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Show 931: How to Stay Healthy at Home with Simple Herbal Remedies (Archive)

Learn how to make simple herbal remedies to treat colds, digestive difficulties and other common conditions and stay health at home.
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How to Stay Healthy at Home with Simple Herbal Remedies (Archive)

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If you have ever wondered whether there is a good way to take fewer prescription medicines and treat more of your everyday ailments with natural approaches, Dr. Tieraona Low Dog has good news for you. She reviews the evidence on herbal and botanical remedies and reassures us that many common health complaints are best treated at home.


Making Your Own Simple Herbal Remedies:

Learn how to treat colds, coughs and fevers in children and adults–and how to tell if a fever is serious enough to call for medical attention. Dr. Low Dog also reviews simple treatments for tummy troubles and other problems. Don’t miss her sensible, down-to-earth advice on simple herbal remedies for staying healthy at home.

This Week’s Guest:

Tieraona Low Dog, MD, was Director of Fellowship for the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona at the time of this interview. She has served as Chair of the United States Pharmacopeia Dietary Supplements–Botanicals Expert Committee. Her book is Healthy at Home: Get Well and Stay Well without Prescriptions, from National Geographic.

Her website is www.drlowdog.com

Listen to the Podcast:

The podcast of this program will be available the Monday after the broadcast date. The show can be streamed online from this site and podcasts can be downloaded for free.

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About the Author
Terry Graedon, PhD, is a medical anthropologist and co-host of The People’s Pharmacy radio show, co-author of The People’s Pharmacy syndicated newspaper columns and numerous books, and co-founder of The People’s Pharmacy website. Terry taught in the Duke University School of Nursing and was an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology. She is a Fellow of the Society of Applied Anthropology. Terry is one of the country's leading authorities on the science behind folk remedies..
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