Clinical Herbalism

Clinical Herbalism
Author: Rachel Lord
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2021-06-25
ISBN 10: 9780323721769
ISBN 13: 0323721761
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Herbalism Book Review:

The only textbook of its kind, Clinical Herbalism: Plant Wisdom from East and West is an ideal resource for anyone interested in herbal therapy. With comprehensive, clearly written coverage of Western and Chinese herbs for each body system, this brand-new text offers case histories, along with easy-to-understand instructions for preparing tinctures, percolations, dual extractions, and much more. Integration of Western and Chinese herbal therapeutics presents health challenges from an energetic context, making it especially useful for those with minimal Chinese Medicine training. Complete coverage addresses a wide variety of topics, including theory, wildcrafting, apothecary, herbal remedy-making, client interaction, and creating and dispensing formulas. Compendium of Western and Chinese herbs covers usages, contraindications, and herb-drug interactions with an emphasis on herbal safety. Comparison of Western diseases and Chinese syndromes helps pinpoint which herbs and formulas best match a person's health condition. Case histories present specific therapeutic principles and suggested formulas on conditions commonly faced by herbalists. Explicit instructions detail how to make salves, lotions, and syrups, plus tinctures, percolations, and dual extractions, including calculations, proportions, and worksheets. Functional medicine principles address the root causes of common chronic Western diseases.

Clinical Herbalism E Book

Clinical Herbalism   E Book
Author: Rachel Lord
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 576
Release: 2021-06-17
ISBN 10: 0323797032
ISBN 13: 9780323797030
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Herbalism E Book Book Review:

Integration of Western and Chinese herbal therapeutics presents health challenges from an energetic context, making it especially useful for those with minimal Chinese Medicine training. Complete coverage addresses a wide variety of topics, including theory, wildcrafting, apothecary, herbal remedy-making, client interaction, and creating and dispensing formulas. Compendium of Western and Chinese herbs covers usages, contraindications, and herb-drug interactions with an emphasis on herbal safety. Comparison of Western diseases and Chinese syndromes helps pinpoint which herbs and formulas best match a person’s health condition. Case histories present specific therapeutic principles and suggested formulas on conditions commonly faced by herbalists. Explicit instructions detail how to make salves, lotions, and syrups, plus tinctures, percolations, and dual extractions, including calculations, proportions, and worksheets. Functional medicine principles address the root causes of common chronic Western diseases.

Medical Herbalism

Medical Herbalism
Author: David Hoffmann
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 672
Release: 2003-10-24
ISBN 10: 1594778906
ISBN 13: 9781594778902
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medical Herbalism Book Review:

A foundational textbook on the scientific principles of therapeutic herbalism and their application in medicine • A complete handbook for the medical practitioner • Includes the most up-to-date information on preparations, dosage, and contraindications • By the author of The Complete Illustrated Holistic Herbal Medical Herbalism contains comprehensive information concerning the identification and use of medicinal plants by chemical structure and physiological effect, the art and science of making herbal medicine, the limitations and potential of viewing herbs chemically, and the challenge to current research paradigms posed by complex plant medicines. It also includes information on toxicology and contraindications, the issues involved in determining dosage and formulation types for an individual, guides to the different measurement systems and conversion tables, and the pros and cons of both industrial and traditional techniques. With additional sections devoted to the principles of green medicine, the history of Western Herbalism, the variety of other medical modalities using medicinal plants, an extensive resource directory, and a discussion of treatments organized by body system, Medical Herbalism is the comprehensive textbook all students and practitioners of clinical herbalism need to develop their healing practices.

Evolutionary Herbalism

Evolutionary Herbalism
Author: Sajah Popham
Publsiher: North Atlantic Books
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2019-04-30
ISBN 10: 1623173140
ISBN 13: 9781623173142
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Evolutionary Herbalism Book Review:

Weaving together herbal and medical traditions from around the world into a singular cohesive model, this groundbreaking book guides herbal practitioners to a comprehensive understanding of the practice and philosophy of healing with herbs. Sajah Popham presents an innovative approach to herbalism that considers the holistic relationship among plants, humans, and the underlying archetypal patterns in Nature. Organized in five parts moving from the microcosmic to the universal, this work explores a unique integration of clinical herbalism, Ayurveda, medical astrology, spagyric alchemy, and medical and esoteric traditions from across the world into a truly holistic system of plant medicine. A balance of the heart and the mind, the science and spirit of people and plants, Evolutionary Herbalism provides a holistic context for how plants can be used for transformational levels of healing for the body, spirit, and soul. For both the student herbalist and experienced practitioner, Popham's original perspectives guide readers to a more intimate, synergistic, and intuitive relationship with the plant kingdom, people, and Nature as a whole.

