It's not just about how long you live -- it's about how well you live! World-renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar guides you on the path to vibrant health and wellness in middle age and beyond. This exciting guide outlines the rejuvenating and healing properties of dozens of specific herbs, from astragalus -- which regenerates the body's immune system, helping to prevent and treat long-term infections -- to bilberry, which can prevent and cure eye problems as well as reduce excess sugar in the blood -- to milk thistle, which fights the damage cause by free radicals and can rebuild damaged liver cells. There are herbs to support heart function, aid your mind and memory, strengthen and soothe your nervous system, activate your metabolism, support your bones and joints, and improve your ability to handle stress. You'll learn how to choose the right herbs for your needs and how to prepare and use them safely and effectively, improving your vitality and well-being, whatever your age!
About the Author
Rosemary Gladstar is a pioneer in the herbal movement and has been called the 'godmother of American Herbalism'. She began over 35 years ago developing herbal formulas in her herb shop, Rosemary's Garden in Sonoma County, California.
CHAPTER ONE: Perspectives on Aging
CHAPTER TWO: The Herbal Home Medicine Chest
CHAPTER THREE: How to Create Long-Lasting Good Health
CHAPTER FOUR: Recipes for Longevity and Well-Being