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This authoritative guide to the foods, herbs, spices, crucial oils, and other natural substances that alleviate common ailments will improve your life–from treating illness to sharpening the mind, losing weight, cleaning the house, enhancing pregnancy, and reducing the effects of aging. Divided into two sections–Nature’s Cures and Nature’s Pharmacopoeia–this beautifully illustrated guide provides up-to-date information on such timely topics as the perils of packaged foods and the advantages of phytochemicals, how to reach major results with minor alterations for your food choices, the soothing benefits of crucial oils, and top-of-the-line methods for maximizing such natural home helpers as salts, vinegars, oils, and more. Innovative recipes offer easy, effective dishes that utilize a couple of herbs, spices, and fresh foods for powerhouse results.