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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
R240 R189 Discovery Miles 1 890 Save R51 (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.

The Vital Shoulder Complex - An Illustrated Guide to Assessment, Treatment, and Rehabilitation (Paperback): John Gibbons The Vital Shoulder Complex - An Illustrated Guide to Assessment, Treatment, and Rehabilitation (Paperback)
John Gibbons
R602 R477 Discovery Miles 4 770 Save R125 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Bodymaster John Gibbons is recognised as one of the world's leading authorities in sports medicine. In The Vital Shoulder Complex he shares his wealth of knowledge and experience to help you get the best results when working with this challenging but fascinating area of the body. With over 350 colour photographs and illustrations and insightful case studies from his own practice, Gibbons provides an educative tour of the anatomy of the shoulder complex and demonstrates treatment protocols proven to successfully restore pain free movement and improve sporting performance. The Vital Shoulder Complex takes you step-by-step through key issues such as: * Differential diagnosis of shoulder pathology * The relationship of the pelvis, the sacroiliac joint and the gluteals to the shoulder complex * Special tests associated with the shoulder complex * Athletic and kinesiology taping techniques for the shoulder and cervical spine * Rehabilitation and exercise protocols for the shoulder complex The Vital Shoulder Complex is essential reading for anyone wanting to understand and treat shoulder-related pain.

Anatomy and Physiology for Therapists and Healthcare Professionals (Paperback): Ruth Hull Anatomy and Physiology for Therapists and Healthcare Professionals (Paperback)
Ruth Hull; Edited by Greta Couldridge; Illustrated by Vicki Slegg
R507 R412 Discovery Miles 4 120 Save R95 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Aromatherapy - A Practical Approach (Paperback, 2 Revised Edition): Vicki Pitman Aromatherapy - A Practical Approach (Paperback, 2 Revised Edition)
Vicki Pitman 1
R540 R433 Discovery Miles 4 330 Save R107 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Micronutrients in Health and Disease (Hardcover): Kedar N. Prasad Micronutrients in Health and Disease (Hardcover)
Kedar N. Prasad
R2,773 Discovery Miles 27 730 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Increased oxidative stress due to the production of excessive amounts of free radicals along with the effects of chronic inflammation play a major role in the initiation and progression of a host of disease states, ranging from cancer to posttraumatic stress disorder. In varying doses, micronutrients, including antioxidants, B vitamins, and minerals have shown to help ameliorate these effects. However, clinical studies using isolated micronutrients to combat these illnesses have proven that such limited therapy has produced inconsistent results. Assembling a plethora of rational and scientific evidence, Micronutrients in Health and Disease makes the case that the use of not one but multiple micronutrients working together synergistically in combination with a low-fat, high-fiber diet can prove successful in the prevention and management of these chronic conditions. Following an overview of basic facts about micronutrients, oxidative stress, inflammation, the immune system, and the results of various clinical studies, the book explores the use of micronutrients in prevention and improvement of standard therapy in a number of disease states, including: * Coronary artery disease * Diabetes * Cancer * Alzheimer's disease * Parkinson's disease * Hearing disorders * Posttraumatic stress disorder * Traumatic brain injury * HIV/AIDS * Adverse effects of radiation * Arthritis Steeped in research and heavily referenced, this volume concludes with a list of common myths and misconceptions about micronutrient use and a chart with dietary reference intakes (DRIs) of all the major products, making this a solid resource for those seeking to promote healthy aging and prevent and manage disease.

The Chronic Diseases; Their Specific Nature and Homoeopathic Treatment; Volume II (Paperback): Samuel Hahnemann The Chronic Diseases; Their Specific Nature and Homoeopathic Treatment; Volume II (Paperback)
Samuel Hahnemann
R422 Discovery Miles 4 220 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
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
R225 R200 Discovery Miles 2 000 Save R25 (11%) 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.

Cannabis For Dummies (Paperback): TA/TK Dummies Cannabis For Dummies (Paperback)
TA/TK Dummies 1
R469 R324 Discovery Miles 3 240 Save R145 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Make informed decisions about the benefits of using cannabis Pot is hot--for good reason. To date, 30 states have legalized medical marijuana to the tune of nearly $11B in consumer spending. Whether it's to help alleviate symptoms of an illness or for adults to use recreationally, more people every day are turning to marijuana. Cannabis For Dummies presents the science behind the use of this amazingly therapeutic plant. Inside, you'll find the hands-on knowledge and education you need to make an informed decision about your cannabis purchase, as a patient and a consumer. Decide for yourself if marijuana is right for you Manage aches and pains Gain insight on the effects and possible symptom relief Enjoy both sweet and savory edibles Navigate the legal requirements If you're curious about cannabis, everything you need to discover its many benefits is a page away!

