The world's oldest healing art, herbal medicine is now embraced by millions as a powerful means of healing mind and body. Sharing their years of clinical expertise, naturopathic physicians Asa Hershoff and Andrea Rotelli have created a highly accessible guide to hundreds of herbs and their uses for specific conditions.
The first section of the book outlines the basics of herbal cures and how to select the most effective products. Section two addresses the body's major systems, using unique body maps that illustrate the benefits of specific herbs. The core of the book, the 'A to Z Prescriber', lists more than 100 ailments and the most appropriate herbs for alleviating specific problems. Finally, the dosage section offers a condensed guide to each herb's source, dosage, and possible contraindications.
Combining the best of herbal tradition and science, this authoritative, practical book is an invaluable reference for tapping the healing power of herbs.