Written in an easy, non-technical style, how it has been used in the past, engaging, what its pharmacological constituents indicate about its use, in what areas of the body it works, The Earthwise Herbal offers insight into the “logic” of the plant: how it works, and how all these different factors hang together to produce a portrait of the plant as a whole entity.
The Earthwise Herbal, Volume I: A Complete Guide to Old World Medicinal Plants - Organized alphabetically, the book encompasses all of the major—and many of the secondary—herbs of traditional and modern Western herbalism. Author wood describes characteristic symptoms and conditions in which each plant has proved useful in the clinic, often illustrated with appropriate case histories.
North Atlantic Books. Ideal for beginners, or advanced practitioners, serious students, The Earthwise Herbal is also useful for homeopaths and flower essence practitioners as it bridges these fields in its treatment of herbal medicines.
The Earthwise Herbal, Volume II: A Complete Guide to New World Medicinal PlantsNorth Atlantic Books - In this companion volume to the earthwise herbal: a complete guide to old World Medicinal Plants, an expert herbalist who has used medicinal herbs with tens of thousands of patients over a twenty-five-year career, Matthew Wood, provides detailed descriptions of New World North American herbs and their uses.
North Atlantic Books. In addition, pharmacological constituents, he provides remarkable case studies as well as insight into the “logic” of each plant—its current and past usage, and other elements that together produce a comprehensive portrait of each herb. Organized as a materia medica names and descriptions of herbs/plants are listed alphabetically, and high blood pressure to asthma, headaches, the book explains the use of the whole plant not just “active ingredients” in the treatment of the whole person and describes symptoms and conditions that the plants have been successful in treating—from digestive ailments, skin rashes, and allergies, to name a few.
The Earthwise Herbal, Volume II: A Complete Guide to New World Medicinal Plants - Wood, takes a historical view and presents information in a thoughtful, engaging, who has systematically studied ancient and traditional herbal literature, nontechnical style.
The Earthwise Herbal Repertory: The Definitive Practitioner's GuideNorth Atlantic Books - Internationally known herbalist matthew wood takes the guesswork out of the application of medicinal plants and provides an invaluable cross-reference of constitutional types, energetic categories, and specific symptoms that helps the herbalist narrow down the number of possible remedies for a specific condition.
This definitive repertory proves useful for homeopaths and herbalists, professionals and home practitioners alike. North Atlantic Books. While this system of cross-referencing is well known to homeopaths, homeopathy, incorporating knowledge from ancient Greek and traditional Native American medicine, it is less frequently used by herbalists; The Earthwise Herbal Repertory seeks to bridge the gap between different systems, nineteenth-century botanical medicine, and modern biomedical research.
The Earthwise Herbal Repertory: The Definitive Practitioner's Guide - Unlike many reference books in which medicinal plants are defined simply by condition or disease name, this book contains tools to differentiate between remedies and analyze each case in a holistic fashion. North Atlantic Books.
The Practice of Traditional Western Herbalism: Basic Doctrine, Energetics, and ClassificationNorth Atlantic Books - He argues against the biomedical model of standardization, in which herbs are refined and advertised as if they were drugs suited to an exact disease or condition. To remedy the situation, herbalist Matthew Wood has researched the old-time practices and reconstructed them for modern use. North Atlantic Books.
Recently there has been a revival of interest in western herbalism, but practitioners haven't been able to explore its benefits due to a void of information on the topic—the system of medicine the herbs fit into had all but disappeared. North Atlantic Books. Used book in Good Condition. Wood makes the point that plant medicines, because they are made from a broad range of chemical components, are naturally suited for the treatment of general patterns in the body.
The Practice of Traditional Western Herbalism: Basic Doctrine, Energetics, and Classification - . The practice of traditional western Herbalism places the function of western herbs in their true historical context, traditional Chinese medicine, apart from homeopathy, and Ayurveda. In resuscitating western herbal medicine and bringing it up to date, he gives his readers a powerful tool for holistic theory and treatment.
The Book of Herbal Wisdom: Using Plants as MedicinesNorth Atlantic Books - In the book of herbal Wisdom, this is continued and enlarged in wonderful detail. North Atlantic Books. This is a must-read for anyone working in the natural health field or interested in self healing with herbs. North Atlantic Books. His previous book, seven herbs: Plants as Healers, was a watershed in teaching herbal healing as a part of total wellness.
. North Atlantic Books. For those of us who consider not only our physical relationships to the herbs, but also the metaphysical ones, this book is invaluable. This is a work that empowers the reader and gives them a very deep knowledge of the herbs discussed. It affirms that when we work closely with nature, and the energies of the herbs and herbal medicine, we all are much better off.
The Book of Herbal Wisdom: Using Plants as Medicines - Used book in Good Condition. Matthew wood is recognized world wide as one of the United States' most reknown herbalists.
Medical Herbalism: The Science Principles and Practices Of Herbal MedicineHealing Arts Press - North Atlantic Books. A foundational textbook on the scientific principles of therapeutic herbalism and their application in medicine• A complete handbook for the medical practitioner• Includes the most up-to-date information on preparations, and contraindications• By the author of The Complete Illustrated Holistic HerbalMedical Herbalism contains comprehensive information concerning the identification and use of medicinal plants by chemical structure and physiological effect, the art and science of making herbal medicine, the limitations and potential of viewing herbs chemically, dosage, and the challenge to current research paradigms posed by complex plant medicines.
It also includes information on toxicology and contraindications, the issues involved in determining dosage and formulation types for an individual, guides to the different measurement systems and conversion tables, and the pros and cons of both industrial and traditional techniques. With additional sections devoted to the principles of green medicine, and a discussion of treatments organized by body system, the history of Western Herbalism, an extensive resource directory, the variety of other medical modalities using medicinal plants, Medical Herbalism is the comprehensive textbook all students and practitioners of clinical herbalism need to develop their healing practices.
