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  • Published: 1 September 1994
  • ISBN: 9780670906680
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $39.95
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Australian Family Guide to Natural Therapies


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How do you prepare a quick cough formula? How can you treat cystitis without antibiotics? What can you do to relieve your child's eczema? Written for the Australian family, this comprehensive and easy-to-use guide provides advice on all your health needs. Organised according to specific health issues – from your heart and immune system to pregnancy and childhood complaints – it covers: how to recognise and respond to common ailments; what herbs are available in Australia, their medicinal properties and how to use them; what you need to know about current treatments, including tissue salts, herbal therapies, iridology, dietary supplements and much more; which health conditions and complaints you can treat yourself; what part nutrition plays and what you should eat; and how to prepare simple infusions, compresses and ointments. Whether your concern is hayfever or insomnia, high blood pressure or just a desire for wellbeing, this invaluable health book is a must for every Australian home.

  • Pub date: 1 September 1994
  • ISBN: 9780670906680
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $39.95

About the Author

Nancy Beckham

Nancy Beckham was born in New Zealand, but has lived in Australia since 1971. She is a professionally qualified teacher, company secretary, horticulturalist, herbalist, naturopath, homeopath and yoga teacher, and runs her own naturopathic clinic in Oatley, New South Wales. She regularly contributes articles to magazines dealing with alternative health care. Her interests include Vedantic philosophy.


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