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Homegrown Healing

Traditional Home Remedies from Mexico

Author: Annette Sandoval

Publisher: Berkley


Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 180

View: 4639

A quick-reference guide listed in an alphabetized format reveals many natural Mexican home remedies used for centuries to cure ailments such as headaches, cramps, coughs, depression, and more, all of which can be created in one's own kitchen. Original.

Traditional Home Remedies

Time-tested Methods for Staying Well--the Natural Way

Author: Martha White

Publisher: Time Life Education

ISBN: 9780783548685

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 9859

A collection of timeless home remedies for curing common illnesses and complaints.

Vinegar Socks

Natural Remedies to Cure Your Ailments

Author: Karin Berndl,Nici Hofer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781784880149

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 112

View: 5398

Karin Berndl and Nici Hofer are firm believers in the power of natural remedies. In Vinegar Socks, they share 40 traditional home remedies that have been handed down through the generations and are tried and tested in curing common ailments and illnesses, all of which can be made easily at home using store-cupboard ingredients. Discover the amazing healing properties of nature's abundance and find drug-free relief with these invaluable at-home solutions. Concoctions include vinegar socks for a fever (wearing soaked vinegar socks stimulates the blood flow and lowers the temperature as well as mobilizing the immune system), tummy tea to cure flatulence, horseradish necklace to treat a fever, and sap ointment for wounds. With cute styling and a strong design element, Vinegar Socks is the only book you'll need this fall to ensure you stay in perfect health.

Traditional Home Remedies

Author: Owen Jones

Publisher: Owen Jones

ISBN: 1329626753


Page: N.A

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Macrobiotic Home Remedies

Your Guide to Traditional Healing Techniques

Author: Michio Kushi,Marc Van Cauwenberghe

Publisher: Square One Pub

ISBN: 9780757002694

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 208

View: 9597

It is simple in its approach and powerful in its effect--a diet of natural foods and the use of non-invasive home remedies made from natural food products, designed to eliminate many symptoms of disease and strengthen your body's healing power. It is a philosophy of healing rooted in centuries-old traditions. In the past, these traditions were passed from generation to generation by word of mouth. Today, the macrobiotic movement embodies these dietary principles of natural healing. Michio Kushi, a leading figure in this movement, has spent his life teaching thousands of people the macrobiotic way to health. Here is an easy-to-understand book that puts his knowledge right at your fingertips. Macrobiotic Home Remedies is a comprehensive self-help guide to hundreds of effective, natural healing methods that can be used alone or in conjunction with more standard remedies--methods that heal without drugs or invasive treatments. The book is divided into three sections. Part One begins by explaining the philosophy and healing concepts underlying the macrobiotic approach. It then goes on to examine various foods and their healing properties as well as basic home remedies. Part Two details external home therapies and techniques--including over two hundred healing preparations. Illustrations are provided throughout this section. Part Three presents an A-to-Z reference to over two hundred common health disorders. Within each entry you will find a general explanation of the problem, including the macrobiotic view, and helpful suggestions for relief. For years, Michio Kushi has dedicated his life to teaching the macrobiotic way to better health. Now the wealth of his knowledge is available to you and your family in this complete guide to this gentle, yet effective, art of healing.

The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies

Based on the Timeless Wisdom of India's 5,000-Year-Old Medical System

Author: Vasant Lad, M.A.Sc.

Publisher: Harmony

ISBN: 0307815919

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 336

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Based on the ancient healing tradition from India that dates back thousands of years, The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies offers natural alternatives to conventional medicines and treatments with practical advice and easy-to-follow instructions. Dr. Vasant Lad, a leading authority in this field, has created an invaluable guide to treating common ailments and chronic problems with strategies tailored to your personal needs based on your dosha. Dr. Lad first explains the principles behind the science of Ayurveda, exploring the physical and psychological characteristics of each of the three doshas, or mind-body types--vata, pitta, and kapha. Once you have determined which type or combination of types you are, Dr. Lad helps you to begin your journey to the ultimate "state of balance" and well-being. Dr. Lad explains why certain imbalances often result in illness and shows you how to restore your body to natural order. You'll learn which traditional Ayurvedic remedies--herbal teas and formulas, essential oils, meditation, yoga--offer relief from a variety of conditions, such as cold and flu symptoms, headaches, toothaches, sore throats, high cholesterol, vision problems, anxiety, and depression. Dr. Lad also shows you how to use diet and specific Ayurvedic techniques to prevent future illness and to promote body consciousness and healthy living. The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies enables us all to experience the benefits of Ayurveda's healing properties that have been refined over thousands of years. All of the herbs, foods, and oils Dr. Lad recommends can be found in local health food stores or through mail-order catalogs. Complete with an extensive glossary and resource list, this is the definitive guide to natural, safe, and effective remedies, everyday keys to a lifetime of vitality and well-being. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Los Remedios

