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ABC herbal 3030407   $ 27.00
Product Image The ABC Herbal: A Simplified Guide to Natural Health Care for Children: As a father and parent himself, Steven Horne has focused over twenty years experience as an herbalist to bring you The ABC Herbal, a "common sense" approach to natural health care for your kids. Addressing a host of common childhood ailments in the easy-to-read little book, Steven will share the same "tried and true" herbal home remedies he uses with his own children. In this book, you will learn simple methods to make and apply your own herbal preperations your family will enjoy taking.The ABC Herbal is an invaluable resource for all parents concerned with the health and well being of their children.
Steven Home
Adaptogens 8090012   $ 43.00
Product Image Adaptogens: Herbs for Strength, Stamina, and Stress Relief:We all deal with stress every day, and every day our bodies strive to adapt and stay balanced and healthy. In "Adaptogens", authors, David Winston and Steven Maimes, provide a comprehensive look into adaptogens, non-toxic herbs such as ginseng, eleuthero, and liquorice, that produce a defensive response to stress in our bodies. Formerly known as rejuvenating herbs or tonics, adaptogens help the body to "adapt" to the many influences it encounters. They increase stamina and counter the normal effects of aging and, thus, are becoming important tools in sports medicine and in the prevention and treatment of chronic fatigue and other stress-related disorders. This work reveals how adaptogens increase the body's resistance to adverse influences and provides a history of the use of these herbal remedies and the actions, properties, preparation, and dosage for each herb. Winston and Maimes present the historical uses of these herbal remedies in India, Russia, China, and the Americas and explain how they work and why they are so effective at combating stress-induced illness. Monographs for each adaptogen also present the latest scientific research and include the origin, traditional use, actions, properties, preparation, and dosage for each herb
David Winston
Alternative Cures 8090052   $ 54.00
Product Image Alternative Cures: More than 1,000 of the Most Effective Natural Home Remedies: Product Description When your health is at risk, you want to consider every option. In Alternative Cures, three hundred of America's top doctors and natural healers–herbalists, nutritionists, homeopaths, and naturopaths–share more than one thousand safe and effective remedies for many health concerns. Inside you'll discover a nutrient that blocks the side effects of arthritis drugs a two-nutrient combo that can help cure chronic fatigue an herbal "cocktail" that stops common flu symptoms in twenty-four hours an amino acid that works as well as Viagra a group of remedies that rein in high blood pressure a natural hormone cream that rebuilds bones a home remedy that stops sugar cravings immediately Plus, there are easy-to-follow illustrations of healing exercises and pain-relieving pressure points–along with guidance on when to seek a professional. Alternative Cures provides not only health advice but peace of mind.
Bill Gottlieb
Antibiotic Alternative 1104079   $ 34.00
Product Image Antibiotic Alternative: the Natural Guide to Fighting Infection and Maintaining A Healthy Immune System: - Avoid the dangerous overuse of antibiotics by using natural herbal remedies to strengthen your own immune defenses. Protect yourself and your family from the misuse of antibiotics. Learn how to control and overcome infections with natural remedies.Maintain a vibrant and healthy immune system without antibiotic dependency. When antibiotics were discovered they were hailed as the magic bullet that would put an end to the threat of infectious disease. In fact, in 1969 the U.S. Surgeon General stated that "the war against infectious disease has been won." But in the last fifteen years we have faced an alarming increase in cases of bacterial infections that will not respond to antibiotics. What is more, the use of antibiotics in agricultural feeds and the widespread overprescription of antibiotics has deepened the threat of resistant bacteria to potentially epidemic proportions. Even when appropriately prescribed, antibiotics weaken the immune system by altering the body's natural bacterial balance. While antibiotics have their place in treating acute life-threatening conditions, "The Antibiotic Alternative" shows how the best defense against infectious disease is to strengthen your own immune system. With advice on stress management and diet and complete monographs of a dozen readily available herbs, Dr. Jones shows you how to ward off infectious disease naturally without antibiotic overdependence. She provides directions for making herbal teas, salves, and tinctures and includes specific herbal recommendations for more than twenty common ailments ranging from acne to wound treatment.
