Natural Therapy for Your Liver: Herbs and Other Natural Remedies for a Healthy Liver

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Penguin, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 130 pages
Written by one of the world’s most prominent herbalists, Christopher Hobbs, L.Ac., Natural Therapy for Your Liver offers practical, up-to-date information about effective ways to regain and maintain optimal liver health. Hobbs details basic liver function; natural methods for maintaining liver health, including dietary guidelines, liver flushes, and cleanses; clinically tested herbal therapies for common liver-related ailments; and the use of natural remedies to treat Hepatitis, Hepatitis C, Cirrhosis, and other serious liver diseases. Through his understanding of herbs and traditional Chinese medicine, Hobbs provides an important natural program for achieving healthy liver function.
 

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Contents

How the Liver Works
1
Natural Therapy for the Liver
18
Programs for Specific Complaints
46
Hepatitis Cirrhosis and Fibrosis
70
A Prescription for Liver Health
99
Milk Thistle
103
Notes
119
Index
127
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About the author (2002)

Christopher Hobbs, L.Ac., is an internationally renowned herbalist, author, clinician, botanist, mycologist, and research scientist with over 35 years of experience in herbal medicine. The founder of Rainbow Light Herbal Extracts, and a consultant to the herb industry, he practices acupuncture and phytotherapy in Santa Cruz, California.

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