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  • A collection of Lee’s articles, mostly from Lets Live Magazine

    Lee, Royal (1958)

    Scanned and put online by the Selene River Press and also offered here with their collaboration.

  • A Compend of the New Materia Medica

    Cook, Wm H., A.M, M.D. (1896)
  • A Gift Of Love: The Hopewood Story

    Trop, Jack Dunn (1971)

    L.O. Bailey and Florence Madge lovingly undertook the raising and hygienic care of Australian orphans. The proven fact that the Hopewood children had outstanding health is still ignored. This book should be required reading by every man, woman and child in our society, particularly those contemplating parenthood.

  • A Guide to Health

    Colby, Benjamin (1846)
  • A Guide To Health: Being an exposition of the principles of the Thomsonian system of practice, etc.

    Colby, Benjamin (1846)

    Thomsonian doctors asserted that common sense and a little learning was a better doctor than professionals seemingly addicted to bloodletting, purging with heavy metals, and heroic cleanses.

  • A Manual For Students of Massage

    Ellison, Mary Anna (1909)

    “Manual of Massage” third edition published in 1909 thoroughly and understandably covers the anatomy, physiology and the application of massage to the human body.

  • A Manual of Materia Medica and Pharmacology

    Culbreth, David (1927)
  • A Manual of Organic Materia Medica and Pharacognosy

  • A Physio-Medical Dispensatory

    Cook, Wm H., A.M, M.D. (1869)
  • A Practitioner’s Handbook Of Materia Medica and Therapeutics: Based upon Established Physiological Actions And The Indications in Small Doses, etc.

    Blair, Thos. S., M.D. (1907)

    Thanks to a library patron for donating this scan.

  • A practitioners Handbook of Materia Medica & Therapeutics

    Blair, Thomas (1907)
  • A Therapeutic Guide to Alkaloidal Dosimetric Medication

    Shaller, John M., M.D. (1907)
  • A Time To Heal: Triumph Over Cancer, The Therapy Of The Future

    Bishop, Beata (1985)

    The author had melanoma. Her surgeon offered her no hope. This is the story of her recovery using the Gerson method, which relies upon assisting the natural processes of her own body to heal and defeat the cancer.

  • A Treatise on Collinsonia Canadensis

    Mundy, W. N., M.D. (1904)
  • A Treatise on Crataegus

    Whitford, H. P. (1917)
  • A Treatise on Macrotys

    Wintermute, R. C., M.D.
  • A Treatise on Thuja Occidentalis

    Felter, Harvey (1904)
  • Advanced Treatise On Herbs

    Shook, Edward E. (1977)

    Reproduced from Shook’s typewritten manuscript, issued about 1948.

  • Adventure In Living: The Autobiography of a Myope

    Benjamin, Harry, N.D. (1950)

    Benjamin was more than merely a healer. He was also a Theosophist, acquainted with Krishnamurti, blessed with knowledge of his own whole lives history and naturally highly spiritually aware. Benjamin’s book also conveys the ethos and events of holistic healing in the UK from the 1930s through WWII.

  • Adventures in Diet

    Stefansson, Vilhjalmur (November, December 1935, and January 1936)

    This often-mentioned study reported on the maintenance of health on a dietary of all flesh (and fish). Stefansson first lived with Eskimo and ate as they did, after which he organised a lengthy study in New York City where he and a volunteer were fed exclusively on meat and closely monitored by medical doctors.

  • Aids and Syphilis: The Hidden Link

    Coulter, Harris L., Ph.D. (1987)
  • Aids, Cancer and the Medical Establishment

    Brown, Raymond Keith, M.D. (1986)

    An anti-Pasteurian look at AIDS and other diseases.

  • American Medicinal Plants

    Felter, Harvey
  • An Analytical System of Clinical Nutrition

    Guy R. Schenker (1989)

    For practicing chiropractors and Metabolic Typing practitioners, this is one of the most influential books of last 30 years.

  • Anti-Malignancy Factors Apparently Present in Organically Grown Food

    Collins, Donald C., M.D. (1961)

    From a generous donation by Nenah Sylver,

  • Appendicitis: The Etiology, Hygienic and Dietetic Treatment

    Tilden, J. H., M.D. (1909)

    John Tilden had little respect for his fellow MDs, but enormous respect for the ability of a human body to heal if only given a chance.

  • Arthritis and Folk Medicine

    Jarvis, D.C., M.D. (1960)

    A book about using honey and vinegar as medicine, and about Vermont folk medicine in general.

