The New Healing Herbs: The Classic Guide to Nature's Best Medicines Featuring the Top 100 Time-Tested Herbs
Rodale, Apr 21, 2001 - 480 pages
An Essential Update of the Classic Herb Reference With Over 1 Million Copies in Print!
The New Healing Herbs
A decade ago, The Healing Herbs set the standard for consumer guides to herbal medicine. This newly revised, expanded edition takes you to the cutting edge of herb research-- and shows you how to get the most from nature's oldest remedies.
Whether you're a first-time herb user or experienced in herbal medicine, The New Healing Herbs provides essential information for making medicinal plants part of your self-care regimen. Inside you'll find...
* Groundbreaking discoveries about the therapeutic benefits of popular herbs such as echinacea, ginkgo, and St. John's wort
* In-depth profiles of up-and-coming herbs-- including 12 not featured in the original edition
* Clear, concise dosage instructions and safe-use guidelines
* Valuable advice for buying, storing, and preparing herbal remedies
* Fascinating facts from the 5,000-year history of herbal medicine
* A comprehensive cure-finder chart for more than 100 common conditions
The New Healing Herbs provides a 21st-century perspective on a time-honored therapeutic tradition. It's the only resource you need to answer all your questions about herbal medicine and to use herbs with confidence.
About The Author
Michael Castleman is an award-winning health journalist with more than 30 years' experience reporting on conventional and alternative medicine. He is the author of 10 books-- including Blended Medicine: The Best Choices in Healing, Nature's Cures, and Before You Call the Doctor-- as well as numerous articles for publications and online information services.
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