Folk Remedies for the Modern Age by Anthony Canelo

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A handy introduction to readily available nostrums, although web-savvy readers may find most, if not all, of this information online.
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"How can an everyday item on your shopping list, like olive oil or baking soda, improve your overall health and wellbeing? Since early times, common folk remedies have offered effective remedies for various ailments, from stomach aches to bee stings. Now, certified Natural Health Professional Anthony Canelo of the Phoenix Institute of Holistic Health and Research provides an in-depth look at twelve of the most popular folk remedies, and reveals how effective they can be in a fast paced, modern lifestyle. Folk Remedies for the Modern Age is a must for any healing conscious library."

"Clever, informative, and effective, this indispensible resource visits twelve popular folk remedies using items already in your home, exploring both their contemporary uses and their history. A convergence of thrifty solutions and natural healthcare, the book offers a detailed explanation of how each has been used, as well as how it can be combined with other remedies. You'll find facts and applications for vinegar, baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, sea salt, raw bee products, olive oil, colloidal silver, castor oil, glyco-thymoline, one black scarf, activated charcoal, and a high frequency violet ray."

"Did you know vinegar is a superfood that the Samurai used to drink with water to give them energy? Would you believe that hydrogen peroxide can be used to treat poison ivy? Created for quick reference with a wealth of actionable tips, Folk Remedies for the Modern Age will open your mind as you open your pantry doors."
 

About Anthony Canelo

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Anthony Canelo is an herbalist, author, teacher, and business owner, living in Montclair, New Jersey. Raised in a health-conscious family, he found himself facing medical issues of his own during his teenage years. After being plagued by undiagnosed Epstein-Barr virus, chronic fatigue, constant infections, and shingles, he was able to pick himself back up by fasting, dieting, and yoga. Through these practices and his zealous research in the health sciences, he was able to reverse his postherpetic neuralgia, a nervous system condition brought on by his previous battle with shingles. He is now a health educator and recognized speaker for the Hippocrates Health Institute, and a certified natural health professional. He manages the Phoenix Institute of Holistic Health and Research in Montclair, New Jersey, and regularly teaches workshops about health, sustainability, and disaster preparedness.
 
Published July 10, 2013 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 76 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting.
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on Jun 13 2013

A handy introduction to readily available nostrums, although web-savvy readers may find most, if not all, of this information online.

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