Cindy L. A. Jones. Ph.D.
Beyond Earthway 3030394   $ 39.00
Product Image Beyond Earthway: A Comprehensive Question-and-Answer Guide to Total Mind, Body, and Spirit Health (Religion and Spirituality) BREATHE IT. FEEL IT. SHARE IT. LIVE IT. The earth around us, the heaven above us, the soul within us -- Mary Summer Rain's illuminating guide Earthway helped us become aware of their interconnectedness to all life. Now Mary Summer Rain responds to the thousands of letters from her readers about applying nature's centuries-old knowledge to everyday life. Beyond Earthway offers more empowering information about dream interpretation, the celestial pull of the stars, our relationship to the Earth's vibrations, our selection of food and herbs for vitality and healing, and our yearning to strengthen the role of meditation and spiritual practices in our increasingly complex modern world. The gifts she offers us within these pages are the strength, self-reliance, and harmony with nature that characterize the concept of "all my relations" -- a way of living filled with values that feed the mind, the body, and the hungry heart.
Mary Summer Rain
Cannabis - The story of the weed that rocked the world 1006006   $ 29.00
Product Image Twelve millennia since it appeared, cannabis remains one of the most popular and controversial drugs consumed today. This revised, paperback edition of the successful "Cannabis" is an informative and entertaining guide to the history of 'weed'. Here one will find a story - from ancient myths and legends to today's on-going controversies - that stretches over 12,000 years; its many uses - spiritual, medicinal and recreational - in countries all round the globe; the laws that have tried to suppress it; and the industry, both 'professional' and quite literally 'homegrown' that brings the weed to its millions of consumers. In addition, readers will discover just what makes smokers 'high' and the way cannabis is being rediscovered as a vital painkiller for such diseases as cancer, arthritis and multiple sclerosis; it lays out the great debate: is cannabis really a 'gateway drug', leading users to heroin and crack; and on a lighter note there are cannabis recipes, the wide-ranging slang of cannabis and for those who've always wondered, a step-by-step guide to rolling a 'joint'. The book seeks to end all misinformation and neither preaches nor condemns. It is as factual reference book which will enlighten reader to all aspects of smoking one of the world's oldest cultivated plants.
Jonathon Green
Cunninghams Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs 9030029   $ 30.00
Product Image Do you work magic with herbs? Do you use them in spells, for talismans or simply use their innate powers? If you don't have Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs, you need to get it right away. This book has become a classic in its field. Paul Beyerl, a respected author on herbs calls it "…an essential reference book by students of herbalism and magick alike … Scott's personable charm touches every page… I highly recommend this book." And Jeanne Rose, famous author of books on herbs and developer of an herbal course says "I love books like this … It is accessible, easy to read, and with its encompassing index (all too often neglected), simple to use as well." Over 200,000 people already have this book and use it frequently. In this edition of the book (it's expanded and revised on the 15th anniversary of original publication) you will find the magical properties and folklore of over 400 herbs! You'll also find lists of herbs based on their magical powers, their genders, their planetary rulers, and more. Perhaps the most important list is the folk name cross-reference. With that information, when a recipe calls for "bramble, " you'll know it needs blackberry. Or if the magic calls for "enebro," you'll know you that is juniper. The main part of this book is the listings of the herbs. Each one includes names, associations, and magical attributions. Violets can be used for protection, luck, love, and more. Primrose is for protection and love. Garlic is for protection, healing, exorcism, lust, and prevention of theft. This book is considered a classic. It is probably consulted more than any other book on this subject. If you want to learn the secrets of magical herbs, this book is a must! From the Publisher Some time ago I started to get into programming computers. There are books that teach programming languages. There are others that simply tell you what the commands are. They don't teach you how to program, but you can use the information to make your programs work. In a sense, programming books don't teach programming. In a similar way, Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs doesn't teach you how to do spells (although it does give a brief outline so you can use this without any other book). What it does do is give you all the information you need to make your spells, talismans, amulets, and rituals work better. This book has become a classic in its field. Every time I visit an occult shop that sells herbs, I look to see what books they use as resources. Inevitably, this book is there, usually quite beaten up from constant use. The pros use it and so do over 200,000 people like you. The cross-referenced index of folk names could be a book by itself. Did you know that if a magical spell calls for "bats' wings" you should use holly? Or did you know that if a magical recipe called for "lapstones" you should use potato? If you had this book you would know all that and more. You'd also learn that ragweed can be used for courage; lily of the valley can enhance mental powers and happiness; and chrysanthemums can be used for protection. This book by Scott Cunningham is truly encyclopedic. It gives information on over 400 herbs in an easy-to-use format that makes working with the book clear and simple. If you do any sort of magic with herbs, or if you are interested in folklore, this is a book you must have.