Energetic Herbalism

Energetic Herbalism
Author: Kat Maier
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2021-11-16
ISBN 10: 9781645020820
ISBN 13: 1645020827
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Energetic Herbalism Book Review:

In this indispensable new resource both for the home apothecary and clinical practitioners, a veteran herbalist brings alive the elemental relationships among traditional healing practices, ecological stewardship, and essential plant medicines. By honoring ancient wisdom and presenting it in an innovative way, Energetic Herbalism is a profound and practical guide to family and community care for those seeking to move beyond symptom relief and into a truly holistic framework of health. Throughout, author Kat Maier invites readers to explore their personal relationships with plants and their environs as they discover diverse models of healing. Inside Energetic Herbalism, you'll find: The elements and patterns of Ayurvedic doshas for greater self-awareness as well as positive lifestyle choices The relationship of well-being to the seasons through the brilliant lens of Chinese Five Element Theory, and how our emotional health is beautifully expressed through the Elements The roots and evolution of Vitalism, the traditional Western system of energetic medicine How to assess imbalances in the body using the elegant and intuitive vocabulary of the six tissue states, an emerging tool in Western herbalism The senses as the main tools for navigating through energetic herbalism A deep appreciation of the wisdom of indigenous peoples, which is the foundation of sacred plant traditions Through the rich herbal tradition of storytelling, Maier seamlessly blends theory and practice with her experience-tested herbal remedies and healing protocols. Maier stresses the critical message of how to address the challenge of threatened medicinal plant populations, offering practical and inspiriting methods for ensuring their survival. Many herbals boast a materia medica of more than 100 herbs, but in keeping with an emphasis on sustainable practice, Maier instead focuses in depth on 25 essential medicinal herbs that can be grown in most temperate climates and soils, including Dandelion Ashwagandha (Indian Ginseng) Goldenseal Burdock Calendula Echinacea Goldenrod Whether you are a seasoned clinical herbalist, an herbalist-in-training, or simply someone seeking to provide the best natural health care for your family, this book is a source of inspiration, insight, and answers you will return to again and again.

The Herbal Medic

The Herbal Medic
Author: Sam Coffman
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2014-10-15
ISBN 10: 9780692319918
ISBN 13: 0692319913
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Herbal Medic Book Review:

The Herbal Medic is a comprehensive guide for beginners, preppers and experienced herbalists alike that covers practical, clinical herbalism topics for home, remote and post-disaster environments. Written by a former Green Beret Medic with over 25 years' experience working with herbal medicine both in the field and in clinics around the world, this is a book that will open your eyes to the amazing possibilities of herbal medicine for everything from respiratory infections to speeding the recovery of broken bones and lacerations. In addition to chapters on how to effectively understand plant medicine and create formulas that work, this book also delves into subjects like dealing with venomous snake bites if there is no higher medical care available, distilling alcohol and making potent tinctures that will last for years, emergency childbirth, bacterial infections, setting up a safe and efficient clinic in a post-disaster environment.Aside from herbs referenced throughout the practical portion of the 350 information-packed pages, this book also includes very high-quality photos of 50 medicinal plants with in-depth explanation of identification, use, contraindications and more.

Spice Apothecary

Spice Apothecary
Author: Bevin Clare
Publsiher: Storey Publishing
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2020-06-23
ISBN 10: 1635860849
ISBN 13: 9781635860849
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Spice Apothecary Book Review:

Spices are universally recognized as a source of flavor and aromatics, but in cultures around the world, these plant parts have a long history as source of medicine. In Spice Apothecary, author Bevin Clare combines her training in herbalism and nutrition to inspire a return to the kitchen spice cabinet for better health and healing. Focusing on 19 common culinary spices that are easy to source and prized for their flavor, this practical guide highlights each spice’s role in supporting wellness goals and delivers creative and impactful ways to incorporate key health-boosting spices into everyday life. To bolster the immune system, chili, garlic, ginger, and mustard are best. Celery seed, parsley, and sage support kidney function, while the respiratory system benefits most from ginger, mint, and thyme. Learn the best way to harness each spice’s medicinal power, the proper way to store spices, and how to determine your daily dose. Then, prepare customized dried spice blends and use them in delicious dips, soups, sauces, and even sweets that deliver flavor and healing. This publication conforms to the EPUB Accessibility specification at WCAG 2.0 Level AA.

