This comprehensive, authoritative family reference provides quick, efficient relief for hundreds of common ailments. From insect bites, insomnia, and upset stomach to nasal congestion, stress-reducing tips, and hints for heart health, 500 Time-Tested Home Remedies and the New Science Behind Them offers accessible and effective recipes (many using three ingredients or less) for DIYers who want to bolster their immune defenses, and treat aches and pains and manageable ailments naturally. A cost-effective alternative to expensive prescriptions and over-the-counter products, these home treatments are easy to prepare. This important reference is both browseable and easy to use a moment's notice. Read it from cover to cover or simply pull it out when you need it. It includes "How it Works" sidebars that explain the science behind proven alternative treatments, a "Spotlight on Superfoods" feature, healthy lifestyle tips, "Myth vs Fact" boxes, and a "Time to Call the Doctor" feature for spotting true emergencies. When the need arises, you can trust that 500 Time-Tested Home Remedies and the New Science Behind Them will provide you with the information you need to make practical decisions to keep you and your family safe and healthy.
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I bought this book for my mother in-law for Christmas who has an interest in home DIY and home remedies. When it arrive I had flick through and was surprised how informative it was. Most of the topics are everyday/common conditions people of all gender and ages may experience.
"Combine careful sifting of the relevant science, incisive and engaging writing, and a bountiful dose of good sense, and you get "500 Time-Tested Home Remedies and the Science Behind Them." Every family should have a copy of this terrific book, and every family that does will turn to it often."--David L. Katz, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P.M., F.A.C.P., Director, Yale University Prevention Research Center ..".Renders excellent advice regarding natural treatments for numerous disorders. This excellent book should be a ready reference to everyone interested in natural healthcare."--Len Wisneski, M.D., F.A.C.P., Clinical Professor of Medicine at George Washington University Medical Center "The authors of this excellent book coax us toward health and joy with practical remedies and recipes to help us thrive. [They] tease apart the tangle of fact from fiction with no-nonsense, real-world information and deliver just what we wish our doctors would tell us."--Steven Foster, author, "National Geographic's Guide to Medicinal Herbs," and Chairman of the Board of the American Botanical Council
Number Of Pages: 512
Published: 1st March 2014
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 19.1 x 3.6
Weight (kg): 0.84
Edition Number: 1