Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD, or ADD) is one of the most commonly diagnosed (and misdiagnosed) disorders in children. And it is often treated with the prescription of Ritalin and other powerful psychostimulant drugs. This book takes a fresh look at what ADHD is, and what it is not, and offers a more holistic, natural, and effective approach to addressing problems of attention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity.
Be happy, healthy, and beautiful! Victoria Edwards offers the most comprehensive aromatherapy guide available, with hundreds of recipes for beauty, good health, and physical and emotional well-being. You’ll learn how to work with essential and carrier oils and even how to create your own customized blends.
This inspiring book offers profiles of successful business owners who aim to enrich the health and well-being of others. Maine also includes advice for marketing a product, employing others, and much more.
This practical guide shows how essential oils can greatly improve the quality of busy lives. Scent your home or office, create safe, fragrant home cleaning products, and make special mixtures suitable for children and the elderly.
Nourish your skin, make your complexion glow, and delay the onset of aging in just a few minutes a day with this easy-to-follow aromatherapy and massage sequence.
Using herbs and holistic techniques to promote and maintain healthy, pain-free joints and bones is easy with this natural guide. David Hoffman, BSc., F.N.I.M.H., gives readers the knowledge they need to naturally treat tendinitis, osteoporosis, arthritis, rheumatism, and more.
Acquire herbal healing wisdom with this guide to gathering, drying, storing, and blending 25 common herbs. Create your own all-natural home medicine cabinet filled with teas, tinctures, salves, syrups, and lozenges.
Create sumptuous personal-care products to pamper every part of your body. The easy-to-follow recipes in this unique volume rival products found at exclusive spas and specialty shops.
Quiet an infant's colic or make a toddler tummy tonic with safe, natural remedies from internationally known herbalist Rosemary Gladstar.
For those suffering from Hepatitis C, here is a protocol for cleansing and strengthening the body with a combination of diet, herbs, and lifestyle changes.
True beauty doesn’t come shrink-wrapped! Herbalist Rosemary Gladstar invites you to enlist the help of Mother Earth for natural radiance.
Free yourself from synthetic substances with this simple five-step method for creating personalized facial creams, body rubs, moisturizers, lip balms, and more — made with all-natural ingredients.
Get your baby off to a great start with the safest, gentlest practices and products available — all-natural lotions, powders, creams, and shampoos — for ensuring good health and enhancing the mother-child bond.
Keep your feet feeling good with luxurious recipes for creams and soaks, at home pedicures, strengthening exercises, and foot massages.
“Chock full of practical and uplifting information to help all of us achieve more ‘good hair’ days.”
— Christine Northrup, M.D., author of Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom
Chock full of recipes, techniques, and practical tips for natural skin care, this book includes sections on every common skin problem and on the specific concerns related to aging skin.
Pinpoint your fragrance preferences and then create your own unique perfumes, splashes, and colognes. Learn how to blend fragrances, store them, and even package them as attractive gifts.
This practical compendium of herbal wisdom is a must-have for everyone. Promote vibrant health and radiant beauty, soothe everyday ailments, and ease stress and anxiety with 175 simple herbal recipes for everything from infant colic to dry skin to cold symptoms to insomnia. Renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar provides time-tested natural therapies and herbal remedies that are safe, effective, and easy to use. She guides you every step of the way, from the growing and ecologically sound harvesting of herbs to basic preparations and dosage directions. Originally published in hardcover as Rosemary Gladstar’s Family Herbal, this comprehensive recipe collection offers a potent prescription for energy, health, and vitality at every stage of life. Nurture yourself and those you love with nature’s healing herbs.
“Gladstar shares her wisdom and enthusiasm with herbal recipes that promote radiant beauty and well-being.”
“Rosemary Gladstar is a national treasure, a leader and a visionary in the field of folk herbalism. . . . Don’t leave this book on a shelf — it belongs on the kitchen counter, where it can be used every day!”
—Tieraona LowDog, MD, Director of Education, Program in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona
“A delightful guide to a green lifestyle, this book will certainly help you and your loved ones live healthier, happier, more joyful lives.” —James A. Duke, PhD, author of The Green Pharmacy