Tag - Herbal Medicine

Herbal Medicine for Children

Herbalists use the leaves, flowers, stems, berries, and roots of plants to prevent, relieve, and treat illness. From a "scientific" perspective, many herbal treatments are considered experimental. The reality is, however, that herbal medicine has a...

Fighting Depression the Herbal Way

Sarah, a normally exuberant young woman, felt fatigued and out of sorts. For three weeks, she had dreaded getting out of bed in the morning and found little joy in her occupation as a physical education teacher at a California high school.

Herbal Therapy in Dentistry

Herbs with medicinal properties are a useful and effective source of treatment for various disease processes. Many drugs used in Western medical science-called allopathic medicine-have their origin in medicinal plants.

Medicinal Mushrooms II

Mushrooms have been valued as both food and medicine throughout the world for thousands of years, but until recently, many in the West associated all mushrooms with poison. The recent surge of Western interest in medicinal mushrooms shows that this...

Preparing Herbal Treatments

The herbal treatments recommended in this book include teas, baths, compresses, poultices, oils, and ointments. Some require that you start from scratch, while others, especially tablets or capsules, are available ready made. The recipes and...

Insomnia: Wake up to ten simple solutions

It's four in the morning and you're wide awake, your mind churning. You toss and turn, rehashing the past or worrying about the future, only to fall into a sound sleep twenty minutes before the alarm goes off. How can you be expected to live up to...

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