English Version of the Abstracts
Dorisa Schadow, Heike Schallhammer (eds.).
With an introduction by Dr. med. Ingrid Olbricht.
Extensive information about alternative therapy methods to encourage
a self determined approach to cancer. Experienced homoeopaths, doctors,
body therapists and psychologists explain the possibilities and limitations
of conventional medicine and offer an alternative supporting approach.
Dorisa Schadow teaches and works as a homoeopath. She is co-author
of @Stress beiseite´(Orlanda 1995).
Heike Schallhammer is a RN
and has worked since 1991 as a homoeopath, specializing in immunebiology,
cancer therapy and psycho-oncology.
Maria Schäfgen (ed.)
To live a relaxed life and to experience stress as a positive incentive-what
could be better. Stress aside is a handbook looking at the diverse causes
of stress, including the particular stress of discrimination experienced
by people of color and physically handicapped persons. The book gives a
multitude of directions how to deal with stress from the perspective of
a psychologist, a body therapist, a nutritionist, a naturopath and a homeopathist.
The last chapter addresses the relation between stress and cancer
To Live or Die
Maria Schäfgen is a
homoeopath, specializing in classical homoeopathy and in psychotherapy and
coaching health and personality development.
This revised new edition of To Live or Die unites the original text
with the diary @Lichtflut´ (Burst of Light) and the last poems of
the author. The appendix includes an article by her German therapist, the
naturopath Manfred Kuno, about the treatment Audre Lorde received. Audre
Lorde shares her fear, strength and love of life with a vivid style. She
overcomes the cancer taboo and activates open discussions.
A New View of a Woman's Body
African-american poet and author and recipient of numerous awards, was a
professor at Hunter College of the University of New York. She died on
November 17, 1992.
Feminist Women's Health Centers, USA.
Christiane Ewert, Gaby Karsten, Dagmar Schultz
A gynecological handbook for self examination and a critical look at
conventional medicine and population politics.
Fit and healthy through sport
Gertrud Pfister (ed.)
Sport is a many sided theme for women. This book deals specifically
with fitness and health. Experts write about their disciplines and experiences
in an encouraging for women of all ages. This book addresses every woman,
whether she is interested in sport or is looking for the right motivation
to exercize. The collection includes articles from a medical and a historical
perspective as well as interesting extracts from the excercize culture
and offers informative advice on all aspects of sport.
Gertrud Pfister is a
professor at the Institute for Sport Sciences, Freie Universität
Natural healing prevention and accompanying therapies
for breast cancer
Susun S. Weed.
The well known @Herbal witch´Susun Weed addresses women wanting
to maintain the health of their breasts as well as those who are suffering
from breast cancer. The unique approach of this book is that the author
provides women undergoing conventional treatment such as chemotherapy or
radiation with a wide variety of accompanying therapies and supplementary
medicine, reducing side effects and preventing the return of cancer. Susun
Weed offers advice for a health concious life to all women. The book includes
detailed descriptions of the healing effects of herbs, as well as many
recipes for tinctures, teas and healthy meals.
Changing years - changing times
Susan S. Weed herbalist,
author and publisher has written many books including @Naturheilkunde für
schwangere Frauen und Säuglinge´ available from Orlanda Frauenverlag (4th
It is often predicted, when a woman will reach her menopause. In general,
a hormone therapy treatment is recommended. Rina Nissim offers us alternatives
that all women should be aware of. She gives us expert advice on the physical
and psychological side-effects during menopause and a guide to herbal based
treatment and nutrition.
Natural Medicine in Gynecology.
Rina Nissim designs a
vision without chemistry, with humour and many tips for the so-called
difficult years. Femmes Suisses.
A handbook for women.
Rina Nissim describes many gynecological disorders and takes a critical
look at the modern western medicine and treatments. She provides comprehensive
information on natural medicine, chinese therapy methods and massage, yoga
and nutrition. This book offers a detailed description of the various plant
based treatments and nutritional advice.
Natural Medicine for expectant Mothers and Newborns.
Rina Nissim is co-founder
of the women's health center in Geneva. She was trained as a nurse and a
naturopath and presently runs her own clinic in Geneva.
Susun S. Weed
A handbook for everybody who prefers a plant based therapy, be it before
, during or after pregnancy. Susun S. Weed covers various aspects including
fertility stimulation herbal treatments and birth-control, remedies for
morning sickness and cures for nappy rash and other problems which may
arise in a baby's first months. The author explains where to find the herbs,
how to prepare tinctures and how to calculate the proper dosages. In addition
she offers tips on nutrition and exersize.
Susan S. Weed, author of four books, runs the Wise Woman Center
in Saugerties, New York and has many years of experience with natural medicine.
She is also a publisher. Her own books have sold over 250.000 copies in