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The Healing Powers of Herbs By Ranjit Roy Chaudhury
The stress and strain of modern-day living takes its toll on our mind and body. Lack of time and patience make us resort to methods which provide instant relief and often we forget that the answer to a problem is effective cure. Modern medicine has made many discoveries yet the side-effects of many of the wonder drugs cannot be ignored. This book, on medicinal plants and their healing powers, is a compilation of articles written for "Asian Age" by the author. The articles are interesting and informative and throw light on the little known facts about various herbs.What makes this book stand out amongst countless number of books on alternative medicine is that the healing properties of each medicinal plant has been explained in detail, and many of them are taken from ancient traditional books on medicine of the Indian as well as the Chinese culture. The readers are also made aware about the importance of the many treasured herbs and also the issue of patent regarding the same. A fountain of knowledge on medicinal plants, this book is a must for professional as well as personal collection.
₦1,500
Disease and Dietary Patterns By Anselm Adodo
The labelling of chronic diseases as “diseases of affluence” is no longer valid as they also appear in poorer countries. Paradoxically, it is occurring at a faster rate in developing countries than it did in the industrialized regions of the world half a century ago. This book is based on a field work carried out in a semi-urban area of mid-west Nigeria. The author observed that ignorance and lack of proper health information are substantial impediments to good dietary habits in Africa, not just lack of money. This research work is of utmost importance as a reference for researchers, students, and health scientists. It is also a rich source of information for the general public as well as an action plan guide for government, health economists, health administrators and policy makers.
₦3,000
Foods That Heal By H K Bakhru
Several hundreds of years back Hippocrates, the father of medicine, said, 'Your food shall be your medicine'. This maxim holds true even today. There are several disorders that can be prevented and treated by selecting natural foods rich in minerals, vitamins, trace elements, vital nutrients and other substances that have positive medicinal and curative values.

This is a no-nonsense A-Z guide to the care and feeding of your body, going to the bottom of everything you need to know about diet, health and food. The listings in this clearly written book span general categories of illnesses, food groups, and each entry recommends helpful foods, followed by those that should be avoided. The format allows easy access to information, with entries offering straightforward advice, explanations, and answers. In short, the book is an invaluable guide for better understanding of health, food and natural remedies.

₦1,700
Better Eyesight Without Glasses By Dr W H Bates
An updated and revised edition detailing the 'Bates method', a technique which claims to the retrain the eye so contact lenses and glasses are no longer needed. The method aims to restore sight by using exercises to relax the eye muscles before retraining the eyes to focus effectively. Prescription glasses act as a prop for the muscles in your eyes and so, over time, the muscles actually get weaker. In fact, in the long term, glasses can only ever weaken your eyes. But, with the Bates Method you can retrain the eye muscles to work again, and perhaps even learn to do without glasses altogether. The Bates Method works two-folds, firstly with a series of exercises that relax and soothe the eye muscles, and secondly, retrains the relaxed eyes to focus effectively. The exercises are simple and easy to follow, and millions around the world have improved their vision using them. The book has influenced whole generations of people who believe that wearing glasses is the best way to improve your eyesight.
₦800
Nature Power: A Christian Approach to Herbal Medicine By Anselm Adodo
When Nature Power was first published twelve years ago, the practice of herbal medicine in Nigeria and in most parts of Africa was identified with witchcraft, sorcery, ritualism, and all sorts of fetish practices. Because herbal medicine was associated with paganism, African Christians secretly patronize traditional healers, and the educated elite and religious figures did not want to be associated in any way with traditional African medicine. Nature Power, like a lonely voice in a wilderness, was written to correct the misconception that African herbal medicine is synonymous with paganism, ritualism, and fetishism. Since its publication, Nature Power has been reprinted more than eight times. It has contributed immensely in changing the attitudes of both the government and Christians toward the practice of herbal medicine. Nature Power has also helped show that health is more than an absence of disease. Health is wholeness of mind, soul, and body. Much of the information in this book is age-old secrets, which herbalists keep close to their chests. I have made them available here so that humanity may profit from them.

₦3,000
Cancer: Causes, Prevention and Treatment By Dr. O P Jaggi
Medical science today has the capability and technology to control and largely prevent cancer. However, we need to overcome certain basic attitudes towards cancer- fear and procrastination, for fear causes delay in seeking expert medical attention which may be fatal. A well-informed public and aggressive medical treatment are essentials in our fight against cancer. The book seeks to inform you of the vital facts about cancer. It deals with causes of cancer, its symptoms, methods of treatment and disease management. The greatest single truth about cancer engima is that most cancers, when detected and treated early, are curable. Prevention, awareness and timely detection are the underlying and recurrent themes of the book.

The author explains common cancers, their symtoms, the diagnostic tests and discusses available treatment. Recognising that some treatments have undesirable side-effects, these are described and their management discussed.

₦1,500
Nature Cure for Cancer By Dr. H.K. Bakhru
Cancer is a chronic degenerative disease and has been prevalent since ancient times. It is the most dreaded disease and refers to all malignant tumour caused by the abnormal growth of a body cell or a group of cells. It is today the second largest killer in the world next only to heart ailments. This book aims at providing detailed information about cancer; its symptoms causes types and its diagnosis and treatments both medical as well as natural. It describes how diet can fight cancer and how specific foods can intervene and halt or retard the progress of cancer at various stages of its development. For the benefit of those suffering from this disease a treatment chart has been given at the end of the book. This feature acts as a support to whatever specialised medical treatment the patient may be undergoing under expert advice
₦2,500
Vitamins That Heal By H K Bakhru
There are over 50 vitamins, minerals, and amino acids that can keep you healthy and fit. Your body needs only small amounts of these vitamins and minerals. But because what the body manufactures is often not enough, these must be obtained from diet and from supplements. While most books provide limited information, this book shares complete information that you are ever likely to need about vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. A balanced diet is the most sensible way of getting sufficient quantity of these nutrients. The rich and natural sources of all nutrients are listed individually to help you choose easily.
₦2,500
Benefits of Vitamins By Pooja Bajaj Malhotra
Vitamins are chemical compounds that the human body needs is small amounts. They make up one of the major groups of nutrients. Each vitamin has a specific use and cannot replace, or act for, another. Lack of one vitamin in an otherwise complete diet results in a vitamin deficiency disease. This guide will give you a wealth of information regarding various vitamins - their functions, recommended daily allowances, sources and diseases resulting from a deficiency or surfeit of a vitamin.
₦3,000
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