Mama's Home Remedies: Discover Time-Tested Secrets of Good by Svetlana Konnikova

By Svetlana Konnikova

2010 residing Now Bronze Award Winner for type: food, nutritional, Circulation

Winner, 2009 Mom's selection Gold Award in grownup Books: health and wellbeing, foodstuff, health & Safety

Finalist within the 2008 subsequent iteration Indie e-book Awards for 2 different types: Health/Wellness and Multicultural Non-Fiction

Interwoven with centuries-old natural treatments, time-tested innovations, and women’s knowledge passed down throughout the a while, this kaleidoscopic whole-health tapestry finds a myriad of ordinary equipment for attaining and preserving reliable overall healthiness and all-around happiness. on the center of the narrative is a compilation of usual recipes for infusions, poultices, teas, and tinctures—garnered through the younger Svetlana whereas hearing her mom and “the girls” (other doctors like her mom) as they shared their bond of friendship and their stories of therapeutic good fortune whereas accrued for tea within the family’s blossom-filled garden—intertwined along with her grandmother’s fairy stories, relatives vignettes, legends, and natural lore. packed with easy-to-make, traditional, therapeutic recipes for universal diseases and illnesses—such as bronchial asthma, bronchial asthma, fatigue, complications, insomnia, and breathing problems—this all-encompassing consultant to wellbeing bargains a holistic method that intermingles replacement remedies with folklore, psychology, philosophy, and spirituality to foster optimum healthiness and cheerful residing.

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Most of us come into this world as healthy human beings. Our bodies are designed to maintain the best in us. We are built to be solid, strong, and energetic. We can keep our bodies free of toxins and cleanse our systems periodically with herbs such as burdock, chamomile, dandelion, and garlic. Our natural resources, such as the sun, earth, and Nature, provide us with optimal energy. Thus we are perfectly capable to self-heal when we are sick or injured. We are intended to live a long and healthy life, but only on one condition: we must take our health into our hands and maintain the knowledge of how to do that.

The poor performance of the United States was recently confirmed by the World Health Organization, which used different data and ranked the United States 15th among 25 industrialized countries in healthcare. In any case 250,000 deaths per year from iatrogenic causes constitute the third leading cause of death in the United States, after deaths from heart disease and cancer. Shocking news, isn’t it? We know that every doctor graduating from medical school takes the Hippocratic Oath to treat people no matter what.

I read many medical books from Mama’s library and she shared with me her knowledge. I continue to consult with Mama, whose knowledge, even today, is extensive and focused on natural, effective, and harmless methods of green treatment. I have devoted my life to extensive research of the prescriptions and recipes of great ancient doctors. Today traditional, modern, and alternative medicines can no longer go each in their own way. We must learn to use them in synthesis, drawing from the best of each to reach their common goal—to prevent and treat disease.

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