The Herbal Handbook

The Herbal Handbook
Author: David Hoffmann
Publsiher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
Total Pages: 240
Release: 1998-02
ISBN 10: 9780892817825
ISBN 13: 0892817828
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Herbal Handbook Book Review:

In this comprehensive guide, Hoffmann explains specific actions individual herbs have on the body and suggests herbal prescriptions for a variety of conditions. It includes a practical reference section listing the effects of various herbs, with prescriptions on how to use them for a wide range of illnesses.

Adaptogens in Medical Herbalism

Adaptogens in Medical Herbalism
Author: Donald R. Yance
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 672
Release: 2013-09-20
ISBN 10: 1620551314
ISBN 13: 9781620551318
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Adaptogens in Medical Herbalism Book Review:

A scientifically based herbal and nutritional program to master stress, improve energy, prevent degenerative disease, and age gracefully • Explains how adaptogenic herbs work at the cellular level to enhance energy production and subdue the pro-inflammatory state behind degenerative disease • Explores the author’s custom adaptogenic blends for the immune system, cardiovascular health, thyroid function, brain health, and cancer treatment support • Provides more than 60 monographs on herbs and nutritional compounds based on more than 25 years of clinical practice with thousands of patients Weaving together the ancient wisdom of herbalism and the most up-to-date scientific research on cancer, aging, and nutrition, renowned medical herbalist and clinical nutritionist Donald Yance reveals how to master stress, improve energy levels, prevent degenerative disease, and age gracefully with the elite herbs known as adaptogens. Yance’s holistic approach, called the Eclectic Triphasic Medical System (ETMS), is based on extensive scientific research, more than 25 years of clinical practice, and excellent results with thousands of patients. It centers on four interconnected groups of health tools: botanical formulations, nutritional supplements, diet, and lifestyle. Defining three categories for adaptogenic herbs, he explains how formulations should combine herbs from each category to create a synergistic effect. He provides more than 60 monographs on herbs and nutritional compounds as well as custom combinations to revitalize the immune system, build cardiovascular health, protect brain function, manage weight, and support cancer treatment. He explains the interplay of endocrine health, the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, thyroid function, and stress in the aging process and reveals how adaptogenic treatment begins at the cellular level with the mitochondria--the microscopic energy producers present in every living cell. Emphasizing spirituality, exercise, and diet in addition to herbal treatments and nutritional supplements, Yance’s complete lifestyle program explores how to enhance energy production in the body and subdue the proinflammatory state that lays the groundwork for nearly every degenerative disease, taking you from merely surviving to thriving.

Ayurvedic Herbology East West

Ayurvedic Herbology   East   West
Author: Vishnu Dass
Publsiher: Lotus Press
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2013
ISBN 10: 0940985071
ISBN 13: 9780940985070
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ayurvedic Herbology East West Book Review:

Ayurvedic Herbology East & West is a comprehensive and practical guide to Ayurvedic herbal medicine that focuses on traditional Ayurvedic herbs and formulas that are readily available in the west. Immportantly, it is one of the first books to categorize commonly used Western medicinal plants with Ayurvedic herbal energetics.

The Modern Herbal Dispensatory

The Modern Herbal Dispensatory
Author: Thomas Easley,Steven Horne
Publsiher: North Atlantic Books
Total Pages: 376
Release: 2016-11-29
ISBN 10: 162317080X
ISBN 13: 9781623170806
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Modern Herbal Dispensatory Book Review:

The definitive, full-color guide to making and using approximately 250 herbal medicines at home, with instructions for everything from harvesting to administering low-cost, DIY remedies. 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.

Herbal Voices

Herbal Voices
Author: Ethan B Russo,Anne Dougherty
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 396
Release: 2013-10-11
ISBN 10: 1135425183
ISBN 13: 9781135425180
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Herbal Voices Book Review:

Learn how traditional herbal practitioners are responding to the sudden, massive popularity of herbal medicine! Herbal Voices: American Herbalism Through the Words of American Herbalists examines how herbal practitioners who started in the 1960s and 1970s are reacting to the mainstream popularity of herbal medicine today. This unique book features interviews with 20 of America’s most prominent herbalists—focusing on their careers, their beliefs, and their perspectives on the contemporary herbal product boom in recent years. Also included is important information on herbal organizations, publications, schools, and companies where seeds and rootstock of endangered medicinal plants can be obtained, as well as a list of the United Plant Savers’ “At Risk” and “To Watch” medicinal plants. Herbal Voices synthesizes the words of a representative group of herbalists into a compelling picture of modern American herbalism as they offer their opinions on the roles of science, folklore, and spirituality in herbal medicine. This timely resource addresses controversial issues that arise within the herbal community, such as the endangered plant crisis, professionalism and licensure, and shifting the American consciousness toward a more Earth-centered way of life and health. In Herbal Voices, you’ll hear from many well-known herbal practitioners, including: Rosemary Gladstar—founder of The California School of Herbal Studies and United Plant Savers, co-founder of Sage Mountain Herbs, and author of Herbal Healing for Women and of the Sage Healing Way series James Green—former Director of The California School of Herbal Studies, a member of the advisory committee for United Plant Savers, and author of both The Herbal Medicine-Makers Handbook and The Male Herbal David Hoffmann—Fellow of Britain’s National Institute of Medical Herbalists, former President of the American Herbalists Guild, and author of The New Holistic Herbal, An Elder’s Herbal, and Therapeutic Herbalism Richo Cech—herbalist, owner of Horizon Herbs, executive board member of United Plant Savers, and author of Growing Your Garden Pharmacy Sharol Tilgner—licensed naturopathic physician, founder and current President of Wise Woman Herbals, Inc., editor of Herbal Transitions, associate editor of Medical Herbalism, and author of Herbal Medicines From the Heart of the Earth For the first time, these leading educators, clinicians, and business owners share the joys and pitfalls of practicing an age-old healing tradition in modern America. This rich resource of reflections fills a gap in the existing literature that will be useful for herbalists, herbal enthusiasts, historians, anthropologists, popular culturists, and holistic/alternative medical practitioners.

Medical Herbalism A Clinical Newsletter for the Herbal Practitioner

Medical Herbalism  A Clinical Newsletter for the Herbal Practitioner
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: OCLC:808738180
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medical Herbalism A Clinical Newsletter for the Herbal Practitioner Book Review:

The Wild Medicine Solution

The Wild Medicine Solution
Author: Guido Masé
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 328
Release: 2013-03-24
ISBN 10: 1620551519
ISBN 13: 9781620551516
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Wild Medicine Solution Book Review:

Restoring the use of wild plants in daily life for vibrant physical, mental, and spiritual health • Explains how 3 classes of wild plants--aromatics, bitters, and tonics--are uniquely adapted to work with our physiology because we coevolved with them • Provides simple recipes to easily integrate these plants into meals as well as formulas for teas, spirits, and tinctures • Offers practical examples of plants in each of the 3 classes, from aromatic peppermint to bitter dandelion to tonic chocolate As people moved into cities and suburbs and embraced modern medicine and industrialized food, they lost their connection to nature, in particular to the plants with which humanity coevolved. These plants are essential components of our physiologies--tangible reminders of cross-kingdom signaling--and key not only to vibrant physical health and prevention of illness but also to soothing and awakening the troubled spirit. Blending traditional herbal medicine with history, mythology, clinical practice, and recent findings in physiology and biochemistry, herbalist Guido Masé explores the three classes of plants necessary for the healthy functioning of our bodies and minds--aromatics, bitters, and tonics. He explains how bitter plants ignite digestion, balance blood sugar, buffer toxicity, and improve metabolism; how tonic plants normalize the functions of our cells and nourish the immune system; and how aromatic plants relax tense organs, nerves, and muscles and stimulate sluggish systems, whether physical, mental, emotional, or spiritual. He reveals how wild plants regulate our heart variability rate and adjust the way DNA is read by our cells, controlling the self-destructive tendencies that lead to chronic inflammation or cancer. Offering examples of ancient and modern uses of wild plants in each of the 3 classes--from aromatic peppermint to bitter dandelion to tonic chocolate--Masé provides easy recipes to integrate them into meals as seasonings and as central ingredients in soups, stocks, salads, and grain dishes as well as including formulas for teas, spirits, and tinctures. Providing a framework for safe and effective use as well as new insights to enrich the practice of advanced herbalists, he shows how healing “wild plant deficiency syndrome”--that is, adding wild plants back into our diets--is vital not only to our health but also to our spiritual development.