Traditional Herbal Remedies of the Southwest

Author: Michael Moore

Publisher: UNM Press

ISBN: 0890135800

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 120

View: 4185

A wealth of information about herbal remedies native to the Southwest, infused with wisdom, wit, and personal reminiscences.

Traditional Home and Herbal Remedies

Author: Jan de Vries

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1780570538

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 1302

Today, more and more people are beginning to rediscover the healing powers of roots and plants. Indeed, some of the most frequently prescribed and powerful drugs are based on plant extracts. Jan de Vries has researched as far back as the twelfth century and has recorded the folk wisdom of various countries, learning from them the popular remedies passed on by their forebears. In Traditional Home and Herbal Remedies, he shares some of these secrets with his readers. Everyone who agrees with his philosophy that nature has a way to help every illness will find this book an invaluable source of information and encouragement.

The People's Pharmacy Quick & Handy Home Remedies

Q&As for Your Common Ailments

Author: Joe Graedon,Terry Graedon

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426207115


Page: 263

View: 9845

A guide to healing foods and home remedies reported to and verified by Joe and Terry Graedon, including their carefully researched responses on how and why such treatments work. The core of this title is organized as Q&As between the general public and the Graedons. It contains as much information as a voluminous encyclopedia of home remedies, yet it's quick, easy, inviting, and fun to read, with the same friendly and authoritative personality conveyed in their popular call-in radio show. The Graedons also offer a dozen new recipes for food so good for you, it serves as preventive medicine. Organized alphabetically by ailment and then, within each of those, by food or remedy. Offers the basics of three standard diets for health, weight control, and fitness, along with a dozen new recipes for preparing food to match the diets. Includes a helpful index and cross-referencing system, making the book both a good shelf reference and an entertaining browse. This book builds on the reputation of The People's Pharmacy and adds the extra value that comes from a partnership with National Geographic.


Author: Dr. Manisha Vinayak Shirodkar


ISBN: 1365136272


Page: N.A

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1801 Home Remedies

Author: Editors at Reader's Digest

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1621452190

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 448

View: 5419

Doctor-approved do-it-yourself treatments for more than 100 health complaints! You don’t have to run to the doctor for every bruise, backache, cut, or cold. Chances are, the solution you need is right at hand. From bee stings to bunions, heat rash to hiccups, warts to wrinkles, here are doctor-approved treatments for more than 100 health complaints—remedies that are easy, safe, clever, and effective. Learn how to use: • ginger to reduce arthritis pain • acupressure to ease a toothache • tennis balls to stop snoring • crushed aspirin tablets to soften a corn • dandelion to flush out kidney stones • a mustard footbath to ease a headache plus discover the 20 Top Household Healers you should keep on hand for emergencies, from aloe vera to baking soda to zinc. Long before the age of high-tech medicine, people healed themselves at home using time-tested techniques. With the help of our board of medical advisors and modern-day scientific research, Reader’s Digest has selected the very best herbs, foods, and household healers to help you feel better fast, without expensive drugs and with fewer side effects.

