Southern Folk Medicine: Healing Traditions from the Appalachian Fields and Forests

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North Atlantic Books #ad - This book is the first to describe the history, and remedies of Southern and Appalachian Folk Medicine—the only system of folk medicine, assessment methods, other than Native American, folklore, that developed in the United States. Light has studied and worked with herbs, foods, and other healing techniques for more than thirty years.

One of the system's last active practitioners, Phyllis D. In everyday language, she explains how southern and Appalachian Folk Medicine was passed down orally through the generations by herbalists and healers who cared for people in their communities with the natural tools on hand.

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Native Plants, Native Healing: Traditional Muskagee Way

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Native Voices Publ. #ad - Indexed and illustrated and indexed by both plant name and medical topic. A must for beginners as well as serious students of herbology. Readers learn how to identify, honor, and select common wild plants and are given information about responsible harvesting versus cultivation. The author explains how to prepare liniments, oils, lotions, and tinctures, salves, teas, and recommends specific remedies for numerous ailments.

The cherokee and hitchiti author shares his knowledge of medicinal uses of plants and traditional Native root-doctoring techniques. Traditional Muskogee Way. Tis mal crow had also worked internationally with indigenous healers and herbal groups to promote the medicinal uses of herbs and the conservation of the wild habitat needed to sustain the growth of medicinal herbs.

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Herbal Formularies for Health Professionals, Volume 1: Digestion and Elimination, including the Gastrointestinal System, Liver and Gallbladder, Urinary System, and the Skin

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Chelsea Green Publishing #ad - This volume offers formulas and supporting information for treating gastrointestinal and biliary conditions, liver and gallbladder conditions, renal and urinary conditions, and dermatologic conditions. Volume ii circulation and Respiration will be available in July 2018. Jill stansbury draws on her decades of clinical experience and her extensive research to provide an unparalleled range of herbal formulas.

The book offers many sidebars and user-friendly lists―helping readers quickly choose which herbs are best for specific presentations―and details traditional uses of both western herbs and traditional Asian herbs and formulas that are readily available in the United States. Volume iii endocrinology will be published in fall 2018; Volumes IV Neurology, Orthopedics, Pyschiatry, and Pain Management and V Immunology, and Otolarnygology will be published in spring 2019.

Herbal formularies for health professionals is a five-volume set that serves as a comprehensive, physicians, nurses, practical reference manual for herbalists, and allied health professionals. These formularies are also a tutorial for budding herbalists on the sophisticated art of fine-tuning the precision of an herbal formula for the constitution and overall health condition of an individual patient, rather than a basic diagnosis.

Herbal Formularies for Health Professionals, Volume 1: Digestion and Elimination, including the Gastrointestinal System, Liver and Gallbladder, Urinary System, and the Skin #ad - For each formula, Dr. Each volume in the set also includes: a discussion of how herbal therapy fits into an overall treatment plan or approach for a particular health condition modern research findings on individual herbs and their mode of action in the body lists of herbs that might be beneficial for specific conditions advice on botanicals to avoid for particular conditions Each chapter includes a materia medica section listing 50 or more individual herbs with tips on their properties, modes of action, and very specific symptoms each plant best addresses.

Volume i focuses on digestive health and the emunctories, an herbal term referring to the organs of elimination: the gastrointestinal system, the urinary system, and the skin.

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The Earthwise Herbal Repertory: The Definitive Practitioner's Guide

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North Atlantic Books #ad - This definitive repertory proves useful for homeopaths and herbalists, professionals and home practitioners alike. While this system of cross-referencing is well known to homeopaths, incorporating knowledge from ancient Greek and traditional Native American medicine, nineteenth-century botanical medicine, it is less frequently used by herbalists; The Earthwise Herbal Repertory seeks to bridge the gap between different systems, homeopathy, and modern biomedical research.

Internationally known herbalist matthew wood takes the guesswork out of the application of medicinal plants and provides an invaluable cross-reference of constitutional types, energetic categories, and specific symptoms that helps the herbalist narrow down the number of possible remedies for a specific condition.

The Earthwise Herbal Repertory: The Definitive Practitioner's Guide #ad - Unlike many reference books in which medicinal plants are defined simply by condition or disease name, this book contains tools to differentiate between remedies and analyze each case in a holistic fashion. North Atlantic Books.

