Alternative Healing

These are only a small handful of the books on body/health/and alternative healing we have in the store. Be sure to check out our in-store sections on reiki, yoga, chakras, and bodywork.
The Food-Mood Connection: Nutritional and Environmental Approaches to Mental Health and Physical Wellbeing Cover Image
By Gary Null, Amy McDonald (Editor)
ISBN: 9781583227886
Availability: Special Order
Published: Seven Stories Press - April 1st, 2008

Null brings nutrition-based treatment of mental health problems into the 21st century, presenting treatments that address the underlying biochemical imbalances that cause or contribute to many conditions including PMS and alcoholism. This edition has been revised and updated.

Energy Medicine for Women: Aligning Your Body's Energies to Boost Your Health and Vitality Cover Image
ISBN: 9781585426478
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Published: Tarcherperigee - August 21st, 2008

"Even the most hard-nosed doctor will admit that some people have a healing presence that makes us--and our immune systems--better than before. Donna Eden is one of those rare healers."
--Gloria Steinem
Energy Medicine for Women was awarded the prestigious 2009 Nautilus Gold Award in the Health, Healing & Energy Medicine category.

Sacred Plant Medicine: The Wisdom in Native American Herbalism Cover Image
ISBN: 9781591430582
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Published: Bear & Company - March 1st, 2006

The first in-depth examination of the sacred underpinnings of the world of Native American medicinal herbalism

- Reveals how shamans and healers "talk" with plants to discover their medicinal properties

- Includes the prayers and medicine songs associated with each of the plants examined

- By the author of The Secret Teachings of Plants

Healing with Whole Foods: Asian Traditions and Modern Nutrition Cover Image
ISBN: 9781556434303
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Published: North Atlantic Books - November 5th, 2002

Used as a reference by students of acupuncture, this is a hefty, truly comprehensive guide to the theory and healing power of Chinese medicine.

Organic Body Care Recipes: 175 Homeade Herbal Formulas for Glowing Skin & a Vibrant Self Cover Image
ISBN: 9781580176767
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Published: Storey Publishing - May 30th, 2007

Discover the joys of all-natural body care. Stephanie Tourles shows you how to use fruit, flowers, herbs, and minerals to craft healthy products that promote radiant skin, strong nails, shiny hair, and an elevated mood. Pamper yourself from head to toe with products like Strawberry Cleanser, Pineapple Sunflower Scrub, and Almond Rose Body Lotion.

Grow Your Own Pharmacy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781844090891
Availability: Special Order
Published: Findhorn Press - May 1st, 2007

Building on the concept that the natural environment provides everything necessary to produce the vitamins and minerals for healthy bodies, minds, and souls, this book gives readers detailed instructions to determine what they personally need, and information for both growing and using those items.

Why People Don't Heal and How They Can Cover Image
ISBN: 9780609802243
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Published: Three Rivers Press (CA) - September 23rd, 1998

For more than fifteen years, Caroline Myss has studied why some people heal, while others do not. In her previous book, Anatomy of the Spirit, Dr.

Beyond Pain: Making the Mind-Body Connection Cover Image
ISBN: 9780472030828
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Published: University of Michigan Press - July 1st, 2005

"The range of topics covered in Beyond Pain is very wide, and one is likely to find almost any question about pain that one has ever puzzled over explored somewhere in its pages."
-From the Foreword by Oliver Sacks
With its gripping firsthand stories of patients and their ailments, Beyond Pain opens the door to our understanding of the mysteries of pain.

Narrative Medicine: The Use of History and Story in the Healing Process Cover Image
ISBN: 9781591430650
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Published: Bear & Company - June 11th, 2007

Seeks to restore the pivotal role of the patient's own story in the healing process

- Shows how conventional medicine tends to ignore the account of the patient

- Presents case histories where disease is addressed and healed through the narrative process

Positive Energy: 10 Extraordinary Prescriptions for Transforming Fatigue, Stress, and Fear Into Vibrance, Strength, and Love Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400082162
Availability: Backordered
Published: Harmony - September 20th, 2005

Are you forever rushing through your day, fending off chronic exhaustion? Are you desperately overcommitted, afraid to say no? Do you want to feel well rested and ready to conquer each day with enthusiasm, but fall short time and time again? If so, you're the victim of a hidden energy crisis.

In this completely accessible guide, Dr. Laurie Steelsmith shows for the first time how women can create a lifetime of optimal well-being by blending the extraordinary benefits of natural medicine from both the Western tradition and ancient Chinese teachings.

Herbal Magick Cover Image
ISBN: 9781578634118
Availability: Special Order
Published: Weiser Books - October 1st, 2007

The ultimate herbalist's bible. Herbalism is one of the cornerstones of magical work, and The Weiser Concise Guide to Herbal Magick presents this vast subject in an accessible, practical manner.

Essential Homeopathy: What It Is and What It Can Do for You Cover Image
ISBN: 9781577312062
Availability: Backordered
Published: Perseus Books Group - January 1st, 2002

Homeopathy, based on the simple principle of stimulating the body's own healing response, is more popular than ever. This book answers frequently asked questions, introducing readers to the practice and explaining which conditions respond best to homeopathic treatment.