Author: Hakim G.M. Chisti
Publisher: Healing Arts Press, Rochester, Vermont
Pages: 385 Binding: Paperback
Description from the publisher:
From the back cover: This comprehensive guide synthesizes the principles and practices of Hippocratic, Chinese, and Persian medicine. It also includes the first English translation of one of the handbooks of Avicenna, the "Prince of Physicians," whose healing system is explained and elaborated with recipes to maintain optimum immune system vitality. Author of numerous books on dietetics and nutrition, Hakim Chishti draws on twenty years of experience in the field of natural medicine to provide this unified view of diet, herbology, aromatherapy, and pulse diagnosis. His book also includes a botanical guide for the 100 most-used healing herbs and recommended treatments for 400 conditions, including sleeplessness, depression, flu, excessive appetite, hemorrhoids, premature ejaculation, bleeding gums, stomach upset, hiccups, earache, asthma, coughs, backache, and arthritis.