Boost Your Immune System Now! Live Longer and Better by Strengthening Your 'Doctor Within'
by Barry Fox, Arnold Immune for Life Fox

A strong immune system will help you fight off most illnesses. In this informative book, you'll discover how to virtually ensure vibrant health.

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Double the Power of Your Immune System
by John Heinerman

From the common cold to arthritis, Double the Power of Your Immune System gives specific advice on overcoming a host of ills through enhanced immune power.

Herbal Defense: Positioning Yourself to Triumph over Illness and Aging
by Robyn Landis, Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa

A remarkable plan for using herbs to make the body healthier and stronger, this guide offers gentle, proven strategies that may allow readers to go for years without so much as a sniffle. With straightforward advice from one of the foremost experts in the field of herbal medicine, this blueprint for a healthier body contains valuable information on health-building foods and nutrients, energizing herbs, herbs for addictions, anxiety and depression, special recipes and much more.

 

Women's Health

Fight Fat After Forty
by Pamela Peeke, M.D., M.P.H.

If you're a woman over 40, chronic, long-term stress may well be to blame for your excess pounds, says Dr. Pamela Peake, who's been studying the fat-stress link with the National Institutes of Health. "Fight Fat After 40" is her easy plan involving nutrition, stress-reducing exercise, and just plain "self-care."

Infertility (Natural Way)
by Belinda Whitworth

Conventional medical treatment can achieve spectacular results but it is invasive, expensive and not always available. Various natural therapies offer a safe and gentle alternative with a track record of success both in alleviating physical conditions and in dealing with mental and emotional stress.

The Natural Way Premenstrual Syndrome (The Natural Way Series)
by Jane Sullivan

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The Natural Pregnancy Book : Herbs, Nutrition, and Other Holistic Choices
by Aviva Jill Romm

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The Natural Remedy Book for Women
by Diane Stein, Anne M. Arnold (Illustrator)

A powerful voice in the Women's Spirituality movement offers a self-help guide to holistic health care. Part 1 presents ten natural healing methods in depth; Part 2 describes 50 common health issues and diseases, with remedies from all ten methods given for each. Illustrated.

Herbal Healing for Women : Simple Home Remedies for Women of All Ages
by Rosemary Gladstar, Anna Vojtech (Illustrator)

Gladstar interweaves folk wisdom, her own experience as an herbalist, and sound medical principles in a guide to women's health that is at once poetic, intriguing, and eminently practical. Illustrated.

Breast Cancer, Breast Health : The Wise Woman Way (Wise Woman Herbal Series)
by Susun S. Weed, Alan McKnight (Illustrator)

Foods, exercises, and attitudes to keep your breasts healthy. Supportive complimentary medicines to ease side-effects of surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, or tamoxifen.

Healing Wise (Wise Woman Herbal Series)
by S. Weed (Illustrator), Jean Houston

Superb herbal in the feminine-intuitive mode. Complete instructions for using common plants for food, beauty, medicine, longevity. Introduction by Jean Houston.

The Complete Woman's Herbal: A Manual of Healing Herbs and Nutrition for Personal Well-Being and Family Care (Henry Holt Reference Book)
by Anne McIntyre

Today, women are searching for up-to-the-minute information about how their bodies work, and how to best care for themselves and their families. Based on the very latest scientific studies, The Complete Woman's Herbal is a comprehensive manual for women who want a healthy diet and lifestyle coupled with the use of medicinal herbs.

 

Men's Health

Natural Medicine for Prostate Problems (The Dell Natural Medicine Library)
by Ron Falcone

A part of the "Dell Natural Medicine Library", this guide offers diet therapies for prevention and a wide variety of natural remedies from homeopathy and potent herbs to cancer-fighting foods and a powerful detoxifying program.

The Adonis Complex
byHarrison G. Pope Jr., M.D., Katharine A. Phillips, M.D., and Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D.

Men aren't necessarily accustomed to attracting catcalls while walking by construction sites. However, according to "The Adonis Complex," they're just as sensitive about their appearance as women. From testosterone supplements to eating disorders and Rogaine, the male body image is taking a beating, but the authors say there's no need to suffer in silence.

