Dr. Andrew Weil's Consumer Guide to Herbal Medicines, 2001By Andrew Weil
Publisher: Self Healing
Number Of Pages: 32
Publication Date: 2001
Dr Andrew Weil's Consumer Guide to Herbal Medicines
When used wisely, herbal medicines can play a role in caring for your health naturally. Echinacea can head off a head cold and valerian can induce sleep just as effectively as overprecribed pharmaceuticals - with far fewer side effects. More and more people ar turning to this gentler form of medicine to treat their everyday health concerns.
Unfortunately, however, hype and promotional claims abound in this booming industry. Finding a trustworthy source of infomation on buying and using herbs responsibly can be a difficult task. This guide is prepared by Dr Weil to help you make the best choices possible in the confusing herbal marketplace.
In this guide, you'll find:
* Guidelines on how to be a smart consumer of herbal products - from how to read a label to how to choose the most effective forms.
* Detailed information of buying and using the 10 best-selling herbs - from the herbal relaxant kava to the prostate protector saw palmetto.
* Three popular herbs you should not waste your money on.