  • Back to Methuselah

    Shaw, G.B (1921)

    A typically wordy G.B.S. play that considers the extremely positive social consequences of increased human lifespan. Shaw once commented that about the time he reached his 90th birthday he was just getting out of his adolescence.

  • Bacteria, Inc

    Asher, Cash (1955)

    Smallpox is transmitted only by the bite of an infected bug . . . perversion of nutrition determines the degree of virulence. . . . Today, the bedbug has all but vanished from this vacuumed and disinfected land of ours. . . . But the practice of vaccination is as popular as it was in the days of the plague. . . . Why, then, does the vaccination fetish persist?

  • Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy and Prostate Cancer

    Donsbach, Kurt, D.C., PhD. (1993)
  • Bloedvatenreiniging Door Vers Voedsel. De Oorzaak en Genezingvan Verstopte Aders en Bloedvaten en Aanverwantte Problemen

    Ford, Robert (1969)

    Dit boekje is erg beroemd in sommige kringen, en toen het uitkwam werd de distributie er van gestopt door de U.S. Postal Service als gevolg van klachten van de medische professie Als reden werd opgegeven dat er foutieve beweringen in stonden.

  • Can Diet Prolong Lifespan

    Immerman, Alan M., D.C. (December 1980)

    An article from the American Chiropractic Journal.

  • Cancer – Articles and Pamphlets by Royal Lee

    Lee, Royal (1949 - 1955)

    From a generous donation by Nenah Sylver,

  • Cancer – Articles and Pamphlets by W. J. McCormick, M.D.

    McCormick, W. J., MD (1952 - 1959)

    From a generous donation by Nenah Sylver,

  • Cancer a Nutritional Deficiency

    Davidson, J. R., M.D. (1943)

    Also includes “Preliminary Report of Prevention, Control and Treatment of Human Cancer as a Deficiency Disease” by the same author. From a generous donation by Nenah Sylver,

  • Cancer and the Medical Research Business

    Lawrence, Malcolm (1962)

    From a generous donation by Nenah Sylver,

  • Cancer and Vitamin C: A Discussion of the Nature, Causes, Prevention, and Treatment of Cancer With Special Reference to the Value of Vitamin C

    Cameron, Ewan and Paulding, Linus (1979)

    A segment of the book amounting to 10 percent of the total page count is available here.

  • Cancer Loves Sugar

    Minnesota Wellness Directory (1995)

    From a generous donation by Nenah Sylver,

  • Chemotherapie fortgeschrittenere Karzinome

    Abel, Ulrich (1995)

    Zehn Jahre lang diente Prof. Ulrich Abel den westdeutschen Krebsmedizinern als, wie er selbst sagt, "Rechenknecht". Der promovierte Mathematiker und Dr. med. habil. (Epidemiologie) half den Klinikern bei der Durchfhrung von Krebsstudien. Der Spiegel (13.08.1990) fasste die Ergebnisse von Prof. Abel gewissermassen folgendermassen zusammen: "Bei der Behandlung fortgeschrittener Organkrebse bringt Chemotherapie fast nichts." Das vorliegende Buch erbringt hier fr den wissenschaftlichen Beweis.

  • Cheshire Medical Testament

    Howard, Albert AND McCarrsion, Sir Robert and Picton, Lionel (1939)

    In 1939 a group of medical doctors in Cheshire, England called a public meeting where they condemned modern medicine as a failure and pointed to nutrition as the only true source of public health. Sir Albert Howard and Robert McCarrsion also spoke.

  • Children: Their Health and Happiness

    Tilden, J. H., M.D. (1928)

    Tilden’s firmly-stated opinions are definitely not the wishy-washy uncertainties that many young parents seem to hold these days. Tilden was opposed to vaccination and spoiling children. He was in favor of discipline, and felt effective discipline of children began with the parents’ self-discipline.

  • Choose Life or Death

    Reams, Carey A. (1978)

    During his life, Dr. Reams collaborated on three books, Choose Life or Death, No Time to Die, and Health Guide for Survival. As intros to his work, these three books contain good journalism and instructive personal accounts. Chose Life or Death contain…

  • Collidum Crataegus

    Lloyd, John Uri
  • Comment et Quand Etre Son Propre Docteur

    Moser, Isabelle and Solomon, Steve (1996)

    Moser, Isabelle, en collaboration avec Steve Solomon. Resultat de 25 annees de pratique clinique utilisant toutes formes de traitements naturels; le Dr Isabelle Moser etait "hygieniste" de temperament, mais pas de maniere rigide, ni doctrinaire.

