Healing Secrets of the Native Americans: Herbs, Remedies, and Practices |
by Porter Shimer (Author)
In the tradition of Black Dog & Leventhal's successful Chinese Natural Cures,
Healing Secrets of the Native Americans brings the age-old knowledge and trusted
techniques of Native-American healing to a wider audience. From this clear,
reliable, and beautifully packaged book, learn how Native Americans have used
the bountiful gifts of nature to heal the mind, the body, and the spirit.
Discover how the Native-American tradition uses plants and herbs, heat, movement
and sound, visualization, and spirituality to heal dozens of everyday ailments
and illnesses--from back pain to insect bites to flu and sore throat and much more.
Broken into sections, the book covers such topics as "The Healing Spirit"
(including dream therapy, spirituality, and prayer), "The Native American Spa"
(healing with heat, massage, sound and movement, and nutrition), "The Native
American Pharmacy" (including more than 40 herbs and plants, how to obtain them,
and how to use them), plus remedies for more than 40 ailments from acne to wrinkles.
About the Author
Porter Shimer is a health and fitness author who has written several books on
natural ways to conquer pain, lose weight, and achieve a healthier life.
Hardcover: 208 pages
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers (September 1, 2004)