Traditional and Modern Remedies that Make You Feel Amazing
Author: Rachel De Thample
Category: Herbal teas
Everyone knows that chamomile tea is the answer to a good night's sleep, that lemon tea is an invigorating way to start your morning and that ginger tea can settle your stomach. But did you know that Jamu Kunyit, a ginger and turmeric tonic, is the Balinese equivalent of `an apple a day' to `keep health problems at bay'; that herbal medicinal vinegars can be antifungal, antibacterial and antiviral as well as helping fight respiratory infections, coughs and bronchitis; or that adding black pepper and coconut oil to any turmeric drink can help your body reap the benefits more effectively? Rachel de Thample has gathered a collection of the best of these ancient drinks and traditional remedies, along with a few modern spins, offering tips on how to best build them into a busy lifestyle. Organised into three chapters, she covers Tonics such as Dairy Keifr, Beet Kvass, Nettle Tonic and Ginger Shots; Teas such as Grasshopper Tea, Spice Route Tea, Armenian Herbal Tea and Afghan Pin Chai, plus delicious and beneficial Drinks such as Elderflower Cordial, Amazake and Kombucha. This eclectic mix of natural brews is the perfect way to give your body a healthy boost.
Asia is now at the forefront of the international spa movement with the creation of many of the world's finest luxury spas—most of which base their treatments on traditional Asian therapies and formulas. Drawing on the expertise of many of Asia's best therapists, doctors, and wellness experts from around the region, ultimate spa offers a comprehensive look at the finest spas in Asia and the unparalleled range of therapies they now offer. This spa pictorial not only describes Asia's best–known destination and day spas in detail, it delves deeply into the ancient wellness traditions of Ayurveda, TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), and other health and beauty secrets which are largely responsible for the phenomenal success of Asian spas today. The emphasis is on spiritual well–being and natural holistic curatives. All spas and photographs, many with extensive how–to sequences and detailed recipes and instructions. This book is a must–have for spa goers and spa professionals everywhere.
The Most Effective Ways to Benefit from Nature's Healing Herbs
Author: Victoria Zak
Category: Health & Fitness
Fight Colds and Flu Lower Cholesterol Beat Depression Banish Fatigue Enhance Memory Lose Weight And More! An ancient Chinese legend: Once there was a man who knew 100,000 healing properties of herbs. He taught his son 80,000 secrets. On his deathbed, he told his son to visit his grave in five years, and there he would find the other 20,000 secrets. When the son went to his father's grave, he found, growing on the site, the tea shrub.... Teas are the gentle, natural, most beneficial way to absorb the healing properties of herbs--easily and inexpensively. A simple cup of tea not only has the power to soothe and relax but to deliver healing herbal agents to the bloodstream more quickly than capsules, tinctures, or infusions. Feeling tired? Rose hip tea will rev you up and beautify your skin. Need some help with your diet? Ginger tea will provide the boost you need and help aching joints too. Hot or iced, these pure and simple drinks offer delicious ways to stay healthy and revitalize you from the inside out. This unique guide offers: An A-Z listing of common ailments followed by the teas best used to treat them Instructions on how to create your own medicinal kitchen Advice on creating your own tea blends Descriptions of the top 100 herbs and their secret healing properties And much, much more! From the Paperback edition.
175 Teas, Tonics, Oils, Salves, Tinctures, and Other Natural Remedies for the Entire Family
Author: Rosemary Gladstar
Publisher: Storey Publishing
Category: Health & Fitness
Promote vibrant health and radiant beauty, soothe everyday ailments, and ease persistent stress with these simple, natural cures for everything from dry skin and infant colic to cold symptoms and insomnia. Renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar provides 175 proven therapies and herbal remedies that are easy to prepare and safe enough for children. Offering a potent and effective alternative to commercial pharmaceuticals, Gladstar will inspire you to nurture yourself and those you love with nature’s healing herbs.
Prevent and Treat Chronic and Acute Pains-Naturally
Author: Letha Hadady
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Category: Health & Fitness
TACKLE YOUR PAIN THE NATURAL WAY Whether you've dealt with a lifetime of chronic aches and pains or suffer from a specific ailment, when you're in constant pain, relief is the only thing on your mind. Are you using the same over–the–counter painkiller to treat everything from toothaches to knee pain? If so, you may only be providing a temporary mask to your suffering—not healing it—and it's only a matter of time before the pain returns. Every pain is unique, from headaches to back strains to arthritis, and there's no one–solution–fits–all to alleviate your suffering. Natural remedies expert Letha Hadady knows that to treat pain you must focus on the cause. Organizing her advice by both symptom and type of pain, Hadady guides you on how to use a variety of all–natural herbs, extracts, and pills to ease and control the source of your suffering. Find Natural Pain Remedies For: •Arthritis •Sciatica •Backaches •Chest Pains •Nerve Pain •Migraines •Burns •Knee Discomfort •Carpal Tunnel Syndrome And More... Praise for Letha Hadady "There is no one else of Letha's stature, experience, and knowledge in the field of alternative medicine." —ALICE RHEE, NBC NEWS "The Martha Stewart of herbs." —CONDE NAST TRAVELER "Her encyclopedic knowledge of health and beauty is evident." —DAILY NEWS "Letha unearths the wisdom of the ancients." —NEW YORK POST
These fun, retro guides provide commonsense advice and practical solutions to promote healthy and efficient maintenance of oneself and one's surroundings. Vintage artwork, including photos, posters, and cartoons, complement a wealth of remarkably effective old-fashioned hints and tips. Time-tested, back-to-basics skills such as creating a healthy and productive garden, removing tough laundry stains, choosing the best seasonal produce, and mixing up home remedies for common health ailments are explained and illustrated.