The Traditional Healer's Handbook:A Classic Guide to the Medicin

The Traditional Healer\'s Handbook:A Classic Guide to the Medicin
Title: The Traditional Healer's Handbook:A Classic Guide to the Medicine of Avicenna
Author: Hakim G. M. Chishti, N.D.
Publishing House: Inner Traditions Bear Company
ISBN: 0-89281-438-1

This comprehensive guide to healing synthesizes the principles and practices of Hippocratic, Chinese, Ayurvedic, and Persian medicine, and includes the first English translation of one of the handbooks of Avicenna, whose writings have been classics in herbal and dietetic medicine for more than 1,000 years. Based on the philosophy that "food is the best medicine," Avicenna's canon provides simple and effective diagnostic techniques and therapies for maintaining health and strengthening the immune system. Includes a botanical guide for the 100 most-used healing herbs and recommended treatments for 400 conditions, including diet and nutrition, herbology, and aromatherapy.
"A serviceable history of classical herbal medicine . . . still used by over half the world's population . . . a practical manual." Los Angeles Times
"Hakim Chishti has distilled the essence of healing into this comprehensive text . . . this book is indispensable for anyone interested in traditional medicine." Lee Grotte, M.D., Professor of Clinical Medicine Case Western Reserve School of Medicine

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