National Geographic Complete Guide to Natural Home Remedies: 1,025 Easy Ways to Live Longer, Feel Better, and Enrich Your Life

National Geographic Complete Guide to Natural Home Remedies: 1,025 Easy Ways to Live Longer, Feel Better, and Enrich Your Life

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Overview

Combining science and folklore for health, this book features practical cures, medicinal herbs, healing foods, green housecleaning, sustainable cosmetics, alternative therapies, and lifestyle changes--hundreds of ways to boost your health naturally. Created with a nationally recognized advisory board of medical professionals and leading figures in natural healing fields, National Geographic Complete Guide to Natural Home Remedies covers topics ranging from the familiar to the new and promising: from mint tea for a stomachache to onion juice for a bee sting, from using baking soda as a kitchen cleanser to finding quiet in a crowded world, from adding turmeric to fight arthritis to practicing aromatherapy at home. Sections on healing traditions and best life practices from around the world offer readers all-around guidance on the path to optimal health. Photographs, recipes, cautions, and quick tips on page after page make this both a handy look-up reference and a fascinating browse to keep close at hand for years to come.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426212604
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 05/06/2014
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.20(d)

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Joe Graedon is a pharmacologist who has coauthored many bestselling health and wellness books with his wife, medical anthropologist Terry. They combine their expertise to bring a unique approach to traditional, natural, and home remedies. The Graedons write the People's Pharmacy syndicated newspaper column and cohost an award-winning health talk show.

Terry Graedon is a medical anthropologist who has cowritten many bestselling health and wellness books with her husband, pharmacologist Joe Graedon. They maintain the rich and lively website peoplespharmacy.com, and are frequently featured on news programs to discuss issues relating to drugs, herbs, home remedies, vitamins, and similar health topics. The Graedons have appeared on public television, Dateline NBC, 20/20, Extra, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, Today, and NBC Nightly News.

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