bibliography is intended to offer a broad
perspective on natural health
issues. The advice given in these books should be
treated as educational in
nature and should not be used for the purpose of
self-diagnosis or self-
treatment. It is recommended that you check with
your physician if you think
that you have a medical problem or wish to begin a
natural health care program.
Mark and Maggie Spilner. PREVENTION'S PRACTICAL
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WALKING FOR HEALTH: FROM AGE
REVERSAL TO WEIGHT LOSS, THE MOST COMPLETE GUIDE
Comprehensive guide to the world of walking. Covers
the health benefits
associated with this easy, safe, and inexpensive
exercise and suggests ways to
get involved in group walking activities and
competitive events such as
orienteering and race walking. Includes one-year
training programs for the
beginner and the advanced walker.
Cherie. JUICING FOR LIFE: A GUIDE TO THE HEALTH
BENEFITS OF FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLE JUICING.
Written by two experienced nutritionists, this
relates juices to over 75
health problems. Includes numerous menus and ten
comprehensive menu plans.
Michael. THE HEALING HERBS: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO
THE CURATIVE POWER OF NATURE'S MEDICINES.
RM666.H33 C39 1991
A thorough, well-organized, and readable herbal.
Looks at the history, lore,
and medicinal properties of over 100 well-known
herbs from alfalfa to yarrow.
Includes recipes for various herbal preparations.
Deepak. PERFECT HEALTH: THE COMPLETE MIND/BODY
Using the principles of Ayurveda, a 5000-year-old
Indian system of mind/body
medicine, Dr. Chopra develops individually tailored
diet, exercise, and
stress-reduction programs designed to restore the
body to a state of "perfect
Stephen, F.N.P. EVERYBODY'S GUIDE TO HOMEOPATHIC
Presents clear information about the principles of
Advice on professional medical care for each
condition, an index, a glossary,
and a listing of homeopathic organizations are
Steven. A FIELD GUIDE TO MEDICINAL PLANTS: EASTERN
AND CENTRAL NORTH AMERICA.
QK99.U6 F68 1990
Part of the Peterson field guide series. Contains
descriptions of nearly 500
medicinal plants with detailed line drawings and
200 color photos. Discusses
the historical and present-day use of each plant.
Toxicity warnings are
included where necessary.
Michael Reed. ACUPRESSURE'S POTENT POINTS: A GUIDE
TO SELF-CARE FOR COMMON AILMENTS.
RM723.A27 G33 1990
For those shy about acupuncture, this similar
method, shown in easy steps,
uses finger pressure instead of needles on
different areas of the body to
relieve both physical and emotional stress-related
Saul. THE BOOK OF SHIATSU: [THE HEALING ART OF
RM723.A27 G66 1990X
Shiatsu massage, a natural healing tool, is
detailed with valuable photos and
illustrations. This book can be easily read and put
into practice by the
Patricia. THE HEALING FOODS: THE ULTIMATE AUTHORITY
ON THE CURATIVE POWER OF NUTRITION.
Explores food as a positive force for the
maintenance of health and as a
weapon against disease. Provides nutritonal
profiles of 76 basic foods and
contains nutritional strategies for the prevention
and treatment of 34 common
health problems. Includes recipes and some
seven-day menu plans.
HEALING FOODS COOKBOOK: 400 DELICIOUS RECIPES WITH
Easy-to-understand low-fat, low-salt, low-calorie
recipes plus menus for
medical conditions are included. An index of food
used is available.
DeForest Clinton. FOLK MEDICINE: A VERMONT DOCTOR'S
GUIDE TO GOOD HEALTH.
Interesting observation and explanation about his
home-state folk medicine by
a doctor who was born and practiced in Vermont.
Uses of honey and apple cider
are much mentioned.
Mrs. C.F. HERBAL DELIGHTS: TISANES, SYRUPS,
CONFECTIONS, ELECTUARIES, ROBS, JULEPS, VINEGARS
A charming presentation of herbs for food and
decoration. Poetic and
folkloric quotations are sometimes mentioned with
the herb. Indexes of
familiar names in English, French, German, and
Italian are included.
Henry C. LEGENDARY CHINESE HEALING HERBS.
RM666.H33 L76 1991
A clear display of ancient Chinese herbal healing
scientific and familiar names, medical properties,
and dosages of over 100
herbs are provided.
Bill. HEALING AND THE MIND.
In this companion book to his public television
series, Moyers talks to
scientists, healthcare professionals, and patients
about the connection between
physical health and a person's emotions and thought
Margaret A. OUTLINE GUIDE TO CHINESE HERBAL PATENT
MEDICINES IN PILL FORM: WITH SAMPLE PICTURES OF THE
RM666.H33 N34 1990X
Over 175 Chinese herbal patent medicines in pill
form are explained with
historical information. Includes an index.
Kristin Gottschalk. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ALTERNATIVE
A comprehensive guide to new healing choices from
acupressure to yoga. Each
chapter deals with an alternative healing method. A
list about related books
and organizations is provided.
William and Warren Peary. SUPER NUTRITION
GARDENING: HOW TO GROW YOUR OWN POWERCHARGED
An excellent book for both gardening and nutrition.
The chapter about seeds
sprouting is particularly interesting. List of
suppliers and prices and an
index are available.
Miriam. THE NATURAL PHARMACY.
An illustrated, well explained, and indexed guide
to 230 medicinal
ingredients from rocks and minerals to herbs and
shells. Also provided is a
history of natural pharmacy from different
Diane. THE NATRUAL REMEDY BOOK FOR WOMEN.
Holistic health-care guide which focuses on women's
health issues. Examines
over 50 common health problems and offers a range
of solutions derived from 10
natural healing systems including herbs,
acupressure, homeopathy/cell salts,
Barbara and Peter Theiss. THE FAMILY HERBAL.
RM666.H33 T45 1989
This book gives practical applications of 40 herbs
useful for healing. Color
plates for plant identification and indexes are
Michael. PLANETARY HERBOLOGY: AN INTEGRATION OF
WESTERN HERBS INTO THE TRADITIONAL CHINESE AND
RM666.H33 T52 1988
Over 400 medicinal herbs available in the West are
classified under their
medical application. Useful cross references and
indexes are available for the
students of Eastern herbal medicine.
THE BODY TO CURE ITSELF: HOW TO EXERCISE TO HEAL.
Edited by Alice Feinstein.
Do you need to fight the pain of arthritis? Raise
your HDL level? Break a
creativity block? Exercise! Here is the way to
combat over 50 common health
problems. In addition, this book explores 25
exercise therapies including
gardening, playing a musical instrument, and stair
climbing, explaining the
health benefits associated with each activity.
Swami. THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF YOGA.
B132.Y6 V47 1988
Comprehensive training program, suitable for both
the beginner and the
advanced student. Focusing on how the practice of
Yoga can improve physical
and mental health, it covers all the basic yoga
positions, breathing exercises,
relaxation techniques, diet, and philosophy.
Andrew. NATURAL HEALTH, NATURAL MEDICINE: A
COMPREHENSIVE MANUAL FOR WELLNESS AND
A leading authority on natural and preventive
medicine outlines a detailed
natural health-care program designed to maintain
health-care program designed
to maintain health, boost the immune system, and
avoid the major killers such
as heart attack and stroke.
Gaea. GROWING & USING THE HEALING
RM666.H33 W444 1985
This detailed guide covers all aspects of herb
gardening from design to plant
harvesting and storage. Includes sections on herbal
healing traditions and
recipes for a variety of different health
and Annotated by Eileen Sherman and Caroline Young,
Adult Services, Boston Public Library, July