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Health, as we understand it, is nothing other than the vitality and contentment of the whole person: body and soul, mind and heart, individual and community.  We’ve been pioneers in publishing books that support this expansive view of whole-person well-being.

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  1. The Complete Book of Chinese Health and Healing

    The Complete Book of Chinese Health and Healing

    Guarding the Three Treasures

    • by
    • Daniel P. Reid
    Here is the first complete manual of Chinese medicine specifically written for the layperson. Filled with illustrated exercises and recipes, this book offers a unique, integrated system of preventive health care so that now anyone can promote good health, longevity, and spiritual awareness using these traditional techniques. Included are: Key concepts of Chinese medical theory Dozens of illustrated T'ai Chi and Chee-gung exercises The Chinese approach to… Read More

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  2. Living with Kundalini
  3. A Handbook of Native American Herbs

    A Handbook of Native American Herbs

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    • Alma R. Hutchens
    This authoritative guide—based on the author's classic reference work, Indian Herbalogy of North America—is a portable illustrated companion for the professional and amateur herbalist alike. It provides detailed descriptions of 125 of the most useful medicinal plants commonly found in North America, along with directions for a range of uses, remedies for common ailments, and notes on the herbal traditions of other lands. Entries include staples of folk medicine such… Read More

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  4. Indian Herbalogy of North America

    Indian Herbalogy of North America

    The Definitive Guide to Native Medicinal Plants and Their Uses

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    • Alma R. Hutchens
    For more than twenty years this pioneering work had served as a bible for herbalists throughout the world. It is an illustrated encyclopedic guide to more than two hundred medicinal plants found in North America, with descriptions of each plant's appearance and uses, and directions for methods of use and dosage. Native American traditions are compared with traditional uses of the same plants among other cultures where the science of… Read More

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  5. Woman as Healer

    Woman as Healer

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    • Jeanne Achterberg
    This groundbreaking work examines the role of women in the Western healing traditions. Drawing on the disciplines of history, anthropology, botany, archaeology, and the behavioral sciences, Jeanne Achterberg discusses the ancient cultures in which women worked as independent and honored healers; the persecution of women healers in the witch hunts of the Middle Ages; the development of midwifery and nursing as women's professions in the nineteenth century; and the current… Read More

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  6. Earth Conference One

    Earth Conference One

    Sharing a Vision for Our Planet

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    • Anuradha Vittachi
    They came from around the world: from parliaments, senates, and assemblies; from temples, churches, and mosques; from laboratories, universities, and boardrooms. It was the first time that spiritual and parliamentary leaders had come together with scientific experts to confront the threats of environmental crisis, nuclear war, famine, and disease. After five days of dialogue and contemplation the participants pledged to join forces to care for and protect the Earth with… Read More

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  7. The Tree of Yoga

    The Tree of Yoga

    • by
    • B. K. S. Iyengar
    In this book, one of the world's foremost teachers of yoga offers his thoughts on many practical and philosophical subjects, ranging from the place of yoga in daily life to insights from Patañjali's Yoga Sutras. He includes chapters on family life, love and sexuality, health and the healing arts, meditation, death, and advice to teachers. Based on lectures and discussions with his students, the text is enlivened by… Read More

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  8. Eye of the Hurricane
  9. Gentle Bridges

    Gentle Bridges

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    • Jeremy Hayward
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  10. A Manual of Chinese Herbal Medicine

    A Manual of Chinese Herbal Medicine

    Principles and Practice for Easy Reference

    • by
    • Warner J-W. Fan
    This manual of diagnosis and therapy is brilliantly organized for study and reference. It might even be called the "Merck Manual" of Chinese herbal medicine, for it makes the principles and practices of this traditional healing art highly accessible with its concise and lucid compendia. The book covers: Important basic concepts of traditional Chinese medicine, such as yin and yang, the five elements, qi, … Read More

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