The first comprehensive guide to overcoming addictions by using natural remedies that rebuild health for both body and mind from the inside out. |
Addiction is one of the most serious health issues facing our twenty-first century culture. Modern lifestyles encourage us to consume excessive amounts of caffeine and sugar and to unwind from our stressful lives with tobacco or alcohol. Left untreated, some addictions can cause metabolic damage, leading to heart disease, high blood pressure, and immune disorders--as well as causing nutritional deficiencies, fatigue, and depression.
- Covers a full range of natural remedies, including herbs, homeopathy, aromatherapy, flower essence remedies, color therapy, acupressure, and more.
- Addresses many different substances, such as caffeine and chocolate, and discusses how the body deals with withdrawal, detoxification, and repatterning.
- The natural remedies included in this book can be used in conjunction with conventional therapies.
- By well-known author Brigitte Mars, who has 30 years of experience with natural therapies and is the formulator for UniTea Herbs.
Addiction-Free--Naturally offers gentle but effective ways to ease cravings and nourish the body, as well as information on cleansing the body of accumulated toxins and using natural remedies for stress relief. The remedies can be used in conjunction with conventional therapies, such as psychotherapy or Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. The author also offers advice on designing a personal program to break addiction and finding a health care professional or program to offer expert guidance as you walk the road to recovery.
About the Author
Brigitte Mars, a founding member of the American Herbalists Guild, is an herbalist, nutritional consultant, and teacher with 30 years of experience. She is the author of Herbs for Healthy Hair, Skin, and Nails; Natural First Aid; and Dandelion Medicine. The formulator for and co-owner of UniTea Herbs, she lives in Boulder, Colorado.
Praise for Addiction-Free Naturally
"This book is especially useful for gaining a better understanding of your addiction, or addictions in general, and for providing ideas for healing your addiction, using over 20 modalities. I would recommend this book as an initial step in making the commitment to seek help regarding your addiction."
The Library Letter, Spring 2002