These days, many people listen to podcasts and follow blogs to get their information about health and wellness. But sometimes, nothing beats a good old-fashioned book written by an inspiring writer who has something fresh and new to contribute to the industry.
If you’re interested in cozying up with a book in paper, e-book, or audiobook form to get a new perspective and perhaps learn something that you can apply to daily life, consider adding these popular and highly rated books to your reading list.
“The Home Reference to Holistic Health and Healing” by Brigitte Mars
Written by a member of the American Herbalist Guild, this book encourages readers to live better and reduce stress with natural remedies. Topics covered include improving sleep, mood, and immunity while living a more balanced lifestyle. It identifies healing herbs for anxiety that you can try for holistic self-care and has a reference book-style for your home library.
“The Mind/Body Toolkit” by Dr. Kim D’Eramo, DO
D’Eramo is a New York Times bestselling author who wrote this book to address the dilemma of dealing with a health issue that seems to be incurable no matter what you do. The book discusses how the body and mind are interconnected and how the power of the mind can be used to influence how the body feels. It is a recommended read for people who have low-energy, experience chronic pain, or suffer from depression or anxiety.
“The Herbal Apothecary” by JJ Pursell
If you are interested in self-healing the natural way, this book can help you get started. It describes 100 medicinal herbs and ways that you can use them. The author is an acupuncturist and board-certified naturopathic physician who has extensive experience working with healing herbs and has trained herbalists around the world. It’s also a visually engaging book that offers a great introduction to plant-based medicine.
“Prescription for Nutritional Healing” by Phyllis A. Balch, CNC
The fifth edition of this book offers a practical reference guide to drug-free remedies from A to Z. It is a widely read book that incorporates preventative therapies and alternative healing methods to treat various illnesses with herbs, supplements, and vitamins. Some health issues addressed are prostate cancer, AIDS, Alzheimer’s, and menopause. The book is a long one, over 800 pages, making it more of a reference book to read relevant sections of rather than cover-to-cover, unless you are simply interested to expand your knowledge.
Obviously, these are just a few of the many examples of books available to learn from if you want to immerse yourself further into the world of natural health. What are some of your favorite books on the topics of natural remedies and holistic wellness? Share your recommendations with fellow readers in the comment section below.