The Amazing Healing Powers of Nature
How Plants and Animals are Helping to Improve Our Health
How could a horse, a sea cucumber, or brown algae improve your health? This absorbing book contains more than 140 articles on the plants, animals and micro-organisms that have provided the basis for drugs combating such problems as heart disease, cancer and diabetes. Illustrated with hundreds of photographs, this volume tells the behind-the-scenes stories of medical breakthroughs, discusses traditional medicines, and gives practical advice on using natural therapies to improve your health.