Alt: Plant Remedies
A Classic Text on the Use of Mind-Altering Plants
Paperback ISBN: 0892814985
First published in German by Wilhelm Schmid, Nuremburg, 1855, and here translated by Hedwig-Schleiffer, with a foreword by Martin Haseneier (an authority on Von Bibra) and technical notes by Jonathan Ott (an ethnobotanist). Von Bibra drew on his own travel experiences as well as writings of his predecessors to examine the cultivation, preparation, and consumption of the world's major stimulants and inebriants. He devotes a full chapter to each of 17 plants, ranging from coffee and tea, through tobacco and hashish, to powerful narcotics and hallucinogens such as opium and fly agaric. Witty, engaging, and intellectually open. Available from Healing Arts Press, Inner Traditions International, 1 Park St., Rochester, VT 05767. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Mastering Bach Flower Therapies
A Guide to Diagnosis & Treatment
Paperback ISBN: 0892816309
Scheffer's groundbreaking bestseller Bach Flower Therapy: Theory and Practice revolutionized the science of Bach flower remedies, detailing the healing properties of each individual flower. Here the author gives first-hand accounts of patients cured by the flowers and provides expert commentary on the course of their diagnosis, treatment and recovery. color insert.
Immune Power from the Rain Forest
Paperback ISBN: 0892814977
Once again, the South American rain forest yields up a healing treasure--the bark of the pau d'arco tree. The author describes its value in treating allergies and immune system disorders, and gives directions for preparation and dosage.
Sacred Mushroom Of Visions
Teonanacatl : A Sourcebook On The Psilocybin Mushroom
Paperback ISBN: 1594770441
Sacred Mushroom of Visions: TeonanÃ¡catl describes the experiences of psychoactive mushroom users and how the use of the psilocybe mushroom spread from Mexico to North America, Asia, and Europe. Firsthand accounts of the controversial Harvard Psilocybin Project, the use of psilocybin in psychotherapy, and current studies on the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) are provided.
Aromatherapy for Healing the Spirit
Restoring Emotional and Mental Balance With Essential Oils
Paperback ISBN: 0892818875
The first aromatherapy guide to synthesize Eastern and Western approaches to restoring emotional and mental health. â€¢ Explains the esoteric and energetic healing properties of 40 essential oils to help restore balance to the body and psyche. â€¢ Provides help for a wide range of common emotional and mental complaints. â€¢ Includes full-color illustrations to guide readers through the massage and acupressure sequences. In this unique synthesis of Eastern and Western healing approaches, Gabriel Mojay combines the practice of aromatherapy with the wisdom of traditional Chinese medicine. Mojay explains the esoteric and energetic healing properties of 40 essential oils and shows how they can be used to manipulate qi, the body's vital energy, to stimulate healing from negative emotional and mental states. Some forms of nervous tension, for example, are caused by stagnant qi energy, which can be released with essential oils.Â Aromatherapy for Healing the Spirit provides help for a wide range of common emotional and mental complaints--including depression, low energy, lack of concentration, poor memory, anxiety, and low self-esteem. Easy-to-reference charts and full-color illustrations teach simple aromatherapeutic massage and acupressure techniques that restore balance to the body and psyche.