Lawsonia inermis ver. alba... "henna". How a lot are you aware approximately this impressive botanical? was once it sensual Mehndi physique adornment or Cleopatra's favourite fragrance? An aphrodisiac or a remedy for leprosy? An historical Roman forex or a final correct for the useless? This booklet takes a desirable examine some of the most well known botanicals of all time. by no means ahead of has a e-book been dedicated to henna as a complete. Drawing on botany, archeology, phytomedicine and folkloric historical past to outline the various ambiguities and misconceptions surrounding it, hence featuring for the 1st time a correct and whole heritage of henna. A component of the proceeds from this publication is going to charity and maintenance of henna's history.- In severe intensity, henna's medicinal prior is printed. From the papyrus Ebers to the writings of Galen, detect henna's makes use of in the entire significant previous international medicines.-Did you recognize henna has one of the most aromatic plant life on the earth? study why girls grew to become hooked on them and the surprising foundation for his or her allure.- imagine you recognize the complete tale referring to henna physique paintings? re-evaluate. learn the way its background was once synthetic within the nineteenth and twentieth century to hide its precise origins.
Read or Download Henna's Secret History: The History, Mystery & Folklore of Henna PDF
Best Alternative Medicine books
When you are drawn to knowning extra approximately acupressure and acupuncture, this advisor covers all features of remedy from making a choice on a practitioner to follow-up excercises. It presents a accomplished directory of scientific illnesses from pimples to menopause that may be healed clearly.
The definitive consultant to the Danish future health idea, Hygge, from happiness specialist and CEO of the Happiness examine Institute in Copenhagen The Danish be aware hygge is a type of appealing phrases that does not without delay translate into English, however it roughly ability convenience, heat or togetherness.
A realistic, secure, TIME-TESTED, AND powerful A-TO-Z consultant TO usual therapeutic REMEDIESFor years, sisters Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen were amassing and remarkable domestic treatments. those diversity from previous remedies which have been handed down for hundreds of years (but forgotten through glossy medication) to tools lately exposed by means of medical professionals and clinical researchers.
This beneficial source presents over dozen distinct scripts for inducing trance, deepening, realerting, and debriefing. It covers starting to complex hypnotic inductions in 4 major different types: conversational inductions, embedded-meaning inductions, confusional inductions, and directive inductions.
Additional resources for Henna's Secret History: The History, Mystery & Folklore of Henna