, bulk dried herbs, capsules, extracts in water, alcohol, glycerin, vinegar and oil, and even preparations like essential oils and flower essences. The book also covers topical applications of herbs as salves, lotions, poultices, tooth powders, ear drops, and more, and includes an extensive chapter on herbal hydrotherapy. The Modern Herbal Dispensary explains why different preparations of the same herb will obtain better results, demonstrating how capsules, teas, tinctures, or glycerites of the same plant will not have exactly the same effect on the body. Leading herbalists Thomas Easley and Steven Horne have tested and proven the herbal formulas they offer, along with suggestions for treating more than one hundred illnesses. They lay out the principles of herbal formulation and also provide instructions on how to prepare single herbs, a procedure that has been largely ignored in other references. More comprehensive than any other guide, thoroughly researched, beautifully illustrated, and presented with ease of use in mind, this book will take its place as the premier reference for those who want to produce all the herbal remedies they need, and to save money in the process. From the Trade Paperback edition.