Dental Herbalism: Natural Therapies for the Mouth (Paperback) by Alexander Leslie M. Ph.D. Rh(Ahg) Straub-Bruce Linda A. Bs Ed Rdh
|Mærke||Inner Traditions Bear And Company|
|Kategori||Sundhed, familie og livsstil|
|Forfatter||Leslie M. Alexander RH(AHG) Ph.D. Linda A. Straub-Bruce RDH BS Ed|
|Forlag / Pladeselskab||Inner Traditions Bear and Company|
|Størrelse||22.90 cm x 2.50 cm x 2.50 cm|
Our oral health is intimately linked with our overall health and well-being. In this practical guide to herbal dental care medical herbalist Leslie Alexander and registered dental hygienist Linda Straub-Bruce detail how to use 41 safe and effective herbs for the mouth for optimum oral health prevention of decay and inflammation and relief from pain and discomfort. The authors provide recipes for herbal toothpastes and rinses poultices for pain and inflammation and teas and tinctures for intervention prevention and daily care. They explain how recent research confirms the link between poor oral health and many diseases such as diabetes stroke and heart disease. They examine the risk factors symptoms causes and herbal preventives and remedies for 47 common conditions that affect the mouth such as gingivitis periodontitis bruxism acid reflux/GERD and tooth loss. They explore the complete anatomy of the mouth and explain proper brushing flossing and tongue-cleaning techniques to prevent tooth decay and gum disease and maintain bridges implants and braces. The authors address the importance of diet and nutrition in oral health as well as controversial topics including flouride. They provide an in-depth chapter on pregnancy infant and childhood oral care including herbal remedies for teething and thrush. Ideal for those looking to improve their own oral health herbalists looking to address the root cause of systemic inflammation or dental professionals searching for natural alternatives this authoritative yet practical guide empowers each of us to reclaim the health of our mouths and sustain a full strong set of teeth for a lifetime.