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Kruidjie Roer My - Die Antieke Helingskuns Van Die Karooveld (Afrikaans, Paperback, 2nd ed.): Antoinette Pienaar Kruidjie Roer My - Die Antieke Helingskuns Van Die Karooveld (Afrikaans, Paperback, 2nd ed.)
Antoinette Pienaar
R250 R197 Discovery Miles 1 970 Save R53 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Toe Antoinette Pienaar, Afrikaanse sangeres en aktrise, die eerste keer staan voor oom Johannes Willemse, legendariese Griekwa-heler, sÍ hy: “Hier kom Juffrou nou eers aan!”

Want toe het oom Johannes al byna veertig jaar lank drome gekry van die vrou met die rooi bakkie aan wie hy sy kennis sou oordra. Kennis wat terug tot in die antieke verskiet van oupa na kleinseun aangegee is. NŠ jare se vakleerlingskap het die eerste uitgawe van Kruidjie Roer My verskyn. Diť boek oor wat Karookruie vir jou kan doen het sy plek as klassieke werk ingeneem.

In Kruidjie Roer My hoor ’n mens die warm stem van Antoinette soos duisende luisteraars na haar gewilde rubriek op rsg dit ken: vol begrip en deernis, altyd met ’n staaltjie en boweal die ruimhartige mededeling van haar kennis en oom Johannes se wysheid wat nie net na jou liggaam omsien nie, maar ook jou gees dokter.

’n Boek vol mooi name, soos kokkoromoniet, rooivergeetwortels en louhout. En met ’n weelde aan stories en raad wat nou weer beskikbaar is.

Anti-Ageing Tissue Salts (Paperback): Margaret Roberts Anti-Ageing Tissue Salts (Paperback)
Margaret Roberts 3
R190 R150 Discovery Miles 1 500 Save R40 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Tissue salts are minerals that our bodies need to ensure optimal health. They are found in the Earthís rocks and soil, and in food that is grown organically in mineralrich soil. Considered to be the basic constituents of our bones, blood, organs and muscles, they are easily absorbed by the human body, with no side-effects. In this book, Margaret Roberts draws on decades of experience to advise readers on using the 12 key tissue salts to slow the ageing process, promote vitality and enhance health. Each tissue salt is presented in its own chapter, with tips on treating specific ailments; and advice on increasing the intake of the salts through the diet. An ailment chart is included for quick reference. An indispensable guide for anyone interested in health, wellness, and using natural remedies to ease the effects of ageing.

Boererate (Afrikaans, Hardcover, 2de Uitgawe): Danie Smuts Boererate (Afrikaans, Hardcover, 2de Uitgawe)
Danie Smuts
R190 R150 Discovery Miles 1 500 Save R40 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

As jong seun het Danie Smuts met ’n blikkie agter vee in die veld aangeloop om kuttels te versamel vir ’n konkoksie om maselspasiŽnte se simptome te verlig. Min het hy toe geweet dat hy eendag die legendariese aanbieder van ’n gewilde Springbok Radio-program sou word waarin die volk kure vir allerlei kwinte en kwale deel.

Toe Boererate – ’n keur van die tradisionele advies wat luisteraars oor die jare vir Smuts se radioprogram ingestuur het – in 1989 verskyn, was dit onmiddellik ’n treffer. Sedertdien het diť besonderse boek uit sirkulasie verdwyn, maar die aanvraag daarvoor nie.

’n Byna vergete era in die Afrikaanse kultuurgeskiedenis word in herinnering geroep deur diť vreemdsoortige en dikwels skreeusnaakse wenke. Die volgende stappe word byvoorbeeld aanbeveel om griep te bekamp:

  • Plaas ’n bottel whiskey en ’n glas saam met ’n brandende kers langs jou bed.
  • Klim in die bed, maak seker jy lÍ onder baie komberse, en begin geleidelik aan die whiskey teug.
  • Sodra jy twee kerse sien, sit die glas neer, plaas die prop terug op die whiskey-bottel, blaas al twee kerse dood en gaan slaap.