Scott Cunningham
Dr Andrew Weil Guide to Optimim Health ( 8CD) 8030002   $ 110.00
Product Image The Latin word doctor literally means "teacher": one who helps patients learn to heal and stay healthy on their own. Now Andrew Weil, M.D. - our most trusted authority on alternative healing approaches— invites you to attend his first comprehensive one-on-one audio learning course with Dr. Andrew Weil's Guide to Optimum Health. On this complete 8-hour curriculum, Dr. Weil personally helps you take charge of your total well-being with proven,natural solutions for boosting your body's self-healing function, building energy, and overcoming everyday health challenges. You'll learn the same practical approach taught by Dr. Weil at his sought-after live workshops - at your own pace, at a fraction of the regular cost. Join this bestselling author, Harvard-trained botanist, and medical doctor as he explores: * Healing and the Mind: How your thoughts and emotions influence the health and function of every cell in your body * Preventing Chronic Disease: Essential steps for protecting yourself against heart attack, stroke, cancer, Alzheimer's disease, and more * Your Optimal Diet: A primer on eating for maximum health and pleasure, including insights from the diets of Okinawa and the Mediterranean * Vitamins, Minerals, and Other Supplements: Up-to-date recommendations for protecting yourself from modern environmental dangers, while supporting every system of the body * Herbal Medicine: Straight talk on the benefits of dozens of herbal remedies and botanicals and how to use them for greatest potency, plus seven more sessions on exercise and fitness, optimal aging, alternative therapies, and much more "Your body wants to be healthy," explains Dr. Weil. The question is: are you doing everything you can to optimize your own health? Now,with this trusted voice at your side,you can learn to enhance your health for a lifetime of better living,with Dr. Andrew Weil's Guide to Optimum Health
Dr Andrew Weil MD
Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine 5110100   $ 100.00
Product Image Encyclopedia Of Herbal Medicine: The Definitive Home Reference Guide To 550 Key Herbs With All Their Uses. This is the second edition of Chevallier's 'The Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants'. Though the title has changed, the format and contents are substantially the same. This second edition has been revised to reflect the latest herbal research and includes some herbs not mentioned in the earlier book, such as cat's claw. It also addresses the issues of quality control and the safe use of herbal remedies. But as with the original, initial and final chapters address the development of herbal medicine, world herbal traditions, and home remedies. Including alphabetical listing by Latin name of 550 of the most commonly used individual herbs. One hundred key plants are given a full-page spread outlining their habitat and cultivation, related species, key constituents and actions, research, traditional and current uses, parts used, key preparations, and self-help uses. In a separate alphabetical list, an additional 450 plants are covered in less detail. A fine bibliography and index complete the book. As with all DK publications, the encyclopedia is lavishly illustrated with high-quality color captioned photographs and focus boxes. Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs addresses briefly the medicinal uses of the listed herbs, there is a much stronger emphasis on the horticultural and culinary aspects. Deni Bown's Encyclopedia of Herbs and Their Uses is more comprehensive, covering over 1000 herbs, but has less information regarding their medicinal use. Therefore, the new Chevallier volume remains a top choice for a library reference on the medicinal use of herbs for the public.
Andrew Chevallier
Encyclopedia of Natural Healing for Children and Infants 7100006   $ 45.00
Product Image Treat common childhood ailments safely and naturally. This comprehensive, user-friendly volume by one of the nation's most highly trained medical herbalists has all the information that concerned parents need to safeguard and improve the health of their children. An Encyclopedia of Natural Healing for Children and Infants features new material on topics of particular interest to today's health-conscious parent, such as environmental allergies and the use of antibiotics. Mary Bove, N.D., is a world-renowned herbalist and educator with a private practice in family medicine and natural childbirth in Brattleboro, Vermont.
