The modern techniques of holistic and alternative healing and natural remedies have been alive in the old ways of Native American medicine for centuries. This comprehensive guide introduces the Native American concept of healing, which incorporates body, mind, and spirit and stresses the importance of keeping all three in balance.Dr. Anthony Cichoke explains the philosophy behind American Indian healing practices as well as other therapies, such as sweat lodges, used in conjunction with herbs. He examines each herb in an accessible A-to-Z format, explaining its healing properties and varying uses in individual tribes. Finally, he details Native American healing formulas and recipes for treating particular ailments, from hemorrhoids to stress.
Anthony J. Cichoke, D.C., Ph.D., is a chiropractor with a doctorate in nutrition. He hosts an internationally syndicated radio talk show called The Dr. Enzyme Self-Help Show. He has written several books, including The Complete Book of Enzyme Therapy for Avery, and hundreds of articles on the subjects of nutrition and chiropractic. He lives in Portland, Oregon.