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Books, Articles and Audiovisual Material:

Alvord, Lori, and Elizabeth Cohen Van Pelt. The Scalpel and the Silver Bear: The First Navajo Woman Surgeon Combines Western Medicine and Traditional Healing. New York: Bantam, 2000.

Barnes, Linda L., and Susan Star Sered. Religion and Healing in America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Bauer, Cathryn. Acupressure for Women. Freedom, CA: The Crossing Press, 1987.

Beinfield, Harriet, and Effrom Korngold. Between Heaven and Earth: A Guide to Chinese Medicine. New York: Ballantine Books, 1992.

Blumenthal, Mark, ed. The ABC Clinical Guide to Herbs. Austin, TX: American Botanical Council, 2003.

Bratman, Steven, and Andrea Girman, eds. Handbook of Herbs and Supplements and Their Therapeutic Uses. St. Louis, MS: Mosby, 2003.

Cummings, Stephen, and Dana Ullman.  Everybody's Guide to Homeopathic Medicines.  New York: Jeremy Tarcher/Putnam, 2004. 

Cunningham, Donna, and Andrew Ramer. Spiritual Dimensions of Healing Addictions. San Rafael, CA: Cassandra Press, 1988.

Desikachar, T. K. V. The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice. Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions, 1999.

Domar, Alice, and Henry Dreher. Healing Mind, Healthy Woman: Take Control of Your Well-Being Using the Mind-Body Connection. New York: Henry Holt, 1996.

Ernst, Edzard, ed. The Desktop Guide to Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Edinburgh: Mosby, 2001.

Frawley, David. Ayurvedic Healing: A Comprehensive Guide. Twin Lakes, WI: Lotus Press, 2000.

Fugh-Berman, Adriane. Alternative Medicine: What Works. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 1997.

Fugh-Berman, Adriane. Five Minute Herb and Dietary Supplement Consult. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2003.

Gauthier, Isabelle. Hot Pantz: Do It Yourself Gynecology and Herbal Remedies. Montreal: Maison des Souris, 1995.
Available from Bloodsisters Red Alert c/o Elle Corazon, 176 Bernard West, Montreal, Quebec, H2T 2K2, Canada

Gladstar, Rosemary. Herbal Healing for Women. New York: Firestone, 1993.

Hoffman, David. The Complete Illustrated Holistic Herbal. New York: Element Books, 1996.

Hurd-Mead, Kate Campbell. A History of Women in Medicine from the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the 19th Century. Haddam, CT: Haddam, 1938.

Hutchens, Alma. Indian Herbology of North American. Boston: Shambhala, 1991.

Indigenous Women’s Health Book, Within the Sacred Circle

Irwin, Lee, ed. Native American Spirituality: A Critical Reader. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2000.

Kabat-Zinn, Jon. Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life. New York: Hyperion, 1995.

Kaptchuk, Ted. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. 2nd edition. New York: McGraw Hill, 2000.

Kelner, Merrijoy, and Beverly Wellman, eds. Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Challenge and Change. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers, 2000.

Kornfield, Jack. A Path With Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life. New York: Bantam, 1993.

Lad, Vasant. Ayurveda. The Science of Self Healing. Santa Fe: Lotus Press, 1985.

Langer, Ellen. The Power of Mindful Learning. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo, 1997.

Langer, Ellen. On Becoming an Artist : Reinventing Yourself Through Mindful Creativity. New York: Ballantine, 2005.

Lansky, Amy L. The Promise of Homeopathy. RL Ranch Press, 2003.

Lasater, Judith. Living Your Yoga: Finding the Spiritual in Everyday Life. Berkeley, CA: Rodmell Press, 2000.

Lockie, Andrew, and Nicola Geddes. The Women’s Guide to Homeopathy. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1994.

McGuffin, Michael, et al., eds. American Herbal Products Association’s Botanical Safety Handbook. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 1997.

Micozzi, Marc, ed. Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2nd Ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2001.

Mills, Simon, and Kerry Bone. Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy: Modern Herbal Medicine. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 2000.

Moskowitz, Richard. Homeopathic Medicines for Pregnancy and Childbirth. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic, 1992.

Moskowitz, Richard. Resonance: The Homeopathic Point of View. Philadelphia: Xlibris, 2001.

Nissim, Rina. Natural Healing in Gynecology: A Manual for Women. San Francisco: Pandora Press, 1996.

Pelletier, Kenneth R. Mind as Healer, Mind as Slayer: A Holistic Approach to Preventing Stress Disorders. Magnolia, MA: Peter Smith, 1984.

Potts, Billie. Witches Heal: Lesbian Herbal Self-Sufficiency. Ann Arbor, MI: Du Reve Press, 1988.

Reichenberg-Ullman, Judyth. Whole Woman Homeopathy. Roseville, CA: Prima Publishing, 2000.

Rose, Barry, and Christina Scott-Moncrieff. Homeopathy for Women: A Comprehensive, Easy-to-Use Guide for Women of All Ages. Richmond Hill, Ontario: Firefly Books, 1999. 

Rotblatt, Michael, and Irwin Ziment. Evidence-Based Herbal Medicine. Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus, 2002.

Salzberg, Sharon and Joseph Goldstein. Insight Meditation: A Step-by-Step Course on How to Meditate. Louisville, CO: Sounds True, 2002.

Singer, M., and Garcia, R. “Becoming a Puerto Rican Espiritista: Life History of a Female Healer,” in Carol Shephard McClain, ed. Women as Healers: Cross Cultural Perspectives. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1989.

Skinner, Sidney F.  An Introduction to Homeopathic Medicine in Primary Care. Aspen Publishers, 2001.

Speight, Phyllis. Homeopathic Remedies for Women’s Ailments. Woodstock, NY: Beekman, 1992.

Stein, Diane. All Women Are Healers: A Comprehensive Guide to Natural Healing. Freedom, CA: The Crossing Press, 1990.

Stein, Howard. American Medicine as Culture. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1993.

Thich Nhat Hanh. The Miracle of Mindfulness. Boston: Beacon, 1999.

Ullman, Dana.  The Homeopathic Revolution: Why Famous People and Cultural Heroes Choose Homeopathy.  Berkeley: North Atlantic Books, 2007 

Vanzant, Iyanla. Value in the Valley: A Black Woman’s Guide Through Life’s Dilemmas. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995.

Trotter, Robert T., and Juan Antonio Chavira. Curanderismo: Mexican American Folk Healing. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1981.

Vincent, Charles, and Adrian Furnham. Complementary Medicine: A Research Perspective. Chichester: John Wiley and Sons, 1997.

Whorton, J. Nature Cures: The History of Alternative Medicine in America. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.

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