Joint pains are one of the commonest reasons for seeking medical help and, with our ageing population; the problem is likely to become even more widespread. This informative and practical book gives an overview of the various causes of joint and back pain. Covering basic relevant anatomy and pathology, the book addresses the whole area of herbal remedies for joint pains including both Western and Eastern approaches, dietary regimes and the ever-growing assortment of food supplements. Penelope Ody explains how to make and use your own herbal remedies, giving information and advice on dietary and food supplement issues. With a glossary of technical terms, a list of useful addresses and suppliers of herbs, this book will be an important addition to any home library.
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(216mm x 135mm x 13mm)
Souvenir Press Ltd
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Author Biography - Penelope Ody
Penelope Ody has a degree in chemistry, and a post-graduate Certificate of Education from the University of Cambridge. She has studied herbal and traditional Chinese medicine, is a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists and a fellow of the Herb Society. For ten years ran her own private herbal consultancy. Editor for six years of the Herb society's journal Herbs, she continues to contribute to numerous publications worldwide and is the author of twelve other books on herbal medicine, including Sage, also published by Souvenir Press in this series. Her herb garden was featured on BBC TV's Gardener's World.