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Asian Health Secrets

The Complete Guide to Asian Herbal Remedies
Paperback Book
Publisher: 
Crown
 | 
January, 1998
ISBN:
9780609801055
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Banyen's Description: 

From a practicing and teaching herbalist and acupuncturist called the “best-known blonde in Chinatown,” Asian Health Secrets presents simple but thorough diagnostic tools that allow you to evaluate your daily well-being in order to prevent illness, boost immune strength, and treat discomforts ranging from headaches, allergies, arthritis, injuries, insomnia, menstrual and menopausal complaints to complex chronic conditions such as poor memory, depression, and sexual dysfunction. Both a thorough introduction to Asian herbal medicine and a steady reference for the expert, this book includes many case histories, extensive material on herbal how-to, herbs as foods and medicines, diagnosis and diet (including diagnostic shorthand methods), a three-part cleansing program, an Asian approach to weight loss, pain and injury, allergies, herbs and the mind, and much more. She refers to many remedies and products well-known and available in North America by name. She includes valuable information on the availability of different herbs, and how to use them safely, along with easy recipes for the home pharmacist. The resources provide phone numbers and addresses for recommended herbal practitioners, distributors, and herb sources in the U.S. A beautiful, accessible book design too—all in green ink with drawings and diagrams.

Hadady acknowledges among her teachers and mentors the Dalai Lama, Dr. Yeshe Dhonden, Sogyal Rinpoche, Yves Requena, Vasant Lad, Ted Kaptchuck and Mark Seem, all pioneers and practitioners of the traditional healing arts of Asia.

Publisher’s Description: 

Asian Way of Wellness is the first interactive guide to herbal medicine, presenting breakthrough guidelines for self-diagnoses that help readers understand how to evaluate their personal health needs and use readily available herbs to treat common maladies, boost the immune system, prevent illness, maintain wellness, and ensure longevity. The author is a herbalist and accupuncturist.


From the Hardcover edition.Complete with diagnostic techniques and recommended dosages, this is the definitive resource and treatment bible for using herbs at home in order to maintain total health every day. Drawing on her own experience as well as dozens of case histories, lethahadady outlines herbs for a wide range of problems, how to find and use them safely, along with easy recipes for the home pharmacist. A resource section provides contact information for recommended practitioners and distributors around the country.

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