615. Pharmacology and therapeutics
Stephen Harrod Buhner The Lost Language of Plants: The Ecological Importance of Plant Medicines to Life on Earth, 2002.
This unconventional look at medicine was written by poet and natural medicine researcher Stephen Harrod Buhner. In it, he argues that modern medicines can be a danger to the environment and to the people who use them. He looks at Gaia Theory which asserts plants contain phytochemicals that relay communications between plants and provide healing qualities to animals. He presents scientific evidence to back up his assertions.
Stephen Co Your Hands Can Heal You: Pranic Healing Energy Remedies to Boost Vitality and Speed Recovery from Common Health Problems, 2002.
Stephen Co, a traditionally trained medical doctor, provides this guide to energy healing, also known as Pranic Healing. He shares methods like full-body breathing and meditations you can use to relieve everything from headaches to depression.
Lyz Cooper What is Sound Healing? 2016.
Have you ever had the experience of listening to a song and finding your mood lifted and your spirit expanded? Lyz Cooper uses a Q & A approach to answer common questions about sound and how it can heal us. She also shares tips for using music to help with common ailments.
Deanna Duke The Non-Toxic Avenger: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You, 2011.
It has been close to a century since any chemical agents were banned from cosmetic and hygiene products in the U.S. Environmental writer Deanna Duke looks at how these toxins affect our health and the health of our families and pets. By documenting her own quest to reduce the toxic load on her family, she shows you how you can do the same.
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