Maar wees gewaarsku: Dat die griep binne 24 uur sal verdwyn, word gewaarborg, maar jy mag dalk ’n hoofpyn oorhou.

Boererate se oorsprong word teruggevoer na verskillende bronne: waarnemings, eerstehandse ondervinding, mites, godsdiens en selfs toorkuns. Behandeling gaan dikwels gepaard met die uitvoer van komieklike rituele.

Tussen die mediese advies is daar ook handige raad oor sake op die plaaswerf: hoe om ’n troeteldier se vel te laat blink, aartappelsteggies lank vars te hou, van lastige miere ontslae te raak, en nog baie meer.

Boererate bied onontbeerlike pitkos vir geskiedenis-liefhebbers en is ’n nostalgiese terugblik op ’n kosbare stukkie Afrikaner-erfenis.

The Yogic Kitchen (Paperback): Jody Vassallo The Yogic Kitchen (Paperback)
Jody Vassallo 1
R430 R317 Discovery Miles 3 170 Save R113 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Follow the Ayurvedic path to health with this ancient approach to food as medicine Tried and tested over thousands of years, the ancient Indian practice of Ayurveda understands that everyone is different. Where comfort for one person might be a hot and spicy noodle broth, for another it might mean a steaming bowl of earthy stew. The sister philosophy to Yoga, Ayurveda teaches you to eat according to your constitution (or dosha) to heal, restore and bring balance to your system. In The Yogic Kitchen, Ayurvedic health coach, skilled cook and passionate yoga teacher Jody Vassallo offers you 100 recipes designed specifically for your dosha and simply explains how to work out what foods your body needs to thrive. Packed full of delicious and nourishing soups, bakes and curries, this book illustrates the power of the right ingredients to calm, soothe and restore harmony in your body and your mind.

Healing Remedies, Updated Edition - Over 1,000 Natural Remedies for the Prevention, Treatment, and Cure of Common Ailments and... Healing Remedies, Updated Edition - Over 1,000 Natural Remedies for the Prevention, Treatment, and Cure of Common Ailments and Conditions (Paperback)
C Norman MD Phd Shealy
R635 R453 Discovery Miles 4 530 Save R182 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Encompassing a range of alternative and natural healing traditions for the prevention, treatment and cure of common ailments, this beautifully illustrated reference book provides over 1,000 natural remedies to promote physical and mental well-being for the whole family. C. Norman Shealy's comprehensive and authoritative guide is an indispensable reference, containing all you need to know about healing with complementary and alternative techniques and therapies. With detailed sections covering Ayurveda, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Traditional Home and Folk Remedies, Homeopathy, Aromatherapy, Flower Remedies, Nutrition, Mindfulness, and Herbalism, this quick reference family guide includes: * The history and background to each therapy * Descriptions of the most useful remedies * A comprehensive list of ailments with suggested treatments * Alternative first aid remedies * How to stock a home healing medicine chest

The CBD Oil Solution - Treat Chronic Pain, Anxiety, Insomnia, and More-without the High (Paperback): Rachna Patel The CBD Oil Solution - Treat Chronic Pain, Anxiety, Insomnia, and More-without the High (Paperback)
Rachna Patel 1
R200 R157 Discovery Miles 1 570 Save R43 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Get healthy, not high. Discover natural pain relief with expert guidance and recipes for CBD-infused edibles and self-care products. What are the facts about cannabidiol benefits, uses, and dosages? Let Dr. Rachna Patel, a US-based expert in using CBD and medical marijuana, show you how to treat a range of ailments, including anxiety, inflammation, insomnia, and chronic pain conditions, with advice on buying the right products and tailoring treatments to suit your self-care needs. Once you're familiar with CBD, discover more than 40 cannabidiol-infused recipes, including edibles such as desserts and drinks, as well as lotion, lip balm, and other health and beauty products. Create and tailor your ideal treatment programme by choosing the remedies and CBD delivery methods that work, and control your own wellness the natural way with The CBD Oil Solution.

