The Essential Guide to Women's Herbal Medicine
The use of plants as therapeutic agents is as old as the practice of medicine itself.
Botanical medicine is one of the main therapies employed by naturopathic doctors, and many women are now turning to natural remedies for treating and preventing health problems, either as an alternative or as a complement to conventional health care.
However, this pursuit of optimum health care can often feel confusing and overwhelming because of the wide range of information that’s available.
This outstanding reference provides clear information on herbal medicine treatments that meet the distinctive needs of women. It covers many topics, from anemia and dysmenorrhea to pregnancy, menopause and endometriosis. Over 50 herbs are featured, with complete profiles, including the corresponding conditions and ailments each herb treats, along with an easy-to-follow protocol.
All of the herbs can be found at your local pharmacy or health food store, and special attention is paid to the safety of these herbs, their potential adverse effects and their drug interactions.
The easy-to-understand format, combined with the most current research information available, makes this an indispensable guide for women.