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The Illustrated Herbiary: Guidance and Rituals from 36 Bewitching Botanicals

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Storey Publishing, LLC #ad - The symbolism of plants — whether in the ancient Greek doctrine of signatures or the Victorian secret language of flowers — has fascinated us for centuries. Combining a passion for plants with imagery reminiscent of tarot, self-reflection, enticing text offers reflections and rituals to tap into each plant’s power for healing, and everyday guidance.

Rosemary is for remembrance; sage is for wisdom. Contemporary herbalist maia toll adds her distinctive spin to this tradition with profiles of the mysterious personalities of 36 herbs, fruits, and flowers. North Atlantic Books. Smaller versions of the illustrations are featured on 36 cards to help guide your thoughts and meditations.

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Herbal Formularies for Health Professionals, Volume 2: Circulation and Respiration, including the Cardiovascular, Peripheral Vascular, Pulmonary, and Respiratory Systems

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Chelsea Green Publishing #ad - Organized by body system, each volume includes hundreds of formulas to treat common health conditions, as well as formulas that address specific energetic or symptomatic presentations, including Dr. Herbal formularies for health professionals is a five-volume set that serves as a comprehensive, practical reference manual for herbalists, physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals.

The text aims to teach via example, helping clinicians develop their own intuition and ability to create effective herbal formulas. Stansbury offers a brief explanation of how the selected herbs address the specific condition. The book offers many sidebars and user-friendly lists―helping readers quickly choose which herbs are best for specific presentations―and details traditional uses of both western herbs and traditional Asian herbs and formulas that are readily available in the United States.

Herbal Formularies for Health Professionals, Volume 2: Circulation and Respiration, including the Cardiovascular, Peripheral Vascular, Pulmonary, and Respiratory Systems #ad - North Atlantic Books. Volume 1 digestion and Elimination debuted the set in February 2018. Each volume in the set also includes: a discussion of how herbal therapy fits into an overall treatment plan or approach for a particular health condition modern research findings on individual herbs and their mode of action in the body lists of herbs that might be beneficial for specific conditions advice on botanicals to avoid for particular conditions Each chapter includes a materia medica section listing 50 or more individual herbs with tips on their properties, modes of action, and very specific symptoms each plant best addresses.

Jill stansbury draws on her decades of clinical experience and her extensive research to provide an unparalleled range of herbal formulas. Volume iii endocrinology will be published in fall 2018; Volumes IV Neurology, Orthopedics, and Pain Management and V Immunology, Pyschiatry, and Otolarnygology will be published in spring 2019.

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Folk Medicine in Southern Appalachia

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The University of North Carolina Press #ad - He investigates folk healers and their methods, a faith healer, profiling three living practitioners: an herbalist, and a Native American healer. His thorough and accessible study reveals how Appalachian folk medicine encompasses such diverse and important influences as European and Native American culture and America's changing medical and health-care environment.

In the first comprehensive exploration of the history and practice of folk medicine in the Appalachian region, Anthony Cavender melds folklore, medical anthropology, and Appalachian history and draws extensively on oral histories and archival sources from the nineteenth century to the present. He provides a complete tour of ailments and folk treatments organized by body systems, as well as information on medicinal plants, patent medicines, and magico-religious beliefs and practices.

Folk Medicine in Southern Appalachia #ad - The book also includes an appendix of botanicals and a glossary of folk medical terms. Demonstrating the ongoing interplay between mainstream scientific medicine and folk medicine, Cavender challenges the conventional view of southern Appalachia as an exceptional region isolated from outside contact. In doing so, he offers a compelling representation of the cultural history of the region as seen through its health practices.

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The Modern Herbal Dispensatory: A Medicine-Making Guide

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North Atlantic Books #ad - More comprehensive than any other guide, beautifully illustrated, thoroughly researched, and presented with ease of use in mind, this book will take its place as the premier reference for those who want to produce all the herbal remedies they need, and to save money in the process. The modern herbal dispensary explains why different preparations of the same herb will obtain better results, teas, tinctures, demonstrating how capsules, or glycerites of the same plant will not have exactly the same effect on the body.

