Category: Alternative Medicine

  • Download E-books Geranium and Pelargonium: History of Nomenclature, Usage and Cultivation (Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - Industrial Profiles) PDF

    Confusion concerning the genera Geranium and Pelargonium existed even earlier than Linnaeus' binomial process of class bundled either into the previous type in 1753. regardless of later reviews that separated the 2, many practitioners of different medication and aromatherapists, between others, stay ignorant of the excellence. Laymen and plant revenues group of workers are frequently both at midnight, because the majority of backyard heart 'geraniums' are Pelargonium species and cultivars. This paintings goals to dispel myths and peel away layers of wrong and muddled details which give a contribution to the uncertain snapshot of the genera.

    Geranium and Pelargonium: The Genus Geranium and Pelargonium good points dialogue and new info on a few of the following areas:
    * taxonomy and heritage of utilization and nomenclature
    * cultivation for crucial oil creation and retail reasons in several countries
    * phytochemistry of the genera
    * chemistry of Geranium and Pelargonium oils
    * thought and perform of distillation of Geranium and Pelargonium oils
    * pharmacology an healing houses of Geranium and Pelargonium oils and extracts
    * use of Geranium and Pelargonium items in aromatherapy, perfumery, cosmetics, foodstuff processing and medicine
    * new study into Geranium and Pelargonium
    This e-book may be of curiosity to graduate scholars, scientists and execs within the Geranium and Pelargonium becoming and retail undefined, the perfumery, nutrients and cosmetics industries, and to these drawn to Geranium and Pelargonium for replacement and standard scientific use.
    * concept and perform of distillation
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  • Download E-books Meditations on the Cube of Space PDF

    By Kevin Townley

    This paintings at the dice of area takes the reader from the knowledge point of the dice to its useful program within the type of a chain of meditations. increasing on his previous paintings, The dice of house (Archive Press), Townley has mixed the elemental rules of the dice of house with pictorial photographs of the Tarot to create a sequence of specific meditations for the intense scholar of this historical knowledge.
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  • Download E-books Clinical Aromatherapy: Essential Oils in Healthcare, 3e PDF

    Enhance sufferer care with the aid of aromatherapy! Clinical Aromatherapy: crucial Oils in Healthcare is the 1st and in basic terms peer-reviewed medical aromatherapy booklet on the planet and lines a foreword by way of Dr. ounces. every one bankruptcy is written by means of a PhD nurse with post-doctoral education in examine after which peer reviewed by way of named specialists of their box. This scientific textual content is the must-have source for studying tips on how to successfully include aromatherapy into medical perform. This new 3rd version takes a holistic procedure because it examines key proof and topical matters in aromatherapy perform and applies them inside a number of contexts and stipulations. This variation additionally good points up to date info on aromatherapy remedies, aromatherapy enterprises, crucial oil services, and extra to make sure you are totally outfitted to supply sufferers with the simplest complementary remedy available.

    • Expert peer-reviewed info
    • spans the complete ebook. All chapters were written via a PhD nurse with post-doctoral education in study after which peer reviewed via named specialists of their field.
    • Introduction to the foundations and perform of aromatherapy covers contraindications, toxicity, secure functions, and more.
    • Descriptions of real-world applications illustrate how aromatherapy works in a number of scientific specialties.
    • Coverage of aromatherapy in psychiatric nursing provides vital details on melancholy, psychosis, bipolar, compulsive addictive, habit and withdrawal.
    • In-depth scientific section bargains with the administration of universal difficulties, reminiscent of an infection and ache, that could often be encountered at the job.
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    • All chapters up to date with mammoth extra references and tables.
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    • Download E-books Healing Touch: A Guide Book for Practitioners, 2nd Edition (Healer Series) PDF

      By Dorothea Hover-Kramer

      Therapeutic contact examines the necessities of power therapeutic in a transparent, concise demeanour. includes appropriate theoretical and study details and covers basic path curriculum, the credentialing strategy and useful step by step courses to easy concepts. effortless with case reviews and references to augment fabric. features a thesaurus, hyperlinks to outdoors assets and pattern consumer consent and consumption varieties. · New bankruptcy on idea of power therapeutic cites fresh discoveries · Emphasizes self-care of the practitioner · comprises useful instructions for these drawn to therapeutic arts education
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    • Download E-books My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey PDF

      By Jill Bolte Taylor

      The magnificent New York Times bestseller that chronicles how a mind scientist's personal stroke resulted in enlightenment

      On December 10, 1996, Jill Bolte Taylor, a thirty-seven- year-old Harvard-trained mind scientist skilled an incredible stroke within the left hemisphere of her mind. As she saw her brain become worse to the purpose that she couldn't stroll, speak, learn, write, or keep in mind any of her life-all inside of 4 hours-Taylor alternated among the euphoria of the intuitive and kinesthetic correct mind, within which she felt a feeling of whole healthiness and peace, and the logical, sequential left mind, which famous she was once having a stroke and enabled her to hunt aid prior to she was once thoroughly misplaced. it can take her 8 years to completely recover.

