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Mistletoe Therapy for Cancer (Paperback): Johannes Wilkens, Gert Bohm Mistletoe Therapy for Cancer (Paperback)
Johannes Wilkens, Gert Bohm; Translated by Peter Clemm
R385 R300 Discovery Miles 3 000 Save R85 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Mistletoe is a parasitic evergreen plant that lives on trees such apple and elm. Modern complementary therapies for cancer increasingly make use of mistletoe preparations. However, because mistletoe grows on many different trees, the properties of the plant vary according to the host tree. For the first time, this book presents an important reference for practitioners on the characteristics of each type of mistletoe, and what kind of cancers they are best suited to treat. Thirteen host trees are described, covering all aspects from mythology and botany to homeopathy and flower essences. The author then pulls the various characteristics together to provide a unique guide to which patients might benefit most from the different types of mistletoe. The results will be useful not only in treating cancer but also in prevention. The book includes specific case-studies as well as notes on supplementary therapies using metals.

Colour Therapy -- A4 (Poster): Jan Baarle Colour Therapy -- A4 (Poster)
Jan Baarle
R139 R84 Discovery Miles 840 Save R55 (40%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This is a full-color laminated poster. The front side gives the essential information on background and use of color therapy. The back of the chart contains a table in which each color is shown. The corresponding glands, organs and body parts, complaints and diseases and psychological effects are given so as to provide a comprehensive introduction into the use of color in every day life and for health.

Ejercicios de Bioenergetica (English, Spanish, Paperback, 10th): Alexander Lowen, Leslie Lowen Ejercicios de Bioenergetica (English, Spanish, Paperback, 10th)
Alexander Lowen, Leslie Lowen
R294 Discovery Miles 2 940 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Bioenergetics is a form of therapy that combines work with the body and mind, to help us resolve our emotional problems and better understand our potential for pleasure and joy of living. The exercises outlined in this book are the result of over twenty years of therapeutic work with patients.

Phyllanthus Species - Scientific Evaluation and Medicinal Applications (Hardcover, New): Ramadasan Kuttan, K.B. Harikumar Phyllanthus Species - Scientific Evaluation and Medicinal Applications (Hardcover, New)
Ramadasan Kuttan, K.B. Harikumar
R3,485 Discovery Miles 34 850 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The genus Phyllanthus has over 1,000 species distributed worldwide, many of which have been used indigenously for the treatment of a variety of ailments for generations. Researchers have developed ways to analyze the potential of these plants and demonstrated the pharmacological action and various chemical entities present in each of them. They have validated the folklore claims and used this knowledge to design cost-effective and reliable sources of medicine.

The first book to exclusively examine the genus Phyllanthus, Phyllanthus Species: Scientific Evaluation and Medicinal Applications begins with a systematic classification and identification manual for various plants in the genus, followed by the scientific evaluation of the species for modern medicinal use. This reference compiles cutting edge research from countries around the world, including the UK, Malaysia, India, Indonesia, Spain, Cuba, and China. Topics covered include phylogenetic analysis of Phyllanthus, chemistry of the genus, anti-cancer, anti-diabetic and chemo- protective effects, genotoxicity, clinical trials involving Phyllanthus, and various formulations containing different plants from the genus Phyllanthus.

Phyllanthus Species: Scientific Evaluation and Medicinal Applications describes in detail the taxonomy, cultivation, and marketing, identification of geographic and genetic hot spots, chemistry, scientific evaluation, and clinical trials of various species of Phyllanthus. Written for researchers and educators in academia, industry, agriculture, and the interested general public, this book's up-to-date references make it a powerful resource providing first-hand information on Phyllanthus.

