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Herbs for Home Treatment: A Guide to Using Herbs for First Aid and Common Health Problems

Herbs for Home Treatment: A Guide to Using Herbs for First Aid and Common Health Problems
 

Explains the advantages of using herbs, and provides herbal remedies to cure common ailments, and improve general health. This title provides advice on creating your own apothecary with a small number of versatile herbs. It also includes information on dosages, possible allergies... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781900322423
Published 18 May 2009 by Green Books
Format Paperback, 1st edition
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Author(s) By Newton, Anna
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ISBN-13 9781900322423
ISBN-10 1900322420
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Green Books
Imprint Green Books
Publication Date 18 May 2009
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, 1st edition
Edition 1st
Author(s) By Newton, Anna
Category Award Winning
Traditional Medicine & Remedies
Alternative Therapies, Healing & Health
Number of Pages 200
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 18mm
Weight 590g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Alternative Therapies & Health
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 615.321
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

In At Home with Herbs Anna Newton explains the advantages of using herbs, and provides herbal remedies to cure common ailments, and improve general health. She provides easy to follow advice on creating your own apothecary with a small number of versatile herbs. You can learn how to: prevent and treat common illnesses with a small number of natural herbs; avoid some of the adverse side-effects that are common with chemical-based medicines; grow and store herbs, and create tinctures, oils and ointments for a home apothecary.This user-friendly guide to herbs and their medicinal properties explains how to deal with common illnesses, including problems of the digestive, respiratory, circulatory and nervous systems, and suggests essential herbs as well as those which are also useful to have in the cupboard. It also offers advice on how to get the best out of herbs for general health, including how to maintain energy levels, increase stamina, and improve your mood. It provides information on dosages, possible allergies, and when to seek professional help. It also gives guidance on how to make your own apothecary and first-aid kit for when travelling abroad, and a list of retailers of herbs and professionnal herbalists.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of British Book Design & Production Award: Environmental 2009
NZ Review 'This book inspires and instructs with clarity and accuracy' Jekka McVicar. 'This book is brilliant! Clear, concise and can be dipped into when specific information is required. We thoroughly recommend it' Brian Hay, MD of Culpeper UK. 'Filled with safe and easy-to-use herbal recipes, this book is an essential companion - showing you how to use herbs for all your family' Sebastian Pole, founder of Pukka Herbs.

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Author's Bio

Anna Newton studied Herbal Medicine at the University of Wales, and has worked as a medical herbalist for Neal's Yard in Cheltenham for the past 6 years. Anna is a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists and the College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy.

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