Hoe Nou Gemaak? - 5000 Boererate En Wenke Vir Vandag (Afrikaans, Paperback): Johanna De Wet Hoe Nou Gemaak? - 5000 Boererate En Wenke Vir Vandag (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Johanna De Wet
R315 R299 Discovery Miles 2 990 Save R16 (5%) Shipped within 10 - 15 working days

ín Nuttige handleiding wat 'n ereplek in elke Suid-Afrikaanse huis behoort te he. Maklike oplossings op daaglikse probleempies wat in en om die huis ontstaan, word hier prakties en effektief beantwoord. Van die behandeling van algemene kwale soos slaaploosheid, tot die skoonmaak van yskaste en silwerware. Daar is nuttige raad vir die gaarmaak en preservering van voedsel, algemene noodhulpwenke asook wenke vir buitelugliefhebbers.

The Essential Aromatherapy Garden - Growing & Using Scented Plants (Paperback): Julia Lawless The Essential Aromatherapy Garden - Growing & Using Scented Plants (Paperback)
Julia Lawless 1
R360 R263 Discovery Miles 2 630 Save R97 (27%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Combining the popular subjects of aromatherapy and gardening, Julia Lawless promotes the aromatic garden as a means to health, well-being, and pleasure. This book details the history of the scented garden, starting with the Persian palaces 2,500 years ago, and links this with the present-day appreciation of essential oils and their healing powers. Focusing on some of the most memorable fragrant gardens, past and present, then moving on to a discussion of specific plants and their uses, The Essential Aromatherapy Garden guides you through every stage of creating your own aromatic paradise. Featured gardens, including the author's former Gloucestershire garden and the Chelsea Physic Garden, provide inspiration and examples of the benefits that aromatic gardens afford. Accessible, practical advice helps you to achieve the reality-whether it's a tiny, fragrant border, a hanging basket, or a formal rose garden. With chapters including `An aromatherapy and Perfumery Border,' `Herbs for Health and Cooking,' `Planning an Aromatherapy Garden,' and `Secrets of the Still Room,' the author offers invaluable advice on all aspects of your garden - ensuing that both the enthusiast and the aspiring gardener are catered for. Plant portraits, covering over 50 of the most essential aromatherapy plants from acasia to violet, guide you through the practicalities of cultivation, gardening, recommended varieties, and range of uses. There are plenty of ideas and tips here to transform your aromatic plants into effective recipe ingredients.

The Spell of the Horse - Stories of Healing and Personal Transformation with Nature's Finest Teachers (Paperback): Pam... The Spell of the Horse - Stories of Healing and Personal Transformation with Nature's Finest Teachers (Paperback)
Pam Billinge
R226 Discovery Miles 2 260 In stock

The ability of the horse to sense emotion, energy and spirit is way beyond what most of the human world realises. A must-read for those wishing to understand the spiritual connection between horses and humans. When Pam Billinge's mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer, she began to notice the way her horse responded to her emotional turmoil. Thus began an exploration into the spiritual relationship between horses and humans and their infinite capacity to help us heal. Building on her remarkable discoveries, Pam began her pioneering work as a horse-led coach and therapist. By sharing her own path to redemption through personal tragedy, and other stories of healing inspired by the incredible interactions she has observed between horse and human, Pam puts forward her uplifting insights about the true nature of the horse, setting out some simple principles to help the reader transcend life's challenges. This nature memoir will appeal to fans of The Outrun by Amy Liptrot and H is For Hawk by Helen Macdonald. Pam Billinge is a body psychotherapy professional and leadership coach at the top of her game in the UK field of horse-led therapy.

The Little Book of Baby Massage - Use the Power of Touch to Calm Your Baby (Hardcover): Jo Kellett The Little Book of Baby Massage - Use the Power of Touch to Calm Your Baby (Hardcover)
Jo Kellett 1
R150 R118 Discovery Miles 1 180 Save R32 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Easy massage routines to soothe your baby and communicate love. To a baby, touch is talk, and with these soothing techniques, you and your child can share some of your most fulfilling communicative moments. Calm and comfort your baby from head to toe with a step-by-step full-body massage; discover ways to incorporate massage into your baby's day-to-day routine; and ease common ailments such as colic, teething, and constipation. With expert guidance from a Certified Infant Massage Instructor, explore the physical and emotional benefits of baby massage and enjoy this most intimate way to relax, soothe, and nurture.