Clinical Handbook of Classical Chinese Herbalism

Clinical Handbook of Classical Chinese Herbalism
Author: Tim Rudowsky
Publsiher: CreateSpace
Total Pages: 204
Release: 2011
ISBN 10: 9781466354319
ISBN 13: 1466354313
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Handbook of Classical Chinese Herbalism Book Review:

This part-formulas text, part-clinical notebook approaches standard traditional Chinese herbal formulas in a unique and readily accessible format. With both the Chinese herbal medicine student and practicing clinician in mind, the Clinical Handbook concisely presents herbal formulas alphabetically with associated ingredients, dosages, source text quotations, specific preparation and decoction instructions, TCM anecdotes, and notes from master herbalists. In addition, all Shanghan lun and Jingui yaolue prescriptions are all paired with quotations from those texts along with fastidiously translated dosage information and preparation instructions penned by the hand of Zhang Zhongjing. The ultimate purpose of this text is to join the renaissance of classical herbalism in the US by empowering students and clinicians with the requisite tools for authentic and effective herbal prescription. This text somewhat disregards the typical TCM formula categories and, instead, simply lists herbal formulas alphabetically in a dense, yet highly readable, format. This book is the only one of it's kind in combining both clinical application with classical diligence and scholarship. As such, Clinical Handbook of Classical Chinese Herbalism is the perfect companion to the more comprehensive Bensky-Clavey-Stoger and Wiseman-Brand materia medicas. The Clinical Handbook was self-published by Green Tea Apothecary Press in Portland, OR (www.CookMyHerbs.com).

The Practice of Herbalism

The Practice of Herbalism
Author: Jesse Hardin
Publsiher: Lulu.com
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
ISBN 10: 0359132731
ISBN 13: 9780359132737
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Practice of Herbalism Book Review:

Herbs for Healthy Aging

Herbs for Healthy Aging
Author: David Hoffmann
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2013-12-27
ISBN 10: 162055223X
ISBN 13: 9781620552230
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Herbs for Healthy Aging Book Review:

A guide to herbal remedies that promote longevity, restore the body’s systems, treat chronic conditions, and maintain natural health • Offers herbal remedies for many conditions associated with aging, such as prostate enlargement, hot flashes, hypertension, insomnia, and arthritis • Provides herbal treatments to restore and maintain function in each of the body’s major systems • Explores more than 150 herbs and their actions on the body and mind, preparation methods, and recommended dosages In this herbal guide to healthy aging, medical herbalist David Hoffmann discusses how to maintain the body’s vitality as we age and how to treat and prevent the health concerns brought about by aging. He provides herbal treatments to restore and protect each of the body’s major systems--from the muscles, bones, and digestive system to the pulmonary, cardiovascular, and reproductive organs--as well as herbal remedies for specific ailments such as prostate enlargement, hot flashes, hypertension, insomnia, bronchitis, varicose veins, and arthritis. He shows how herbs can help minimize dependence on conventional medical treatments and provide a safe and welcome alternative to the unpleasant and sometimes dangerous side effects of synthetic drugs. In the materia medica, Hoffmann details more than 150 health-promoting herbs and their actions on the body and mind, preparation methods, and recommended dosages. This authoritative guide to herbal preventive medicine offers holistic treatments designed not only to promote vibrant health but also to provide a way to age with grace.

Energetic Herbalism

Energetic Herbalism
Author: Kat Maier
Publsiher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2021-11-26
ISBN 10: 1645020835
ISBN 13: 9781645020837
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Energetic Herbalism Book Review:

In this indispensable new resource both for the home apothecary and clinical practitioners, a celebrated herbalist brings alive the elemental relationships among traditional healing practices, ecological stewardship, and essential plant medicines. By honoring ancient wisdom and presenting it in an innovative way, Energetic Herbalism is a profound and practical guide to family and community care for those seeking to move beyond symptom relief and into a truly holistic framework of health. Throughout, author Kat Maier invites readers to explore their personal relationships with plants and their environs as they discover diverse models of healing. Inside Energetic Herbalism, you’ll find: The elements and patterns of Ayurvedic doshas for greater self-awareness as well as positive lifestyle choices A deep appreciation of the wisdom of indigenous peoples, which is the foundation of sacred plant traditions The relationship of well-being to the seasons through the brilliant lens of Chinese Five Element Theory, and how our emotional health is beautifully expressed through the Elements The roots and evolution of Vitalism, the traditional Western system of energetic medicine How to assess imbalances in the body using the elegant and intuitive vocabulary of the six tissue states, an emerging tool in Western herbalism The senses as the main tools for navigating through energetic herbalism Through the rich herbal tradition of storytelling, Maier seamlessly blends theory and practice with her experience-tested herbal remedies and healing protocols. Maier stresses the critical message of how to address the challenge of threatened medicinal plant populations, offering practical and inspiriting methods for ensuring their survival. Many herbals boast a materia medica of more than 100 herbs, but in keeping with an emphasis on sustainable practice, Maier instead focuses in depth on 25 essential medicinal herbs that can be grown in most temperate climates and soils, including: Dandelion Ashwagandha (Indian Ginseng) Goldenseal Burdock Calendula Echinacea Goldenrod Whether you are a seasoned clinical herbalist, an herbalist-in-training, or simply someone seeking to provide the best natural health care for your family, this book is a source of inspiration, insight, and answers you will return to again and again.