  • Como e Quando Ser Seu Próprio Médico

    Moser, Isabelle and Solomon, Steve (1996)

    Moser, Dra. Isabelle A. e Steve Solomon. Tradução: Élia Regina Previato.

  • Concerning the American Materia Medica

    Lloyd, John Uri (1910)
  • Consider the Lilies: A Review of 18 Cures for Cancer and Their Legal Status

    Maxwell, Mary W., PhD, LLB (2013)

    Many doctors successfully cured cancer in the years 1890 to 1950, using a variety of medical techniques. Then, state governments (amazingly) colluded with the American Medical Association to mandate a “standard of care” that included only the big three…

  • Constipation: A New Reading On the Subject

    Tilden, J. H., M.D. (1924)

    This ubiquitous ailment analyzed, dissected and its real cure indicated. Contains an interesting analysis of types of cases that pertains to all diseases.

  • Creative Menopause: Illuminating Women’s Health & Spirituality

    Sharan, Farida (1974)

    For men, this is a fascinating look at the inner life of women. And for women it is full of wisdom and helpful information about how to age with grace and dignity.

  • Cry of the Heart—Stop Hurting The Children: The Medical Terror of Vaccination

    Sircus, Mark, A.C., OMD (2003)

    Anti-vaccininist plea to cease and desist with full reasons, scientific and emotional.

  • Dangers In Modern Foods

    De Vries, Arnold (1958)

    A small, 68 page book that considers the liabilities of using industrial "foodstuffs."

  • Darmgesundheit ohne Verstopfung (Colon Health)

    Walker, Norman W., Dr. (1992)

    A translation of Walker’s “Colon Health” into German.

  • Das Fettsyndrom

    Budwig, Dr. Johanna (1959)

    Dr. Johanna Budwig war überzeugt, dass Krebs durch eine “Störung des Fettstoffwechsels der menschlichen Körperzellen” bedingt sei und durch eine bestimmte Diät, nämlich ihre Öl-Eiweiß-Kost, heilbar sei. Sie erzielte bei ihren Patienten Erfolgsraten bis 90%. In diesem Werk wird detailliert beschrieben, wo im Körper überall gute Fette die Gesundheit erhalten und gehärtete, unnatürliche Fette – insbesondere Transfettsäuren – zu chronischen Erkrankungen und schlimmstenfalls zu Krebs führen.

  • Das Urgesetz der natürlichen Ernährung

    Sommer, Walter (1958)

    Walter Sommer (1887 – 1985) war in der Kindheit durch Impfschäden sehr krank (Gehirnfieber) und litt in der Folge regelmäßig an Blutarmut. Er war der radikalste Reformer unter den Vegetariern und entwickelte schon ein Vegan-System, als kaum einer davon…

  • De honderdjarigen van de Andes

    Davies, David (1975)

    In het dorp Vilcabamba in het zuiden van Ecuador leven een hoog aantal zeer oude mensen. Davies (en ook anderen die overeenkomstige boeken schreven) ging daar heen en schreef in dit boek zijn observaties en overdenkingen op waarom deze mensen daar een heel stuk ouder worden dan andere mensen in de wereld.

  • De Hunzas: Hetvolk dat geen ziekte kent

    Taylor, Renee (1980)

    De geheimen van Hunzaland, een 2000 jaar oude paradijstuin in het Himalayagebergte in noord Kasjmir, waar een "verloren volk" het antwoord heeft gevonden op een aantal vragen over voeding, bodem, geestelijke instelling, waardoor er tot op hoge leeftijd praktische geen degeneratieziektes voorkomen en men nog sport en zwaar lichamelijk werk kan verrichten.

  • De primitieve mens en zijn voedsel

    De Vries, Arnold (1952)

    Een uitstekend boekwerk dat de litteratuur tot enkele eeuwen terug her-onderzoekt (in zoverre die beschikbaar was tot in 1952), over waarom bepaalde gebieden en volkeren een bovenbeste gezondheid hebben.

