A Pocket Full of Posies

A Pocket Full of Posies

Martha's Herbal Wisdom

Some Comments on the Posie Booklet:

"This book exemplifies what is true about Martha Benedict: it is filled with great intelligence, no-nonsense advice, endearing wit, and mastery of her subject."-Carol Shwery, D.C.

"Martha Benedict has the broadest knowledge in the health field of anyone I know. She has an excellent base in western medical knowledge, 36 years experience in acupuncture and an extensive knowledge of Chinese and western herbs--which is unique. She draws from all this knowledge and experience to give us a sensible and balanced approach to nutrition and self care."-Karen Lynch, M.D.

"Experienced, and more experienced, with deep integrity, Martha blends Chinese herbology, Western herbology and nutrition in the wisest way." -Holly Guzman, O.M.D., L.Ac.

"A Pocket Full of Posies is a witty and wise bouquet of practical herbal remedies. Martha Benedict offers her insights with humor, charm and a refreshing clarity and brevity." -Mary Elizabeth Wakefield, L.Ac., M.S., M.M.

"A treasure trove of herbal remedies, insightful nutritional principles, and down-to-earth lifestyle recommendations that build healthy bodies, families and communities."-Jennifer Hastings, M.D.

Code: 42480

Price: $10.59

Contents

Table of Contents
Herbs Work 1
The Cost of Herbs 3
Herbs for back to School 4
Preparation for the Cold-Flu Season 6
Cold and Flu Season Recommendations 8
Immunity 14
Protein: The building block of Life 16
Debunking the Myths about Fats and Oils 19
blood Sugar balance 23
Ordinary Foods, Extraordinary Results 26
Holiday Gift Giving 28
Holiday Herbs 30
Spring Cleaning 32
Herbal Weight Loss 35
Everyone Knows You Should Exercise 39
Salad Dressing is Good for your Skin 42
Chocolate 45
Herbs for Pregnancy and Nursing 51
Graceful Menopause 53
Men's Health 55
Ageing Gracefully 57
Saffron: the Anti-Ageing Herb 59
For your Pet, before the Vet 61
Herbs and GMOs 64
Your Choice: Conventional or Organic Food 67
Herbal Consumer Choice 69
Using Herbs to Change Corporate America 71
Herbs and Political Activism 73
benedictine Formula List, April 2010 75

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Reviews

Marvelous Wisdom
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Reviewer: David Klemp (Santa Cruz, CA) - 1.16.2012

Martha writes with commen sense and brilliance.




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