MODERN LIVING, HOLISTIC HEALTH & HERBAL MEDICINE: Improving Health & Well-Being with Herbs and Lifestyle Changes

MODERN LIVING, HOLISTIC HEALTH & HERBAL MEDICINE: Improving Health & Well-Being with Herbs and Lifestyle Changes

by Yaso Shan


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This book provides advice and informative guidance on maintaining optimum health and well-being by tackling the constraints of modern living and offering holistic solutions for all. Important advice is given on the criteria for choosing and buying herbal products and it describes Integrative Medicine and its role within modern healthcare. Also lists the A-Z of common ailments and effective herbal treatments with a comprehensive review of the health essentials including diet, sleep, mood and energy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781609106393
Publisher: Inc
Publication date: 02/02/2011
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Yaso Shan began her career as a lecturer in the health sciences, specialising in physiology, disease, infection and the principles governing conventional medical treatments. Since qualifying as a medical herbalist, she has dedicated her time to clinical practice and health writing. She is currently commissioned by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Publishing Company as a feature health writer and is often consulted to write technical reports for herbal manufacturers and research organisations involved in public health and medical treatments. She is often asked to give talks, seminars and presentations on herbal medicine, holistic health and well-being both nationally and internationally. She lives and practises in West Sussex, UK.

Dr. Catherine Whitlock is a science writer specialising in areas of scientific and medical interest. With a BSc in Biological Sciences, she trained as an Immunologist, gaining a PhD from the University of London followed by significant medical research into autoimmune diseases. She is based in Kent and has recently completed a Diploma in Science Communication.

Jenny Seagrove is an actress well known for her screen and theatre performances. More importantly to her, she is a staunch campaigner for animal welfare, the environment and holistic health. This comes from her deep belief that nature is our great teacher and we should work with it and not against it giving respect to everything that has life. She is also a 2nd degree Reiki practitioner.

Table of Contents


Foreword (Jenny Seagrove)
Chapter 1 – Health & Ill-health (with contributions from Dr. Catherine Whitlock)
Chapter 2 – Holistic Health
Chapter 3 – Medicinal Value of Plants
Chapter 4 – Herbal Healing
Chapter 5 – Health Essentials
Chapter 6 - Topics of Special Interest
Chapter 7 - Conclusions
Further information & useful addresses
Recommended reading

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