Part One The Inflammation Syndrome 1 The Body's Defenses Inflammation Reactions 2 Physical Effects of Inflammation Redness, Swelling, Pain, and Heat 3 Fifty Illnesses Characterized by Inflammation Common Examples of Inflammation Symptoms 4 How Anti-Inflammatory Agents Work The Biochemistry of Inflammation Part Two Natural Substances That Fight Inflammation 5 Eighteen Anti-Inflammatory Plants Cortisone Stimulators, Inflammation Blockers, and Antihistamines 6 Supplements and Diets for Fighting Inflammation Omega-3s and Alkaline Minerals 7 Hydrotherapy The Anti-Inflammatory Effect of Cold Water Appendix: Directory of Illnesses and Recommended Anti-Inflammatories Illustration Credits Index
Christopher Vasey, N.D., is a naturopath specializing in detoxification and rejuvenation. He is the author of The Acid-Alkaline Diet for Optimum Health, Optimal Detox, The Naturopathic Way, The Water Prescription, The Whey Prescription, The Detox Mono Diet, and The Healing Power of Fever. He lives near Montreux, Switzerland.
"This book contains very valuable information. The author has provided the background of each herb and its dose for a particular health condition. It is easy to read and will serve as a useful source of information for those who are interested in herbal remedies for inflammation." * Kedar N. Prasad, Ph.D., author of Fighting Cancer with Vitamins and Antioxidants *