Table Of Contents: To The Reader Preface Author's Poem Acknowledgments Memoirs Of His Daughter A Son's Recollections My Remarkable Grandfather SECTION I NATURAL HEALTH 1. Personal Experiences 2. Soil Preparation And Farming SECTION II HERBS FOR HEALTHFUL LIVING 1. History...
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Table Of Contents: To The Reader Preface Author's Poem Acknowledgments Memoirs Of His Daughter A Son's Recollections My Remarkable Grandfather SECTION I NATURAL HEALTH 1. Personal Experiences 2. Soil Preparation And Farming SECTION II HERBS FOR HEALTHFUL LIVING 1. History Of Herbal Medicine 2. Herbs 3. General Directions For The Preparation And Use Of Herbs 4. Tonic Herbs 5. Herbs Used To Treat Disease 6. Medicinal Trees 7. Specific Herbs For Various Medical Problems SECTION III TREATING DISEASES WITH HERBS Treating Diseases With Herbs Special Notice SECTION IV YOUR BODY AND ITS NEEDS The Digestive System 1. The Importance Of Good Nutrition 2. Carbohydrates 3. Fats 4. Protein 5. Mineral Elements In The Body 6. Vitamins 7. Water 8. Fresh Air, Exercise, And Sleep SECTION V YOUR FOODS 1. Fruits 2. Vegetables 3. Fiber 4. Oatmeal 5. Nuts 6. Bread And Refined Flour 7. Meat And Vegetarianism 8. Milk 9. Salt 10. Garlic 11. Healthful Diets 12. Obesity 13. Fasting And Healthful Eating SECTION VI FOOD PREPARATION 1. Useful Hints To Preserve Vitamins 2. Kloss's Favorite Health Recipes 3. Cooking Under Steam Pressure 4. Aluminum Cooking Utensils 5. Baking And Breads 6. Preparing Wholesome Desserts And Beverages SECTION VII EFFECTS OF POLLUTED AND ADULTERATED FOODS ON THE BODY 1. Adulteration Of Food 2. Health-Destroying Foods 3. Dangers From Disease In Animals SECTION VIII WATER AND GOOD HEALTH 1. History Of Water Cure 2. Using Water To Preserve Health 3. Water's Effect And Use In Treatment 4. Water's Effect On Sickness 5. Baths And Water Treatments 6. Compresses And Fomentations SECTION IX SKILLS IN CARING FOR THE SICK 1. Nursing 2. Massage 3. High Enemas 4. The Value Of Charcoal APPENDIX Glossary Of Old-Fashioned Medical Terms Glossary Of Medical Properties Of Herbs General Tables General Index Herbal Index
BACK TO EDEN by Jethro Kloss has been revised, updated & expanded by the daughter of the author, Promise Kloss Moffett. Topics previously scattered throughout the book have been collected & rearranged for easier reference. All of the material in the original 1939 work has been retained while many valuable new features & illustrations have been added. A number of important topics such as vitamins, minerals, proteins, etc., only briefly mentioned in the original edition have been expanded, & many other timely new topics have been added. The result is an invaluable natural health book of nearly 1000 pages. Some of the subjects covered include medicinal herbs, roots, leaves & barks; home relief measures; remedies from forest, field & garden; treatment for common conditions; disease prevention; health promoting diets; nutritious recipes; vegetable substitutes for animal products; water therapy, massage therapy & holistic health. There is a new illustrated section featuring family photographs & recollections. BACK TO EDEN is the classic American herbal which helped build the natural food movement & industry in the United States. Over three million copies currently in print. Sold by all major distributors in the United States. Pro-Joy Pub. Co., dba Back to Eden Books, P.O. Box 1439, Loma Linda, CA 92354. LC 88-072032 ISBN 0-940985-09-8 trade size: 0-940985-10-1 mass/mkt size: 0-940895-13-6 hard cover.
Now in its expanded, updated revised edition with a new index to make the book easier to use, this is the original classic text (with more than 4 million copies sold) that helped create the natural foods industry. It remains today one of the major texts on herbs, natural diet and lifestyle and wholistic health. This is the authorized Kloss family edition with the family archival photographs and reminiscences included.
Jethro Kloss, one of the early pioneers in herbal remedies, found that nature works better than drugs in his crusade for better health.