Medicinal Plants at Home: More Than 100 Easy, Practical, and Efficient Natural Remedies by Maria Transito LopezMedicinal Plants at Home: More Than 100 Easy, Practical, and Efficient Natural Remedies by Maria Transito Lopez

Medicinal Plants at Home: More Than 100 Easy, Practical, and Efficient Natural Remedies

byMaria Transito Lopez

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Discover how to grow medicinal plants and create natural remedies right in your own home.

Although more and more people use medicinal plants, many are still unaware of those that are usually present in their own homes. For example, did you know that cranberries are effective in treating bladder problems, that olive helps regulate blood pressure, or that hops promote sleep in children?

In Medicinal Plants at Home, you will find a selection of plants from which you can create natural remedies for every occasion. Learn how to grow and use these medicinal plants, and discover what they can do to boost your family’s health. More than one hundred types of natural plants are presented in this book, grouped by the conditions that they most effectively treat. You will also discover:

Essential remedies to have while traveling
The most useful plants and spices to have in the kitchen
The best plants for respiratory, digestive, tension-related, circulatory, and hepatic concerns

With more than 350 color images, Medicinal Plants at Home is an essential resource for those looking to grow medicinal plants and create their own natural remedies.

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Title:Medicinal Plants at Home: More Than 100 Easy, Practical, and Efficient Natural RemediesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.75 inPublished:February 23, 2017Publisher:Skyhorse Publishing Inc.Language:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Plants for Your Health and Well-Being

The Plants
—What They Do for You
—Consumption
—Topical Use
—Cautionary Notes
—Where to Purchase Them
—Endangered Plants
—Chinese Herbal Medicine

Plants for Everyone
—Medicinal Plants for Any Occasion
—For the Traveler
——Anti-diarrheal Agrimonia
——Arnica for Bumps
——Calendula for Bites
——Ginger for Dizziness
——Lime for Disinfection
——Other Plants
—For Older People
——Ginkgo for Memory
——Alfalfa for the Bones
——Garlic for the Arteries
——Fresno for Osteoarthritis
——Azahar for Your Mood
——Other Plants
—For Women
——Soy, the Great Ally
——Chasteberry for the Waist
——Evening Primrose for PMS
——Black Cohosh for Menopause
——Cranberry for Cystitis
——Other Plants
—For Pregnancy
——Lemon Balm for Nausea
——Sweet Almond Oil for Stretch Marks
——Corn, the Great Diuretic
——Barm Restorative
——Psyllium for Stress Reduction
——Other Plants
—For Children
——Chamomile for Colic
——Hop to Sleep Well
——Malva for Flu and Colds
——Horehound for Coughs
——Oats for Dermatitis
——Other Plants
—For Man
——Sabal for the Prostate
——Buchu for Urinary Problems
——Damiana for Sexual Issues
——Olive for High Blood Pressure
——Rosemary for Baldness
——Other Plants

Around the House
—On the Balcony
—In the Kitchen
—In the Bathroom
—In the Boudoir

For Your Health
—Relaxants
——California Poppy
——Hawthorn
——Lavender
——Hops
——Passion Flower
——Linden
——Valerian
——Verbena
——Revitalizing
——Damiana
——Spirulina
——Guarana
——Hypericum
——Kola Nut
——Green Tea
—Anti-Inflammatory
——Horseweed
——Ash
——Black Currant
——Devil’s Claw
——White Willow
——Mead Wort
—Respiratory
——Eucalyptus
——Mullein
——Greater Plantain
——Scots Pine
——Lungwort
——Elderberry
—Digestive
——Wormwood
——Anise
——Fennel
——Chamomile
——Mint
——Papaya
—Circulatory
——Shepherd’s Purse
——Buckeye
——Ginkgo
——Witch-Hazel
——Common Melilot
——Butcher’s Broom
——Grape
—For the Liver
——Chicory
——Artichoke
——Boldo
——Milk Thistle
——Dandelion
——Common Fumitory
—For the Kidneys
——Birch
——Heather
——Bearberry
——Corn
—For the Skin
——Aloe
——Oats
——Burdock
——Borage
——Calendula
——Sarsaparilla
—Immunostimulants
——Garlic
——Siberian Ginseng
——Echinacea
——Buckthorn
——Ginseng
——Cat’s claw
—For the Eyes and Mouth
——Clove
——Eufrasia
——Salvia

Plant Index

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