The Transformation - Discovering Wholeness and Healing After Trauma (Hardcover): James S. Gordon The Transformation - Discovering Wholeness and Healing After Trauma (Hardcover)
James S. Gordon
R548 R433 Discovery Miles 4 330 Save R115 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

A world-recognized authority and acclaimed mind-body medicine pioneer presents the first evidenced-based program to reverse the psychological and biological damage caused by trauma. In his role as the founder and director of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine (CMBM), the worlds largest and most effective program for healing population-wide trauma, Harvard-trained psychiatrist James Gordon has taught a curriculum that has alleviated trauma to populations as diverse as refugees and survivors of war in Bosnia, Kosovo, Israel, Gaza, and Syria, as well as Native Americans on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, New York city firefighters and their families, and members of the U. S. military. Dr. Gordon and his team have also used their work to help middle class professionals, stay-at-home mothers, inner city children of color, White House officials, medical students, and people struggling with severe emotional and physical illnesses. Transforming Trauma represents the culmination of Dr. Gordon's fifty years as a mind-body medicine pioneer and an advocate of integrative approaches to overcoming psychological trauma and stress. Offering inspirational stories, eye-opening research, and innovative prescriptive support, Transforming Trauma makes accessible for the first time the methods that Dr. Gordon-with the help of his faculty of 160, and 6,000 trained clinicians, educators, and community leaders-has developed and used to relieve the suffering of hundreds of thousands of adults and children around the world.

The Acupuncture Response - Balance Energy and Restore Health--A Western Doctor Tells You How (Paperback): Glenn S. Rothfield,... The Acupuncture Response - Balance Energy and Restore Health--A Western Doctor Tells You How (Paperback)
Glenn S. Rothfield, Suzanne LeVert
R344 R279 Discovery Miles 2 790 Save R65 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

A Western medical doctor reveals how and why acupuncture really works

Acupuncture, once considered a fringe alternative, is quickly becoming part of mainstream American medicine. Recent scientific studies have recommended the procedure as a safe and effective treatment for myriad health conditions--from asthma to tennis elbow.

Now Dr. Glenn S. Rothfeld shares the firsthand experiences of patients who have successfully merged acupuncture into their regular medical treatment plans and explores the research that helps prove that it works.

Topics include: Making acupuncture part of a total health care plan Finding a qualified acupuncturist Obtaining insurance coverage Knowing what to expect in a first visit to an acupuncturist Learning which diseases and conditions acupuncture may help improve

Healing Wisdom Series - Stop Smoking Naturally (Paperback): Martha Work Ashelman Healing Wisdom Series - Stop Smoking Naturally (Paperback)
Martha Work Ashelman
R284 R230 Discovery Miles 2 300 Save R54 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This unique and groundbreaking work provides a step-by-step holistic approach and shows people how to assess their present smoking patterns, how to plan for permanent freedom from smoking, and how they can set out on a path toward healing to increase the quality of their lives.

Dealing with Depression Naturally - Alternatives and Complementary Therapies for Restoring Emotional Health (Paperback, 2nd... Dealing with Depression Naturally - Alternatives and Complementary Therapies for Restoring Emotional Health (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Syd Baumel
R559 R439 Discovery Miles 4 390 Save R120 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

From the cutting edge of natural antidepressant research, here is new information on St. Johns wort, SAMe, bright light therapy, and other proven natural remedies for depression. This fully updated second edition explores emotional health, including mood-enhancing fats and herbal antidepressants.

Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (Hardcover, 5th Revised edition): Marc S. Micozzi Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (Hardcover, 5th Revised edition)
Marc S. Micozzi
R1,362 Discovery Miles 13 620 In stock

