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Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, Revised Second Edition

by Michael Murray

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This is a no frills natural health advice manual...easy to read, easy to understand and easy to apply the suggested remedies which are basically almost the same for all ailments, except with a few changes.....Flax Seed Oil, CoQ10, B vitamins, C vitamins, are basically staples everyone should have in their homes.... ( )
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To the beauty, truth, and wisdom of naturopathic medicine
This book is dedicated to naturopathic medicine and to those physicians and healers who have bestowed the virtues of the "healing power of nature" throughout history, and to those who will do so in the future.
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Preface:  This book was written in an effort to update the public's knowledge about the use of natural medicines in the maintenance of health and and treatment of disease.
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Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine weighs three pounds and nine ounces, has 946 pages, and is as informative as it is hefty. The authors are naturopathic doctors--they focus on promoting health and treating disease with nontoxic, natural therapies. Naturopathic medicine follows these seven principles: Do no harm: use safe, effective, natural therapies. Nature has healing powers: the physician's job is to enhance the body's natural power to heal itself. Identify and treat the cause: find the cause, rather than just suppress the symptoms. Treat the whole person: administer to the patient's physical, mental/emotional, spiritual, and social sides. The physician is a teacher: educate and motivate patients to take more responsibility for their health. Prevention is the best cure: health-supporting life habits prevent disease. Establish health and wellness: increase the patient's positive physical and mental state.

This book shows you how to improve your health through a positive mental attitude, healthy lifestyle, health-promoting diet, and supplements, with plenty of practical tips. Learn disease prevention through enhancing key body systems. The bulk of the book details natural remedies for treating more than 70 ailments. Each includes symptoms, description, therapeutic considerations (with discussion of studies), and a treatment summary, including nutritional supplements and botanical (herbal) medicines. If you have a disease, this book will give you a valuable perspective on natural treatments. If you're well, it will give you many pointers for maintaining and enhancing your health. --Joan Price

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Explores the principles and application of natural medicine, discussing herbs, vitamins, minerals, diets, and nutrition, and rejecting fads and fiction associated with natural healing.

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