Author; Marlene Houghton
There have been many books written on herbal medicine. This book differs from most because it is based on the empowerment model, which aims to help people take responsibility for their own health.
Houghton helps readers tackle everyday ailments and takes the guesswork out of using herbs to keep them feeling well. Herbal medicine is useful for a range of common complaints, and gentle and effective herbs can offer benefit where conventional medicine sometimes fails.
Included is this concrete and practical primer are all the essentials you need to know about healing herbs and their properties. Among the topics covered are:
- A brief history of herbalism
- An overview of how herbs heal
- An herb glossary that includes how to use herbs and the benefits of each
- The body's systems and the herbs that make them work better
- An herb dictionary
In a world that is becoming more and more illness and disease focused, it is clearly important for individuals to learn about natural therapies and take their health into their own hands. By educating yourself in the use of traditional herbalism, you can attain a high level of wellbeing, and you will only need to consult a conventional doctor when you have a problem that only a medically qualified professional can handle.