Health, Mind, and Body

Pilates at Home: A Balance, Shape, Strength, and Fitness Program
by Eleanor McKenzie

The only Pilates book featuring color photographs, "Pilates at Home" is filled with simple but powerful moves to do at home or at work to release tension, realign the body, improve posture, and increase concentration and focus.

Genetically Engineered Food: A Self-Defense Guide for Consumers
by Ronnie Cummins and Ben Lilliston

Which types of foods are most likely to be genetically altered? What are the environmental and health hazards involved? How can you avoid GE foods in restaurants and supermarkets? Get the straight answers in "Genetically Engineered Food: A Self-Defense Guide for Consumers," written by the editors of the online newsletter Campaign for Food Safety News.

Healing Moves
by Carol Krucoff and Mitchell Krucoff, M.D.

The average American adult expends 800 fewer calories per day than his or her parents did--and that's the caloric equivalent of four glazed donuts. According to health columnist Carol Krucoff and her husband, Mitchell Krucoff, M.D., "getting regular physical activity may be the single most important thing you can do to prevent disease and promote good health." Here are 25 easy tips for fitting more exercise into your day, excerpted from their new book, "Healing Moves: How to Cure, Relieve, and Prevent Common Ailments with Exercise."

 

The Placebo Response
by Howard Brody, M.D., Ph.D., with Daralyn Brody

As mentioned in The New York Times Magazine, the placebo effect is powerful--it's even been shown to grow hair on the bald pates of men. "The Placebo Response" presents the fascinating history of placebos, reasons why you should avoid health-care providers who doubt your ability to heal, and ways to release your "inner pharmacy

How to Create a High-Quality Life: An essay by Cheryl Richardson

Personal coach Cheryl Richardson helps people create the lives they want. In Take Time for Your Life, she shows you how to switch from being stressed, unfulfilled, and overworked, to "living a life you love" by using a seven-step process.

The Bone Density Diet : 6 Weeks to a Strong Body and Mind
by George J. Kessler DO PC, Colleen Kapklein (Contributor)

Trying hard to prevent osteoporosis? Taking calcium supplements by themselves isn't the wisest approach. Avoid becoming one of the 59 million Americans suffering from porous bones with the 6-week, holistic plan in "The Bone Density Diet."

Second Opinions : Stories of Intuition and Choice in a Changing World of Medicine
by Jerome Groopman

Jerome Groopman, a cancer and AIDS researcher at Harvard Medical School, saw his infant son nearly die due to a misdiagnosis of an intestinal obstruction. He himself has never fully recovered from spinal surgery that was complicated by his own incorrect initial diagnosis. In these eight vivid essays, he shows how an emotional and intuitive approach to treating patients can often be more important than medical knowledge.

Eating Well For Optimum Health: The Essential Guide to Food, Diet, and Nutrition
by Andrew, M.D. Weil

Author Andrew Weil, head of the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona, is back with "Eating Well for Optimum Health." A brilliant guide that makes sense of the confusing world of food, "Eating Well" tells you exactly what's healthy and what foods to avoid at all costs. Watch the Health, Mind & Body page between March 1 and 15 for information on the Eating Well with Dr. Andrew Weil sweepstakes, and enter for a chance to win a trip for two to the Canyon Ranch Spa outside Tucson, Arizona, and a healthy lunch with the Good Doctor!

 

Dieting Naturally

Living Low-Carb
by Fran McCullough

Fran McCullough's "Living Low-Carb: The Complete Guide to Long-Term Low-Carb Dieting" features 175 recipes and dozens of tips and tricks for staying in control while eating out, handling the worst of cravings and binges, and facts on the latest low-carb products.

Feeling Light : The Holistic Solution to Permanent Weight Loss and Wellness
by Shoshanna Katzman, Wendy Shankin-Cohen, Melinda M. Marshall (Contributor)

The revolutionary concept behind "Feeling Light" is that it aims to heal dieters from the inside out, restoring the internal imbalance of vital energies that cause excess body weight.

