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The woman's herbal apothecary : 200 natural remedies for healing, hormone balance, beauty and longevity, and creating calm / JJ Pursell.

By: Pursell, J. J, 1973- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Beverly, MA : Fair Winds Press, an imprint of The Quarto Group, 2018Description: 256 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781592338207; 1592338208.Subject(s): Herbs -- Therapeutic use | Women -- Health and hygiene | HEALTH & FITNESS / Women's Health | Herbs -- Therapeutic use | Women -- Health and hygieneDDC classification: 615.3/21
Contents:
Introduction -- How we use herbs -- herbs for women -- Dawning: menarche to twenties -- Living: twenties to perimenopause -- Fulfillment: menopause and beyond -- skin and body health -- support -- making herbal medicine.
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 an every woman's herbal care guide for a lifetime of health and wellness.

Includes index.

Introduction -- How we use herbs -- herbs for women -- Dawning: menarche to twenties -- Living: twenties to perimenopause -- Fulfillment: menopause and beyond -- skin and body health -- support -- making herbal medicine.

"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)