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The Natural First Aid Handbook: Household Remedies, Herbal Treatments, and Basic Emergency Preparedness Everyone Should Know (Paperback)
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Cayenne pepper can stop bleeding. Garlic helps alleviate a toothache. Honey soothes a burn. When an emergency situation arises, simple home remedies can play a vital role in easing symptoms and providing immediate help. Become an effective first responder with a combination of best first-aid practices, herbs, and standard homeopathic applications. This quick-reference handbook spells out hundreds of life-saving techniques, commonsense tips, and time-tested herbal remedies that everyone should know. From how to perform basic CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver to the best immediate response to natural disasters, you’ll find the most practical, effective actions to take to ensure survival.
About the Author
Brigitte Mars is an herbalist and nutritional consultant of natural health with more than 40 years of experience. She teaches herbal medicine at Naropa University and Heilseimestraskollin in Iceland, and she has taught at Omega Institute, Esalen, Kripalu, Sivananda Yoga Ashram, Envision and Arise Festivals, and the Mayo Clinic. She is a founding member of the American Herbalist Guild and blogs for the Huffington Post and Care2. Mars is the author of many books and DVDs, including Natural First Aid. Mars and her daughter run Herb Camp for Kids in Boulder, Colorado.