Dimensions: 320 pages, 9.33 × 6.27 × 1.3 in
Published: April 1, 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0133977617
ISBN - 13: 9780133977615
From the Publisher
World-renowned medical anthropologist, Dr. John Heinerman offers folk remedies for common ailments such as asthma, bladder infections, tonsillitis, varicose veins, and countless other maladies. The cures offered are gleaned from numerous sources from around the world, and are folk remedies that have been successfully used in the regions from which they are derived. Some of the cures listed in the book are centuries old and have been faithfully used to cure ailments. The book is organized alphabetically by ailment, and in parts according to world region. The information is given in a friendly, conversational style and the recommendations are frequently accompanied by case studies. Locales featured in the book include Borneo, Malaysia, Egypt, Prince Edward Island, Ghana, Mexico, and many others.