Hoosier Home Remedies

Author: Varro E. Tyler

Publisher: Purdue University Press

ISBN: 9780911198836

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 212

View: 7431

With a sense of urgency, Dr. Tyler has collected and transcribed some 750 folk remedies still alive in the memories of more than 175 Hoosier-area correspondents. The pharmacologist, who has thirty years experience with natural-product remedies, fears these cures will soon be forgotten, since modern medicine usually writes them off as hoax, and those who practice them are becoming fewer and fewer. By suggesting further investigation of some remedies, warning readers against downright dangerous cures, and noting the constitutive ingredients of those proven effective, Tyler invites further illumination of this shady region between superstition and science while entertaining his reader with much fascinating medical tore. Hoosiers, folklore followers, physicians, and pharmacologists will appreciate the meticulous clarity of Tyler's scientific commentary on folk medicines.

Chinese Home Remedies

Harnessing Ancient Wisdom for Self-healing: Easyread Super Large 24pt Edition

Author: Lihua Wang


ISBN: 1442971088

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 444

View: 9043

The Country Almanac of Home Remedies

Time-Tested & Almost Forgotten Wisdom for Treating Hundreds of Common Ailments, Aches & Pains Quickly and Naturally

Author: Brigitte Mars,Chrystle Fiedler

Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)

ISBN: 1592336310

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 287

View: 8877

Presents a collection of popular, all-natural, traditional remedies for a variety of common ailments, ranging from backache and sunburns to ear infections and gout.

The Top 100 Traditional Remedies

100 Home Remedies for Health and Well-Being

Author: Sarah Merson

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

ISBN: 9781844833184

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 128

View: 7197

Collects a vast array of tried-and-true treatments for common ailments, each of which is accompanied by basic background information on the properties and actions of each remedy. Original.

Traditional Remedies for Modern Families

How to Avoid Unnecessary Trips to the Doctor by Using Natures Own Best Treatments for Common Ailments

Author: Sarah Pope

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781519515285


Page: 236

View: 3525

In THE HEALTHY HOME ECONOMIST(r) GUIDE: TRADITIONAL REMEDIES FOR MODERN FAMILIES, Sarah Pope offers practical, natural solutions for a wide variety of common ailments. Most are traditional and have been used for centuries, if not longer, but some are more modern and are only available due to more recent discoveries.

The Complete Guide to Natural Home Remedies

Author: Mark Evans

Publisher: Lorenz Books

ISBN: 9780754800125

Category: Reference

Page: 128

View: 8525

A fully illustrated consumer's guide to natural home remedies, set out in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step style.

Home Remedies from the Old South

Author: Emily Thacker

Publisher: James Direct, Inc.

ISBN: 1623970334

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: N.A

View: 2506

Researchers report Honey and Vinegar are two of the most wonderful, healthful universally accepted remedies known to mankind. Now over 40 ways to use Honey and Vinegar for healing, health, beauty and weight loss are yours to acquaint you with a book of rediscovered natural home remedies of the Old South. Southern mothers and nannies used natural ingredients like egg, herbs, milk, honey and other kitchen staples for everything from backache to arthritis, insomnia, headaches, etc. An now, after years of research, OVER 700 HOME REMEDIES trusted by generations of Southerners are yours to enjoy in Home Remedies from the Old South. You’ll learn how Grandma used: • Ammonia for headaches • Tasty berries for asthma • Onion & vinegar for corns • Sauerkraut to stop overeating • Vinegar & egg mixture for body aches • Dandelion tea for urinary infection • Natural mixtures for arthritis • And that’s just for starters You’ll find remedies Southerners used for nose bleeds, colds, sinus, sexual dysfunction, gout, hangovers and other ailments. Plus over 150 beauty remedies on caring for skin, hair, eyes, feet, as well as: • Relaxing baths & body rubs • Body packs and facial masks using staples in your fridge • Orange juice for eye wrinkles • Lemons, cream, tomatoes, flowers, eggs are a few of the concoctions for beauty used by Southern Belles.

Rainforest Home Remedies

The Maya Way to Heal you Body and Replenish Your Soul

Author: Rosita Arvigo,Nadine Epstein

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062030418

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 240

View: 2506

Rainforest Healing from Your Home and Garden Find alternatives to chemical anti-depressants and painkillers in your spice rack. Learn about natural anti-itch salves for insect bites. Soothe and relieve envy, grief, sadness, and fear the Maya way. Rid your house of negative energy with a Maya cleansing ritual. Try the easy-to-make bronchitis remedy.

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