Mary Bove
Family Herbal Guide 3030059   $ 46.00
Product Image The Family Herbal: A Guide to Natural Health Care for Yourself and Your Children from Europe's Leading Herbalists : REVIEWS: This book outlines herbal treatments for a wide range of ailments. Particular attention is paid to herbal remedies for childhood illnesses and disorders associated with old age. The Theisses stress the importance of illness prevention, and feel that along with better health, herbal healing will inspire a return to the personal initiative we may once have had to heal ourselves. This is an excellent, easily understandable introduction to using herbs safely and effectively for adults and children. It clearly explains the main systems of the body and some of their most common disease conditions and offers detailed suggestions for practical herbal approaches that the Theisses have found effective. Beginners will appreciate the step-by-step instructions, often accompanied by photos, on how to make various preparations for internal and external use; the revealing discussions of dietary and lifestyle causes of ill health; and the separate index to plants and list of herbal suppliers. Readers more experienced with herb use will appreciate the Theisses' particular angle on the subject. The herb photos are especially beautiful.
Barbara Theiss
Four Seasons of Mojo: An Herbal Guide to Natural Living 6120174   $ 38.00
Product Image The changing of the seasons can feel magical-greens changing to browns and golds, snow melting to show fresh buds. We all recognize these tell-tale signs, but few are aware of the powerful impact each season has on our spiritual lives. Four Seasons of Mojo infuses ancient techniques, rituals, and methods from around the world to use each season's inherent energies to supplement body, mind, and soul. Designed to further spiritual practices by learning from neighboring cultures, this book provides readers with useful ideas unrestricted by geographic borders, ethnicity, religion, or magical path. Included are recipes and concepts from the Caribbean, African American soul food, Buddhist Meditation practices, sacred Hindu rites, Old European traditions, Australian Aboriginal dreaming lessons, and Native American wisdom.
Rose Stephanie Bird
Healing Plants Bible 1104143   $ 35.00
Healing Plants Bible: the Definitive Guide to Herbs Trees and Flowers: Plants can provide healing in many different ways: directly through their pharmacological actions as medicinal herbs, energetically through the vibrations of flower essences and tree energies, and spiritually through the inspiration they offer. Exploring over 100 of these incredible plants - from key medicinal herbs such as St John's wort, sage and chamomile to edible healing plants such as grapes and blueberries - "The Healing Plants Bible" provides a comprehensive guide to their history of usage, therapeutic properties and healing applications. Featuring guidance on seasonal availability, advice on the use of herbal teas, tinctures and flower essences for common ailments, and including the latest research findings, this book is an essential reference guide to plants from all over the world.
Helen Farmer-Knowles
Healing With Herbs A Z 9030206   $ 25.00
Product Image Healing With Herbs A Z: How to Heal Your Mind and Body with Herbs, Home Remedies and Minerals: This fresh and easy step-by-step guide is set up in an A-Z format. Its comprehensive content will help you take control of your nutritional challenges and create the good health you deserve. Healing with Herbs and Home Remedies A-Z shares Hanna Kroeger's lifetime of knowledge with you in a practical, easy-to-understand way, so that you can help heal yourself or just be healthier overall and more energised.
Hanna Kroeger
Health From Gods Garden 3050015   $ 42.00
Product Image Health from God's Garden: Herbal Remedies for Glowing Health and Well-Being REVIEW: My mom has one, my sister has one ,both my grandmothers have one, my aunts have one...we all have one and we swear by them! It contains detailed information and pictures of each herb, what it's good for, how to prepare it and different preparations for the same herb for different purposes such as teas and oils etc. The author who is German also shares amusing anecdotes about people and their illnesses that she has healed with herbs described in the book. This is truly one of the best herbal remedy-books I have seen. Very informative and extremely useful.