Artisanal Small-Batch Brewing - 65 Easy Homemade Wines, Beers, Meads and Ciders (Paperback): Amber Shehan Artisanal Small-Batch Brewing - 65 Easy Homemade Wines, Beers, Meads and Ciders (Paperback)
Amber Shehan
R389 R312 Discovery Miles 3 120 Save R77 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Home Brewing Just Got Easier and More Exciting with 1-Gallon Recipes Amber Shehan makes home brewing a breeze for beginners and experts alike with smaller 1-gallon (3.8-L) recipes that reduce the time, money and energy needed to create delicious brews all year long. Enjoy the nuanced flavors of homebrews like tart Orange-Hibiscus Cider, palate-cleansing Peppermint Wine or soothing Vanilla Bean and Chamomile Mead. As an herbalist, Amber showcases her knowledge of culinary and medicinal herbs, wildflowers and plants in this incredible collection of deliciously infused brews that are both intoxicating and tonic. Rosemary and Clementine Mead is the perfect refresher for a warm summer evening and Spiced Pomegranate Wine will warm you right up on the coldest of winter days. With inventive, potent recipes and all the brewing know-how you need to get started or build your skills, Artisanal Small-Batch Brewing is your go-to guide for creating memorable brews beloved by all.

Optimum Healing - How to Stop the Hidden Autoimmune Damage That Keeps You Sick, Tired, and Fat Before it Turns Into Disease... Optimum Healing - How to Stop the Hidden Autoimmune Damage That Keeps You Sick, Tired, and Fat Before it Turns Into Disease (Hardcover)
Tom O'Bryan
R530 R363 Discovery Miles 3 630 Save R167 (32%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Millions of people suffer from autoimmunity whether they know it or not. The root cause of most weight gain, brain and mood problems, and fatigue, autoimmunity can take years for symptoms and a clear diagnosis to arise. Through years of research, Dr. Tom O'Bryan has discovered that autoimmunity is actually a spectrum, and many people experiencing general malaise are already on it. And while autoimmune diseases like Alzheimer's, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, diabetes, and lupus have become the third leading cause of death behind heart disease and cancer, many people affected are left in the dark. The good news is that many autoimmune conditions can be reversed. The Autoimmune Fix includes two comprehensive 3-week plans: In the first 3 weeks, readers will follow a Paleo- inspired diet during which they cut out gluten, sweets, and dairy - the three primary culprits behind autoimmunity. Once the dietary changes have been addressed, The Autoimmune Fix focuses on the other causes of autoimmunity, such as genetics, other dietary issues, and microbiome. The Autoimmune Fix provides a practical guide to navigating these increasingly common conditions to help readers feel better and develop a plan that will work for them.

Crystals for Beginners - The Guide to Get Started with the Healing Power of Crystals (Paperback): Karen Frazier Crystals for Beginners - The Guide to Get Started with the Healing Power of Crystals (Paperback)
Karen Frazier
R295 R242 Discovery Miles 2 420 Save R53 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Reboot Your Health - Simple DIY Tests and Solutions to Assess and Improve Your Health (Paperback): Sara Davenport Reboot Your Health - Simple DIY Tests and Solutions to Assess and Improve Your Health (Paperback)
Sara Davenport 1
R310 R244 Discovery Miles 2 440 Save R66 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

When was the last time you stopped to tune in to your body? When you pause to consider your health, how do you feel - energized and full of life, or exhausted and constantly struggling? Most of us have shockingly little awareness of how badly our body is functioning, let alone how to take charge of our own health. In Reboot Your Health, Sara Davenport reveals her holistic blueprint for wellbeing - a DIY manual to help you assess the function of each of your body's systems and build a clear and detailed map of your health. You'll find: * A range of simple, inexpensive tests you can do at home, and others that require you to visit a health professional * Advice on understanding test results * Action plans to resolve specific issues and improve your overall wellbeing * A roadmap to nutrition: no crazy diets, just sensible information * Advice on how to sleep better, lower stress levels, reduce toxins in your environment and improve your fitness (without going to the gym!) Once you've established your 'Health Baseline' you can then return to it, year after year, to monitor your progress. Everyone has the ability to take charge of their health. This book provides the tools you need to restore balance and discover a healthier, happier you.

Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine - 550 Herbs and Remedies for Common Ailments (Hardcover, 2nd ed.): Andrew Chevallier Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine - 550 Herbs and Remedies for Common Ailments (Hardcover, 2nd ed.)
Andrew Chevallier
R840 R665 Discovery Miles 6 650 Save R175 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Yoga Kitchen Plan - A Seven-Day Vegetarian Lifestyle Plan with Over 70 Recipes (Hardcover): Kimberly Parsons The Yoga Kitchen Plan - A Seven-Day Vegetarian Lifestyle Plan with Over 70 Recipes (Hardcover)
Kimberly Parsons 1
R484 R338 Discovery Miles 3 380 Save R146 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The Yoga Kitchen Plan is a soulful journey towards finding your best, most authentic self where a quiet mind and overall sense of calm are the ultimate goal. Through the use of pure, non-stimulating foods, the plan helps the reader reach a state of bliss and tranquility each day.

The book starts by explaining the body's chakra system and how this is integral to a yogic lifestyle. The core of the book is the simple, 7-day plan which incorporates breathing exercises, meditations, basic yoga practice, daily tasks, and then a selection of recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner that target each of your 7 chakras to take you through a whole week.

The 65 recipes follow a sattvic food model - this means that the food is lacto-vegetarian i.e. fruit, vegetables and dairy predominate while stimulating foods that unsettle the mind are excluded, such as eggs, garlic, onion and caffeine. Examples include Raspberry & Apple Bircher with Pistachio Confetti; Blueberry & Basil Kombucha with Poached Pear & Rhubarb; Fennel, Beetroot & Orange Salad with Whipped Feta; and Grilled Lettuce, Corn & Black Bean Chop Salad.

The Resonance Effect - How Frequency Specific Microcurrent Is Changing Medicine (Paperback): Carolyn Mcmakin The Resonance Effect - How Frequency Specific Microcurrent Is Changing Medicine (Paperback)
Carolyn Mcmakin
R332 R234 Discovery Miles 2 340 Save R98 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Hand Reflexology (Poster): Hand Reflexology (Poster)
R304 R156 Discovery Miles 1 560 Save R148 (49%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This is a full-color laminated poster. All the reflex zones on the palm and back of the right and left hands are to be found on this classic poster.

Hand Reflexology (Poster): Hand Reflexology (Poster)
R166 R84 Discovery Miles 840 Save R82 (49%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This is full-color laminated poster. On the front side, it contains a map of the reflex zones on the palm and the back of the right and left hands. At the back of this chart, some examples of common ailments that can be treated are given, as well as a detailed explanation of the massage methods and techniques.

A Beginner's Guide to Essential Oils - Recipes and Practices for a Natural Lifestyle and Holistic Health (Hardcover):... A Beginner's Guide to Essential Oils - Recipes and Practices for a Natural Lifestyle and Holistic Health (Hardcover)
Hayley Hobson
R352 R285 Discovery Miles 2 850 Save R67 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The global essential oil market is expected to reach USD 11.67 billion by 2022, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing consumer awareness regarding heath benefits associated with natural and organic personal care products is expected to remain a key driving factor for global essential oil market over the forecast period.

Shamanic Secrets Lost Wisdom Regained - Shamans and Healers Through Robert Shapiro Bring Back Lost Wisdom (Book): Robert Shapiro Shamanic Secrets Lost Wisdom Regained - Shamans and Healers Through Robert Shapiro Bring Back Lost Wisdom (Book)
Robert Shapiro
R335 R311 Discovery Miles 3 110 Save R24 (7%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Energy Medicine - The Science of Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Other Healing Methods (Paperback): Jill Blakeway Energy Medicine - The Science of Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Other Healing Methods (Paperback)
Jill Blakeway 1
R340 R268 Discovery Miles 2 680 Save R72 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

What is energy healing? And why does it work?

For thousands of years, practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine have used the body’s own energy ― which they call ‘qi’ ― to promote healing. Here, one of the world’s most sought-after acupuncturists sets out to understand the science behind this ancient practice.

