Homeopathy for Common Ailments is a practical, beautifully illustrated guide that explain and demystifies this safe and simple form of treatment. As well as offering guidance for treating children and using homeopathy for first aid, the book will help you to select and use widely available homeopathic remedies to treat frequently encountered physical and mental health problems such as: anxiety; indigestion, chickenpox, coughs and croups, shock, travel sickness, hayfever, bites and stings.
Part one of the book lists thirty-seven common ailments. Under each ailment there is a description of several types of symptoms, both physical and mental. Prescribing for Children follows the Common Ailments section. It describes the use of homeopathic remedies that are matched to personality types. As well as treating ailments, these remedies are useful as general tonics for children. In part two there is a description of each remedy, giving its origin and uses. The Homeopathic Remedy Kit gives the twenty remedies and five creams that are most commonly used.
About the Author:
Robin Hayfield, is a practising homeopath, co-principal of the South Downs School of Homeopathy based in Chichester, Sussex.
"...well written and clear." - Journal of the Society of Homeopathy
"...simply explained without being simplistic." - College of Homeopathy Magazine
"...a good workmanlike introduction to homeopathy and its domestic use." - Dr. Brian Kaplan
"From apples to witch hazel, Folk Remedies For Common Ailments introduces a natural, practical guide to using readily available plants and foods to treat common ailments. Garlic for infections; lemon and honey for coughs; flax and licorice for a laxative; -- the kitchen cupboards and gardens are full of potent, inexpensive remedies for many common aches, hurts, upsets and chronic disorders. Folk Remedies For Common Ailments is an up-to-date guide based on centuries of traditional, proven medicine combined with current scientific knowledge, and gives easy-to-follow treatments and cures using over fifty different herbs, spices, fruits, vegetables and "bathroom cabinet" ingredients. A useful self-help personal and/or family medical companion." - Midwest Book Review