The Natural Medicine Chest: Natural Medicines to Keep You and Your Family Thriving Into the Next Millennium

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M. Evans and Company, 1999 - Health & Fitness - 244 pages
Open your medicine cabinet and take a look inside. How many pills, tablets, and bottles of syrups do you have that contain chemicals you can't even pronounce? For every ache and ailment, there is a medical prescription. But what about the cures that have been working for centuries? What about nature's medicines? The Natural Medicine Chest is a beautifully illustrated guide which provides the history, descriptions, research, and uses of over 100 healing herbs, foods, and nutrients.

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Contents

A BRIEF HISTORY OF BOTANICAL MEDICINE
1
HOW SAFE ARE HERBS?
21
MEDICINAL COMPONENTS FOUND IN HERBS
27
THE NATURAL MEDICINE CHEST
45
Common Weed Wondrous Medicine
65
A Womans Best Friend
72
Breathe a Little Easier with Ephedra
79
Ancient Remedy for the Mind and Memory
89
The Root That Brings Sweet Dreams
146
HERBS FROM THE SHAMANS GRADEN
151
Fruit Food and Farmaceutical
157
Rainforest Panaceas
163
The Bittersweet Botanical
170
Balance Hormones with Barbasco
176
Rub it pon me belly like a Guava Jelly
183
AllPurpose Allspice
191

The Anticancer Beverage 06
99
The Sweet Root Used for Candy and Medicine
105
Its More than a Plate Decoration
111
Gigantic Gourd Guardian of Health
117
The Mushroom of Immortality
124
A Mans Berry Best Friend
131
Australias First Aid Kit in a Bottle
138
Magnificent Mango
198
Bromelain for the Bumps and Bruises of Life
206
The Sweet and Sour Sedative
213
RESOURCES
221
BIBLIOGRAPHY
229
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