The Natural Home Remedies Guide - A Step-by-Step Guide to Safe and Effective Treatments for Common Ailments (Paperback): Karen... The Natural Home Remedies Guide - A Step-by-Step Guide to Safe and Effective Treatments for Common Ailments (Paperback)
Karen Sullivan 1
R363 R266 Discovery Miles 2 660 Save R97 (27%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

An encyclopedia of natural home remedies, covering all the main healing techniques from aromatherapy to vitamin and nutritional therapies. Beautifully illustrated throughout, with comprehensive information on safe natural remedies to treat the whole family. More and more people today are turning to natural home remedies to treat all types of illness. The Complete Illustrated Guide to Natural Home Remedies is an encyclopedic treasure, providing authoritative information on the various treatments available for all common ailments. With sections on homeopathy, herbalism, aromatherapy, flower remedies and vitamin and nutritional therapies, the book is arranged so that information is easily and instantly accessible. Containing a therapeutic directory of common ailments, a list of natural remedies and their uses and properties, as well as a home medicine chest and practical first-aid tips, Karen Sullivan makes treating illness safe and easy.

Llewellyn's 2020 Essential Oils Calendar - Insights, Tips, and Recipes (Calendar): Kac Young Llewellyn's 2020 Essential Oils Calendar - Insights, Tips, and Recipes (Calendar)
Kac Young
R255 R187 Discovery Miles 1 870 Save R68 (27%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Packed with detailed tips, tricks, and practical information for using essential oils in your daily life and illustrated with breathtaking art, this gorgeous calendar is perfect for anyone with an interest in essential oils, from absolute beginners to experts who want to stay "in the know." Featured oils include geranium, lavender, eucalyptus, frankincense, orange, lemon, ylang-ylang, rose, peppermint, tea tree, clary sage, and rosemary. Each month's page features a different oil and includes the name, botanical name, brief explanation, properties, benefits, practical applications, cautions, and a recipe. Discover recipes and mixtures for allergies, insomnia, broken hearts, pain, cough/cold, stress relief, digestive problems, and allergies as well as home cleaners and more. This calendar includes four pages of bonus material that includes safety warnings, dilution chart, patch testing, animals and oils, carrier oils, oils and astrological signs, oils and the chakras, making a roller ball, and more.

Botany at the Bar - The Art and Science of Making Bitters (Hardcover): Selena Ahmed, Ashley DuVal, Rachel Meyer Botany at the Bar - The Art and Science of Making Bitters (Hardcover)
Selena Ahmed, Ashley DuVal, Rachel Meyer 1
R361 R301 Discovery Miles 3 010 Save R60 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Botanists Selena Ahmed, Ashley DuVal and Rachel Meyer from the New York based craft bitters-making company, Shoots & Roots Bitters, take us on an enlightening trip throughout the plant world as they share their unique expertise on the ecology, cultural practices, and medicinal properties just waiting to be discovered at the bottom of your glass. Notes on the origins of bitters, the science of taste and phytochemistry are followed by a neat guide on how to extract and make herbal infusions at home. Add enlightening plant profiles with a mix of unique botanical drink recipes, and this is a truly fascinating experiential insight into the vital meaning of biodiversity today.

Folk Medicine in Southern Appalachia (Paperback, New edition): Anthony Cavender Folk Medicine in Southern Appalachia (Paperback, New edition)
Anthony Cavender
R473 R373 Discovery Miles 3 730 Save R100 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

