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The woman's herbal apothecary : 100 natural remedies for healing, hormone balance, beauty and longevity, and creating calm / JJ Pursell.

By: Pursell, J. J, 1973-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Beverly, Massachusetts : Fair Winds Press, 2018Description: 256 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781592338207; 1592338208.Other title: Womans herbal apothecary.Subject(s): Herbs -- Therapeutic use | Women -- Health and hygieneDDC classification: 615.3/21 Summary: "Written to accommodate the novice herbalist as well as the more advanced practitioner, The Women's Herbal Apothecary is divided by the major cycles of a women's life: pre-childbirth, reproductive years, menopause, and beyond. Each section discusses physical complaints and how to treat them. You will learn which herbs are the most helpful a phase of life and which are contraindicated or to be avoided. Recommendations for herbal solutions as well as DIY herbal remedies and concoctions specifically formulated by master herbalist and naturopathic doctor, author JJ. Purcell are also provided. The concluding section is divided by common, specific health issues in women, such as cardiac disease, thyroid disease, and adrenal dysfunction"-- Provided by publisher.Summary: "The Woman's Herbal Apothecary is an every woman's herbal care guide for a lifetime of health and wellness"-- Provided by publisher.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

The Woman's Herbal Apothecary is every woman's lifelong guide to herbal remedies for common health concerns. Novice herbalists and advanced practitioner's alike will learn how to naturally treat the complete spectrum of women's concerns, including preventative self-care, life transitions, and common feminine ailments.

Learn how to prevent, soothe, and heal without resorting to medical remedies, which are often harsh, costly, and include unpleasant side effects. The Woman's Herbal Apothecary contains 200 natural remedies , covering the topics of menses , pregnancy , menopause , aging , fibroids , bladder infections , and low libido , among others.

The book is conveniently divided into the major cycles of a woman's life : pre-childbirth, reproductive years, menopause, and beyond. Each section discusses specific physical complaints and how to treat them. You will learn which herbs are the most helpful for each phase of life and which are contraindicated or to be avoided. Master herbalist and naturopathic doctor JJ Pursell provides her own herbal solutions and DIY herbal remedies. The concluding section is divided by specific common health issues in women, such as cardiac disease , thyroid disease , and adrenal dysfunction .

With The Woman's Herbal Apothecary in hand, you are on your way to healing, hormone balance, beauty, longevity, and calm--the natural way.

"Written to accommodate the novice herbalist as well as the more advanced practitioner, The Women's Herbal Apothecary is divided by the major cycles of a women's life: pre-childbirth, reproductive years, menopause, and beyond. Each section discusses physical complaints and how to treat them. You will learn which herbs are the most helpful a phase of life and which are contraindicated or to be avoided. Recommendations for herbal solutions as well as DIY herbal remedies and concoctions specifically formulated by master herbalist and naturopathic doctor, author JJ. Purcell are also provided. The concluding section is divided by common, specific health issues in women, such as cardiac disease, thyroid disease, and adrenal dysfunction"-- Provided by publisher.

"The Woman's Herbal Apothecary is an every woman's herbal care guide for a lifetime of health and wellness"-- Provided by publisher.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 09)
  • Chapter 1 How We Use Herbs (p. 13)
  • Chapter 2 Herbs for Women (p. 37)
  • Chapter 3 Dawning: Menarche to Twenties (p. 83)
  • Chapter 4 Living: Twenties to Perimenopause (p. 121)
  • Chapter 5 Fulfillment: Menopause and Beyond (p. 153)
  • Chapter 6 Skin and Body Health (p. 177)
  • Chapter 7 Support (p. 213)
  • Chapter 8 Making Herbal Medicine (p. 235)
  • Resources (p. 246)
  • In Closing (p. 250)
  • Acknowledgments (p. 250)
  • About the Author (p. 251)
  • Index (p. 252)