Blakeway takes the reader on a journey from the Stanford and Princeton professors researching the physics of energy medicine, to a Qi Gong master from China who manifests healing herbs directly from her palm; and from the Harvard team studying the placebo effect, to a group of sceptical scientists who use hands-on healing to cure mammary cancer in mice. She also tells the story of how she discovered energy medicine and overcame her initial disbelief to become one of its leading practitioners.

From hard science to the spiritual and back again, Energy Medicine is a quest to find out why these alternative methods of healing are proving successful for thousands worldwide.

A Prayer for Every Need (Hardcover): Ltd Publications International A Prayer for Every Need (Hardcover)
Ltd Publications International
R268 R229 Discovery Miles 2 290 Save R39 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Tongue Diagnosis -- A4 (Poster): Jan Baarle Tongue Diagnosis -- A4 (Poster)
Jan Baarle
R167 R84 Discovery Miles 840 Save R83 (50%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Full-colour laminated poster. Almost all natural medical traditions use the tongue for diagnosis. The tongue gives much information about vitality, physical condition and diseases. Its shape, colour, coating, outlines and surface tell the story of our health. The tongue does not lie. It is an objective tool for self-diagnosis and for healing and supporting other diagnostic methods. This chart is a good summary of many characteristic elements found in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine.

Healing Spaces - The Science of Place and Well-Being (Paperback): Esther M. Sternberg Healing Spaces - The Science of Place and Well-Being (Paperback)
Esther M. Sternberg
R395 R374 Discovery Miles 3 740 Save R21 (5%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Does the world make you sick? If the distractions and distortions around you, the jarring colors and sounds, could shake up the healing chemistry of your mind, might your surroundings also have the power to heal you? This is the question Esther Sternberg explores in Healing Spaces, a look at the marvelously rich nexus of mind and body, perception and place. Sternberg immerses us in the discoveries that have revealed a complicated working relationship between the senses, the emotions, and the immune system. First among these is the story of the researcher who, in the 1980s, found that hospital patients with a view of nature healed faster than those without. How could a pleasant view speed healing? The author pursues this question through a series of places and situations that explore the neurobiology of the senses. The book shows how a Disney theme park or a Frank Gehry concert hall, a labyrinth or a garden can trigger or reduce stress, induce anxiety, or instill peace. If our senses can lead us to a "place of healing," it is no surprise that our place in nature is of critical importance in Sternberg's account. The health of the environment is closely linked to personal health. The discoveries this book describes point to possibilities for designing hospitals, communities, and neighborhoods that promote healing and health for all.

Fit from within (Paperback): Victoria Moran Fit from within (Paperback)
Victoria Moran
R325 R265 Discovery Miles 2 650 Save R60 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This is the book that everyone plagued with extra pounds has been waiting for.--Richard Carlson, author of Dont Sweat the Small Stuff



Fit from Within will provide you with everything you need to know to start living fully and stop dieting. What a relief! --Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of Womens Bodies, Womens Wisdom



Fit from Within is a down-to-earth, nononsense guide to nutrition, weight management, and health. Forget the hype and use what works, with Victoria Moran as your guide.--Larry Dossey, M.D., author of Healing Beyond the Body, Reinventing Medicine, and Healing Words



With more than 50 percent of Americans overweight, its clear that the secret to ending the struggle with food, weight, and body image isnt in the latest diet or fad. Through personal experience, Victoria Moran has found that maintaining weight loss is more about honesty and courage than counting carbs. With Fit from Within, she presents a body-mind-spirit approach to losing weight, showing how to find self-acceptance and break the blame cycle that surrounds forbidden foods. With compassion and humor, Moran will help readers stop watching their weight--and start living their lives.


