The Healing Power of Rainforest Herbs – By Leslie Taylor

A Guide to Understanding and Using Herbal Medicinals The most complete book available on herbal treatments from the rainforest “Extraordinarily well researched, superbly written, and absolutely the

best reference work on rainforest herbs.”

Rainforests contain an amazing abundance of plant life—just two-and-a-half acres of Amazon rainforest are believed to house approximately 900 tons of botanicals. Even more exciting is the fact that scientists and researchers have only just begun to uncover the medicinal properties of rainforest herbs and flora. Nature has provided us with a treasure of herbal remedies—secrets that offer new approaches to health and healing. The Healing Power of Rainforest Herbs is a valuable resource to these herbs and their uses.

The Healing Power of Rainforest Herbs details more than seventy rainforest medicinal plants, and is the result of Leslie Taylor’s years of extensive research. This book explains the medicinal properties of each herb and the natural chemicals involved, as well as instructions for preparation. The author has also included the history of use by indigenous peoples, and current uses by natural health practitioners around the world. Helpful tables provide a quick guide to choosing the botanicals most useful for a particular ailment. Illustrations of plants and recipes for herbal remedies complete this resource’s wealth of information.

The Healing Power of Rainforest Herbs offers a blend of ancient and modern knowledge in an accessible reference guide. This unique book incorporates the healing practices of shamans with scientific research for those readers seeking to discover the herbal medicinal secrets of the rainforest.

Leslie Taylor survived a rare form of leukemia solely through successful use of alternative and herbal medicinal therapies. She has been researching, studying, and documenting herbal medicine for almost twenty years, and is a practicing herbalist and naturopath. She is also the founder of Raintree Nutrition, a company dedicated to making rainforest botanicals available while preserving the rainforests from destruction. Dr. Taylor lectures and teaches classes worldwide in naturopathic medicine, herbal medicine, ethnobotany, and environmental and sustainability issues. The Healing Power of Rainforest Herbs is available from us r.t. goods

€29.95. over 500 pages

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