This A-to-Z guide to the most common emergency situations, ailments, and injuries focuses on how to use household, herbal, and homeopathic remedies safely and effectively in combination with basic emergency-response procedures and protocols.
Brigitte Mars is an herbalist and nutritional consultant of natural health with more than 40 years of experience. She teaches herbal medicine at Naropa University and Heilseimestraskollin in Iceland, and she has taught at Omega Institute, Esalen, Kripalu, Sivananda Yoga Ashram, Envision and Arise Festivals, and the Mayo Clinic. She is a founding member of the American Herbalist Guild and blogs for the Huffington Post and Care2. Mars is the author of many books and DVDs, including The Natural First Aid Handbook. Mars and her daughter run Herb Camp for Kids in Boulder, Colorado.