Focusing on emerging therapies and those best supported by clinical trials and scientific evidence, Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine describes some of the most prevalent and the fastest-growing CAM therapies in use today. Prominent author Dr. Marc Micozzi provides a complete overview of CAM, creating a solid foundation and context for therapies in current practice. Coverage of systems and therapies includes mind, body, and spirit; traditional Western healing; and traditional ethnomedical systems from around the world. Discussions include homeopathy, massage and manual therapies, chiropractic, a revised chapter on osteopathy, herbal medicine, aromatherapy, naturopathic medicine, and nutrition and hydration. With its wide range of topics, this is the ideal CAM reference for both students and practitioners! . A broad perspective traces CAM therapies from their beginnings to present day practices. . Clinical guides for selecting therapies, and new advances for matching the appropriate therapy to the individual patient, enables you to offer and/or recommend individualized patient care. . Expert contributors include well-known writers such as Kevin Ergil, Patch Adams, Joseph Pizzorno, and Marc Micozzi himself. . A unique synthesis of information, including historical usage, cultural and social analysis, current basic science theory and research, and a wide range of clinical investigations and observations, makes this text a focused, authoritative resource. . Suggested readings and references in each chapter list the best resources for further research and study. . Coverage of CAM therapies and systems includes those most commonly encountered or growing in popularity, so you can carefully evaluate each treatment. . An evidence-based approach focuses on treatments best supported by clinical trials and scientific evidence. . Observations from mechanisms of action to evidence of clinical efficacy answers questions of how, why, and when CAM therapies work. . Global coverage includes discussions of traditional healing arts from Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. . NEW! Updated chapters feature new content and topics, including: challenges in integrative medicine, legal issues, CAM in the community, psychometric evaluation, placebo effect, stress management, and much more! . NEW! Updated guides on common herbal remedies in clinical practice, East and Southeast Asia, and native North and South America deliver the latest information. . NEW! Revised chapters with new contributors offer fresh perspectives on these important and relevant topics. . EXPANDED! Basic science content and new theory and research studies cover a wide range of sciences such as biophysics, biology and ecology, ethnomedicine, psychometrics, neurosciences, and systems theory. . NEW! New and expanded global ethnomedical systems include new content on Shamanism and Neo-Shamanism, Central and North Asia, Southeast Asia, Nepal and Tibet, Hawaii and South Pacific, Alaska and Pacific Northwest, and contemporary global healthcare.

Bartram's Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine (Paperback, New Ed): Thomas Bartram Bartram's Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine (Paperback, New Ed)
Thomas Bartram 2
R365 R305 Discovery Miles 3 050 Save R60 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Containing over 900 entries of general disease conditions and corresponding herbal treatments, this book covers therapeutic action, 550 monographs of medicinal plants, and the properties of herbs and preparations such as tinctures, liquid extracts, poultices and essential oils.

Born to Walk - Myofascial Efficiency and the Body in Movement (Paperback): James Earls Born to Walk - Myofascial Efficiency and the Body in Movement (Paperback)
James Earls
R482 R386 Discovery Miles 3 860 Save R96 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Born to Walk presents the therapist with a powerful tool to assess and analyse movement. It breaks down walking into the 'essential events' that are required at each joint, then analyses how this series of events is integrated through the transfer of force along the Anatomy Train lines to create efficient human locomotion. Author James Earls combines the insights of evolutionary anatomy with the Anatomy Trains(R) model and the latest research on the many roles of the fascial tissues to create an up-to-date and novel vision of how we walk. Understanding the sequence and interrelationship of the 'essential events' and the transfer of forces will not only give the therapist a powerful tool to recognise optimal and suboptimal movement, but will also provide a clear format for assessment and guidance in bringing clients towards graceful, integrated movement.

Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West (Paperback): Gregory L Tilford Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West (Paperback)
Gregory L Tilford
R409 R329 Discovery Miles 3 290 Save R80 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Full-color photographs face detailed descriptions of 250 plant species in the western United States and Canada, covering field identification, habitat and range, edibility, medicinal uses, and more.

Yoga Biomechanics - Stretching redefined (Paperback): Yoga Biomechanics - Stretching redefined (Paperback)
R919 R856 Discovery Miles 8 560 Save R63 (7%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Clinical Naturopathy - An evidence-based guide to practice (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Jerome Sarris, Jon Wardle Clinical Naturopathy - An evidence-based guide to practice (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Jerome Sarris, Jon Wardle
R1,061 R984 Discovery Miles 9 840 Save R77 (7%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Hypnotherapy (Hardcover, New edition): Dave Elman Hypnotherapy (Hardcover, New edition)
Dave Elman
R1,072 Discovery Miles 10 720 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Testosterone - Strong Enough for a Man, Made for a Woman (Hardcover): Charles Mok Testosterone - Strong Enough for a Man, Made for a Woman (Hardcover)
Charles Mok
R499 R394 Discovery Miles 3 940 Save R105 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Nature's Pharmacopeia - A World of Medicinal Plants (Hardcover): Dan Choffnes Nature's Pharmacopeia - A World of Medicinal Plants (Hardcover)
Dan Choffnes
R2,624 R1,935 Discovery Miles 19 350 Save R689 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This beautifully illustrated, elegantly written textbook pairs the best research on the biochemical properties and physiological effects of medicinal plants with a fascinating history of their use throughout human civilization, revealing the influence of nature's pharmacopeia on art, war, conquest, and law. By chronicling the ways in which humans have cultivated plant species, extracted their active chemical ingredients, and investigated their effects on the body over time, Nature's Pharmacopeia also builds an unparalleled portrait of these special herbs as they transitioned from wild flora and botanical curiosities to commodities and potent drugs. The book opens with an overview of the use of medicinal plants in the traditional practices and indigenous belief systems of people in the Americas, Africa, Asia, and ancient Europe. It then connects medicinal plants to the growth of scientific medicine in the West. Subsequent chapters cover the regulation of drugs; the use of powerful plant chemicals-such as cocaine, nicotine, and caffeine-in various medical settings; and the application of biomedicine's intellectual frameworks to the manufacture of novel drugs from ancient treatments. Geared toward nonspecialists, this text fosters a deep appreciation of the complex chemistry and cultural resonance of herbal medicine, while suggesting how we may further tap the vast repositories of the world's herbal knowledge to create new pharmaceuticals.