Maria Treben
Herbal Bible 7110024   $ 30.00
Product Image Herbal Bible: A Family Guide to Herbal Home Remedies: Healers are just beginning to tap the vast nutritional and healing power of plants. they can bring the world highly effective natural alternatives for the prevention of disease. includes an A-Z Ailment Index, recent phytopharmaceutical research, a naturopathic healing guide, and herbal recipes derived from master herbalists.
Michael A. Weiner
Herbal Magick 9110030   $ 39.00
Product Image "Herbal Magick" provides you with everything you need to know about the Pagan lore of plants and how to create powerful magick with roots, flowers, leaves, and bark. It reveals the well-guarded secrets of herbal enchantments from centuries past and touches on many of the intriguing folkloric beliefs connected to herbs. It provides a satisfying helping of easy-to-follow spells for many purposes, and even shows how herb-related omens can be easily interpreted in order to unveil one's future and the unknown. It also gives information on the appropriate times and ways in which to plant and harvest certain magickal herbs, according to age-old occult tradition. This book is designed for both the beginner and advanced student of the occult arts and all persons who are interested in the magick, mystery, and power of herbs.
Gerina Dubwich
Herbal Tarot Deck 7010003   $ 38.00
Product Image This deck is designed to integrate the healing properties of traditional herbs with the symbolism of tarot. On each card, a different herb is pictured and identified.
Michael Tierra
Herbs for Healthy Aging 1404002   $ 37.00
Product Image Natural Prescriptions for Vibrant Health A guide to herbal remedies that promote longevity, restore the body?s systems, treat chronic conditions, and maintain natural health ? Offers herbal remedies for many conditions associated with aging, such as prostate enlargement, hot flashes, hypertension, insomnia, and arthritis ? Provides herbal treatments to restore and maintain function in each of the body?s major systems ? Explores more than 150 herbs and their actions on the body and mind, preparation methods, and recommended dosages In this herbal guide to healthy aging, medical herbalist David Hoffmann discusses how to maintain the body?s vitality as we age and how to treat and prevent the health concerns brought about by aging. He provides herbal treatments to restore and protect each of the body?s major systems--from the muscles, bones, and digestive system to the pulmonary, cardiovascular, and reproductive organs--as well as herbal remedies for specific ailments such as prostate enlargement, hot flashes, hypertension, insomnia, bronchitis, varicose veins, and arthritis. He shows how herbs can help minimize dependence on conventional medical treatments and provide a safe and welcome alternative to the unpleasant and sometimes dangerous side effects of synthetic drugs. In the materia medica, Hoffmann details more than 150 anti-aging herbs and their actions on the body and mind, preparation methods, and recommended dosages. This authoritative guide to herbal preventive medicine and longevity offers holistic treatments designed not only to promote vibrant health but also to provide a way to age with grace
David Hoffman
Magical Herbalism 5030078   $ 27.00
Product Image Natural magic utilizes the world around us for magical purposes. Herbs are one of the most important tools for natural magic, and the best introduction to this system is found in Scott Cunningham's "Magical Herbalism. "This book presents a complete system of magic using herbs. You will learn the theory of magic and the tools you'll need. Then you'll get countless techniques for using herbs for magic. Need a protection method? "Pick several protective herbs and bind the stems together with red thread, then hang them up. This practice dates back to Babylonian times." You'll find a list of over 115 herbs that details their magical powers, so you can easily find which ones are protective in nature. How about a divination using herbs? "Get a small quantity of dried patchouly, mugwort, or wormwood. Crumble the herb between your hands until it is finely diminished. Next, pour it into a small square pan (glass or ceramic). Light yellow candles and place the pan on your working area. Close your eyes, extend the index finger of your weak hand, and gently touch the center of the pan with its tip. Move it at random in the pan, shifting from one direction to another ... Now, remove your finger, open your eyes, and interpret the symbols you have just written in the herb." All of the techniques, rituals, spells, talismans, healing methods, and charms are this easy. And most importantly, they work! You'll also find how to make and use incenses, scented oils, perfumes, fluid condensers, and so much more. Here is your chance to work with a beautiful and simple system. Give it a try! You won't be disappointed.
