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1000 Cures for 200 Ailments: Integrated Alternative and Conventional Treatments for the Most Common Illnesses
by Victor Sierpina Details
This book is an all-in-one guide with professional medical advice from leading practitioners in five different fields--conventional medicine, homeopathy, traditional Chinese medicine, herbalism, and naturopathy--on everything from aches and pains, sexual dysfunction, and the common cold to mind and spirit, anxiety, and general first aid. Compare traditional medicine side by side with four alternative treatments to decide what type of therapy best suits you and your family. This essential home reference offers information in symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment goals for the two hundred most common conditions, then provides advice from the five experts in an easy-to-read comparative format, along with key tips for prevention. Whether you choose an alternative or conventional treatment for your ailment, the information here will let you take control of your health care and decide what path you want to take.
Complete Guide to Natural Home Remedies: 1,025 Easy Ways to Live Longer, Feel Better, and Enrich Your Life
by  National Geographic Society Details
Combining science and folklore for health, this book features practical cures, medicinal herbs, healing foods, green housecleaning, sustainable cosmetics, alternative therapies, and lifestyle changes. Created with a nationally recognized advisory board of medical professionals and leading figures in natural healing fields, National Geographic Complete Guide to Natural Home Remedies covers topics ranging from the familiar to the new and promising: from mint tea for a stomachache to onion juice for a bee sting, from using baking soda as a kitchen cleanser to finding quiet in a crowded world, from adding turmeric to fight arthritis to practicing aromatherapy at home.
Healthy Child, Whole Child: Integrating the Best of Conventional and Alternative Medicine to Keep Your Kids Healthy
by Stuart H. Ditchek Details
Should you give your child nutritional supplements? Are vaccinations safe? Why are more and more children becoming couch potatoes? In Healthy Child, Whole Child, doctors Stuart H. Ditchek and Russell H. Greenfield answer these questions and more, offering authoritative, cutting-edge information on all aspects of children's health and wellness. Taking the position that conventional and alternative approaches to pediatric care are not mutually exclusive, they provide the newest science and most up-to-date information on: The 6 myths (and one true statement) about vaccinations The 10 powerhouse foods for your kids The 7 questions you need to ask to find out if your child is overweight The 16 herbs that are safe and effective for children How to receive more integrative care from your current pediatrician and more.
Mayo Clinic Book of Alternative Medicine
by  Mayo Clinic Details
Now updated and expanded from its original edition,Mayo Clinic Book of Alternative Medicine, 2nd Edition, remains a trusted, accessible guide to understanding what works and what doesn't in the world of complementary and alternative medicine and how to put this information to use in your everyday life. This revised edition is fully illustrated and still offers the same practical advice by using the red light/green light rating system to evaluate treatments.From acupuncture to yoga, echinacea to St. John's wort, and meditation to healing touch, Mayo Clinic provides answers to the most pressing questions people have about the effectiveness of complementary and alternative medicine and when it's appropriate to use natural remedies in place of or in conjunction with traditional medicine. The book also provides helpful tips on how to treat common ailments and incorporate alternative treatments into the readers' and their families' ?lives.
New Medicine: Complete Family Health Guide
by  David Peters Details
Covering over 100 ailments where studies have proven an integrated approach is more effective than either conventional medicine or complementary medicine alone, "New Medicine" offers in-depth advice on everything from headaches and acne to cancer and heart disease.
The Family Guide to Vitamins, Herbs, and Supplements
by Deborah R. Mitchell Details
This book contains an A-to-Z glossary of all the essential vitamins, herbs, and supplements available-with detailed descriptions, dosages, benefits, and precautions, as well as simple daily recommendations for every member of the family: men, women, and children of all ages. There is also a handy quick-reference guide to common ailments-from acne and bronchitis to migraines and ulcers-featuring simple natural remedies that really work.
The Illustrated Guide to Herbal Home Remedies: Simple Instructions for Mixing and Preparing Herbs for Traditional Remedies to Help Relieve Common Ailments
by Jessica Houdret Details
Herbs were once the only source of medicine available to many people, and this book opens by tracing the history of their use, and it shows how to design and plant a herb garden or container with plants suitable for treating specific health issues. The second section of the book is arranged according to ailment such as sore throats, insomnia, and sunburn. The symptoms are described, together with methods of safe herbal treatment. Finally, an A-Z visual directory catalogs the herbs, their active properties and uses. Each is illustrated photographically, and the medicinal value of each is described.
Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine: Alternative Therapies and Integrative Medicine for Total Health and Wellness
by Tori. Hudson Details
In Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine , naturopathic physician Tori Hudson shows you how to safely and effectively combine conventional and natural medicine to maintain health and address specific medical conditions. Learn how to: Treat a whole range of female health issues, from contraception to menopause, heart conditions to infections Safely integrate alternative therapies with traditional medicine Determine when you should seek a practitioner's help And much more Compassionate and authoritative, Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine demonstrates that an informed, integrative approach to staying well is often the best medicine.
Your Natural Medicine Cabinet: A Practical Guide to Drug-Free Remedies for Common Ailments
by Burke. Lenninhan Details
This easy-to-understand guide covers everything from acid reflux, flu, and insomnia to earaches, constipation, and emotional first aid, and recommends readily available natural remedies to address the core conditions underlying common ailments. The author shows how to use vitamins, minerals, superfoods, and medicinal herbs as well as homeopathy, cell salts, and Bach flower remedies and references hundreds of recommended books and websites as well as tips for healthy eating and lifestyle.
Updated 10/21/2014

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