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The Natural Medicine Guide for Travel and Home

Richard Pitt

  • Published 2013, paperback, 12,5 x 20 cm, 304 pages
  • ISBN/EAN 978-9490453084
  • Price: €17,50 (± US$20, £13) excl. mailing costs
  • One of the most important concerns for all of us is our health, especially when traveling and in unfamiliar places. Having knowledge at your fingertips on how to look after yourself, and friends and family can be crucial, in daily life as well as when traveling. Different forms of natural medicine offer many simple, effective answers to your health concerns. It is empowering to know that you can safely use these solutions when facing health challenges.

    The Natural Medicine Guide for Travel and Home gives important information on how to use homeopathic and herbal medicines. It prepares you for all forms of travel, with facts and treatment for many conditions, as well as precautionary measures. It gives information on remedies for both simple and complex conditions, from injuries to jet lag, diarrhea to dehydration, typhoid to bites, burns to poison ivy, miscarriage to appendicitis, diaper rash to shingles, and much more, including tropical diseases.

    Prepare well for travel. Meet your health challenges both at home and away with The Natural Medicine Guide for Travel and Home. Restore your health naturally.

    "This book combines Richard's talents as a healer and homeopath with his experience as a savvy traveler. It's full of useful information to help you stay healthy wherever you are travelling around the world - and should be tucked into every suitcase or backpack. "

    "A very complete and well thought out natural medicine guide that is practically useful for traveling as well as in the home. "

    "Richard is no armchair travel author. His extensive travels on several continents practicing and promoting homeopathy make him a true expert on the topic of natural medicine on the road. This book is going with me everywhere I go from now on. "

    Table of Contents

    Foreword

    Preface

    Introduction

    1. Chapter One: The Foundations of Natural Medicine

    2. Chapter Two: How to use Natural Medicines

    3. Chapter Three: Being Prepared

    4. Chapter Four: Accidents, Injuries and Trauma

    • Accidents and injury
    • Altitude sickness
    • Bites
    • Burns
    • Concussion.
    • Emergencies and Disasters
    • Fainting
    • Fractures
    • Frostbite
    • Hangover
    • Headache
    • Hemorrhage
    • Heatstroke
    • Jetlag
    • Pain
    • Poisoning
    • Shock
    • Spinal Injury
    • Sleeplessness
    • Sprains
    • Surgery
    • Travel sickness
    • Wounds

    5. Chapter Five: Emotional conditions

    • Anger
    • Anxiety
    • Fright
    • Grief

    6. Chapter Six: Digestive conditions

    • Abdominal pain
    • Appendicitis
    • Cholera
    • Colic
    • Constipation
    • Diaper rash
    • Diarrhea
    • Dysentery
    • Food poisoning
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis
    • Indigestion
    • Nausea
    • Worms

    7. Chapter Seven: Common Infections

    • Simple fever
    • Influenza
    • Common Children’s diseases
    • Chicken pox
    • German measles
    • Measles
    • Mumps
    • Whooping cough

    8. Chapter Eight: Colds and Coughs

    • Colds
    • Coughs (including bronchitis and pneumonia)

    9. Chapter Nine: ENT: Ear, (Eyes, Mouth), Nose and Throat

    • Allergies
    • Cold sores (Herpes)
    • Ear pain
    • Injury to the Ear
    • Eye conditions: Inflammations
    • Blepharitis
    • Conjunctivitis
    • Styes and Chalazae
    • Injury to the Eye
    • Mouth ulcers
    • Sinusitis
    • Teething
    • Throat conditions
    • Toothache

    10. Chapter Ten: Women’s conditions

    • Breast conditions
    • Pregnancy and Birth
    • Nausea
    • Miscarriage
    • Labor
    • After birth

    11. Chapter Eleven: Bladder and Kidneys

    • Cystitis
    • Kidney disease

    12. Chapter Twelve: Skin conditions

    • Animals (bedbugs, lice, fleas)
    • Boils
    • Chilblains
    • Fungal infections
    • Hives
    • Impetigo
    • Poison oak/ivy
    • Scabies
    • Shingles
    • Ulcers

    13. Chapter Thirteen: Common Tropical diseases

    • Dengue Fever
    • Malaria
    • Typhoid

    14. Chapter Fourteen: Other Tropical and infectious diseases

    • African Sleeping Sickness
    • Bilharzia/Schistosomiasis
    • Brucellosis
    • Chagas Disease
    • Cholera
    • Diphtheria
    • Filiariasis
    • Guinea worm
    • Hookworm disease
    • Japanese Encephalitis
    • Leishmaniasis
    • Lassa Fever
    • Leptospirosis
    • Plague
    • Poliomyelitis
    • Rabies
    • Rift Valley Fever
    • Trachoma
    • West Nile Virus
    • Yellow Fever

    15. Chapter Fifteen: Tick bite diseases

    • Lyme Disease
    • Colorado Tick Fever
    • European Tick Borne Encephalitis
    • Relapsing Fever
    • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

    16. Chapter Sixteen: Prevention

    • The Three Main Types of Travel
    • Immunizations and Natural Prevention
    • Vaccine Risks and Benefits
    • The Main Travel Vaccines and Prevention Methods

    17. Chapter Seventeen: Homeopathic and Herbal remedy list

    • Homeopathic Remedies
    • Herbal remedies and Essential Oils

    18. Chapter Eighteen: Resources and References

    Title The Natural Medicine Guide for Travel and Home
    Author Richard Pitt
    Language English
    ISBN/EAN 978-9490453084
    Edition June 2013
    Cover Design 132 Studio, San Francisco, California
    Lay-out 132 Studio, San Francisco, California
    Printer CreateSpace
    Price €17,50 (± US$ 20, £ 13)
    Cover Paperback, 12,5x20 cm, 304 pages