Let's Get Natural with Herbs
A BOTANICAL MASTERPIECE THE MOST COMPLETE A TO Z REFERENCE GUIDE TO UTILIZING HERBS FOR HEALTH AND BEAUTY. THE HERBAL BIBLE EVERY REFERENCE LIBRARY SHOULD HAVE ON THEIR SHELF. A much needed comprehensive reference guide to ensure the safe and effective use of herbs and their preparations. Millions of people use vitamins or herbs along with prescription drugs and over the counter (OTC) medications. Find out which herbs and other nutritional supplements can help prescriptions work better or reduce adverse reactions. And which combinations are dangerous and should never be taken together. Great attention to detail for the professional herbalist as well as the novice. For anyone interested in learning about the many uses of healing plants. A welcome addition to the bookshelves of herbalists, plant enthusiasts and botanists. * Separates fact from fiction concerning herbal medicine * Information on more than 400 botanicals ranging from well-known herbs such as Chamomile and Ginseng to less familiar herbs such as Kava and Muirapuama. * Botanical remedies that enhance the body s ability to heal itself. These safe, non-invasive therapies are proving to be more powerful than the often harmful drugs and surgeries that comprise the modern medicines of today. * Appropriate precautions, adverse reactions, and possible prescription drug and over the counter (OTC) interactions with the use of herbs and other nutritional supplements. * The only natural health reference book that is both comprehensive and user-friendly. Healing Food, Chemicals and other Natural Supplements. Make Your Own Fragrances. Non-Toxic Household Cleaners. Natural Insect Repellents. Pet Care. ...and MUCH MORE.
GUIDELINES AND PRECAUTIONS
Contains an alphabetized listing of over 45 of the most popular dispensing forms with concise
Profiles are organized alphabetically by common name and contain information on over 450 medicinal
medical ailments ranging from abscess to yeast infection are organized alphabetically and
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Adverse Reactions analgesic and/or vomiting antibiotic anticoagulant antiphlogistic arthritis astringent Average dose Avoid bleeding bronchitis cancer cardiovascular cause an interaction Cautions/Contraindications clear and open Constituents cough Crude Herb cup per day destroy development diaphoretic diarrhea digestive complaints diuretic dose in substance edema emmenagogue Family/Class fever ephemeral flavonoids Flavor following drugs gastric gastrointestinal problems grains grams growth of bacteria Habitat hematuria hematuria blood hemostatic herb could cause Herb/Drug Interactions hypertension hypotensive indigestion infection bacterial inflammation Infusion inhibit or destroy interaction possibly severe inulin irritable bowel syndrome joint pain kidney stones leukorrhea liver problems menorrhagia monosaccharides mucilage mucus muscle and joint nausea open bronchial passages palmitin peristalsis pregnant or breast-feeding Preparations/Dosage promote bowel evacuation respiratory conditions restore normal tone rheumatism Root sexually transmitted diseases skin problems spasmodic conditions stimulate Synonyms/Related Species tannic acid Tincture tone to tissues tonic urinary urine flow uterine vaginal vasodilator vitamins volatile oil wounds minor