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Latino Folk Medicine: Healing Herbal Remedies from Ancient Traditions - Anthony DeStefano
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Camphor for asthma . . . Guajava for skin care . . . Eucalyptus for bronchitis . . . Dragon's Blood for wounds . . . Cat's Claw for arthritis. . . .The Latino folk pharmacopoeia is one of the largest and richest on earth. Drawing on a centuries-old culture of healing tradition, informed by a deep reverence for history, this marvelous resource gives a vivid, balanced look at Latino folk medicine as practiced across America. Inside you will meet the lay healers, curanderes, who prescribe for the sick, visit the botanicas that sell hundreds of medicinal plant products, and learn all about the folk remedy tradition, including how ,??GINGER can soothe an upset stomach ,??ANISE keeps colic under control ,??KALALLO BUSH treats the common cold ,??EMBAUBA works as an astringent on dry skinEach botanical profile lists the scientific and common name, where the plant is grown and its physical characteristics, traditional uses, availability and dosage, and contraindications and special precautions. It is important to note that herbs should only be taken with the consultation of your physician.Welcome to the world of the yerba buena ("good herb"), where scientists are finding new hope for chronic disease and ordinary folk are discovering new possibilities for better health and well-being! alternative medicine,folklore and mythology,health fitness and dieting,medical books,politics and social sciences,psychology and counseling,psychotherapy ta and nlp,social sciences Alternative Medicine, Ballantine Books

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[EAN: 9780345438362], [PU: Ballantine Books], Health & Fitness|General, Health & Fitness|Herbal Medications, Medical|Alternative Medicine, This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: In "Latino Folk Medicine", journalist Anthony DeStefano explores for the first time the healing power of Latino folk cures. From 21st century botanicas in New York City to the lush, airy plant markets of Central America, he takes us on a journey of history, spirit, and healing. More than sixty botanical substances, from the familiar (anise) to the exotic (Dragon's Blood) are introduced, with the common ailments they treat, including: -- each plant's traditional and historic uses-- scientific and common names-- forms in which the plants are available-- medicinal properties and contraindicationsJust as books on Chinese medicine brought time-tested alternative remedies to the West, "Latino Folk Medicine" introduces North America to a centuries-old tradition of natural healing.

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[EAN: 9780345438362], Gebraucht, sehr guter Zustand, [PU: Ballantine Books], DESTEFANO, ANTHONY, Health & Fitness|General, Health & Fitness|Herbal Medications, Medical|Alternative Medicine, Healing Herbal Remedies from Ancient Traditions. In "Latino Folk Medicine", journalist Anthony DeStefano explores for the first time the healing power of Latino folk cures. From 21st century botanicas in New York City to the lush, airy plant markets of Central America, he takes us on a journey of history, spirit, and healing. More than sixty botanical substances, from the familiar (anise) to the exotic (Dragon's Blood) are introduced, with the common ailments they treat, including: -- each plant's traditional and historic uses-- scientific and common names-- forms in which the plants are available-- medicinal properties and contraindicationsJust as books on Chinese medicine brought time-tested alternative remedies to the West, "Latino Folk Medicine" introduces North America to a centuries-old tradition of natural healing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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[EAN: 9780345438362], Neubuch, [PU: Ballantine Books], Health & Fitness|General, Health & Fitness|Herbal Medications, Medical|Alternative Medicine, Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: In "Latino Folk Medicine", journalist Anthony DeStefano explores for the first time the healing power of Latino folk cures. From 21st century botanicas in New York City to the lush, airy plant markets of Central America, he takes us on a journey of history, spirit, and healing. More than sixty botanical substances, from the familiar (anise) to the exotic (Dragon's Blood) are introduced, with the common ailments they treat, including: -- each plant's traditional and historic uses-- scientific and common names-- forms in which the plants are available-- medicinal properties and contraindicationsJust as books on Chinese medicine brought time-tested alternative remedies to the West, "Latino Folk Medicine" introduces North America to a centuries-old tradition of natural healing.

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In "Latino Folk Medicine", journalist Anthony DeStefano explores for the first time the healing power of Latino folk cures. From 21st century botanicas in New York City to the lush, airy plant markets of Central America, he takes us on a journey of history, spirit, and healing. More than sixty botanical substances, from the familiar (anise) to the exotic (Dragon's Blood) are introduced, with the common ailments they treat, including: -- each plant's traditional and historic uses -- scientific and common names -- forms in which the plants are available -- medicinal properties and contraindications Just as books on Chinese medicine brought time-tested alternative remedies to the West, "Latino Folk Medicine" introduces North America to a centuries-old tradition of natural healing. Latino Folk Medicine: Healing Herbal Remedies from Ancient Traditions DeStefano, Anthony, Ballantine Books

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Latino Folk Medicine: Healing Herbal Remedies from Ancient Traditions
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Destefano, Anthony M

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Latino Folk Medicine: Healing Herbal Remedies from Ancient Traditions

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9780345438362

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780345438362
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0345438361
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Publishing year: 2001
Publisher: Ballantine Books

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ISBN/EAN: 9780345438362

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