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Women Healers Of The World

Author : Holly Bellebuono
ISBN : 1510717366
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The recent trend toward holistic living has heightened our national fascination with herbal remedies and less conventional therapies such as acupuncture, yoga, aromatherapy, and ethnobotany. Now, this intimate and inspiring book opens up the world of herbal medicine to those interested in learning about the history of these techniques and approaches. "Women Healers of the World" shares with readers an extraordinary variety of healing plants from around the world that have inspired today s alternative medicine, as well as the stories, challenges, and triumphs of remarkable women healers from past and presentall of whom promote the use of medicinal herbs. Through this book, herbalist and author Holly Bellebuono aims to educate readers about sixteen plant-based world healing traditions and thirty women who have practiced them. Bellebuono also explores the geography, history, and medical heritage of twenty countries where these traditions originated. With thorough knowledge of the uses and effects of these healing traditions, readers can then move on to featured recipes for herbal remedies they can make in their home kitchens. Following Bellebuono s instructions, readers will produce remedies such as soothing lip balms, wound pastes, face masks, arthritis oils, relaxing bath salts, and revitalizing teas."

The Authentic Herbal Healer

Author : Holly Bellebuono
ISBN : 1452560331
Genre : Health & Fitness
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We are blessed with a rich variety of medicinal plants from around the world that work in profound ways to strengthen our health. But how do we use them? How do we combine them? And what, exactly, do they do in our bodies? With encouragement, humor, and up-to-date botanical studies, Holly Bellebuono’s The Authentic Herbal Healer is a robust guide for those seeking a holistic experience creating and using herbal medicines. Award-winning herbalist Bellebuono covers a wide range of herbal issues, from detailed formulary to pharmacology to nourishing tonics to positive self-empowerment, covering every major body system for men, women, and children—and offering valuable personal guidance along the way. Rich with Holly’s personal examples and up-to-date clinical research, The Authentic Herbal Healer guides the reader step-by-step in crafting effective formulas and backs it all up with a comprehensive multicultural materia medica, including more than 130 herbs used around the world, as well as sections on edible herbs, wildcrafting, and the vital foundations of preparing an effective herbal formula for optimum healing. “Holly is an engaging speaker and the depth of her knowledge and passion for herbalism shines through every word.” - Caroline Stahlschmidt, Elevate Your Wellness, North Carolina

Women Healers

Author : Elisabeth Brooke
ISBN : 0892815485
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Drawing from primary sources to offer a reconstruction of the history of women’s healing practices, the author argues that the medieval image of the healer as witch was deliberately constructed by Church officials to discredit women’s powers. In its place she provides a more accurate picture of these innovative, compassionate, and capable practitioners.

The Essential Herbal For Natural Health

Author : Holly Bellebuono
ISBN : 1590309472
Genre : Health & Fitness
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An introduction to herbal healing for beginners focuses on 13 foundation herbs while explaining how to prepare more than 200 simple and effective home treatments for common conditions, including stomach aches, anxiety and dry skin. Original.

Herbal Goddess

Author : Amy Jirsa
ISBN : 9781612124131
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Working with 12 common herbs, Amy Jirsa offers recipes and ideas to open your mind, strengthen your body, and nourish your spirit. In-depth profiles show you how to unlock the powerful properties of calendula, chamomile, cinnamon, dandelion, echinacea, elder, ginger, holy basil, lavender, nettle, rose, and turmeric through delicious teas and foods, luxurious salves, skin and hair care treatments, complementary yoga poses, and meditations. Discover the natural keys to radiant health and wellness.

Medical Revolutionaries

Author : Karol Kimberlee Weaver
ISBN : 9780252073212
Genre : History
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Herbalists, diviners, nurses, midwives, and veterinary practitioners flourished in the medical world of eighteenth-century Saint Domingue. Using Western, African, and Caribbean remedies, they treated the maladies of slaves, white residents, and animals. While these enslaved medical practitioners were an important part of the plantation economy and colonial prosperity, they ultimately roused their fellow slaves to rebel against and overthrow French rule.

Ayurveda And The Mind

Author : David Frawley
ISBN : 9780914955368
Genre : Health & Fitness
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This book explores how to heal our minds on all levels to create wholeness.

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