How Plants and Animals are Helping to Improve Our Health.
What could a horse do to improve your health? Or a daffodil, a hookworm, a sea cucumber, or brown algae drifting in the ocean? The Amazing Healing Powers of Nature is full of surprises. It will change the way you look at modern medicine forever.
The capacity for the natural world to heal is potentially limitless. Plants, animals, fungi and microorganisms have provided the basis for an astonishing number of drugs that many of us take everyday. In a series of comprehensive articles, this engaging book highlights cutting-edge research into treatments for the fight against diabetes, heart complaints, many types of cancer, Alzheimer's disease, high cholesterol and numerous other life-threatening or debilitating conditions, as well as more minor ailments. All these treatments have been developed from nature.
Major medical breakthroughs could come at any time, courtesy, say, of an inconspicuous jungle