      For Taylor, her stroke was once a blessing and a revelation. It taught her that via "stepping to the precise" of our left brains, we will be able to discover emotions of overall healthiness which are frequently sidelined via "brain chatter." achieving vast audiences via her speak on the expertise, leisure, layout (TED) convention and her visual appeal on Oprah's on-line Soul Series, Taylor offers a invaluable restoration advisor for these touched through mind damage and an inspiring testimony that internal peace is out there to somebody.
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    • Download E-books The Pharmacology of Chinese Herbs, Second Edition PDF

      Files cataloging the therapeutic powers of common components - vegetation, minerals, and animal byproducts - date again greater than 4,000 years. there isn't any denying the effectiveness of conventional chinese language drugs, but - till lately - the roots of this information have been principally misplaced in superstition and folklore. even if, using herbs in its place clinical therapy for lots of health problems has elevated progressively over the past decade, relatively in view that such herbs are classified as "Natural nutrients items" and aren't but topic to strict keep watch over through the FDA. reviews released in 1996 point out that greater than 10% of the U.S. inhabitants has used natural remedies.

      This booklet doesn't debate the price of japanese or Western drugs yet brings jointly chinese language natural lore and Western medical equipment in a present, entire treatise at the pharmacology of chinese language herbs. This moment version of The Pharmacology of chinese language Herbs offers the chemical composition, pharmacological motion, toxicity, and healing worth of 473 herbs.

      The book:
    • Classifies herbs in keeping with their healing value
    • Informs how energetic parts in herbs might adversely have interaction with different herbs or drugs
    • Evaluates which herbs have the opportunity of extra research and attainable use as drugs
    • Describes the pharmacological motion of every herb in response to fresh clinical research and describes every one herb in accordance with chinese language pharmacopoeia and people medicine
    • Provides a overview of chinese language scientific history
    • Presents details on tips on how to use smooth chemical innovations for boosting or enhancing natural materials into larger brokers with extra power and activity

      What's New within the moment Edition
      Discussions on:
    • Herbs and their particular results at the immune system
    • Herbs and fertility/infertility
    • Anti-cancer herbs
    • Anti-HIV herbs
    • Anti-malarial herbs
    • Ginseng and ginsenosides
    • Anti-Alzheimer herbs
    • Herbs affecting the worried system
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    • Download E-books Avicenna's Medicine: A New Translation of the 11th-Century Canon with Practical Applications for Integrative Health Care PDF

      The 1st modern translation of the 1,000-year-old textual content on the starting place of contemporary drugs and biology

      • offers the particular phrases of Avicenna translated without delay from the unique Arabic, removal the inaccuracies and mistakes of such a lot translators

      • Explains present clinical interpretations and how one can observe Avicenna’s options at the present time, really for individualized medication

      • unearths how Avicenna’s knowing of the “humors” corresponds at once with the biomedical periods identified at the present time as proteins, lipids, and natural acids

      A millennium after his lifestyles, Avicenna continues to be the most very hot physicians of all time. His Canon of Medicine, often referred to as the Qanun, is likely one of the most famed and influential books within the heritage of drugs, forming the foundation for our sleek realizing of human well-being and sickness. It concentrated no longer easily at the therapy of signs, yet on discovering the reason for ailment via humoral diagnosis—a approach nonetheless utilized in conventional Unani and Ayurvedic drugs in India.

      Originally written in Arabic, Avicenna’s Canon was once some time past translated into Latin, Persian, and Urdu, but the various inaccuracies from these first translations linger in present English translations. Translated at once from the unique Arabic, this quantity comprises precise statement to give an explanation for present biomedical interpretations of Avicenna’s theories and how you can follow his remedies this present day, quite for individualized medication. It exhibits how Avicenna’s figuring out of the humors corresponds at once with the biomedical definition of proteins, lipids, and natural acids: the nutrient development blocks of our blood and physique. With this new translation of the 1st quantity of his enormous paintings, Avicenna’s Canon turns into simply as proper at the present time because it used to be 1,000 years in the past.
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    • Download E-books Health, Wellbeing, Competence And Aging PDF

      By Ping-Chung Leung, Jean Woo, Walter Kofler

      The terror of loss of life could translate into the will for sturdiness. notwithstanding, sturdiness is a real blessing provided that it's coupled with stable health and wellbeing. health and wellbeing, in ultra-modern expectation, isn't easily a sickness loose nation. relatively, it's very a lot a kingdom of wellness and competence, either bodily and socially. whereas Oriental medication emphasizes at the promoting of physiological stability and inner stability as an necessary requirement for sturdiness, different cultures even have a variety of refined strategies and orientations. This e-book effectively collates all of the varied perspectives and techniques from Austria, Russia, China and Japan within the exploration of wellbeing and fitness, health, Competence and getting older.
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    • Download E-books Heilende Salben für Knochen, Muskeln und Gelenke (Aus meiner Kräuterapotheke 2) (German Edition) PDF

      By Elisabeth Engler

      In der Reihe "Aus meiner Kräuterapotheke" stellt die Autorin Elisabeth Engler assorted digitale Bücher vor.
      In Teil 2 geht es um wirkungsvolle Salbenrezepturen speziell für Knochen, Muskeln, Gelenke und Nerven. Mit wenig Aufwand sind sie kostengünstig selbst herzustellen und zugleich hochwirksam.

      Aus dem Inhalt:

      - Basiswissen
      - Herstellung
      - Wenn die Muskeln schmerzen
      - Arthrose und Arthritis
      - Ischias und Nerven
      - Rheuma und Gicht
      - Sehnenscheiden- und Knochenhautentzündung
      - Prellungen und Zerrungen
      - Wärmende Salben für kalte Glieder

      Weitere Salbenrezepte findet guy im gedruckten Buch über Naturheilsalben im Compbook Verlag.
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