Scott Cunningham
Maori Healing and Herbal 3060006   $ 99.00
Product Image By Murdoch Riley. First section of this book surveys Maori health and healing from the pre-contact period with Europeans to the present time. It itemises individual ailments and subjects, discussing the spiritual and herbal healing needed. The second section contains information on some 200 plants with colour photographs of each. This book details New Zealand and world medicinal information according to the particular botanical family. Award winning book with wide appeal, also a recommended textbook for students.
Riley Murdoch
Marijuana Medicine: 1105013   $ 63.00
Product Image Marijuana Medicine: A World Tour of the Healing and Visionary Powers of Cannabis: A comprehensive survey of the therapeutic, historical, and cultural uses of cannabis in traditions around the world.- The most complete visual record of cannabis culture ever published. Christian Ratsch is one of the world's foremost ethnopharmacologists and is the current president of the German Society for Ethnomedicine."Marijuana Medicine" explores the role of hemp in medicinal systems spanning the globe. Cannabis has accompanied the development of human culture from its very beginnings and can be found in the healing traditions of cultures throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Even today it is an important part of many Asian healing traditions: in Ayurveda cannabis is praised for its tonic and aphrodisiac qualities and in traditional Chinese medicine it is cited as a superb antidepressant. It also remains a significant part of the healing and visionary traditions of Latin American curanderos and Brazilian, Nepalese, and Indian folk medicine. Modern research has confirmed the effectiveness of marijuana's application in treating such diseases as asthma and glaucoma. Christian Ratsch profiles the medicinal, historical, and cultural uses of cannabis in each of these societies and medical systems, providing remedies and recipes for those interested in how cannabis can be used to treat specific conditions.
Christian Ratsch
Mindlight: Secrets Of Energy, Magick And Manifestation 6110018   $ 35.00
Product Image RavenWolf puts quantum physics theories into plain English and explains how they can be put into practice for personal fulfillment. She teaches how to achieve a special state of consciousness, including how to create and project a "mindlight," or ball of energy, through meditations, visualizations, rituals, and mind exercises. These techniques-some involving elemental energies, astrology, oils, and herbs-can be used for healing, problem solving, relaxation, banishing negative thoughts, and general wellbeing.
Silver Ravenwolf
Mother Natures Herbal 8080058   $ 46.00
Product Image Mother Natures Herbal: A Complete Guide for Experiencing the Beauty, Knowledge, and Synergy of Everything: Due to overwhelming demand since its debut ten years ago, this beloved guide to the herbal wisdom of Mother Nature is back! With ancient folklore, simple instructions for growing an herb garden, and recipes from around the world, Mother Nature's Herbal is hands-down the most unique, thoughtful, and comprehensive guide to growing and preparing herbs. Divided into useful sections and graced with charming illustrations, this book is the perfect addition to any budding herbalist's kitchen counter. Part one presents a rich tapestry of centuries-old customs, recipes, and mythology from various cultures, including Native American, South American, Asian, Mediterranean, medieval, colonial, and more. Part two explains how to grow and use your own organic herbs. Make them thrive with tips on tending the soil, guarding against pests, and keeping your plants healthy. Once you've harvested your herbs, experiment with an assortment of recipes for foods, teas, tonics, ointments, and medicines. Explore the magical benefits of herbs, and enjoy invigorated health and a rejuvenated spirit!
Dr Judith Griffin
Mystical Dragon Magick: Teachings of the Five Inner Rings 7110042   $ 35.00
Product Image Dragons have been sharing their power with humanity throughout history and across cultures. These magickal creatures can strengthen your spellwork and guide you to new realms of consciousness. D. J. Conway's sequel to Dancing with Dragons takes dragon magick to the highest level. Discover how to attract dragons, draw on their legendary energy and wisdom, and partner with them as co-magicians. Each of the five "Inner Rings" apprentice, enchanter, shaman, warrior, and mystic—introduces new methods for working dragon magick and guides you to a higher path of spiritual consciousness. From shape shifting to herbal spells, this guide to dragon magick also offers plenty of practical methods for working with these otherworldly creatures.
D J Conway
Padma: Integrating Ancient Wisdom and Modern Research 9030134   $ 16.00
Product Image Padma: Integrating Ancient Wisdom and Modern Research Using Traditional Tibetan Herbs for Today's Diseases Padma Basic are herbal tablets made from formulas that stem from Tibetan Medicine. In a manner that is easily understood, the author reveals the large area of application of this precious remedy for today's diseases.
