At a time when taking charge of your own health care is allthe more essential, respected doctor and Andrew Weil protegée Tieraona Low Dogadvises on the art and science of healing at home. In this follow-up to LifeIs Your Best Medicine, get the how, when, and why of getting better andstaying well with homemade remedies that the doctor orders.
With the help of an expert in natural healing, herbalmedicine, and home remedies, you can take charge of health care. Never have weneeded this sort of advice more than now, as worries about hospital-borneinfections, antibiotic resistance, and pandemic threats make us yearn for thedays of doctor home visits and mother’s chicken soup. We need to rediscover thespecial care and comfort that comes from caring for health at home. In thisbook she guides us in identifying, responding to, and caring for all the most commonailments, so that when it’s time to take care at home, you have a doctor’sadvice on how. Learn how to make herbal remedies and why you and your familywill be healthier for doing so—and get advice on when it’s best to consult ahealth care professional instead.
Organized by general remedy types (teas, salves,compresses, ointments) and common ailments (colds, fever, insomnia, back pain),this innovative book is sure to become a household standard and go-to guide fortreating a wide variety of conditions and illnesses at home. Practical adviceand recipes are embedded in a rich and inspirational personal narrative writtenin the strong, authoritative, and charismatic voice of Tieraona Low Dog, physicianand teacher at Andrew Weil’s Center for Integrative Medicine.