Nature’s way to alleviate pain: a guide to successful herbal remedies
Joint pains are one of the most common reasons for seeking medical help and – with an ageing population – the problem is likely to become even more widespread. It is estimated that at least 52% of us will suffer from some degree of osteo-arthritis by the time we reach our 60s.
This book looks at the whole area of herbal remedies for joint pains including both Western and Eastern approaches to treatment, dietary regimes and the ever-growing assortment of food supplements.
Written by a leading medical herbalist and author of twelve books, this book covers every aspect of herbal remedies, explaining how to:
– Adopt a herbal approach to joint pains
– Treat the cause of the problem, not just relieve the symptoms
– Reduce inflammation
– Choose the right diet
– Use aromatic remedies to enhance healing
Totally practical and informative, Penelope Ody explains how to make and use your own herbal remedies for various different sorts of joint and muscle pains, suggesting treatments that are most appropriate for use internally as well as those most suitable for external massage. With information on how to consult a Medical Herbalist and details of suppliers and contacts, this book provides a valuable reference work for tackling a common and growing health concern.
“An excellent source of reference for anyone wanting to start on a regime of self-help.”
“A comprehensive and practical guide for any sufferer.”