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Natural Cures For Dummies by Scott J. Banks, JJ Virgin, Joe Kraynak

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Chapter 3

Sampling Different Approaches to Natural Cures

In This Chapter

arrow Getting a whiff of aromatherapy

arrow Going herbal with Ayurveda and related treatments

arrow Taking control with biofeedback

arrow Fighting fire with fire through homeopathy

arrow Preventing and treating conditions with diet and nutrition

Natural cures cover all healthcare approaches that fall outside the realm of conventional medicine: aromatherapy, Ayurveda, biofeedback, chelation, herbal medicine, and acupuncture, just to name a few. This book draws from all of these health and wellness modalities (treatment approaches) to provide the most effective alternative treatments for the most common ailments.

In my coverage of common illnesses and ailments in Part II of this book, I often mention one or more of these modalities as possibly effective treatments for specific conditions. In this chapter, I explain the philosophy behind each modality, offer insight into what each modality is generally best for, and provide basic how-to information ...

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