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Rainforest Home Remedies The Maya Way To Heal Your Body And Replenish Your Soul - Rosita Arvigo

Rainforest Home Remedies The Maya Way To Heal Your Body And Replenish Your Soul

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Rainforest Healing from Your Home and Garden

  • Find alternatives to chemical anti-depressants and painkillers in your spice rack. Learn about natural anti-itch salves for insect bites. Soothe and relieve envy, grief, sadness, and fear the Maya way. Rid your house of negative energy with a Maya cleansing ritual. Try the easy-to-make bronchitis remedy.

??Dr. Arvigo has been a conscientious student of her Maya teachers for nearly two decades. This book is a magnificent tribute to her teachers, providing useful information for all of us. The remedies are explained in a simple but comprehensive fashion, using plants that can be easily found?A wonderful compilation of fascinating reading.?--Michael J. Balick, Ph.D. Director and Philecology Curator of Economic Botany, Institute of Economic Botany, The New York Botanical Garden?Our disconnection from nature is a serious cause of illness. Rosita Arvigo and Nadine Epstein help us to remember our connection with plants that can heal us as the authors bring us back home to a sacred way of life.?--Sandra Ingerman, author of "Soul Retrieval and "Medicine for the Earth?A stimulating, information-filled, and well-organized account of the main features of contemporary Maya folk medicine.?--Michael Harner, PhD., author of "The Way of the Shaman?Rosita, thank you for bringing these precious thoughts, so comprehensively done, to the healing world. Its banquet will feed our new hospital. If we are to survive as a species, it will be because ideas like these become important again.?--Patch Adams, MD"A practical guide to healthy living and traditional herbal wisdom, blended artfully with an insightful view of common modern ailments. Full of stories; a refreshing view of wellness and sane living that is so needed today."--Christopher Hobbs, 4th generation herbalist, licensed acupuncturist and author of 20 books on health and herbs, including "Herbal Remedies for Dummies Our disconnection from nature is a serious cause of illness. Rosita Arvigo and Nadine Epstein help us to remember our connection with plants that can heal us as the authors bring us back home to a sacred way of life.--Sandra Ingerman, author of Soul Retrieval and Medicine for the Earth A stimulating, information-filled, and well-organized account of the main features of contemporary Maya folk medicine.--Michael Harner, PhD., author of The Way of the Shaman "A practical guide to healthy living and traditional herbal wisdom, blended artfully with an insightful view of common modern ailments. Full of stories; a refreshing view of wellness and sane living that is so needed today."--Christopher Hobbs, 4th generation herbalist, licensed acupuncturist and author of 20 books on health and herbs, including Herbal Remedies for Dummies Rosita, thank you for bringing these precious thoughts, so comprehensively done, to the healing world. Its banquet will feed our new hospital. If we are to survive as a species, it will be because ideas like these become important again.--Patch Adams, MD

Preface: What Maya Healing Can Do for You!p. ix
Prologuep. xi
Introduction to Maya Medicinep. 1
Physical Ailmentsp. 41
General Ailments of Adultsp. 44
Physical Ailments of Womenp. 90
Physical Ailments of Menp. 109
Physical Ailments of Infants and Childrenp. 114
Maya Bodywork and Massagep. 129
Maya Spiritual Illness and Healingp. 151
Maya Daily Wisdom: Nine Pointers for Healthy Livingp. 191
Acknowledgmentsp. 197
Latin Names of Plantsp. 203
Resourcesp. 205
Bibliographyp. 213
Indexp. 215
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ISBN: 9780062516374
ISBN-10: 006251637X
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 9th January 2001
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 14.1  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.19