  • Der Heiler: Tuberkuloseforscher Friedrich Franz Friedman

    Werner, Petra (2002)

    Recherche Eins Medizinischen Skandals

  • Der Nachweis des Sonnenlichtwertes der in der Lebenden Substanz und in der Nahrung Enthaltenen Energie

    Bircher-Benner, M., M.D. (1935)
  • Der Tod des Tumors

    Budwig, Dr. Johanna (1977)

    Dr. Johanna Budwig schildert in diesem zweibändigen Werk, dass sie das angebotene Schweigegeld der Fettindustrie (vgl. S. 242, 275), die in der Margarine enthaltenen gehärteten Fette (Transfettsäuren) nicht öffentlich als gesundheitsschädlich und krebsfördernd anzuprangern, nicht entgegengenommen hat und dies teuer bezahlen musste (S. 275: «Wenn Sie diese Gelder nicht annehmen und der Auflage zu schweigen nicht zustimmen, dann werden Sie „wissenschaftlich und wirtschaftlich erledigt sein bis an Ihr Lebensende.“»). Dr. Budwig verlor ihre Arbeitsstelle, konnte in keiner anerkannten wissenschaftlichen Zeitschrift publizieren, musste ihre Bücher im Selbstverlag herausbringen, ihr Medizinstudium wurde behindert, so dass sie dieses aufgeben musste, wurde mit zahlreichen Strafverfahren eingedeckt und auch die Steuerfahndung wurde zur Drangsalierung operationalisiert.

  • Diät und Zahnkaries. (Diet and Dental Caries)

    Bircher-Benner, M., M.D. (1934)
  • Diättherapie der Lungentuberkulose

    Gerson, Dr. Max (1934)

    Der weltberühmte Tuberkulosearzt, Professor Ferdinand Sauerbruch, Universität München, überliess Dr. Max Gerson 450 unheilbar an lupus vulgaris (Hauttuberkulose) erkrankte Kinder, teilweise im Endstadium und damit kurz vor dem Tod, zur Behandlung mit der Gerson-Diät. 446 Kinder wurden in der Folge komplett geheilt. Knapp 10 Jahre später erschien dann Diättherapie der Lungentuberkulose im Jahre 1933 mit einem Umfang von 619 Seiten.

  • Die elementare Funktion der Atmung in ihrer Beziehung zu autoxydablen Nahrungsstoffen

    Budwig, Dr. Johanna (1956)
  • Diet Prevents Polio

    Sandler, Benjamin P. (1951)

    Polio can be prevented by dietary adjustment. Sandler’s dietary solution was, in its time, far better than the average diet, and proved enough to prevent the disease.

  • Discourses on the Sober Life

    Cornaro, L. (ca 1550)

    Long title: “How to Live 100 Years, or Discourses on the Sober Life Being the Personal Narrative of Luigi Cornaro” This document is often mentioned in late 19th Century and early 20th Century hygienic literature.

  • Discovery of the Anticancerous Properties of Vitamine F (Reptiline)

    Aviles, Humberto, Prof. (1953)

    From a generous donation by Nenah Sylver,

  • Diseases of Women & Children

    Webb, Sarah A., M.D.
  • Dr. Kelley’s Do-it-Yourself Book: one answer to cancer

    Kelley, Dr. William Donald (2010)

    William Kelley, D.D.S. treated cancer patients with a similar to Max Gerson’s. Kelley asserted that “wrong foods [cause] malignancy to grow, while proper foods [allow] natural body defenses to work.”

  • Echinacea

    Niederkorn, J. S., M.D. (1910)
  • Ehret Bibliography

    Solomon, Steve (ca. 2006)
  • Eine Krebstherapie

    Gerson, Dr. Max (1996)

    Der Nobelpreistrüger Dr. Albert Schweitzer selbst, seine Ehefrau und auch seine Tochter wurden von Dr. Max Gerson von schwierigen Krankheiten komplett geheilt. Dr. Schweitzer schrieb: »Für mich ist Gerson eines der grüßten Genies in der Geschichte der Medizin.« »Eine Krebs-Therapie – Fünfzig geheilte Krebsfülle«; wurde geschrieben, um darauf aufmerksam zu machen, daß es eine wirksame Krebstherapie gibt, sogar in fortgeschrittenen, konventionell aussichtslosen Füllen. Dr. Gersons Tochter Charlotte führt die Arbeit ihres Vaters weiter und leitet eine Krebsklinik in Mexiko (

  • Elementary Course In Herbology

    Shook, Edward E. (1977)

    Reproduced from Shook’s typewritten manuscript, issued about 1948.

  • Elixir & Flavoring Extracts Formulae

    Lloyd, J. U. (1892)
  • Enzyme Nutrition: The Food Enzyme Concept

    Howell, Dr. Edward (1985)

    Dr. Howell’s book is one of the most important ever written about what constitutes proper human nutrition.