In the first comprehensive exploration of the history and practice of folk medicine in the Appalachian region, Anthony Cavender melds folklore, medical anthropology, and Appalachian history and draws extensively on oral histories and archival sources from the nineteenth century to the present. He provides a complete tour of ailments and folk treatments organized by body systems, as well as information on medicinal plants, patent medicines, and magico-religious beliefs and practices. He investigates folk healers and their methods, profiling three living practitioners: an herbalist, a faith healer, and a Native American healer. The book also includes an appendix of botanicals and a glossary of folk medical terms. Demonstrating the ongoing interplay between mainstream scientific medicine and folk medicine, Cavender challenges the conventional view of southern Appalachia as an exceptional region isolated from outside contact. His thorough and accessible study reveals how Appalachian folk medicine encompasses such diverse and important influences as European and Native American culture and America's changing medical and health-care environment. In doing so, he offers a compelling representation of the cultural history of the region as seen through its health practices. |A comprehensive account of the history and practice of folk medicine in the Appalachian region. Anthony Cavender provides a tour of ailments and treatments organized by body systems and covers medicinal plans, patent medicines, and magico-religious practices. He also profiles three living practitioners: an herbalist, a faith healer, and a Native American healer. Includes an appendix of botanicals and a glossary of folk medical terms.

Essential Oils For Health And Wellness (Kit): Hinkler Books Essential Oils For Health And Wellness (Kit)
Hinkler Books
R220 R189 Discovery Miles 1 890 Save R31 (14%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

The power of scent cannot be underestimated. We remember specific feelings of love and joy when we recall a family member’s perfume and are transported through time when we think about the smell of an old book. Smells form a key part of our daily lives, and more and more people are turning to them as a natural way to support and promote good health and wellbeing.

With the Essential Oils for Health and Wellness kit, you can learn about 25 of the most common oils and how to use them as a component of your health-care regime, or to combat common ailments like stress, muscular aches and sprains, headaches, cold and sinus issues, and more.

Including an oil burner and a 24-page book, this is a great place to start to support your health and wellness in a holistic way. Whether you’re looking to add to your established daily health regimen or support your body’s natural healing processes, this kit will provide you with the information that you need to start using these potent oils confidently in your daily life, so you can take control of your health one drop at a time.

Eat Feel Fresh - A Contemporary Plant-based Ayurvedic Cookbook (Hardcover): Sahara Rose Ketabi Eat Feel Fresh - A Contemporary Plant-based Ayurvedic Cookbook (Hardcover)
Sahara Rose Ketabi; Foreword by Deepak Chopra 1
R365 R286 Discovery Miles 2 860 Save R79 (22%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Bring your body into balance with over 100 healing recipes for a modern Ayurvedic lifestyle. The ancient science of Ayurveda teaches that food is divine medicine with the power to heal, and that the best foods for one person may not be beneficial to another. Unlike many diets with rigid, one-size-fits-all guidelines, Ayurveda is a lifestyle that recognizes the ever-changing needs of each individual. Join author Sahara Rose on a journey to wellness, identifying your specific mind-body type, and finding out which foods are best for you. Learn how the season and climate affect your digestion and how to adjust your diet accordingly. You'll focus on food qualities, not calories, and on food tastes, not macronutrients - and you'll feel better than ever. Explore more than 100 plant-based, gluten-free recipes for every meal of the day, including contemporary twists on classic Ayurvedic dishes, such as turmeric-ginger kitchari. Packed with practical guidance and beautiful photography, Eat Feel Fresh integrates traditional Ayurvedic wisdom with modern nutritional science, inviting you to change your relationship with food and connect to your highest self.

Self Reiki - Tune in to Your Life Force to Achieve Harmony and Balance (Hardcover): Jasmin Harsono Self Reiki - Tune in to Your Life Force to Achieve Harmony and Balance (Hardcover)
Jasmin Harsono 1
R150 R118 Discovery Miles 1 180 Save R32 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Harness the power of your own hands and use reiki techniques at home - to harmonise and heal. A reiki session produces a feeling of radiance and a sense of calm, peace, security, and harmony of body and mind. It can also alleviate pain and treat stress and anxiety. The practice is intuitive - tuning into internal energy, laying hands on or close to targeted areas of the body to identify blockages and using placement and pressure to encourage a healthy flow of life energy. The results can be transformative. There is so much more to reiki than the hands-on body work that it is most known for. Here we give you over 50 self-reiki techniques and exercises that you can use anytime, anywhere. Connect with the universal energy and come home to your true self - using meditation, mantra, visualisation, breathwork, and distant as well as hands-on healing. This ancient Japanese hands-on healing system is gaining interest and popularity as more people turn to Eastern medicine - in particular, Japanese wellness traditions - for inspiration. And the more you can do at home, outside of visits to a therapist, the more benefits you will enjoy.