Demons and Healing - The Reality of the Demonic Threat and the Doppelganger in the Light of Anthroposophy - Demonology,... Demons and Healing - The Reality of the Demonic Threat and the Doppelganger in the Light of Anthroposophy - Demonology, Christology and Medicine (Paperback)
Are Thoresen
R403 R318 Discovery Miles 3 180 Save R85 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Are Thoresen perceives demons and other spiritual beings as clearly as we see each other. He sees the demons that cause disease as well as the beings associated with medicinal plants and other substances that can promote health. He has witnessed how demons of disease leave the bodies of the sick and enter the healthy, thus causing contagion. Through his therapeutic work, Thoresen has learned that one cannot simply `fight' demons, as they will `translocate' to other people or return later. The only effective way to counteract these malign entities is to dissolve them through the boundless love of the being of Christ. The author presents a lifetime's knowledge - the fruit of more than half a century's practical and clinical experience - in the pages of this book, offering a better understanding of health and disease. He recounts numerous personal experiences of demonic entities and explains how demons are created. Thoresen advises on the prevention of the demonic effects of natural and artificial radiation, and how we can defend and ultimately free ourselves from demonic influence. A fascinating Addendum describes the phenomenon of poltergeists and the spiritual beings related to various drugs. Demons and Healing is a singular work, written out of precise vision and knowledge of the spiritual entities that surround us in everyday life.

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.

Anatomy - A Photographic Atlas (Paperback, Eighth, International Edition): Johannes W. Rohen, Chichiro Yokochi, Elke... Anatomy - A Photographic Atlas (Paperback, Eighth, International Edition)
Johannes W. Rohen, Chichiro Yokochi, Elke Lutjen-Drecoll
R1,412 Discovery Miles 14 120 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Prepare for the dissection lab and operating room with Anatomy: A Photographic Atlas , 8e. Featuring outstanding full-color photographs of actual cadaver dissections with accompanying schematic drawings and diagnostic images, this proven text depicts anatomic structures more realistically than illustrations in traditional atlases. Chapters are organized by region in the order of a typical dissection with each chapter presenting topographical anatomical structures in a systemic manner. Authentic photographic reproduction of colors, structures, and spatial dimensions as seen in the dissection lab and on the operating table help you develop an understanding of the anatomy of the human body. Functional connections between single organs, the surrounding tissue, and organ systems are clarified to prepare you for the dissection lab and practical exams. Clinical cases and over 1,200 images enhance your understanding. Dissections illustrate the topographical anatomy in layers "from the outside in" to better prepare you for the lab and operating room.

Wellness is Easier Than You Think (Paperback): Susie Bailey Wellness is Easier Than You Think (Paperback)
Susie Bailey
R234 R183 Discovery Miles 1 830 Save R51 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Would you like to follow the path towards health and away from disease? Type 2 diabetes, asthma, arthritis, IBS, thyroid problems, depression, dementia, anxiety and heart disease are common in the western world, but that needn't be the case. We now have ways of identifying, preventing, and addressing their underlying root causes. Contrary to popular belief, we don't get chronic disease because of our genes, but from a mismatch between our genes, our environment and our lifestyle. By making a few changes in your life with achievable solutions, you can take the steps to alleviate these common conditions and follow the path towards a lifetime of wellness. This book guides you through the steps you can take to help you achieve health and wellness, to increase the health-span of your lifespan.

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