Author(s): Pip Waller
This user-friendly guide gives straightforward and practical advice to anyone who wants a holistic approach to taking care of themselves naturally. Following the traditional framework of an anatomy book that explains each body system chapter-by-chapter, Pip Waller-an experienced practitioner and teacher-provides fundamental information and tips about exercise, diet, supplements, understanding and caring for your emotional and mental health, naturopathic principles from various traditions, and simple yet effective ways of working with spiritual energy. Based on the premise that an underlying vital force animates all life, which needs to be in balance for health to be fully present, this book is designed to support and promote our inherent tendency towards wholeness and equilibrium. Each chapter includes fun recipes to enhance our health and well-being.
Pip Waller is an experienced medical herbalist and plant spirit medicine healer, writer and teacher. She lives in North Wales UK, in a small town on a beautiful river, surrounded by magical hills. She began her work as a holistic healthcare professional in 1987 and has been in continuous practice ever since. Waller is qualified in herbal medicine (joining the National Institute of Medical Herbalists in1989 after a four year training) and Plant Spirit Medicine (2005). She is also trained in therapeutic massage (since 1987), Reiki (1994,1995 and 2000), and some shamanic techniques (1998). Waller is the author of two books- Holistic Anatomy- An Integrative Guide to the Human Body (2010), which came out of her many years of teaching anatomy to students of holistic medicine and The Herbal Handbook of Home and Health (2015), a book of 501 plant based recipes for everything from medicines and personal care products to green cleaning products, foods, drinks, and string (yes really, string!).