Title:The Complete Handbook of Nature Cure
Author: Dr. H. K. Bakhru
With the enhancement in technology, diseases go in parallel. The use of technology cannot be stopped at this stage, what we could do is to keep ourselves healthy from even minuscule of diseases with the help of the book “The Complete Handbook of Nature Cure: The most comprehensive family guide to health, the natural way”, by a nationally acclaimed neuropath, Dr. H.K.Bakhru. Natural ways are considered to be the best way to be healthy and fit, as one could easily get the equipments (ingredients) and has no or diminutive amount of side-effects. And the main pro is we can safeguard ourselves in advance from the diseases which could attack us.
As the back cover says:
”Naturopathy has taken rapid strides and gained significant acceptance in recent years. People are gradually realizing the limitations of allopathic drugs and traditional western medicine. As a result, they are now turning to natural medicines and methods to treat their ailments.”
In this book, Dr. H.K Bakhru explains the details and benefits of a variety of natural therapies. He explains how natural food, natural elements, yoga and more generally, the observance of the laws of nature, can allow patients to overcome their diseases. He also reviews the ingredients of a healthy and nutritious diet. The author affirms that “good health ought to be everybody’s concern, not solely the medical professions. In following this principle, he uses simple language to explain his treatment and the underlying reasoning behind his theories.
This well-illustrated book will be beneficial for those who are seeking natural cures for their ailments. The book will also serve as a useful guide for those who are interested in leading simple and healthy lives. In addition, the book will be a very useful reference guide for students of naturopathy and practitioners of nature cure.”
The book is partitioned into five parts:
The first part holds nature cure and natural methods of treatment which includes suggestions as how to practice nature cure, benefits of fasting, importance of exercises and yoga, vital role of sleep, therapeutic baths, role and power of earth in curing us, significant value of therapeutic Massage and how colors help in healing.
The second part covers how to maintain health through nutrition. This section talks about various nutritious foods that helps to cure to a tremendous level and proves to be very helpful. It showcases the crucial involvement of alkalizing diet, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, dietary fibre, raw fruits, wheat grass, sprouts, lecithin and many.
The third section covers diseases and their natural cure. With more than hundred diseases, this sections tells us about how to get rid of those diseases. It incudes from the very basic problems like falling of hair, common cold, cough, headaches to the diseases specially I’m not familiar with like anorexia nervosa, dermatitis, impetigo and many.
The part four is especially for women. It includes women related problems and how to cure them in best possible way. This section is must read for all the women as it covers the basic diseases many of you are friendlier with.
The last and fifth part concludes by showing some prerequisite charts and tables giving information about valuable resources, amount recommended to adults and children, deficiency symptoms and side effects and over dosages. You would get the charts of Vitamin, Minerals, amino acids, Calorie and height/Weight chart.
A very simple language is used so that anybody could go through it easily. From index to description of a particular disease everything is so well maintained and presented in a friendly manner. Reader could get needed knowledge of disease that too in an approaching manner in this book. By adopting the tactics scripted in this book, one could build a new relation with nature that too a healthy relationship that serves you heart fully, bringing a new you, a better you and a healthy you.
If you are health conscious (or those who are not they should) or students of naturopathy, a must read book, it would help you to a great extent. Even I would recommend this book to everyone out there, because healthy you is the key to healthy life. Before the diseases reach you, you reach to this book!
Reviewer: Shweta Kesari