Healing Spices Handbook (Recipes for Natural Living)
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Easy-to-follow and authoritative, this practical book reveals the wonder of spices, offers insights into their healing powers, and shares recipes, from delicious foods to topical remedies. It's filled with the basics like the simple science behind spices, an A-Z guide to 40 popular spices, including their healing attributes, and important safety tips. The last section of the book examines how 40 ailments and conditions - from arthritis to women's issues - have been treated with spices since prehistory. You'll find one to three streamlined recipes for each ailment that feature spices, such as Spicy Mushroom Black Pepper Stir-Fry as a prostate protector; Relief-giving Fennel Eye Compress to soothe tired, puffy eyes; and more.