Dental Herbalism

Dental Herbalism
Author: Leslie M. Alexander,Linda A. Straub-Bruce
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 488
Release: 2014-06-30
ISBN 10: 1620554135
ISBN 13: 9781620554135
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dental Herbalism Book Review:

A comprehensive practical reference to herbal dental care for all ages • Details the use of 41 safe and effective herbs for the mouth • Explores 47 common conditions that affect the mouth, such as gingivitis, periodontitis, acid reflux, and tooth loss • Provides recipes for herbal toothpastes, mouth rinses, pain-relieving poultices, and teas for prevention and daily care • Examines infant and toddler oral care, including remedies for teething and thrush Our oral health is intimately linked with our overall health and well-being. In this practical guide to herbal dental care, medical herbalist Leslie Alexander and registered dental hygienist Linda Straub-Bruce detail how to use 41 safe and effective herbs for the mouth for optimum oral health, prevention of decay and inflammation, and relief from pain and discomfort. The authors provide recipes for herbal toothpastes and rinses, poultices for pain and inflammation, and teas and tinctures for intervention, prevention, and daily care. They explain how recent research confirms the link between poor oral health and many diseases, such as diabetes, stroke, and heart disease. They examine the risk factors, symptoms, causes, and herbal preventives and remedies for 47 common conditions that affect the mouth, such as gingivitis, periodontitis, bruxism, acid reflux/GERD, and tooth loss. They explore the complete anatomy of the mouth and explain proper brushing, flossing, and tongue-cleaning techniques to prevent tooth decay and gum disease and maintain bridges, implants, and braces. The authors address the importance of diet and nutrition in oral health as well as controversial topics including fluoride. They provide an in-depth chapter on pregnancy, infant, and childhood oral care, including herbal remedies for teething and thrush. Ideal for those looking to improve their own oral health, herbalists looking to address the root cause of systemic inflammation, or dental professionals searching for natural alternatives, this authoritative yet practical guide empowers each of us to reclaim the health of our mouths and sustain a full, strong set of teeth for a lifetime.

Ashkenazi Herbalism

Ashkenazi Herbalism
Author: Deatra Cohen,Adam Siegel
Publsiher: North Atlantic Books
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2021-04-06
ISBN 10: 1623175453
ISBN 13: 9781623175450
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ashkenazi Herbalism Book Review:

The definitive guide to medicinal plant knowledge of Ashkenazi herbal healers, from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. Until now, the herbal traditions of the Ashkenazi people have remained unexplored and shrouded in mystery. Ashkenazi Herbalism rediscovers the forgotten legacy of the Jewish medicinal plant healers who thrived in eastern Europe's Pale of Settlement, from their beginnings in the Middle Ages through the modern era. Including the first materia medica of 25 plants and herbs essential to Ashkenazi folk medicine, this essential guide sheds light on the preparations, medicinal profiles, and applications of a rich but previously unknown herbal tradition--one hidden by language barriers, obscured by cultural misunderstandings, and nearly lost to history. Written for new and established practitioners, it offers illustrations, provides information on comparative medicinal practices, and illuminates the important historical and cultural contexts that gave rise to eastern European Jewish herbalism. Part I introduces a brief history of the Ashkenazim and provides an overview of traditional eastern European medicine. Part II offers descriptions of predominantly Jewish towns in the Pale, their many native plants, and the remedies applied by indigenous healers to treat a range of illnesses. This materia medica names each plant in Yiddish, English, Latin, and other relevant languages. Ashkenazi Herbalism also details a brief history of medicine; the roles of the Ba'alei shem, Feldshers, Opshprekherins, midwives, and brewers; and the seferot.