"Plant-based medicines offer many healing possibilities for the body, mind, and spirit. In this holistic guide, naturopath J. J. Pursell provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to medicinal plants, explaining how they work and how to use them safely. Incorporating traditional wisdom and scientific information, The Herbal Apothecary includes advice on growing and foraging for healing plants and recommendations for plant-based formulations to fight common ailments, like muscle strain, anxiety, and insomnia. Step-by-step instructions show you how to make your own teas, salves, capsules, tinctures, and other essential herbal remedies."
How many illness could you take care of safely and inexpensively at home? In this practical herbal guide, Dr. Christopher gives you the understanding and confidence to easily take care of most common health issues we face today.
Now you can create sumptuous personal care products rivaling those found at exclusive spas and specialty shops with the easy-to-follow recipes found in this unique volume.
Virtually every page is packed with one-of-a-kind recipes for pampering every part of your body, from head to toe, including:
-- Gentle herbal shampoos, colorings, and conditioners
-- Refreshing facial steams, scrubs, masks, and creams
-- Invigorating massage oils and body wraps
-- All-natural herbal hand, nail, and foot treatments
-- Soothing treatments for tired eyes and crow's feet
Do you enjoy eating garlic bread? Does oregano always find its way into your spaghetti sauce? Do you garnish potato salad with paprika? Then you are participating in the ancient tradition of using herbs to enhance the health benefits and digestibility of your food. With over 250 recipes for herbal oils, vinegars, pestos, dressings, salts, cordials, syrups, smoothies and more, The Herbal Kitchen provides the information necessary to prepare, store, and use herbs, and create a long term healthcare plan. The Herbal Kitchen will help you to recognize the extraordinary pharmacy that already exists in your own kitchenone that will boost immunity, heal sickness, enhance energy, and ensure overall health and vitality, all without the need for fancy equipment or specialty products.
At Dr. Christopher's funeral, many people who had been told by their doctors they would never be able to have children of their own arrived with children many of them respectfully named John, Raymond and Christopher having been helped through his counseling and therapies to enjoy the blessing of having their own children. This is only one of the many successes you will read about in this delightful book.
This refers to the fifth printing of the book.
From his beginnings as an orphan abandoned in Salt Lake City, Utah, to becoming the only practicing herbalist in the US Military and on through his years of treating, lecturing, and discovering his many well-known formulas, this wonderful book chronicles the life of one of America's foremost herbalists, Dr. John Raymond Christopher. Called the "Grand Daddy" of herbal medicine, he touched the lives of thousands of people, sharing life and hope with all who were in need.
Stir up passion with violet or nab a new job with honeysuckle. From parsley to periwinkle, people enjoy herbs for their aroma, taste, and healing abilities, but few are aware of the enchanting powers harnessed within these multipurpose plants.
This book has been described as the herbalist's bible. For the beginner, it's an outstanding introduction to the subject. For those who are already knowledgeable, it is a ready reference and thorough review.
A guide to evolutionary self healing. Herbs of Grace - Becoming Independently Healthy is a guide to a complete system of natural medicine, exploring physical, emotional, mental and spiritual realities of health and healing. Offering practical instruction with chapters on herbal medicine, nutrition, iridology, the elements of life, as well as naturopathy treatments blended with the philosophy of purification, regeneration and transformation, the reader is guided toward creative inspiration for a unique healing journey to become independently healthy. The author shares her own natural self-healing journey from breast cancer to her life work as a natural physician, author, educator and mystic explorer.
For centuries women have turned to herbs to cope with a wide variety of health problems and conditions. Comprehensive and easy-to-use, Herbal Healing for Women explains how to create remedies—including teas, tinctures, salves, and ointments—for the common disorders that arise in the different cycles of a woman's life.
Kids! Explore the mysterious world of herbs with this magical, herbal workbook: Make your own healing potions, secret remedies, magical salves, enchanted syrups and special healing remedies. Recipes, projects, delightful stories, chant herbal songs, color in pictures, activities, grow your own garden, create healing herbal preparations!
Magical Aromatherapy by Scott Cunningham combines the modern science of aromatherapy with the ancient science of magical perfumery. Together they make a powerful system that can improve your life and bring you what you want.