- Paperback: 256 pages
- Publisher: Fair Winds Press; 1 edition (27 June 2018)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1592338208
- ISBN-13: 978-1592338207
- Product Dimensions: 19.2 x 2.7 x 23.7 cm
- Boxed-product Weight: 780 g
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The Woman's Herbal Apothecary: 200 Natural Remedies for Healing, Hormone Balance, Beauty and Longevity, and Creating Calm Paperback – 17 Jul 2018
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Sneak Peak into a Few Chapters!
Chapter 1: How We Use Herbs
When we learn how to use herbs in our daily lives, we are creating a relationship and a higher level of confidence with our body. Make this book your go-to for how to support and care for a woman’s body.
Chapter 2: Herbs for Women
What do you think of when you see or smell a rose? Although it may appear delicate, the rose has powerful capabilities to stop bleeding, ease headaches, calm an agitated state, and reduce tension.
Chapter 3: Dawning--Menarche to Twenties
Spotting can be caused by hormonal imbalance, thyroid issues, ovarian problems, fibroids, or more serious pathologies. Birth control methods often cause spotting as hormone levels fluctuate.
Stock your home herbal pantry with the following for menstrual spotting: Chamomile flowers, Red Rasberry, Peppermint, and more!
Sneak Peak into Chapters and Remedies!
Chapter 4: Living--Twenties to Perimenopause
It’s important to create balance during the Living phase. The longer you wait, the longer it takes to shift the body back into balance. Looking into your future, think about caring for your body like a temple. Honor it and care for it, and it will provide for you.
Chapter 5: Fulfillment--Menopause and Beyond
When our hormones are transitioning to the menopausal state, they need support to reestablish a new normal. This is a great time for herbal hormonal tonics.
Stock your home herbal pantry with the following for hormone regulation: Sage Leaf, Maca Root, Lemon Balm Leaf, and more!
Chapter 6: Skin and Body Health
Oil dissolves oil. Through experience, many people find that using an oil cleanser not only reduces breakouts but also softens the skin and promotes a healthy glow. The best way to fully utilize an oil cleanser is to first apply it to dry skin and then steam your face.
Bloat Relief Tea
Have a cuppa to relieve yourself of the uncomfortable abdominal fullness often felt during premenstrual times.
YIELD: 4 ounces (112 g)
Stir all herbs together; store in a glass jar. Make by the cup as needed: Steep 2 teaspoons (3 g) in 12 ounces (355 ml) boiling water, covered, for 10 minutes
- 1 ounce (28 g) dried dandelion leaf
- 1 ounce (28 g) dried calamus root
- ½ ounce (14 g) dried dandelion root
- ½ ounce (14 g) dried fennel seed
- 1 ounce (28 g) dried peppermint
This tea is a blend of herbs that all focus on mental acuity and clarity. Drink it as often as you’d like, or before a work session to get your brain turned on.
YIELD: 4 ounces (112 g)
Combine all herbs; store in a glass jar. Make tea by the cup as needed: Steep 2 teaspoons (3 g) in 12 ounces (355 ml) boiling water, covered, for 10 minutes.
- ½ ounce (14 g) dried gotu kola leaf
- ½ ounce (14 g) dried skullcap leaf
- ½ ounce (14 g) dried linden leaf and flower
- ½ ounce (14 g) dried rosemary leaf
- ½ ounce (14 g) dried sage leaf
- 1½ ounces (42 g) dried rooibos tea
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