Author: Evans, Mark
Publisher: Hermes House
Year Published: 2001
Condition Rating: Slight wear, may have creased spine, folded pages, good-condition ownership stickers
Summary: A home reference and alternative health source book for those who seek strategies for everyday ailments. The first half looks at commonly experienced disorders and symptoms, and describes alternative ways of treating them with aromatherapy oils, herbs, homeopathic medicine or by making changes to one's diet and exercise routines. Taking each body system in turn, natural treatments are suggested for a wide range of ailments. The second half of the book explores numerous alternative therapies: HEALTH FROM PLANTS covers aromatherapy and herbalism; NATUROPATHY explores diet and exercise; STRESS MANAGEMENT explores self-hypnotism and meditation as methods of unwinding as well as discussing the benefits of psychotherapy, autogenics and healing; BODYWORK offers detailed routines in massage and reflexology; and the final section, EASTERN APPROACHES, covers shiatsu, makko ho, yoga and moxibustion.
The book is illustrated throughout with photographs of the herbs and natural oils suggested and step-by-step sequences of the techniques and exercises to follow.
Includes "useful addresses" for natural therapies in United Kingdom, United States and Australia
In Store Location: Bookcase 38 - Health,