Trigger Points - Use the Power of Touch to Live Life Pain-Free (Hardcover): Amanda Oswald Trigger Points - Use the Power of Touch to Live Life Pain-Free (Hardcover)
Amanda Oswald 1
R150 R118 Discovery Miles 1 180 Save R32 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Take control of chronic or recurring pain yourself to achieve life-changing results. New science has revealed the effectiveness of trigger-point massage to target pain - from migraines to back pain to repetitive strain injury. Pain felt in one part of the body can often be traced to knots of muscle and connective tissue elsewhere. By locating and manipulating these "trigger points", you can dramatically relieve pain and prevent its return. With detailed illustrations, learn to identify and locate trigger points accurately, and follow reliable expert advice on how to massage your trigger points for maximum benefit. Experience immediate and long-term relief with regular self-treatment. With this book, leading Harley Street therapist Amanda Oswald brings trigger-point therapy to you in a uniquely accessible package.

The Complete Guide To Reflexology (Paperback): Ruth Hull The Complete Guide To Reflexology (Paperback)
Ruth Hull; Edited by Greta Couldridge; Illustrated by Victoria Barnes
R466 R375 Discovery Miles 3 750 Save R91 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The Complete Guide to Reflexology provides all the information necessary to meet the curriculum requirements of all the major awarding bodies. This text book is intended for anyone studying reflexology at level 2 or 3.

Designed for the classroom and as a home study resource, it provides all the information necessary to meet or exceed the curriculum requirements of all the major awarding bodies. This book incorporates many unique features not found in other texts and students will find it an essential guide and reference point for their studies in reflexology. Benefits include:

  • meets the current National Occupational Standards for reflexology
  • meets the standards required by all the main awarding bodies
  • suitable for levels 2 and 3
  • outlines each body system, explaining how, when and why to work the reflexes
  • includes a chapter on hand reflexology
  • comprehensive pathology of all body systems
  • detailed and accurate anatomical drawings
  • revision and multiple choice questions for each chapter
  • study outline at the end of each chapter
  • case studies
  • covers current theories and philosophies
  • explores other complementary therapies
  • DVD showing suggested relaxation and reflexology techniques to assist both students and more experienced practitioners.
Natural Remedies for Kids - The Most Effective Natural, Make-at-Home Remedies and Treatments for Your Child's Most Common... Natural Remedies for Kids - The Most Effective Natural, Make-at-Home Remedies and Treatments for Your Child's Most Common Ailments * Treat Coughs, Colds, Allergies, Rashes, Stomach Aches, and More * Simple Recipes Made at Home * Easy-to-Find Ingredients for Kid-Safe Cures (Paperback)
Kate Tietje, Bob Zajac, J. Chartrand Daniel
R365 R268 Discovery Miles 2 680 Save R97 (27%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Natural Remedies for Kids is an easy-to-use reference for parents who are ready to take their family's health into their own hands by using over 100 natural and herbal remedies to help common ailments at home.There's no need to rush off to the doctor at the first sign of sniffles or fever! Instead, understand what each symptom may be a sign of, how to help treat that symptom naturally, and how to help your child rest comfortably until the illness is over. Find out if the symptoms may be serious enough to warrant a call to the doctor. Then, learn to prepare one of the many recipes for home remedies found within the book to help your child naturally.Clear up common conditions like: - Diaper rash- Eczema- Runny noses- Coughs- Sore throats- Upset stomach- Teething- and moreFind tips and hints from Kate Tietje on which remedies are best for which issues. Discover the time-tested treatments that will help to keep your child healthy and happy, naturally!