Neuropuncture - A Clinical Handbook of Neuroscience Acupuncture (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Michael Corradino Neuropuncture - A Clinical Handbook of Neuroscience Acupuncture (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Michael Corradino; Foreword by Giovanni Maciocia
R676 Discovery Miles 6 760 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Neuropuncture is the clinical manual of a groundbreaking acupuncture system that incorporates neuroscience into its clinical applications for pain management, orthopaedic conditions and internal medicine. It shows acupuncturists how to apply research into the neurophysiological mechanisms of acupuncture and electrical acupuncture to the traditional TCM model of healthcare. The book explains how acupuncture works using Western medical science and illustrates how to apply this knowledge to clinical cases with electrical acupuncture, creating evidence-based acupuncture protocols. These protocols are clinically proven and result in reproducible clinical outcomes.

Backyard Medicine - Harvest and Make Your Own Herbal Remedies (Paperback, 2nd ed.): Julie Bruton-Seal, Matthew Seal Backyard Medicine - Harvest and Make Your Own Herbal Remedies (Paperback, 2nd ed.)
Julie Bruton-Seal, Matthew Seal
R570 R510 Discovery Miles 5 100 Save R60 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Little Book of Wonder - Rediscover the power of creativity, curiosity and imagination (Hardcover): Bernadette Russell The Little Book of Wonder - Rediscover the power of creativity, curiosity and imagination (Hardcover)
Bernadette Russell 1
R175 R138 Discovery Miles 1 380 Save R37 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

When was the last time you felt 'wonder'? The feeling of amazement and admiration, caused by something beautiful, remarkable, or unfamiliar is one that, as children, we experienced often. But as adults we have grown tired and cynical and spend more time looking down at our phones than looking up at the sky. We no longer experience the power of awe nor its proven benefits. The Little Book of Wonder encourages you to be creative, feel curious and seek wonder in the world around us. Focussed around seven themes, echoing the seven wonders of the world, the book will explore: 1. The Wonder of You 2. Into the Woods 3. Curious 4. Magic 5. Creativity 6. The Road Less Travelled 7. Positivity

Marma Therapy - The Healing Power of Ayurvedic Vital Point Massage (Hardcover): Ernst Schrott, J. Ramanuja Raju, Stefan Schrott Marma Therapy - The Healing Power of Ayurvedic Vital Point Massage (Hardcover)
Ernst Schrott, J. Ramanuja Raju, Stefan Schrott; Translated by Marek Lorys
R418 Discovery Miles 4 180 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

The effective yet gentle 'Sukshma' technique, for working with the Marma points at the emotional as well as on the physical level, is fully described in this book. Marma Therapy - the art of treating specific vital points on the human body - is one of the greatest healing secrets of Ayurveda. It can be used to detoxify, strengthen and revitalize the body, for rejuvenation and relaxation or to release blocked energy. The authors explain the theoretical basis of Marma Therapy, and then provide a detailed, fully illustrated guide to its use. For each Marma point, the authors provide information about its significance, the Ayurvedic element it relates to, the most appropriate oils to use, and what it can be used to treat. Clear step-by-step instructions and photographs illustrate the techniques, and advice is also included for self-treatment. The authors explain how to strengthen the Marmas through yoga and use mudras to support and complement Marma treatment. Finally, they describe how to treat common physical and emotional conditions, from headache and back pain, to exam nerves and insomnia.

Reiki Self Treatments -- A4 (Poster): Jan Baarle Reiki Self Treatments -- A4 (Poster)
Jan Baarle
R168 R85 Discovery Miles 850 Save R83 (49%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Reiki is a Japanese word. Rei means the mysterious, transcendental spirit; Ki means light and energy. Reiki is the universal life force that can be channelled and applied through the hands to specific areas of a patient or oneself for healing. Energy blocks can be lifted, one is left feeling harmonized, relaxed and revitalized. Giving oneself Reiki is simple and effective. It can be done at any time, sitting, lying or standing. By laying the hands on different positions, not only are the corresponding body functions such as the endocrine and chakras systems stimulated, but one also experiences a general improvement of the whole being, be it at the physical, mental or spiritual level. This card gives the main 'hand laying positions' and the various benefits, the corresponding organs, body parts and chakras involved for each position as well as affirmations and stones that can be used to reinforce those effects.

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