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Natural Remedies: An Everyday Guide to Herbal Teas, Infusions, and Decoctions

Natural Remedies: An Everyday Guide to Herbal Teas, Infusions, and Decoctions
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Item Code: IDE978
Author: Prof. DN Dhar & Rupa Dhar
Publisher: Orient Paperbacks
Language: English
Edition: 2004
ISBN: 8122203191
Pages: 184
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.5" X 5.5"
From the Jacket :

Herbs have always contributed a great deal to promoting health. And they still do. According to WHO estimates, the use of herbal remedies exceeds that of modern drugs by two or three times. Confronted with solid scientific evidence, the scientist are rediscovering the efficacy of nature's simple remedies based on herbs commonly available in most kitchens, gardens or with the neighborhood grocery shops.

Combining Traditional wisdom with scientific principles the book provides safe and effective herbal remedies for treating over 75 common and not-so-common health problems.

About the Authors:

Durga Nath Dhar, Ph.D., F.N.A.Sc., is an expert in natural products and synthetic organic chemistry. He retired from the Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, after 35 years of distinguished academic life. He has over 130 research papers, articles and books to his credit. He is a member of several professional and learned societies and has served on the scientific advisory committee of the Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Professor Dhar is a recipient of the fellowship of the National Academy of Sciences. In recognition of his contributions to science, his name is included in The International Directory of Distinguished Leadership, 1990.

Rupa Dhar, M.A., B.Sc., B.Ed., was principal and science co-ordinator of the campus school at the Indian Institute of technology, Kanpur, where she specialized in elementary science education. She has been an active member of the 'All India Science Teachers' Association, and her interests include child education, child psychology and folklore medicine.

The authors would welcome suggestions and comments about the book from readers; including their personal experiences with herbal teas. These maybe sent to Natural Remedies: An Everyday Guide to Herbal Teas, Infusions & Decoctions c/o Orient Paperbacks, Madarsa Road, Kashmere Gate, Delhi-110006.

CONTENTS

The Herbal Heritage9
Preparing herbal Teas11
How to Use Herbal Teas15
Abccess See Skin Related Disorders
Anorexia See Appetite, Loss of
Anuria See Urine Retention
Appetite, Loss of
19
Arteriosclerosis See also Heart Disorders23
Asthma See also Bronchitis Common Cold, Coughs27
Blood Pressure, High31
Blood Pressure, Low35
Boils See Skin Related Disorders
Bronchitis, See also Asthma, Common Cold, Coughs Bronchial Catarrh
36
Bronchial Catarrh See also Asthma, Bronchitis, Common Cold, Coughts40
Burns41
Common, Cold See also Asthma, Bronchitis43
Conjunctivitis48
Constipation See also Indigestion50
Cough, Cough Relievers See also Asthma, Bronchitis, Common Cold53
Cough, Whooping59
Cystitis62
Dermatitis See Skin Disorders
Diabetes
64
Diarrhoea See also Indigestion69
Dropsy See Oedema
Dysmenorrhoea See Menstrual Disorders
Dysuria See Urination, Painful
Eczema See Skin Disorders
Excessive Menstruation See Menstrual Disorders
Fevers
73
Flatulence See also Indigestion77
Gallstones81
Gastritis See Indigestion
Gastroenteritis See Indigestion
Gums, Bleeding of
84
Haematuria See Urine, Blood in the
Haemorrhoids See Piles
Headaches
86
Heart Disorders See also Arteriosclerosis91
Hypertension See Blood Pressure, High
Hypertension See Blood Pressure, Low
Impotence
95
Indigestion See also Constipation, Diarrhoea, Flatulence97
Insomnia102
Jaundice105
Kidney & Bladder Stones109
Lactation Disorders113
Laryngitis116
Leucorrhoea119
Measles See Skin Disorders
Menorrhagia See Menstrual Disorders
Menstrual Disorders
121
Nausea See also Vomiting126
Nervous Exhaustion See also Tension, Mental129
Nettlerash See Skin Disorders
Neuralgia
131
Oedema133
Old Age, Aches & Pains of 136
Painful Menstruation See Menstrual Disorders
Peptic Ulcer
138
Phlebitis & Varicose Veins141
Piles143
Prickly Heat See Skin Disorders
Prostrate Gland, Enlarged
146
Rheumatism147
Scabies See Skin Disorders
Skin Disorders
151
Sleeplessness See Insomnia
Stomach Pain See also Indigestion
157
Stoppage of Menstruation See Menstrual Disorders
Tension, Mental See also Nervous Exhaustion
161
Urine, Blood in the163
Urination, Painful165
Urine Retention168
Urticaria See Skin Disorders
Vomiting See also Nausea
171
Wounds174
Sedatives176
Tonics & Health Drinks178
Bibliography181
Index182

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