Healing Secrets of the Native Americans: Herbs, Remedies, and Practices That Restore the Body, Refresh the Mind, and Rebuild the Spirit

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Black Dog & Leventhal, Sep 1, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 208 pages
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In the tradition of Black Dog & Leventhal's successful Chinese Natural Cures, Healing Secrets of the Native Americans brings the age-old knowledge and trusted techniques of Native-American healing to a wider audience. From this clear, reliable, and beautifully packaged book, learn how Native Americans have used the bountiful gifts of nature to heal the mind, the body, and the spirit. Discover how the Native-American tradition uses plants and herbs, heat, movement and sound, visualization, and spirituality to heal dozens of everyday ailments and illnesses--from back pain to insect bites to flu and sore throat and much more.

Broken into sections, the book covers such topics as "The Healing Spirit" (including dream therapy, spirituality, and prayer), "The Native American Spa" (healing with heat, massage, sound and movement, and nutrition), "The Native American Pharmacy" (including more than 40 herbs and plants, how to obtain them, and how to use them), plus remedies for more than 40 ailments from acne to wrinkles.
 

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Contents

Doctors of the Earth
8
The Healing Spirit
14
The Native American Spa
30
The Native American Pharmacy
44
Making It Work for You
122
Afterword
193
Native American Sacred Places
195
Herbal Shopping Guide
199
Internet Resources
203
Bibliography
205
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Porter Shimer is a health and fitness author who has written several books on natural ways to conquer pain, lose weight, and achieve a healthier life.

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