The Omega Plan: The Medically Proven Diet That Restores Your Body's Essential Nutritional Balance
by Artemis P., Md. Simopoulos, Jo Robinson

Destined to forever change the way we look at fats, this landmark book, written by internationally acclaimed expert in nutrition, debunks the theory that all fats are bad, and proves that eating a balanced diet of the rights fats is the key to good health, longevity, and weight loss National print advertorials.

Herbal & Holistic

Intelligent Medicine : A Guide to Optimizing Health and Preventing Illness for the Baby-Boomer Generation
by Ronald L. Hoffman

A complete health manual is divided into sections that deal with each system of the aging baby-boomer's body, discussing how to prevent problems, ways to avert them if they are starting to happen, and what to do if they are already full blown.

Miracle Medicines of the Rainforest : A Doctor's Revolutionary Work With Cancer and AIDS Patients
by J. Michael Beasley (Translator), Thomas, Dr. David, J. Michal Beasley (Translator)

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Facts on Holistic Health and the New Medicine (Anker Series)
by John Ankerberg, John Weldon

A biblical evaluation of the holistic health movement, including chiropractic and hypnosis to biofeedback and visualization, makes this concise guide to modern health care a handy reference resource.

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Holistic Medicine : Medical Issues (Encyclopedia of Medicine)
by James S. Gordon

Defines holistic medicine and discusses its treatment of the patient, its use in practice, and its future in health care.

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The Natural Way - Hiv & AIDS : A Comprehensive Guide to Effective Treatment
(The 'Natural Way' Series)
by Julie-Anne Ryan

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Sinus Survival : The Holistic Medical Treatment for Allergies, Asthma, Bronchitis, Colds, and Sinusitis
by Robert S. Ivker

A revised and expanded edition for sufferers of sinus ailments and respiratory problems offers up-to-date medical guidance, including diagnostic tips, a variety of traditional and holistic techniques, and preventive recommendations.

The Holistic Pediatrician : A Parent's Comprehensive Guide to Safe and Effective Therapies for the 25 Most Common Childhood Ailments
by Kathi J. Kemper

From asthma to sore throats, a leading pediatrician in holistic medicine addresses the top childhood ailments and, in clear, jargon-free language, discusses the various therapies, such as medication, surgery, herbs, homeopathy, nutrition, acupuncture and many more.

The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies
by Vasant D. Lad

Based on the ancient healing tradition from India that dates back thousands of years, The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies offers natural alternatives to conventional medicines and treatments with practical advice and easy-to-follow instructions.

Allergies and Holistic Healing : Natural Relief for Allergy Sufferers
by Skye Weintraub

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Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine
by Michael T. Murray, Joseph E. Pizzorno, Joseph, N.D. Pizzorno

This is the essential guide to alternative medicine-authoritative, balanced, comprehensive, and easy to use. It combines a lucid explanation of the solid science behind natural wellness with remedies for 100 common health problems.

Foods That Heal : A Guide to Understanding and Using the Healing Powers of Natural Foods
by Bernard, Dr. Jensen

The American Cancer Society recently recommended that Americans eat more fresh fruit and vegetables. Based upon the works of pioneering nutritionists, this well-researched, comprehensive guide reveals the restorative and healing properties of fruits and vegetables. A food analysis chart includes the length of time needed for digestion.

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Practical Encyclopedia of Natural Healing
by Bricklin, Mark Bricklin

From home remedies for poison ivy, toothaches and sunburn to vitamin therapy for reducing the risk of cancer and heart disease, here is the latest information about health and natural healing incorporated into and easy-to-use encyclopedia. First time in paperback.

THE GREEN PHARMACY
by James A. Duke, Michael Castleman, Alice Feinstein

From a top world authority, the ultimate guide to using herbs to cure and prevent disease.

The Green Pharmacy : The Ultimate Compendium of Natural Remedies Form the World's Foremost Authority on Healing Herbs
by James A. Duke

Written by the world's foremost authority, this is the ultimate compendium of natural remedies--from anise for asthma to violet for varicose veins, and everything in between.

