Illustrated Encyclopedia of Healing Remedies: Over 1,000 Natural Remedies for the Prevention, Treatment, and Cure of Common Ailments and Conditions
HarperCollins Publishers Limited, 1999 - 496 páginas
This exceptional, full-color encyclopedia provides a complete chapter on each of the eight major alternative therapies: Ayurveda, aromatherapy, vitamins and minerals, flower essences, Chinese herbal medicine, folk remedies, herbalism and homeopathy. Written by experts in each field, this book explains everything-from the ailments the therapies treat to their effects. Each chapter includes historical and background information; descriptions of methods, techniques and most useful remedies; up to 60 remedies per therapy; and advice on creating a home remedy chest. In addition, a glossary of terms, list of contacts and further reading is provided to complete this essential guide to alternative medicine.