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Description - The Antibiotic Alternative by Cindy L. A. Jones

Avoid the dangerous overuse of antibiotics by using natural herbal remedies to strengthen your own immune defenses. .Protect yourself and your family from the misuse of antibiotics. .Learn how to control and overcome infections with natural remedies. .Maintain a vibrant and healthy immune system without antibiotic dependency. When antibiotics were discovered they were hailed as the magic bullet that would put an end to the threat of infectious disease. In fact, in 1969 the U.S. Surgeon General stated that andquot;the war against infectious disease has been won.andquot; But in the last fifteen years we have faced an alarming increase in cases of bacterial infections that will not respond to antibiotics. What is more, the use of antibiotics in agricultural feeds and the widespread overprescription of antibiotics has deepened the threat of resistant bacteria to potentially epidemic proportions. Even when appropriately prescribed, antibiotics weaken the immune system by altering the body's natural bacterial balance. While antibiotics have their place in treating acute life-threatening conditions, The Antibiotic Alternative shows how the best defense against infectious disease is to strengthen your own immune system. With advice on stress management and diet and complete monographs of a dozen readily available herbs, Dr. Jones shows you how to ward off infectious disease naturally without antibiotic overdependence. She provides directions for making herbal teas, salves, and tinctures and includes specific herbal recommendations for more than twenty common ailments ranging from acne to wound treatment.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780892818778
ISBN-10: 0892818778
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 0
Imprint: Healing Arts Press
Publisher: Inner Traditions Bear and Company
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Cindy L. A. Jones

Cindy Jones holds a doctorate in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of Cincinnati. She conducted oncology research for several years at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver and currently works as a medical writer, consultant, and educator. She lives in the Denver area.