Medical Herbalism: The Science Principles and Practices Of Herbal Medicine - North Atlantic Books. Used book in Good Condition. North Atlantic Books.
The Modern Herbal Dispensatory: A Medicine-Making GuideNorth Atlantic Books - More comprehensive than any other guide, thoroughly researched, and presented with ease of use in mind, beautifully illustrated, this book will take its place as the premier reference for those who want to produce all the herbal remedies they need, and to save money in the process. The authors tell you everything you need to know about harvesting, alcohol, including fresh, and administering herbs in many different forms, vinegar and oil, bulk dried herbs, extracts in water, glycerin, capsules, preparing, and even preparations like essential oils and flower essences.
Readers who appreciate the health-giving properties of herbal medicines but are discouraged by the high price of commercial products can now make their own preparations for a fraction of the cost. They lay out the principles of herbal formulation and also provide instructions on how to prepare single herbs, a procedure that has been largely ignored in other references.
The Modern Herbal Dispensatory: A Medicine-Making Guide - This comprehensive, easy-to-follow instructions for making and using approximately 250 herbal medicines at home, including practical tips and numerous effective formulas developed and tested by the authors, full-color guide provides detailed, both expert herbalists with years of experience. Leading herbalists thomas easley and Steven Horne have tested and proven the herbal formulas they offer, along with suggestions for treating more than one hundred illnesses.
North Atlantic Books. North Atlantic Books. The modern herbal dispensary explains why different preparations of the same herb will obtain better results, tinctures, teas, demonstrating how capsules, or glycerites of the same plant will not have exactly the same effect on the body.
The Herbal Medicine-Maker's Handbook: A Home ManualCrossing Press - North Atlantic Books. So, first head into the garden and learn to harvest your own herbs, and then head into your kitchen and whip up a batch of raspberry cough syrup, or perhaps a soothing elixir to erase the daily stresses of modern life. North Atlantic Books. Used book in Good Condition. North Atlantic Books.
Writing in a delightfully personal and down-home style, Green emphasizes the point that herbal medicine-making is fundamental to every culture on the planet and is accessible to everyone. Crossing Press. The herbal medicine-maker'¬?s handbook is an entertaining compilation of natural home remedies written by one of the great herbalists, James Green, author of the best-selling THE MALE HERBAL.
The Herbal Medicine-Maker's Handbook: A Home Manual - North Atlantic Books.
The Herbalist's Way: The Art and Practice of Healing with Plant MedicinesChelsea Green Publishing - North Atlantic Books. Crossing Press. North Atlantic Books. The herbalist's way includes time-honored healing wisdom from many cultures, and education centers • growing, conferences, drying, and preparing medicinal herbs • Learning to listen to clients and recommend holistic treatments for healing and continued wellness • Licensing, as well as information on: • Roles and responsibilities of herbalists in their communities • Herbal workshops, marketing, and other legal and business issues facing modern herbalists • Comprehensive resources and suggestions for building your herbal library North Atlantic Books.
Ships from Vermont. North Atlantic Books. Used book in Good Condition. Inspirational profiles of practicing herbalists from across the country add a human touch to the authors' wealth of practical herbal knowledge. This updated edition of the village herbalist provides a complete guide to the art and practice of herbalism, as well as an introduction to the herbalist's role in family and community life.
The Herbal Kitchen: 50 Easy-to-Find Herbs and Over 250 Recipes to Bring Lasting Health to You and Your FamilyConari Press - Used book in Good Condition. North Atlantic Books. Do you enjoy eating garlic bread? does oregano always find its way into your spaghetti sauce? Do you garnish potato salad with paprika? Then you are participating in the ancient tradition of using herbs to enhance the health benefits and digestibility of your food.
. North Atlantic Books. Crossing Press. Ships from Vermont. North Atlantic Books. The herbal kitchen will help you to recognize the extraordinary pharmacy that already exists in your own kitchenone that will boost immunity, and ensure overall health and vitality, enhance energy, heal sickness, all without the need for fancy equipment or specialty products.
The Herbal Kitchen: 50 Easy-to-Find Herbs and Over 250 Recipes to Bring Lasting Health to You and Your Family - North Atlantic Books. Used book in Good Condition. With over 250 recipes for herbal oils, pestos, store, The Herbal Kitchen provides the information necessary to prepare, salts, smoothies and more, and use herbs, syrups, cordials, vinegars, dressings, and create a long term healthcare plan.
Holistic Anatomy: An Integrative Guide to the Human BodyNorth Atlantic Books - The mechanisms, and functions of the body are explored, along with how they relate to spiritual and energetic paradigms, emotions, structure, and ecological principles. Holistic anatomy presents an authoritative study of anatomy, and pathology but expands the discussion by connecting the science of the body to a variety of alternative modalities to explore how human beings exist within—and interact with—their environment, physiology, and how they experience existence in emotional and spiritual terms.
. North Atlantic Books. Crossing Press. North Atlantic Books. North Atlantic Books. North Atlantic Books. North Atlantic Books. Topics include western pathology, emotional health, five element medicine, and the spiritual cause for disease. Complementary and alternative approaches to health and medicine have become increasingly widespread as the limits of conventional treatments become more apparent.
Holistic Anatomy: An Integrative Guide to the Human Body - Used book in Good Condition. Ships from Vermont. Used book in Good Condition. Basic scientific terminology and detailed descriptions are interwoven with informal, facts, sometimes humorous observations, and ideas about life.