Fully updated with the latest developments in herbal science, this practical and useful guide offers comprehensive descriptions of herbal treatments for cancer, arthritis, colds, and influenza. It shows how to gain and maintain health through a holistic approach, with information on simple herb remedies, and descriptions of more than 140 Western herbs and 31 Chinese herbs. The Way of Herbs is an essential manual for gaining and maintaining good health through a holistic approach, a natural path to well-being and is “the one book that should be in everyone’s library” (William McGarey, MD). Discover: *The three functions of herbs *Eight traditional methods of herbal therapy *The benefits of a balanced diet *Herbal treatments for cancer, herpes, acne, arthritis, back pain, weight problems, colds, and flu *Detailed descriptions, use, and dosage for more than 140 Western herbs and 31 important Chinese herbs *How to purchase, grow, and store herbs *A new, extensive directory of herbal health-care stores “The first herb book that effectively blends Eastern, European, and American Indian healing traditions” (Steven Foster, director of the American Center for Herb Study).
A major work integrating the herbal traditions of the East with those of the West by the bestselling author of The Way of Herbs. This practical handbook and reference guide is a landmark publication in this field. For unprecedented usefulness in practical applications, the author provides a comprehensive listing of the more than 400 medicinal herbs available in the west, classified according to their chemical constituents, properties and actions, indicated uses and suggested dosages.
Your Complete Guide to the Natural Magic of Herbs, Flowers, Essential Oils, and More
Author: Arin Murphy-Hiscock
Pubpsher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
“For covens who prefer meeting outdoors, perhaps in a garden or a deep forest clearing, The Green Witch is a delightful guide to nature magic. It’s filled with practical recipes for herbal blends and potions, the properties of essential oils, and lots of ideas for healing and relaxation.” —Bustle Discover the power of natural magic and healing through herbs, flowers, and essential oils in this new guide to green witchcraft. At her core, the green witch is a naturalist, an herbalist, a wise woman, and a healer. She embraces the power of nature; she draws energy from the Earth and the Universe; she relies on natural objects like stones and gems to commune with the land she lives off of; she uses plants, flowers, oils, and herbs for healing; she calls on nature for guidance; and she respects every living being no matter how small. In The Green Witch, you will learn the way of the green witch, from how to use herbs, plants, and flowers to make potions and oils for everyday healing as well as how crystals, gems, stones, and even twigs can help you find balance within. You’ll discover how to find harmony in Earth’s great elements and connect your soul to every living creature. This guide also contains directions for herbal blends and potions, ritual suggestions, recipes for sacred foods, and information on how to listen to and commune with nature. Embrace the world of the green witch and discover what the power of nature has in store for you.
Growing up in the Carpethian Mountains under a communist era regime and with the link to historical natural methods, Alternative Medicine was the way of life. Since birth watching the older and wise women making remedies in form of teas, tinctures, decoctions and oil extracts, Cami learned from her grandmother and others as it was natural in the mountain region. The Communists used the school children in this Pine Tree, Birch and high altitude region to meet quotas of kilograms and kilograms of different medicinal flowers, herbs, berries and sometimes mushrooms to the government. The students, including Cami, were first taught everything about the Medicinal Herbs how to identify and pick up this plants. What medicines and pharmaceuticals the plants would be used for and their natural healing properties. It was fascinating for her to learn and experience all this plants and flowers and to find out that when hundreds of flowers would blossom in the grassy fields each had their amazing healing properties. There were also school internships to the Herbal Medicine Pharmacies where she learned exactly how they combined the herbs to create Medicinal Teas and how to extract oils from the herbs. With the background in Herbal Medicine and Herbal research coupled with over two decades of Herbal Medicinal Remedies identifications and study, Alternative Medicine and healthy organic living became a lifestyle. Now as a mother and wife, it is a great knowledge to have and to be able to apply. Miracle Herbs is a way of helping and guiding those suffering from different sicknesses, bad lifestyles and diseases seeking an alternative natural medicine. Most people regret having to take pharmaceutical medication for a cold, a mild virus or a headache, Miracle Herbs will show you that instead of a pill you can be relived by having 2-4 cups of herbal tea per day and have the same if not better healing effect. The Miracle Herbs book has The Plants, The Description of the Plants, The Medicinal Uses and How to Use it. In many cases today you can find the pre mixed, Essences, Oils Extracts, powder and Teas almost in every Health Store and let Miracle Herbs be your guide. It will help you how to find what you looking for and how to use the remedies.
Did you know there’s a powerful herbal medicine chest in your kitchen? Imagine being prepared for that next cold, scrape, headache, digestive issue, stressful day, or sleepless night with simple ingredients from your cupboard. Instead of pills, reach for: Cinnamon Tea to soothe your throat . . . Garlic Hummus to support your immune system . . . Ginger Lemon Tea for cold and flu symptoms . . . Cayenne Salve to relieve sore muscles . . . Cardamom Chocolate Mousse Cake for heart health . . . A glass of Spiced Cold Brew Coffee as a powerful antioxidant . . . Alchemy of Herbs will show you how to transform common ingredients into foods and remedies that heal. What were once everyday flavorings will become your personal kitchen apothecary. While using herbs can often seem complicated or costly, this book offers a way to learn that’s as simple and inexpensive as cooking dinner. With the guidance of herbalist Rosalee de la Forêt, you’ll understand how to match the properties of each plant to your own unique needs, for a truly personalized approach to health for you and your family. In addition to offering dozens of inspiring recipes, Rosalee examines the history and modern-day use of 29 popular herbs, supporting their healing properties with both scientific studies and in-depth research into herbal energetics. Grow your knowledge of healing herbs and spices, and start using nature’s pharmacy to feed, heal, and nurture your whole family!
It is 1870 and railway workers and their families have flocked to the wild and inhospitable moorland known as Batty Green to build a viaduct on the Midland Railway Company’s ambitious new Leeds to Carlisle Line. Among them are three very different women – tough widow Molly, honest and God-fearing Mary Pratt, and Helen Parker, downtrodden by her husband and seeking a better life. When tragedy strikes, the lives of the three women are bound together, and each is forced to confront the secrets and calamities that threaten to tear their families apart.