Ancient Remedies: Secrets to Healing with Herbs, Essential Oils, CBD, and the Most Powerful Natural Medicine in History (Hardcover)
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Bestselling author Dr. Josh Axe explains how to treat more than seventy diseases, lose weight, and increase vitality with traditional healing practices passed down through the ages. "Engaging, accessible and comprehensive" (Amy Myers, MD, author of The Autoimmune Solution)
Long before the first pharmaceutical companies opened their doors in the 1850s, doctors treated people, not symptoms. And although we've become used to popping pills, Americans have finally had it with the dangerous side effects, addiction and over-prescribing—and they're desperate for an alternative.
Here's the good news: That alternative has been here all along in the form of ancient treatments used for eons in traditional Chinese, Ayurvedic and Greek medicine. Ancient Remedies is the first comprehensive layman's guide that will bring together and explain to the masses the very best of these time-tested practices.
In Ancient Remedies, Dr. Axe explores the foundational concepts of ancient healing—eating right for your type and living in sync with your circadian clock. Readers will learn how traditional practitioners identified the root cause of each patient's illness, then treated it with medicinal herbs, mushrooms, CBD, essential oils, and restorative mind-body practices. What's more, they'll discover how they can use these ancient treatments themselves to cope with dozens of diseases, from ADHD to diabetes, hypothyroidism, autoimmune disease, and beyond.
Through engaging language and accessible explanations, Ancient Remedies teaches readers everything they need to know about getting, and staying, healthy—without toxic, costly synthetic drugs.
About the Author
Dr. Josh Axe, DNM, DC, CNS, is the founder of the world's #1 most visited natural health website, DrAxe.com. He is also the bestselling author of Eat Dirt and Keto Diet, and the co-founder of Ancient Nutrition supplement company. Dr. Axe appears regularly on the Dr. Oz Show and has written for Shape, PopSugar, HuffPost, Men's Health, Forbes, Business Insider, Muscle & FitnessHers, and Well+Good.
"In Ancient Remedies, Dr. Axe teaches readers how to harness medicinal herbs, mushrooms, essential oils, and powerful mind-body practices to heal your body from the inside out. Readers will discover how to use ancient treatments to cope with dozens of conditions and will come back to this book time and time again as they continue to dive deeper into their natural wellness journeys."—Mehmet Oz, M.D., Attending Physician, New York Presbyterian/ Columbia University
"Ancient Remedies will give readers all the information they need to get and stay healthy. It's engaging, accessible and comprehensive. I highly recommend Dr. Axe’s new book to those seeking a more natural path to wellness."—Amy Myers, MD, New York Times bestselling author of The Autoimmune Solution and The Thyroid Connection
"In this revolutionary book, Dr. Axe discusses the importance and benefits of herbs, essential oils, and other ingredients in healing disease, increasing vitality, and staying well naturally. Ancient Remedies will help readers heal and grow through the power of ancient holistic practices."—Shawn Johnson East, Olympic Gold Medalist, Gymnast
"If you want to avoid the nasty side effects of prescription medications and are seeking an alternative, this book is the answer. Dr. Axe discusses ancient treatments used for centuries in traditional Chinese, Ayurvedic, and Greek medicine. Ancient Remedies is the first comprehensive guide to holistic remedies. It's a must read."—Dr. Alejandro Junger, MD, New York Times bestselling author of Clean, Clean Gut, Clean Eats, and Clean7, founder of The Clean Program
"With the world so sick today, we need this book more than ever. Dr. Axe brilliantly shares groundbreaking research and wisdom from ancient cultures that can heal our bodies.”—Vani Hari, New York Times bestselling author and founder of Food Babe and Truvani