national geographic guide to medicinal herbs

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National Geographic Guide To Medicinal Herbs

Author : Rebecca L. Johnson
ISBN : 9781426207006
Genre : Health & Fitness
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A resource organized by body system lists the key herbal remedies available, their uses and cautionary advice, in a book that includes full-color photos, a glossary and several thematic indexes.

36 Healing Herbs

Author : Rebecca L. Johnson
ISBN : 9781426209802
Genre : Health & Fitness
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National Geographic's guide to 36 "super" herbs such as aloe, echinacea, ginkgo, and peppermint includes a wealth of essential information on the history, culture, folklore, and science of traditional and contemporary herbal medicine in all major culture areas of the world. Emphasizing current research and therapeutic uses, the volume provides an A-Z listing of 36 of the more than 80,000 known medicinal plants around the world. Information about each plant includes traditional and current medicinal uses, common and Latin names, description, habitat, cultivation and preparation, research, and caution alerts. Additional essays on the healing plants of Africa, Australia and New Zealand, Central and South America, China, Europe, India, North America, the Middle East, and Oceania provide insightful glimpses into the fascinating range and diversity of local health practices while also revealing the multifaceted roles that herbalists, healers, and herbal-medicine practitioners play in the lives of their patients.

Your Best Brain Ever

Author : Michael S. Sweeney
ISBN : 9781426213243
Genre : Health & Fitness
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National Geographic presents a comprehensive guide to fighting mental decline. With cutting-edge neuroscience, information about Alzheimer's, fascinating case studies, and tips to fight brain aging symptoms such as slower mental acuity and "senior moments," this smart, engaging guide will help keep your memory sharp and your mind active. Fun, age-defying exercises--from body stretches to word games to foods that help you think--help the brain perform at its best, just like exercising does for other parts of the body. Leading memory loss expert Cynthia R. Green, PhD, and eminent science writer Michael Sweeney have created a book both informational and practical that gives readers everything they need to know about the care and feeding of one of the body's most important organs: the brain. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Nature S Best Remedies

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ISBN : 1547841486
Genre : Functional foods
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"Explore healing properties of plants ; discover remedies to ailments ; uncover ways to stay healthy naturally"--Cover.

500 Time Tested Home Remedies And The Science Behind Them

Author : Linda B. White
ISBN : 9781610588577
Genre : Health & Fitness
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DIVTry These Timeless Treatments Supported by Cutting-Edge Science! /div DIVLook no further! From insect bites, insomnia, and upset stomach to nasal congestion, stress, and heart health, this authoritative and comprehensive guide offers easy, effective recipes to bolster your resistance to illness, ease aches and pains, and manage minor ailments naturally./divDIV The authors explain the science behind these remedies, debunk common myths, and let you know when to call the doctor. In addition, they provide a blueprint for wellness for you and your family. The book’s 500 recipes contain readily available, inexpensive, and safe ingredients. Many you’ll find within your cupboards or at the grocery store. For instance:/divDIV /div Dab on tea tree oil to clear up acne Gargle with sage and thyme tea to combat sore throat Engage in mindfulness exercises for weight loss Eat chia seed to help with hay fever Whip up a calendula salve for diaper rash Heal dry skin with coconut oil Lift mood with a gratitude journal Take elderberry syrup for influenza Apply aloe vera gel and peppermint essential oil to sore muscles

Invitation To Holistic Health A Guide To Living A Balanced Life

Author : Charlotte Eliopoulos
ISBN : 9781449694227
Genre : Medical
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Invitation to Holistic Health: A Guide to Living a Balanced Life provides solid principles and proven measures to promote optimal health and well-being using a holistic approach. Divided into three parts: Strengthening Your Inner Resources, Developing Health Lifestyle Practices, and Taking Charge of Challenges to the Mind, Body, and Spirit, this easy-to-read guide it provides how-to information when dealing with a variety of health-related issues that includes, but is not limited to, nutrition, exercise, herbal remedies, and homeopathic remedies. The Third Edition as been completely revised and includes current research on the effectiveness and safety of herbs and other complementary and alternative medicine therapies. The chapter on Menopause has been updated to reflect current thinking about the safe use of estrogen replacement, soy products, and other approaches to manage symptoms and new suggested readings and resources have been provided for further exploration into topics.

Nature S Best Remedies

Author : National Geographic
ISBN : 9781426218927
Genre : Functional foods
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"Explore healing properties of plants ; discover remedies to ailments ; uncover ways to stay healthy naturally"--Cover.

National Geographic Guide To America S Public Gardens

Author : Mary Zuazua Jenkins
ISBN : UVA:X006024460
Genre : Architecture
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Healthy At Home

Author : Tieraona Low Dog, M.D.
ISBN : 9781426212598
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Get the how, when, and why of getting better and staying well with homemade remedies that the doctor orders. National Geographic helps you take charge of health care guided by a physician expert in natural healing, herbal medicine, and home remedies. Never have we needed this advice more than now, as worries about hospital-borne infections, antibiotic resistance, and pandemic threats make us yearn for the days of doctor home visits and mother's chicken soup. We need to rediscover the special care and comfort that comes from caring for health at home, says Dr. Low Dog. In this book she guides us in identifying, responding to, and caring for all the most common ailments, so that when it's time to take care at home, you have a doctor's advice on how. Learn how to make herbal remedies and why you and your family will be healthier for doing so--and get advice on when it's best to consult a health care professional instead.

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Author : National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN : 1426203721
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Profiles over two hundred food plants from around the world, examining the origins, history, and modern-day cultural and culinary uses of vegetables, nuts, grains, herbs, and spices.

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