Gabriele Feyerer
Plants of the Gods 8060051   $ 69.00
Product Image Plants of The Gods: Their Sacred Healing and Hallucinogenic Powers: World-renowned anthropologist and ethnopharmacologist, Christian Ratsch provides the latest scientific updates to this classic work on psychoactive flora by two eminent researchers. Three scientific titans join forces to completely revise the classic text on the ritual uses of psychoactive plants. They provide a fascinating testimony of these "plants of the gods," tracing their uses throughout the world and their significance in shaping culture and history. In the traditions of every culture, plants have been highly valued for their nourishing, healing and transformative properties. The most powerful of those plants, which are known to transport the human mind into other dimensions of consciousness, have always been regarded as sacred. The authors detail the uses of hallucinogens in sacred shamanic rites while providing lucid explanations of the biochemistry of these plants and the cultural prayers, songs and dances associated with them. The text is lavishly illustrated with 400 rare photographs of plants, people, ceremonies and art related to the ritual use of the world's sacred psychoactive flora. * Numerous new and rare colour photographs complement the completely revised and updated text * Explores the uses of hallucinogenic plants in shamanic rituals throughout the world * Cross-referenced by plant, illness, preparation, season of collection and chemical constituents * First edition sold 33,000 copies
Richard Evans Schultes
Plant Spirit Journey: 1001044   $ 32.00
Product Image "Plant Spirit Journey: Discover the Healing Energies of the Natural World": Laura Silvana is a medical and spiritual intuitive whose mediumship abilities extend into the world of nature spirits. Born with an ability to see and hear spirits, her fascinating true story includes the wisdom imparted from a powerful shaman who taught her how to work with the energies of the plant kingdom. Silvana tunes in to individual flowers and herbs and lets the plants speak for themselves. Dandelions possess a whimsical vibration to help counteract despair. Lilacs offer contentment and stability during times of transition. Red Clover is a powerful healer that inspires courage, will, and determination. This guide reveals the spiritual and emotional healing properties of thirty versatile plants and gives simple instructions for making plant spirit remedies at home. Both the plants and the ailments they treat are cross-referenced so readers can easily find the information they seek.
Laura Silvana
Prescription of Herbal Healing 4010001   $ 46.00
Product Image Prescription for Herbal Healing: An Easy-to-Use A-Z Reference to Hundreds of Common Disorders and Their Herbal Remedies: The popularity of herbal medicine has exploded during the past decade, with herbal remedies becoming increasingly available in such conventional outlets as drugstores and even supermarkets. Prescription for Herbal Healing brings to herbal medicine the same in-depth, easy-to-understand information and accessible style that Prescription for Nutritional Healing successfully brought to diet and nutritional supplements. This book is divided into three parts for easy reference. Part I discusses the basic principles of herbal medicine and outlines the properties and characteristics of some one hundred sixty single herbs and sixty herbal combination formulas. Part II describes more than one hundred fifty common disorders, conveniently arranged in alphabetical order from acne to yeast infection, and names the herbal therapies that can be used in the treatment of those conditions. Part III is a guide to using various kinds of herbal and other alternative therapies. In addition, it includes self-diagnostic tests and boxed insets throughout, which offer detailed information on a wide variety of topics. Complete coverage of Chinese and Ayurvedic herbs make this volume entirely comprehensive, and thorough scientific references lend it an authority not found in any other herbal book. Prescription for Herbal Healing is the definitive herbal resource and is a necessity for any health conscious consumer. About the Author Phyllis A. Balch, CNC, has been a leading nutritional consultant for more than twenty years. She continues to study nutrition-based therapies, procedures, and treatments in the United States and abroad.
Phyllis A Balch
Secret Potions, Elixirs & Concoctions 9030128   $ 24.00
Product Image This interesting book contains, in an easy-to-understand form, many ways to utilize botanicals including essential oils, herbs & more for use in everyday life. All you need are simple ingredients & equipment such as a blender to be on your way to quickly whipping up a lavish spa treatment or healing remedy.
