Herbal Tonic Therapies
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A comprehensive guide to herbal medicine introduces some sixty therapeutic herbs that can be used to improve and maintain health, including licorice root for the immune system, ginger root for the digestive system, and others.
Karen E. White said Herbal Tonic Therapies. Mowrey is a good author, his blends are well thought out, well written, and well researched. I used one of his books for a herbology class, and found I wanted as many of his other works as I could find. I use his references quite a bit in my own research and blending. The only problem I have with h. A Customer said A must for any personal Herbal Libirary!. Herbal Tonic Therapies by Daniel B. Mowrey, Ph.D. is a comprehensive guide to the use of whole herbs which includes folk use, clinical studies, chemical composition, safety data and references for each herb listed. The author cites European clinical studies as most of the sources.The purpose of thi. Refreshingly honest, scientifically grounded review A Customer This book provided an "ah-hah" for me in theorizing mechanisms for tonic effects and in describing research on the paradoxical ability of certain herbs to achieve different reactions depending on the patient's needs. Faithfully recounts the studies (even details on study design to help one evaluate
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The book is scholarly, but written with the layperson in mind, offering a complete guide to medicinal alternatives for innumerable health problems from the most common cold to serious, life-threatening diseases. In a society hooked on the idea of better living through chemicals, the mere mention of herbal tonics is likely to be shouted down as another laughable example of snake oil quackery. But, as many contemporary medical practices are found to be ineffective, or even harmful, more and more people are turning to ancient natural remedies. For those interested in exploring the healing properties of herbs, this thorough book could prove an invaluable guide. --George Laney. Indeed, the introduction states the author's intention of providing, "a worry-free method for handling life's daily challenges to health and happiness." Who could ask for more? Handsomely bound in hardcover, Herbal Tonic Therapies is separated into comprehensive chapters on th