Medical Astrology In Action - The Transits of Health (Paperback): Judith A. Hill Medical Astrology In Action - The Transits of Health (Paperback)
Judith A. Hill
R574 R450 Discovery Miles 4 500 Save R124 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Reflexology Handbook - A Complete Guide (Paperback, New ed): Laura Norman, Thomas Cowan The Reflexology Handbook - A Complete Guide (Paperback, New ed)
Laura Norman, Thomas Cowan
R598 R491 Discovery Miles 4 910 Save R107 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Reflexology has become one of the most popular and accessible alternative health therapies. It is based on the ancient principle that each part of the body has a direct relationship to a point that is massaged on the foot. Reflexology can be used to revitalise energy, reduce stress, and to relax and heal the body. It can bring relief from common problems such as headaches, insomnia, kidney stones, high blood pressure, menstrual cramps and excess weight in a relaxing, comfortable and easy-to-learn way. Contains over 250 easy-to-follow drawings; Provides clear descriptions of the reflex points and basic techniques; Gives a reference list of common ailments and the reflexology techniques to relieve them; Includes special advice for those with stress, sports injuries, the elderly, couples, children, women and those with addiction problems; Offers a comprehensive guide to reflexology, and will be welcomed by everyone who would like to learn how to use their hands for healing

Textbook of Ayurveda - Volume 2 - A Complete Guide to Clinical Assessment (Hardcover): Vasant Lad Textbook of Ayurveda - Volume 2 - A Complete Guide to Clinical Assessment (Hardcover)
Vasant Lad
R1,115 R665 Discovery Miles 6 650 Save R450 (40%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Dr Lad teaches a systematic method for identifying the causes of illness and the stages in which a disease unfolds. This paradigm of cause and effect (etiology and pathogenesis) is the key to understanding how disease can be prevented through awareness of the subtle energetic disturbances that precede structural or functional damage. Sharing from a wealth of clinical experience, Dr Lad presents principles and methods of assessment using a combination of the most helpful Ayurvedic and modern techniques.

The Complete Aromatherapy & Essential Oils Sourcebook - A Practical Approach to the Use of Essential Oils for Health and... The Complete Aromatherapy & Essential Oils Sourcebook - A Practical Approach to the Use of Essential Oils for Health and Well-Being (Paperback)
Julia Lawless 1
R634 R452 Discovery Miles 4 520 Save R182 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Comprehensive and fully illustrated throughout, The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Sourcebook is the perfect go-to reference for absolutely everything about essential oils-from the best extraction methods to the most effective treatments for ailments. Did you know that heady jasmine is a warming antidepressant and aphrodisiac, also great for stress and sensitive skin? And why not apply lavender water during and after a flight as a prevention against jetlag? This seminal text, written and now updated by leading aromatherapist Julia Lawless, is authoritative, accessible, and clearly broken down for instant and easy reference. Featuring a visual profile of 100 beneficial essential oils and 20 nutritious carrier oils, a comprehensive reference guide on treating common ailments, and a guide to stocking the perfect home medicine chest, this sourcebook is an excellent resource for amateur aromatherapists and practicing professionals alike. Complete with detailed photographs throughout, learn how to ensure you're buying and storing oils to retain their potency as well as the best uses for individual oils to treat specific complaints-from beauty and stress management to chronic ailments and ill health. The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Sourcebook is beautiful, authoritative, and comprehensive-a must-have for any aromatherapy enthusiast.

The Tibetan Art of Healing (Paperback): Ian A. Baker The Tibetan Art of Healing (Paperback)
Ian A. Baker; Illustrated by Romio Shrestha
R498 R390 Discovery Miles 3 900 Save R108 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book is based on a revered collection, long ago considered lost, of three-hundred-year-old Tibetan thangkas: elaborate paintings that portray a philosophy of healing based on Buddhist beliefs, Ayurvedic practices and ancient shamanic traditions. Rendered by Tibet's foremost traditional artist, Romio Shrestha, using the age-old techniques of painting with rich materials such as gold and lapis lazuli, these breathtaking works reward the minutest contemplation. The Tibetan Art of Healing is also a practical guide to our search for physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. With insights into such 'contemporary' ailments as stress, allergies and heart disease, and chapters devoted to aspects of sexual alchemy, rejuvenation and Tantric yoga, this wide-ranging study is an unprecendented journey into health and transformation, an astonishing volume as timely and revolutionary as it is sumptuous and exuberant.

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