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About Steven H. Horne
Steven Horne is professional member and past president of the American Herbalists Guild (AHG) and a professional member of the International Iridology Practitioner’s Association (IIPA). He has also served on the board of directors of both organizations.
Steven is the author of numerous books and course on natural healing, including: Coming Clean: Your Guide to Detoxification, Constitutional Iridology, The Endocrine Symphony, The Comprehensive Guide to Nature’s Sunshine Products and his latest release, The Heart’s Key to Health, Happiness and Success. His Certified Herbal Consultant course consists of eight correspondence courses designed to teach people how to help others improve their health with commercial herbal products and nutritional supplements. He is currently developing an Advanced Herbal Training program with Thomas Easley, another professional member of the AHG. Steven has also produced over 50 videos and DVDs on natural healing.
Steven has been a consultant and product formulator for several herb companies, including Nature’s Sunshine Products, Tri-Light, Limited Edition and Cedar Bear Naturals. Steven is the founder Tree of Light Publishing, an educational organization dedicated to helping people to heal themselves on all levels by incorporating physical, mental, and emotional modalities. Tree of Light offers professional courses, charts, books, videos and other educational materials on natural health care. Recently he started the School of Modern Herbal Medicine, which is dedicated to “excellence in herbal education.” He also offers personal health consultations through ABC Herbs in St. George, UT.
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This comprehensive, full-color guide provides detailed, easy-to-follow instructions for making and using approximately 250 herbal medicines at home, including practical tips and numerous effective formulas developed and tested by the authors, both expert herbalists with years of experience. Readers who appreciate the health-giving properties of herbal medicines but are discouraged by the high price of commercial products can now make their own preparations for a fraction of the cost. The authors tell you everything you need to know about harvesting, preparing, and administering herbs in many different forms, including fresh, bulk dried herbs, capsules, extracts in water, alcohol, glycerin, vinegar and oil, and even preparations like essential oils and flower essences. The book also covers topical applications of herbs as salves, lotions, poultices, tooth powders, ear drops, and more, and includes an extensive chapter on herbal hydrotherapy.
The Modern Herbal Dispensary explains why different preparations of the same herb will obtain better results, demonstrating how capsules, teas, tinctures, or glycerites of the same plant will not have exactly the same effect on the body. Leading herbalists Thomas Easley and Steven Horne have tested and proven the herbal formulas they offer, along with suggestions for treating more than one hundred illnesses. They lay out the principles of herbal formulation and also provide instructions on how to prepare single herbs, a procedure that has been largely ignored in other references. More comprehensive than any other guide, thoroughly researched, beautifully illustrated, and presented with ease of use in mind, this book will take its place as the premier reference for those who want to produce all the herbal remedies they need, and to save money in the process.