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NATURAL REMEDIOS I> For diseases EVERYDAY b> When the Spaniards conquered Aztecs, they stumbled upon a treasure ultimately more useful and more durable than the mounds of glittering gold of Moctezuma – herbs and medicines developed by the Indians, who in many ways surpassed the rudimentary medicine of the Old World. The remains of these remedies, potions, teas, and tonics at the base of countless natural remedies still used in many Mexican American homes today. However, these herbs and remedies are collected in a volume that is as practical as it is fascinating. In Infusions Healing I>, you will find: * The
intriguing story of how this long-suppressed ancient knowledge was passed over five centuries. Hundreds Thorough, well organized and rich in history, Infusions of Healing I> a practical guide for anyone interested in natural remedies, and an invaluable contribution to the preservation of a tradition deeply rooted in Latino culture. Amazon . com review b> The Aztecs were
* Security, effective treatments herbal for everyday ailments – teas, liniments, compresses, ointments, baths and soothing for headaches, colds, fever, digestive disorders, menstrual cramps, skin problems, pain, and much more.
* An alphabetical listing of over 200 herbs and plants,
expert gardeners who cultivated and studied medicinal plants. Flower gardens and were used by Aztec physicians as laboratories, and each family has a basic knowledge of herbal medicine. This rich tradition in herbal healing has been passed and amended by subsequent generations, and is much alive in American culture of Mexico today. In Infusions Healing I>, author Joy Davidow traces the history of this tradition. Then she presents a collection of 200 herbs. For each, it gives the common name, botanical name, other names, descriptions, historical, scientific validation (if any), parts used, the property, it is used to treat and warnings . Another section discusses medicinal plants organized by the type of treatment: pain, digestive, urinary, respiratory and pain, and so on. For example, you learn what herbs to use as a “mouthwash” for inflammation of the gums, how to make liniments for arthritic joints, which teas to treat diarrhea, and herbs that can be used locally to soothe irritated , including hemorrhoids. Davidow also profiles Mexican Modern American healers, with descriptions of their treatmeherbal remediesascinating book, if you’re interested in herbal medicine. –
Thorough, well organized and rich in history, Infusions of Healing I> a practical guide for anyone interested in natural remedies, and an invaluable contribution to the preservation of a tradition deeply rooted in Latino culture. Amazon . com review b> The Aztecs were