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Herbs and Natural Healing Books

Some of my favourite books. I hope to do a review on each of them in time, however reading the comments on can be helpful too.

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Naturally Healthy Babies and Children:
A Commonsense Guide to Herbal Remedies, Nutrition, and Health
Aviva Jill Romm

Yearning for natural ways to care for their children, many parents seek techniques that do not require the invasive procedures and medications often associated with Western medicine. In NATURALLY HEALTHY BABIES AND CHILDREN, midwife and herbalist Aviva Romm offers an A-to-Z handbook that addresses common health issues of children, from newborns to preadolescents. Aviva’s whole-child approach integrates herbal remedies, nutrition, hygiene, and alternative health techniques with supportive, informed parenting. From anemia to whooping cough, each entry includes herbal, dietary, and general recommendations, including tips on when to pursue professional medical care. Indispensable reading for families seeking safe, effective ways to practice healing techniques at home. Read more about Naturally Healthy Babies and Children

A Thoughtful Parent's Guide: How to Make Safe, Sensible Decisions about the Risks, Benefits, and Alternatives
Aviva Jill Romm

The author sifts through the spate of current research on vaccine safety and efficacy and provides a sensible, balanced discussion of the pros and cons of each routine childhood vaccination. She presents the complete spectrum of options available to parents: full vaccination on a standardized or individualized schedule, selective vaccination, or no vaccination at all. Read more about Vaccinations: A Thoughtful Parent's Guide

Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year
(Wise Woman Herbal Series, Book 1)
Susun S. Weed

Simple, safe, remedies for pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, newborns. Includes herbs for fertility and birth control. Read more about Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year

Healing Wise
(Wise Woman Herbal Series)
Susun S. Weed

Superb herbal in the feminine-intuitive mode. Complete instructions for using common plants for food, beauty, medicine, longevity. Introduction by Jean Houston Read more about Healing Wise

Herbal Healing for Women
Rosemary Gladstar

For centuries women have turned to herbs to cope with a wide variety of health problems and conditions. Comprehensive and easy-to-use, Herbal Healing for Women explains how to create remedies -- including teas, tinctures, salves, and ointments -- for the common disorders that arise in the different cycles of a woman's life. Covering adolescence, childbearing years, pregnancy and childbirth, and menopause, Rosemary Gladstar teaches how herbs can be used to treat the symptoms of conditions such as acne, PMS, morning sickness, and hot flashes. Read more about Herbal Healing for Women

Rosemary Gladstar's Family Herbal:
A Guide to Living Life with Energy, Health, and Vitality
Rosemary Gladstar

Considered the mother of modern herbalism in North America, Rosemary Gladstar has inspired an entire generation of herbalists and has been a driving force in herbal education. Now everyone can share in her wisdom and enthusiasm with this practical yet evocative compendium. It offers easy-to-understand information for achieving optimal health, as well as tried-and-true advice for feeling positive and energetic - naturally. Gladstar offers intensely personal and uplifting insights into her own life and the lives of her mentors and friends, giving readers a cross-generational guide to living life with true and boundless enthusiasm. Her herbal recipes address everyday ailments, ease stress and anxiety, and promote radiant beauty within and without while nurturing longevity and well-being throughout the life cycle. An herbal apothecary at the end of the book provides an A-to-Z guide to herbs and their healing uses, along with safety precautions, dosage information, and guidelines for when to seek traditional medical help. Read more about Rosemary Gladstar's Family Herbal

Herbs for the Home Medicine Chest
Rosemary Gladstar

One of America's foremost herbalists provides concise, simple-to-understand, and practical information for using herbs for health and well-being. Each book contains profiles of specific herbs, cautions, contraindications, and easy-to-make recipes to relieve common ailments. Read more about Herbs for the Home Medicine Chest

Herbal Remedies for Children's Health
Rosemary Gladstar

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Herbal Remedies for Women:
Discover Nature's Wonderful Secrets Just for Women
Amanda McQuade Crawford

Now, more than ever before, women are taking control of their own health and vitality by choosing herbal remedies as an alternative to traditional medicine. Because every year there are new research findings that women and their health providers need to know about, author Amanda McQuade Crawford, M.N.I.M.H, has used her clinical expertise to develop Herbal Remedies for Women. Read more about Herbal Remedies for Women

Disclaimer: The information provided on is for educational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek professional medical advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.


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