  • Eternal Health Truths of A Century Ago

    Gian-Cursio, Christopher (ed.) (1960)

    A collection of the writings of (mostly) mid-nineteenth-century Natural Hygienists, including Isaac Jennings, William A. Alcott, Sylvester Graham, Russell Trall, Thomas Nichols, George Taylor, James Jackson, Harriet Austin and Robert Walter.

  • Every Day Is a Gift When You Are Over 100

    Leaf, Alexander, M.D. (1973)

    Chronicles Dr. Leaf’s tour of three remote regions known for their remarkably old people: Abkhazia (USSR), Hunza and Vilcabamba (Ecuador). Many photographs.

  • Every Second Child

    Kalokerinos, Archie (1974)

    Kalokerinos was a general practitioner (MD) at a remote Australian public hospital/clinic where many of the patients were aboriginal children with life-threatening and often life-ending diseases that “white” children rarely got. This situation was greatly improved by the administration of modest amounts of vitamin C.

  • Everybody’s Guide To Nature Cure

    Benjamin, Harry, N.D. (1967)

    An immensely popular book that went through many reprintings. When it was in print it was considered the "handbook of Nature Cure", equal to, if not surpassing Henry Lindlahr’s." The book explains why the body gets sick and how it heals; therer is an encyclopedic listing of Nature-Cure handlings for disease conditions.

  • Fasting and Diet Restriction

    Immerman, Alan M., D.C. (March 1980)

    An article from the American Chiropractic Journal.

  • Fasting and Grape Cure

    Székely, Edmond Bordeaux (1950)

    This booklet, one of a series of many similar publications, provides Székely’s take on two related subjects. The text also includes a full list of publications of the Essene School of Life.

  • Fasting, Hydropathy and Exercise: Nature’s Wonderful Remedies for the Cure of all Chronic and Acute Diseases

    MacFadden, Bernarr and Felix Oswald (ca. 1900)

    A young healer’s enthusiastic encouragement to use fasting, exercise, cold water and dietary reform–especially the one meal per day plan–to cure disease. Interesting muscle pictures and daring (for the time) muscle-nudes.

  • Favorite Remedies Used in Treatment of Influenza

    Lloyd, John Uri (1919)
  • Fettfibel

    Budwig, Dr. Johanna (1979)
  • Fletcherism: What it is, or How I Became Young at Sixty

    Fletcher, Horrace (1960)

    A reproduction of the original version published around 100 years ago. Fletcher asserted that good digestion is all about completely chewing the food. Full of good dietary advice.

  • Food & Health in the Scottish Highlands: Four Lectures from a Rural Practice

    Yellowlees, W.W, M.B., Ch.B. (1965)

    Dr Walter Yellowlees discusses disease in terms of the work of McCarrison, Cleave, Weston Price, Albert Howard and the organic growing movement. What he finds is “the result of a long chain of events determined by man’s relationship to his land and its crops.

  • Food Combining Made Easy

    Shelton, Herbert M. (1951)

    Shelton’s booklet is the most frequently referred to text on the subject. Reprinted 31 times between 1951 and 1979.

  • Food Fit For Humans

    Wilson, Frank Avray (1975)

    Asks and answers two questions: what is the correct dietary for humans; what are the individual and social consequences of wrong feeding.

  • Food Is Your Best Medicine

    Bieler, Henry G., M.D. (1965)

    We offer one sample chapter because an inexpensive paperback is in print. Bieler, Tilden disciple, was the last well-known fully-accredited M.D. that I am aware of who practiced hygienic medicine entirely without reliance on drugs or surgery, wrote lucidly about his practice.

  • Fotoelemente des Lebens

    Budwig, Dr. Johanna (1979)
  • Fruiticulture

    Klein, David, PhD. and Weaver, Don (2018)

    Planting a World to End Hunger, Poverty, Disease, Pollution & Wars In Section 1, David explains the science that identifies our need for fruit, tells us what will happen if we don’t eat enough fruit, and then describes exactly how to guarantee that…

  • Health and Survival in the 21st Century

    Horne, Ross (1997)

    Here is THE book for someone with incurable disease that is stuck in the medical model. Includes a cogent presentation of why AIDS is a “false” disease, the frauds behind AZT and the deaths AZT caused.

