Asthma and Bronchitis
Herbalism is the oldest, most widely practised form of medicine and the most popular alternative to modern drugs. Learn more about the causes of arthritis and rheumatism and find out how you can use herbs safely to relieve these painful conditions and to improve your overall health. CONTENTS: Understanding asthma and bronchitis - what conventional medicine can offer - using herbs to treat asthma and bronchitis - directory of useful herbs - growing and making your own herbal remedies - using nutrition for a healthy respiratory system - case histories About the author Jill Wright is a practising herbalist and a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists. Members train for four years in herbal pharmacology, nutrition and medical sciences. Jill broadcasts regularly on local radio.
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Understanding asthma and bronchitis
What conventional medicine can offer
Using herbs to treat asthma and bronchitis
Directory of useful herbs
Growing and making your own herbal remedies
Using nutrition for a healthy respiratory system
Sources and resources
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