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Indian folk medicine guide

J. I. Lighthall

Indian folk medicine guide

by J. I. Lighthall

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Popular Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians, North American,
  • Medicine, Herbal -- United States,
  • Medicine, Traditional -- United States,
  • Plants, Medicinal -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.I. Lighthall, the great Indian medicine man.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p.
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14755782M
    OCLC/WorldCa653889

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    History of medicine - History of medicine - Traditional medicine and surgery in Asia: Indian medicine has a long history. Its earliest concepts are set out in the sacred writings called the Vedas, especially in the metrical passages of the Atharvaveda, which may possibly date as far back as the 2nd millennium bce. According to a later writer, the system of medicine called Ayurveda was received. American Indian Medicine written by Virgil J. Vogel is a compilation of what the American Indian used for medicine to aid in the treatment of disease. This book is NOT a step by step process pharmacopoeia with all the weights and preparation steps but is a good general book on what was used.

    Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The Old Home Remedies Guide is a directory of natural home remedies, folk medicine recipes, and herbal remedies passed down for many generations by country doctors and common folk alike. Now you can rediscover the simple wisdom of folk medicine and learn how people in the old days used natural remedies to treat a variety of common illnesses.


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New York, Popular Library [n.d.] (OCoLC) Traditional Medicine in India Article (PDF Available) in Canadian family physician Médecin de famille canadien April with 5, Reads How we measure 'reads'. In folk medicine and Ayurvedic medicine it has been used as a diuretic, anti-diabetic, antipyretic, analgesic, antihypertensive, gastroprotective, and to treat gonorrhea.

Rumex crispus: Curly dock or yellow dock In Western herbalism the root is often used for treating anemia, due to its high level of iron. The book also provides in-depth information on various traditional medicinal systems in India and discusses their medical importance.

India has a very long history of safely using many herbal drugs. Folk medicine is also a key source of medical knowledge and plays a vital role in maintaining health in rural and remote areas. Tyler () stated, "Folk medicine is worthy of scientific research: after all, scientists discovered morphine from opium poppy, digoxin from the foxglove, and ergotamine from the ergot fungus by observing the efficacy of ancient folk remedies." STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM.

Research has been conducted to identify, study. Ravishankar and Shukla Afr. Trad. CAM () 4 (3): - Ayurveda Most of the traditional systems of India including Ayurveda have their roots in folk medicine.

However what distinguishes Ayurveda from other systems is that it has a well. African traditional medicine is a form of holistic health care system organized into three levels of specialty, namely divination, spiritualism, and herbalism.

The traditional healer provides health care services based on culture, religious background, knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs that are prevalent in his community. Illness is regarded as having both natural and supernatural causes and.

As with Babylonian, Egyptian, Greek, Arabic, and Western medicine, the beginnings of Hindu medicine has its roots in magic and superstition and it developed through the centuries. As in other primitive societies, early Indian society punished wrongdoers with physical mutilation.

Cutting off the nose was the usual punishment for adultery. The distinction between traditional medicine and what is known as folk medicine is not clear cut and the terms are often used interchangeably.

Folk medicine may be defined as ‘treatment of ailments outside clinical medicine by remedies and simple measures based on experience and knowledge handed down from generation to generation’. Jarvis spent his medical career serving the rural state of Vermont and studying the folk medicine practices he found there.

The results of his lifetime work in this area are published in this book aptly titled Folk read it today is to go back in a time machine to visit a rural doctor of the first half of the 20th century who is studying the folk medicines of his time.4/5(31).

A Guide to Common Medicinal Herbs. Chamomile may interfere with the way the body uses some medicines, causing too high a level of the medicine in some people. As with any medicinal herb, talk with your healthcare provider before taking it.

Echinacea (Leaf, stalk, root) Echinacea is commonly used to treat or prevent colds, flu, and. (This early Indian Guide to Health [] contains some of the often bizarre knowledge gleaned from medicine on the Appalachian frontier. The author was an early Hoosier doctor, Squire H.

Selman — alias “Pocahontus Nonoquet” — who studied with the Kentucky doctor-adventurer Richard Carter.

Son of an English physician and a métis woman, Carter enjoyed one of the most thriving medical. A book I highly recommend, that is not on specifically on indigenous healing, but is an excellent resource for persons in the healing professions is "Ethics of Caring: Honoring the Web of Life in Our Professional Healing Relationships by Kylea Taylor and Jack Kornfield." It is easy to read and addresses ethical issues such as power imbalance, money, sex, spirituality, and love.

Folk medicine is the mixture of traditional healing practices and beliefs that involve herbal medicine, spirituality and manual therapies or exercises in order to diagnose, treat or prevent an ailment or illness. 1 The World Health Organization states that it is mostly practiced by.

Details of medicinal plants used in India were reported and records on Folk medicines used by Mishing tribes is lesser known.[3–6] However, tribal communities in Arunachal Pradesh, resembling Mishings i.e. Adi, Apatani and Nyishi also use locally available herbs for treatment of ailments.[7–12] Traditional healing practices amongst Mishing.

BOOK RIOT | Book Recommendations and Reviews. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. A study of Delaware Indian medicine practice and folk beliefs Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item."A fascinating book by a distinguished Vermont physician." NEW YORK DAILY NEWS For centuries the vigorous and healthy families of Vermont have passed down simple commonsense home remedies for all sorts of common aches and pains, from one generation to the next.

Dr. Jarvis spent years practicing medicine in the Green Mountains and observed the natural wonders of Vermont folk medicine.The oldest and most timeless natural remedy book on our list, we adore Alma R. Hutchens’ pocket-book, A Handbook of Native American Herbs: The Pocket Guide to Medicinal Plants and Their Uses.

Focusing solely on herbs found in North America, this book explores everything from folk medicine to common kitchen herbs.