Culpeper's Complete Herbal : Consisting of a Comprehensive Description of Nearly All Herbs With Their Medicinal Properties and Directions for Compound
by Nicholas Culpeper, Nicholas Culpepper

For 300 years it has been the standard in the field of herbal remedies. It contains a comprehensive description of nearly all herbs along with descriptions of their medicinal properties and instructions on preparing and using them to treat many different illnesses. Includes precise botanical illustrations to aid in identification.

The Healing Herbs : The Ultimate Guide to the Curative Power of Nature's Medicines
by Michael Castleman, Sheldon Saul Hendler

While other books tend to rehash traditional uses of herbs and old wives' tales, this book reviews world-wide scientific literature on which herbs really work and how to use them safely. 7 photographs; 100 illustrations.

American Herbal Products Association's Botanical Safety Handbook
by Michael McGuffin, Christopher Hobbs (Editor), Roy Upton (Editor)

The consumption of herbal products continues to increase, with an estimated sales growth of 10-15% per year projected through the end of the 1990's. As more and more consumers use herbs, it becomes that much more important to ensure that the herbs are used properly and safely.

The Herb Book
by John B. Lust (Editor)

Soothe your nerves, cure your cough, color your fabrics, perfume your bath, stimulate your lover, spice your sauces, stop your nightmares, freshen your breath -- with herbs... The most complete catalog of nature's "miracle plants" ever published.

The Doctor's Complete Guide to Healing Herbs
by Sheila Buff (Contributor), David, Md Kessler

Offers proven herbal remedies for such common conditions as headaches, anxiety, fatigue, and allergies, explaining how to select and prepare healing herbs and listing interactions and other safety information.

Healing Anxiety With Herbs
by Harold H. Bloomfield

Every year Americans consume five billion tranquilizers and sleeping pills to try to relieve the epidemic of anxiety and insomnia. Yet these synthetic sedatives have serious side effects including possible addiction. Here, Dr. Bloomfield tells listeners that there are safe, natural, medically proven alternatives.

Natural Skin

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Skin Deep : Natural Recipes for Healthy Skin and Hair
by Margaret Dinsdale

For more than a decade, Dinsdale developed and distributed her own line of natural skin- and hair-care products. Here she enthusiastically shares her simple secrets, offering easy-to-prepare recipes for skin cleansers, toners, masks, bath and massage oils, shampoos, and conditioners--all composed of natural, readily-available ingredients. Full-color photos and botanical illustrations throughout.

The Herbal Body Book : A Natural Approach to Healthier Skin, Hair, and Nails
by Stephanie L. Tourles

How to transform common herbs, fruits, and grains into safe, economical, and natural personal care items. Contains more than 100 recipes to make facial scrubs, hair rinses, shampoos, soaps, cleansing lotions, moisturizers, lip balms, toothpaste, powders, insect repellents, and more! Each recipe includes preparation time, yield, and storage and usage tips.

Essential Oils

The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy
by Valerie Ann Worwood

This complete volume explains how to incorporate these ancient medicines of the earth into everyday life for personal care, physical and mental health, and a safe home environment. It gives more than 500 recipes using essential oils as alternatives to often toxic human-made health, beauty, and cleaning products.

The Herbal Home Spa : Naturally Refreshing Wraps, Rubs, Lotions, Masks, Oils, and Scrubs
by Greta Breedlove Garber

I got this book out of the library, and it was by far the best herbal beauty book I've ever seen... and what a great price!!! I'm buying it so that I can own it and use it forever!! Get it, ladies.... it's a keeper!!!

Natural Soap

The Natural Soap Book : Making Herbal and Vegetable-Based Soaps
by Susan Miller Cavitch

Cavitch explores the goodness of soap, homemade without chemical additives and synthetic ingredients. Along with basic vegetable-based soap recipes, you will find ideas on scenting, coloring, cutting, trimming, and wrapping, soaps. Plus the history of soap through the ages, the effects of certain ingredients on the skin, a troubleshooting guide, and gift ideas.

The Soap Book: Simple Herbal Recipes
by Sandy Maine

A reader from Canada Good for starting out Sandy Maine uses the same basic recipe and just uses different scent combinations to set her recipes apart. I found this book good to start with but limiting for the more advanced soap maker.

