The Art of Aromatherapy
The Healing and Beautifying Properties of the Essential Oils of Flowers and Herbs
Paperback ISBN: 0892810017
Often called the father of modern aromatherapy, Tisserand introduced the use of essential oils in healing in this seminal bestseller. Includes a glossary and therapeutic index.
Animal Testing, Human Health, and Environmental Policy
Paperback ISBN: 1856494985
For the last 150 years, chemicals have been tested on animals for the alleged purpose of protecting the public from their dangerous effects. Lethal Laws reveals that using animals as human surrogates is not only unethical, it is bad science. Alix Fano provides a meticulous analysis of the technical and scientific problems that have plagued animal tests for decades, but which have not been forcefully challenged until now. She shows how animal testing has been used as an alibi to allow the continued use of thousands of toxic chemicals. In a field dominated by male voices, this is a pioneering work by a woman that effectively demonstrates the causal link between animal testing and environmental degradation, and the subsequent deterioration of human health.
The Clay Cure
Natural Healing from the Earth
Paperback ISBN: 0892817755
Complete information on this natural and gentle dietary supplement that is effective in treating a wide range of illnesses. Contains complete, up-to-date information on choosing the appropriate clay and how to use it for specific ailments. Discusses the science and history of clay ingestion and its nutritional value. Resource section includes information on where to buy clay supplements and health products. An exceptional source of minerals, clay has been ingested as a nutritional supplement and detoxifier throughout the world for thousands of years. This book reveals the benefits of that ancient wisdom and the use of clay powders, capsules, or liquid gels to address numerous problems. Naturally absorbent and extremely gentle on the system, clay can treat ailments affecting digestion, circulation, menstruation, and the liver, skin, and prostate. Clay also remedies symptoms of arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome, gum diseases, and migraines. The Clay Cure contains complete and up-to-date information on choosing the appropriate type and form of clay, how and when to take it for your specific complaint, the science and history of ingesting clay, and the value of minerals contained in the many varieties of clay.
The Greatest Benefit to Mankind
A Medical History of Humanity
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0393046346
A panoramic, illustrated history explores the development of medicine against the backdrop of the religious, scientific, philosophical, and political beliefs of each age, and unearths a treasure trove of medicinal oddities.
Dolphins and Their Power to Heal
Paperback ISBN: 0892814764
Explores the dolphin's life cycle, behavioral patterns, and methods of communication, and discusses how contact with these mammals can trigger healing powers, enhance the learning abilities of the mentally handicapped, and encourage recovery from life-threatening disease
The Pacific Elixer : The Definitive Guide to Its Ethnobotany, History, and Chemistry
Paperback ISBN: 0892817267
• The most comprehensive book ever written on nature's most effective stress-relieving plant. • First paperback edition of the classic comprehensive text originally published by Yale University Press. This complete guide to kava summarizes the literature and research on a plant that is now considered comparable or superior to anti-stress prescription drugs, and describes its use in the religious, political, and economic life of the Pacific islands for centuries. Beyond its soporific qualities kava is also used throughout the the Pacific as an analgesic, a diuretic, and an anesthetic. There is even evidence suggesting it is effective in the treatment of asthma, tuberculosis, and venereal disease. Exhaustively researched, Kava: The Pacific Elixir offers an extensive survey of this amazing plant from the perspective of the horticulturist, the ethnobotanist, and the pharmacologist.