Format:
Book
Author:
Hajeski, Nancy J., author.
Title:
Nature's best remedies : top medicinal herbs, spices, and foods for health and well-being / Nancy J. Hajeski ; foreword by Tieraona Low Dog, M.D.
Publisher, Date:
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2019]
©2019
Description:
318 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Summary:
"A guide to the world's most therapeutic foods, herbs, spices, and essential oils will allow the healing power of nature to energize your body and enrich your life, providing a surefire path to good health and well-being. This authoritative guide to the foods, herbs, spices, essential oils, and other natural substances that alleviate common ailments will enhance your life--from treating illness to sharpening the mind, losing weight, cleaning the home, enhancing pregnancy, and reducing the effects of aging. Divided into two sections--Nature's Cures and Nature's Pharmacopoeia--this beautifully illustrated guide provides up-to-date information on such timely topics as the perils of packaged foods and the benefits of phytochemicals, how to achieve major results with minor alterations in your food choices, the soothing benefits of essential oils, and the most effective methods for maximizing such natural home helpers as salts, vinegars, oils, and more. Innovative recipes offer easy, effective dishes that utilize multiple herbs, spices, and fresh foods for powerhouse results"--Provided by publisher.
Subjects:
Naturopathy -- Popular works.
Herbs -- Therapeutic use -- Popular works.
Self-care, Health -- Popular works.
Functional foods.
Functional foods.
Herbs -- Therapeutic use.
Naturopathy.
Self-care, Health.
Genre:
Popular works.
Other Author:
Low Dog, Tieraona, author of foreword.
Other Title:
At head of cover title: National Geographic
National Geographic Nature's best remedies
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
Foreword / by Tieroana Low Dog, M.D. -- Introduction: Be at your best -- Part I. Nature's cures. Chapter 1: Remedies for common physical ailments ; Chapter 2. Soothe emotional stress ; Chapter 3. Pregnancy and infant health ; Chapter 4. Aging and wellness -- Part II. Nature's pharmacopoeia. Chapter 5. Medicinal herbs ; Chapter 6. Beneficial spices ; Chapter 7. Essential oils ; Chapter 8. Nature's power pantry ; Chapter 9. Nature's home helpers.
ISBN:
9781426218927
1426218923
Other Number:
1083601167
System Availability:
1
Current Holds:
0
# Local items:
1
Control Number:
355489
Call Number:
615.535 HAJ
Course Reserves:
0
# Local items in:
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# System items in:
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