"No home should be without this useful guide." -- Mindy Green, Director of Educational Services, Herb Research Foundation
From the Back Cover
Stay calm. Move quickly. Know what to do!
Did you know that cayenne pepper can stop bleeding? That garlic can alleviate a toothache? That honey can soothe a burn? Armed with the information in this book, you'll always be prepared to respond intelligently to any emergency. Natural First Aid offers hundreds of life-saving techniques, commonsense tips, and time-tested remedies for emergencies of all sorts, including:
*Injuries and ailments -- when to seek medical attention; what to do while you wait; herbal, homeopathic, and kitchen remedies for treatment; and follow-up care
* Wilderness survival -- facing everything from avalanches to porcupines
* On-your-own situations -- when help is unavailable, how to do everything from assist at a childbirth to collect and purify water to transport an injured person
You'll also learn the most important items to stock in natural first-aid kits to keep in your home, car, backpack, or handbag.