Marie Anakee Miczak
Sexual Herbal: Prescriptions for Enhancing Love and Passion 1103012   $ 55.00
Product Image A self-help guide to herbal and natural remedies for lifelong sexual vitality - Includes an in-depth catalog of herbs that boost sexual health - Shows how to use aromatherapy, aphrodisiacs, and bedroom feng shui to enhance sexuality - Provides herbal remedies for common ailments, such as infertility, erectile dysfunction, and urinary tract infections For thousands of years people have used herbs to nourish the body and boost sexual vitality in a safe, natural way. In "The Sexual Herbal" renowned herbalist Brigitte Mars offers a compendium of herbal, homeopathic, and other holistic remedies to help individuals and couples attract and maintain healthy love relationships and naturally treat sexual dysfunctions. The author provides an in-depth catalog of herbs that promote sexual vitality and health, such as ginseng, licorice, and red raspberry leaf. She also offers recipes for aphrodisiac "superfoods" as well as herbal remedies for both men's and women's reproductive health issues--ranging from PMS, menopause, urinary tract infections, erectile dysfunction, and prostate disorders to infertility and STDs. The book includes chapters on yoga and Taoist exercises, massage and acupressure techniques, and vitamins and their effects on men's and women's respective physiology as well as recipes for aromatherapy love potions, baths, and perfumes; advice on kissing, foreplay, afterplay, and sexual positions; and suggested feng shui for the bedroom. The author also offers remedies for coping with infidelity, healing a broken heart, finding a mate, and keeping your love alive.
Brigitte Mars, A.H.G.
Wild & Weedy Apothecary 1005067   $ 36.00
Product Image Wild & Weedy Apothecary: An A to Z Book of Herbal Concoctions, Recipes & Remedies, Practical Know-How & Food for the Soul: Herbalist Shababy's well-considered alphabetic valentine to natural healing is an informative guide to the benefits and applications of everything from apples to "Zip," a hearty garlic tonic said to ward off colds and flu. Readers will be caught up by Shababy's enthusiasm while she divulges all sorts of trivia and history: juniper was once burned in hospital rooms to destroy airborne fungi; lavender can aid and stimulate circulation when added to a bath; PMS symptoms can be treated with catnip tea. Readers will also learn how to make their own bath salts and create their own herbal shampoo. Even if readers take a pass on saying a prayer of thanks to plants before harvesting, or fail to see immediate results when using anise in a pillowcase to ward off bad dreams, readers will likely find a use for recipes such as Manicotti Crepes, homemade blackberry brandy, spinach dip, and a simple fruit pie with a coconut cream cheese crust. Generous with her sources and references, Shababy's voluminous guide will help armchair naturalists and horticulturalists get the most out of nature's bounty without risking harm to themselves or the environment. Just outside your doorstep or kitchen window, hidden beneath a tall pine tree or twining through porch latticework, a wild and weedy apothecary waits to be discovered. Herbalist Doreen Shababy shares her deep, abiding love for the earth and its gifts in this collection of herbal wisdom that represents a lifetime of work in the forest, field, and kitchen. This herbalism guidebook is jam-packed with dozens of tasty recipes and natural remedies, including Glorious Garlic and Artichoke Dip, Sunny Oatmeal Crepes, Candied Catnip Leaves, Lavender Lemonade, Roseberry Tea, Garlic Tonic, Parsnip Hair Conditioner, and Dream Charms made with Mugwort. A sampling of the herbal lore, legend, and instruction found within these pages: The difference between sweet-faced flowers and flowers with attitude How to assemble a well-stocked pantry - The importance of gratitude Plant-spirit communication basics - How to use local wild herbs How to make poultices, teas, tinctures, balms, and extracts
Doreen Shababy
Wise Women Herbal Healing Wise 3030129   $ 44.50
Product Image Superb herbal in the feminine-intuitive mode. Complete instructions for using common plants for food, beauty, medicine, and longevity. Seven herbs - burdock, chickweed, dandelion, nettle, oatstraw, seaweed and violet - are explored in depth.
Susun S Weed
Copyright 1998 Beachhaven Books


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