An informative book on diet, nutrition, and how to make simple medicines the humoral way. Prior to the adoption of chemicals and minerals to cure illnesses 'introduced' to the body, medical experts understood that controlling humoral balance is central to healthfulness. Curing problems that originate 'within' the body, and preventing them from occurring in the first place, these learned people knew, are two sides of the same coin. Thus, good health is maintained by eating the right foods at the right time, and improved by taking individually-tailored simple but effective humoral medicines. Become Your Own Doctor does four things: It describes the nature of humorism, the humoral body and medicine - discussing why for centuries it was so important in maintaining good health and preventing illnesses; it explains how to easily recognise bodily imbalances in order to make informed choices about lifestyle, dietary regimes and medicines; it discusses the humoral characteristics and medical attributes of a wide range of commonly available foods; and it explains how to simply make a range of medicines that can be used both to protect the household from contracting illnesses and to help cure existing ones.
1921 Questions and answers on how the doctor lived on raw foods! Anyone who is interested in the raw food regime will benefit by these questions and answers. the author gives as his concepts: Fasting, bathing, friction hip-bath - with illustrations on.
Being your own wilderness doctor for the security of knowing what to do for the best—in case of the worst—a more than first-aid companion that’s always there when a doctor may be too far away. Angier who knows the outdoors, and Dr. Kodet who knows people—inside and out—team up to present life-saving, panic-preventing information for times when making the right decision is most vital. Here are trip-saving ways to handle the sometimes painful but rarely serious accident-health problems that can face campers, hikers, and vacationers…cuts, sprains, insect bites, blisters burns. Here’s what to do when a misstep results in fracture, break, dislocation, swelling. Know how a doctor would view symptoms that loom larger as the metropolis recedes; how he’s handle the problem; how to differentiate between minor protests of hard used muscles and signs of serious trouble that call for prompt professional help.
"Home Remedies: How to Become Your Own Home Doctor" is an extremely detailed book which explores a lot of the research that has been done on the use of alternate forms of treatment like fasting and colon cleansing. It is also a personal account of the work that the author herself has done herself to help persons to treat particular problems. The reader will find this book to be a wealth of knowledge and can keep the book as a sort of reference guide in the home.
Become a health detective by asking in-depth questions about your symptoms, gain a deeper understanding of your health conditions and open your mind to a new dimension in self-healing, herbal medicines, a better quality of life, and enhanced vitality.