This entertaining and enlightening guide will show you how to be a true friend to your body. In addition to a wealth of knowledge on using herbs to cleanse your organ systems, it provides eighty-four recipes for herbal preparations, emphasizing their practical use in making food your medicine by integrating herbs into your daily life.
It is an invaluable resource for:
- Health practitioners
- Training centers for the healing arts and herb schools
- Nutritionists and dietitians
- Health resorts and spas
- Anyone who wants to take better care of themselves or their loved ones.
he beauty, mystery and power of plants have embraced humankind from the beginning, as plants were here long before we began our walk on earth. Our partnership with plants is a fundamental relationship that continues to evolve.
We are far more chemically connected to plants than most of us imagine. Plants provide the sustenance for our existence and serve as ever-giving allies whose aid is always there – especially when we listen closely!
Herbal medicine does not use plants to treat symptoms the way prescription drugs are often used. Plants assist people on many levels at once, so that the underlying pattern of illness is addressed. Many different plants could treat the same symptom, yet only a few of them may pose a good match for the basis of those symptoms. Plant chemistry is intricate: how various chemicals in plants relate to each other, and how that synergy responds to the chemistry of our body, is the mystery of plant-people partnership!