Earth Medicine, Earth Food

Read Earth Medicine, Earth Food PDF by Michael A. Weiner eBook or Kindle ePUB Online free. Earth Medicine, Earth Food Organized by condition -- from allergies to female complaints to wounds -- it explains which plants were used by different tribes to treat specific maladies, how they were prepared, and how to identify them in the wild. Long before there was pharmacology as we know it, the North American Indians cured illness and maintained health by natural means, using the healing plants of the forest, desert, and seashore. Youll learn that:-- The Catawba Indians treated back pain with a tea of arnica roots--

Earth Medicine, Earth Food

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Rating : 4.21 (867 Votes)
Asin : 0449905896
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 230 Pages
Publish Date : 2013-09-14
Language : English

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"A fantastic collection of traditional herbs, foods, and plants, some of which have been nearly forgotten, but all of which, strangely enough, served us for centuries as the best health remedies available."Vine Deloria, Jr."A remarkable compendium of herbal knowledge."Prevention Book Club"Utterly absorbing reading."Cincinnati Enquirer

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Organized by condition -- from allergies to female complaints to wounds -- it explains which plants were used by different tribes to treat specific maladies, how they were prepared, and how to identify them in the wild. Long before there was pharmacology as we know it, the North American Indians cured illness and maintained health by natural means, using the healing plants of the forest, desert, and seashore. You'll learn that:-- The Catawba Indians treated back pain with a tea of arnica roots-- The Iroquois and Mohegans used the boneset weed for colds and fever-- The Blackfoot Indians applied a paste of scarlet mallow to burns as a cooling agent-- The Menominees cured insomnia with a tea steeped from the leaves of the partridge berry plant-- The Onondagas drank pennyroyal tea for headacheEarth Medicine, Earth Food also discusses non-animal food sources consumed by the Indians such as nuts, seeds, berries, and ferns, and examines the relevance of traditional dietary patterns to the way we eat now.With over 1

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