At a time when taking charge of your own health care is all
the more essential, respected doctor and Andrew Weil protegée Tieraona Low Dog
advises on the art and science of healing at home. In this follow-up to Life
Is Your Best Medicine, get the how, when, and why of getting better and
staying well with homemade remedies that the doctor orders.
With the help of an expert in natural healing, herbal
medicine, and home remedies, you can take charge of health care. Never have we
needed this sort of advice more than now, as worries about hospital-borne
infections, antibiotic resistance, and pandemic threats make us yearn for the
days of doctor home visits and mother’s chicken soup. We need to rediscover the
special care and comfort that comes from caring for health at home. In this
book she guides us in identifying, responding to, and caring for all the most common
ailments, so that when it’s time to take care at home, you have a doctor’s
advice on how. Learn how to make herbal remedies and why you and your family
will be healthier for doing so—and get advice on when it’s best to consult a
health care professional instead.
Organized by general remedy types (teas, salves,
compresses, ointments) and common ailments (colds, fever, insomnia, back pain),
this innovative book is sure to become a household standard and go-to guide for
treating a wide variety of conditions and illnesses at home. Practical advice
and recipes are embedded in a rich and inspirational personal narrative written
in the strong, authoritative, and charismatic voice of Tieraona Low Dog, physician
and teacher at Andrew Weil’s Center for Integrative Medicine. Download and start listening now!