. This comprehensive, easy-to-follow instructions for making and using approximately 250 herbal medicines at home, full-color guide provides detailed, including practical tips and numerous effective formulas developed and tested by the authors, both expert herbalists with years of experience. The authors tell you everything you need to know about harvesting, extracts in water, glycerin, and administering herbs in many different forms, including fresh, preparing, vinegar and oil, bulk dried herbs, alcohol, capsules, and even preparations like essential oils and flower essences.

The Modern Herbal Dispensatory: A Medicine-Making Guide #ad - North Atlantic Books. North Atlantic Books. The book also covers topical applications of herbs as salves, tooth powders, poultices, ear drops, lotions, and more, and includes an extensive chapter on herbal hydrotherapy. Readers who appreciate the health-giving properties of herbal medicines but are discouraged by the high price of commercial products can now make their own preparations for a fraction of the cost.

They lay out the principles of herbal formulation and also provide instructions on how to prepare single herbs, a procedure that has been largely ignored in other references.

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The Practice of Traditional Western Herbalism: Basic Doctrine, Energetics, and Classification

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North Atlantic Books #ad - North Atlantic Books. The practice of traditional western Herbalism places the function of western herbs in their true historical context, apart from homeopathy, traditional Chinese medicine, and Ayurveda. North Atlantic Books. Used book in Good Condition. In resuscitating western herbal medicine and bringing it up to date, he gives his readers a powerful tool for holistic theory and treatment.

Wood makes the point that plant medicines, because they are made from a broad range of chemical components, are naturally suited for the treatment of general patterns in the body. Recently there has been a revival of interest in western herbalism, but practitioners haven't been able to explore its benefits due to a void of information on the topic—the system of medicine the herbs fit into had all but disappeared.

The Practice of Traditional Western Herbalism: Basic Doctrine, Energetics, and Classification #ad - He argues against the biomedical model of standardization, in which herbs are refined and advertised as if they were drugs suited to an exact disease or condition. To remedy the situation, herbalist Matthew Wood has researched the old-time practices and reconstructed them for modern use.

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Herbal Medicine for Beginners: Your Guide to Healing Common Ailments with 35 Medicinal Herbs

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Althea Press #ad - Herbal medicine for Beginners is your everyday reference for common ailments using 35 popular herbs. You don’t need to buy hundreds of hard-to-find herbs to start your journey with herbal medicine. Herbal medicine for beginners shows you how to use a few important herbs to promote the body’s ability to fight infection and heal naturally.

Herbal medicine for beginners shows herbalists-in-training how to use a limited number of versatile, medicinal herbs to craft herbal remedies for common ailments. North Atlantic Books. From allergies to fevers to headaches, beginners will gain the essential knowledge they need to blossom into natural healers and practice herbal medicine.

Herbal Medicine for Beginners: Your Guide to Healing Common Ailments with 35 Medicinal Herbs #ad - Herbal medicine for beginners teaches you how to use herbs as preventative and restorative medicine with:herbal medicine 101 provides step-by-step instruction on how to shop for, and apply herbal medicine effectivelyProfiles on Popular Herbs teach you how to choose the right herbs for your herbal medicine collection100 Herbal Remedies for Common Ailments with easy-to-follow instructions to safely make remedies at homeLearn how to detox with dandelion, beat stress with linden, make, soothe burns with marshmallow and much more with remedies for common ailments in Herbal Medicine for Beginners.

Used book in Good Condition. North Atlantic Books.

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The Earthwise Herbal, Volume I: A Complete Guide to Old World Medicinal Plants

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North Atlantic Books #ad - Noted herbalist matthew Wood brings twenty-five years of clinical experience to this comprehensive book on medicinal plants. Author wood describes characteristic symptoms and conditions in which each plant has proved useful in the clinic, often illustrated with appropriate case histories. Written in an easy, non-technical style, in what areas of the body it works, what its pharmacological constituents indicate about its use, engaging, The Earthwise Herbal offers insight into the “logic” of the plant: how it works, how it has been used in the past, and how all these different factors hang together to produce a portrait of the plant as a whole entity.

North Atlantic Books. Used book in Good Condition. Organized alphabetically, the book encompasses all of the major—and many of the secondary—herbs of traditional and modern Western herbalism. North Atlantic Books. Ideal for beginners, serious students, or advanced practitioners, The Earthwise Herbal is also useful for homeopaths and flower essence practitioners as it bridges these fields in its treatment of herbal medicines.

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