Depression Remedies

Dealing With Depression Naturally/the Drugless Approach to the Condition That Darkens Millions of Lives
by Syd Baumel, Abram Hoffer (Introduction), Harvey M. Ross (Introduction)

Dealing with Depression Naturally is a comprehensive user's guide to the wide range of natural antidepressant treatments. The author provides a balanced review of the evidence for each approach and detailed information on how to use these supplements and implement these lifestyle changes, psychotherapeutic techniques, etc., safely and effectively.

St. John's Wort : The Herbal Way to Feeling Good
by Norman E. Rosenthal

Filled with case studies back by scientific data and written by one of the world's leading authorities on depression, this breakthrough book presents the complete facts about this miracle herb.

5-HTP: The Natural Way to Boost Serotonin and Overcome Depression, Obesity, and Insomnia
by Michael T. Murray

5-HTP is a naturally derived amino acid that has been shown in comprehensive studies to be safer than prescription drugs for the treatment of insomnia and depression, and can also be used for treating obesity, migraine headaches, fibromyalgia, and premenstrual syndrome. It may prove to be more popular than Saint Johnswort for the treatment of depression and other serotonin-related conditions, as it's been shown to produce results in as little as two weeks, while the herb may take a month or longer.

The Natural Prozac Program : How to Use St. John's Wort, the Antidepressant Herb
by Jonathan Zuess Synopsis

Explains the properties of hypericum, commonly known as St. John's wort, an herb known for alleviating mild to moderate depression with few side effects, and shows how to purchase it at health food stores.

Hypericum (St. John's Wort) and Depression
by Peter McWilliams, Mikael Nordfors (Contributor), Harold H. Bloomfield

Hypericum & Depression is enhanced with summaries of selected medical studies on the effect of hypericum upon a state of depression. Hypericum & Depression is "must" reading for anyone with an interest in alternative medicine and/or who suffers from chronic depression.

St. John's Wort: The Miracle Herb
by Michael E. Thase

St. John's Wort, a natural antidepressant derived from an herb has become thesubject of national attention. Now everything readers need to know about this popular natural alternative to prescription drugs such as Prozac is available in accessible Q&A format.

Prozac Backlash: Overcoming the Dangers of Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, and Other Antidepressants with Safe, Effective Alternatives
by Joseph Glenmullen, M.D.

One in 10 Americans takes Prozac, Zoloft, or Paxil, despite severe side effects and newfound suspicions that they may cause long-term neurological damage, especially in children. "Prozac Backlash," by a Harvard Medical School psychiatry instructor, weighs the many pros and cons of these prescriptions and offers safer alternatives.

Pet Health

A Guide to a Naturally Healthy Bird : Nutrition, Feeding, and Natural Healing Methods for Parrots
by Alicia McWatters

Natural guide for caged birds. Natural health care for caged birds and especially for parrots. Diets including live foods, seeds, fruits and recipes for mash, along with topics such as environmental health, illness and safety guidelines. An extension of the bird chapter in the book, Super Nutrition for Animals (Birds Too!).

Super Nutrition for Animals! (Birds Too!) : Healthy Advice for Dogs, Cats, Horses and Birds
by Nina Anderson, Howard Dr. Peiper, Alicia McWatters, Richard Vail (Illustrator)

New information on how to keep your pets immune systems so healthy that they will live very long and healthy lives. 70 pet owners just like you tell their stories of miracle natural treatments that saved the life of their pet or cured a common ailment. Easy and fun to read. A must if you care about the health of your pet. Diet, nutrition, ailment remedies, herbs, homeopathic, flower remedies, kitty litter, vaccines and more!

The Complete Herbal Handbook for the Dog and Cat
by Juliette De Bairacli Levy, Juliet De Bairacli Levy, Juliette D. Levy

Now available in paperback, this is the fifth edition of Levy's handbook for herbal veterinary care. Updated to include information on cats as well as dogs, this guide covers rearing of young, treating specific diseases with herbs, and a general discussion on disease prevention