New Good Living Guide to Herbal Remedies is Popular

A Vancouver herbalist has published a new book, released in July 2016, which the Canadian distributor had already sold out by early October. The book is titled, ‘The Good Living Guide to Natural & Herbal Remedies,” written by medical herbalist Katolen Yardley, MNIMH, the book covers over 40 different herbs and numerous techniques for creating…



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Icelandic Herbs Provides Information on Cold Weather Herbs – Review

  Icelandic Herbs and Their Medicinal Uses is a gorgeous book with beautiful full colour photos of more than 85 herbs native to Iceland yet also familiar in North America. These include herbs like dandelion, valerian, sweet cicely, stinging nettle, Greater Plantain, Greater Burnet, Lady’s Mantle, caraway and many others. Herbalist Ana Rose Robertsdottir provides…



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Natural solutions to Migraines

Getting natural solutions to migraines can be difficult. The Migraine Health, Diet Guide and Cookbook does exactly that with a complete outline of what constitutes a migraine, different types of migraine headaches, foods to limit and foods to eat. The book is divided into 4 parts. Part 1 is about Understanding migraine, cluster and tension…



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Cooking with Healing Herbs

Cooking with healing herbs is fast becoming an important trend. It makes so much sense to incorporate healing herbs into our food in large enough quantities to benefit us. The Healing Herbs Cookbook by Pat Crocker shows us exactly how to do that with 115 vegetarian recipes. Plus there are herbs and vegetables to cover…



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Marketplace of the Marvelous book review

I’ve been reading Marketplace of Marvelous-The Strange Origins of Modern Medicine, a new and most fascinating book by Erika Janik. This book covers the history of botanical remedies, hypnotic suggestion, water cures and other alternative medicine in nineteenth-century America. Is is one of the most fascinating books on the history of ‘irregulars’ as they were…



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Naturally Sweet and Gluten-Free Cookbook

What if you could make desserts and baked goods that are in a gluten-free cookbook? Well, you can and Naturally Sweet and Gluten-Free is the name of a new cookbook by Ricki Heller, also the author of a best-selling cookbook Sweet Freedom. This gluten-free vegan cookbook has five chapters: Breakfast Baking in Chapter 1, Cookies,…



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Win an Herbal Book on Sexual and Reproductive Health

It’s a sensitive topic – sexual and reproductive health. Yet Susun S. Weed tackles it head on in her new book ‘Down There, Sexual and Reproductive Health, The Wise Woman Way.’Weed writes about various female issues such as vaginal dryness, vulvodynia (intense pain of the vulva), endometriosis, cervical issues and oh yeah, orgasms.There are also…



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Bach Flower Reflections – how these remedies can help you

By Marilyn Zink The Bach Flower Reflections book by Sarah Brune is an interesting little book that explains the remedies from a unique practitioner`s perspective. For those unfamiliar with the Bach flowers, these are 38 remedies taken from flowers that affect a person`s emotions, though the remedies can also be used for animals.  The most…



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Healing Medicine

By Marilyn Zink Healing Medicine, a Complete Guide to Safer Healing, is a book that takes a close look at the medical system, how and why we get sick, then considers how to make medical care safer with hospitals and better science. The last section of the book looks at natural therapies such as choosing…



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Voices of Flowers

By Marilyn Zink  Voices of Flowers is a handy little book that teaches the reader how to use the essence of flowers for healing. Written by Rhonda PallasDowney, who founded Living Flower Essences in Cottonwood, Arizona, Voices of Flowers consists of healing guidance from flowers and plants in the first section of the book, with…



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