The Complete Home Guide to Herbs, Natural Healing, and Nutrition

The Complete Home Guide to Herbs, Natural Healing, and Nutrition. Echinacea and gingko biloba are well-known herbal remedies for a variety of common ailments, including colds and memory loss. However, the vast majority of herbal remedies are underutilized as treatments or preventatives for a variety of conditions, ranging from insomnia to rheumatoid arthritis to heart disease. Jill Rosemary Davies, herbalist and author of THE COMPLETE HOME GUIDE TO HERBS, NATURAL HEALTH, AND NUTRITION, explains how to promote good health by understanding the body and how a variety of healing plants affect it. She teaches you how to use herbs as potent tools for natural healing as well as how to incorporate them into a healthy lifestyle through nutrition and exercise. Additionally, you will discover:

Sections on cleansing, immunity, life stages, and body systems; a comprehensive A-Z of diseases and treatments; and a first aid section. Making herbal teas, decoctions, tinctures, ointments, and oils at home is easy with these instructions.

And, because the herbs featured in this book are widely available in health food stores, drug stores, and grocery stores—and some may even grow in your own backyard—incorporating a broader variety of beneficial herbs into your life will be made even easier. You’ll feel as if you’ve stumbled upon one of Mother Nature’s best-kept secrets when you open the book to any page.