Hands-On Healing Remedies, by Stephanie L. Tourles

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Hands-On Healing Remedies: 150 Recipes For Herbal Balms, Salves, Oils, Liniments, and Other Topical Therapies—the natural cure for what ails you.

Clean out your medicine cabinet and replace artificial commercial balms and liniments with all-natural handmade herbal remedies. Stephanie Tourles' recipes are easy to prepare from readily available ingredients, and they will sooth everything from backaches and blisters to insect bites and insomnia.

Sweet Annie Serenity Body Oil relieves anxiety; Lavender Ice reduces pain, swelling, and discoloration of bruises; Essential Skin Conditioner smooths stretch marks; and Coconut-Honey Bliss Lip Butter moisturizes chapped, dry lips. With 150 original recipes, this is the essential resources for making topical herbal treatments at home.

"Answering the call of consumers wanting to take health care into their own hands, this practical guide of easy-to-follow recipes and accessible ingredients will have you mixing up your own herbal remedies in no time." —Robin Lander, certified herbalist & aromatherapist; Director of Education, Simplers Botanical Compay

"A lovely and beautifully illustrated way to take basic health and beauty matters into your own hands." —Yoga International

Purpose: Education. (Learn more about the difference between Marketing and Education materials.)

Publication: 2012.

Pages: 319.

Binding: Softcover.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Stephanie Tourles is the best-selling author of eight books on natural health, including Organic Body Care Recipes, Raw Energy, and Naturally Healthy Skin. She lives in Maine and is a licensed holistic esthetician, certified aromatherapist, and gardener with training in Western and Ayurvedic herbalism.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part 1: Making Your Own Healing Formulas
Chapter 1: An Introduction to Traditional Healing
Chapter 2: The Herbal Home Apothecary
Chapter 3: Tools of the Trade
Part 2: A Collection of Herbal Remedies
Alopecia (Balding)
Anxiety (Nervous Tension)
Arthritis (Osteoarthritis)
Athlete's Foot
Backache
Bedsores and Pressure Sores (Skin Ulcers)
Blemishes
Blisters (Friction)
Body Odor
Boils (Furuncles)
Bruises (Contusions)
Burns (Minor)
Children's Illnesses and Discomforts
Cold and Flu Symptoms
Cold Hands and Feet
Cold Sores and Genital Sores (Herpes Simplex)
Cracked Skin (Severely Dry Hands and Feet)
Cuts and Scrapes
Dandruff (Seborrheic Dermatitis)
Dermatitis, Contact (Rashes)
Dry Skin
Eczema
Elder Care Concerns (70+ Years)
Environmentally Damaged Skin
Fatigue
Foot Therapy
Gout
Hand and Nail Therapy
Headaches (Tension)
Hemorrhoids (External)
Hives (Urticaria)
Infections of the Skin (Minor to Moderate)
Insect Bites and Stings
Insomnia
Lip Therapy
Memory Enhancement
Men's Concerns
Mental Fatigue
Muscle Stiffness and Soreness
Poison Plant Rashes
Psoriasis
Respiratory Congestion
Scars
Splinters
Stress
Stretch Marks
Sunburn
Warts (Common)
Women's Intimate Concerns
Part 3: The Ingredient Dictionary
Resources
Recommended Reading
Metric Conversions
Index

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