  • Health From Soil

    De Vries, Arnold (1958)

    A well written review of all previous knowledge ranging from Albert Howard to Price to Albrecht, Borsodi, etc. The numerous typographical errors in the original amateurish printing have not been fixed. Thanks to Peter Schwarz of N.S.W. for the lend of this book.

  • Health Guide for Survival

    Kirban, Salem (1976)

    During his life, Dr. Reams collaborated on three books, Choose Life or Death, No Time to Die, and Health Guide for Survival. As intros to his work, these three books contain good journalism and instructive personal accounts. A deeper dive into this 197…

  • Health Through New Thought and Fasting

    Wattles, Wallace D. and Towne, Elizabeth (1924)

    Sleep, deep, restful sleep, recharges the vital force. This force is what runs the body and energizes it . . . not the food. How to manage the mind so as to create health. We eat far more than the body needs for nutrition.

  • Health Unlimited

    Immerman, Alan M., D.C. (1989)

    A very easy to understand summary and restatement of the basic hygienic viewpoint that would serve as an excellent introduction and guide to someone with insufficient time to study the fundamental books of the Founders (Tilden, Shelton, etc.) from which this book is drawn. It is vegetarian in outlook and disapproves of colon cleansing. Used by a chriopractic college in the United States as a basic text of diet and nutrition.

  • Health via Food

    Hay, William Howard, M.D. (1929)

    Dr. Hay began his practice in 1891. The first sixteen years were spent in regular medicine and surgery. When his own health broke down he began studying alternative approaches and became a naturopath; his main "weapon" was water and water fasting. Hay was a strong proponent of colon cleansing.

  • Health, Youth and Longevity

    Székely, Edmond Bordeaux (1943)

    …through Food – Water – Air – Sun – Exercise – Breathing – Mind; The Golden Rules of Life and Happiness; Introduction to Cosmotherapy; The Essene School of Life

  • Healthy Childhood

    Thomson, Jessie R. (1952)

    Wise advice on child raising by a premier British nature cure practitioner at the Kingston Clinic, Edinburgh; contains a grandmother’s lifetime accumulation of wisdom.

  • Heilung ist möglich: Eine revolutionäre Technik zur Behandlung chronischer Erkrankungen.

    Clark, Hulda Regehr (2000)

    Die amerikanische Biophysikerin und Physiologin Dr. Hulda Regehr Clark stellt hier eine revolutionüre Hypothese zur Entstehung von Erkrankungen und deren praktischer Behandlung vor. Nach vielen Jahren eigenstündiger Forschung fand Dr. Clark heraus, daß die Ursache zahlreicher leichter und schwerster Erkrankungen Parasiten sind. Diese Parasiten existieren heute in vielen Menschen in den unterschiedlichsten Stadien, werden aber von der Schulmedizin aus verschiedenen Gründen nicht erkannt. Den Hauptgrund für den allgemeinen Parasitenbefall bildet Isopropylalkohol, der sich in unserem Kürper vermehrt in Verbindung mit Umweltbelastungen ansammelt. Um wieder gesund zu werden, benütigen Sie keine teuren allopathischen Medikamente mit ihren hinlünglich bekannten Nebenwirkungen. Lesen Sie hier, welche einfachen und dabei hüchst wirksamen Maßnahmen Dr. Clark gefunden hat, um Ihre Gesundheit von Grund auf und dauerhaft wiederherzustellen. Alle in diesem Buch vorgestellten Therapien sind preiswert und künnen von Ihnen selbst ohne grüßeren Aufwand durchgeführt werden.

  • Herbal Manual

    Ward, Harold (1936)
  • Herbs of Grace: Becoming Independently Healthy

    Sharan, Farida (1974)

    Offered here are three chapters: "Health Ecology," (about why the body gets sick); "Nourishment," (about how to feed it to make and keep it well); "Iridology and Inner Ecology," (a relatively complete treatment of iridology and iridiognosis).

  • Het Wiel der Gezondheid. Een studie van een zeer gezond volk

    Wrench, G.T., M.D. (London: C.W. Daniel Company Ltd. Vertaling Rob Hundscheidt)

    Dit kleine boek is klassieke onderzoek van de Hunza’s, een bergvolk dat bekend staat voor hun gezondheid en langlevendheid. Deze zou moeten berusten op het fundament van iemands persoonlijk onderzoek naar gezondheid en de wortels er van.

  • Historical and Scientific Perspectives On The Health Of Canada’s First Peoples

    Obomsawin, Raymond, Ph.D (2007)

    The author’s book about vaccination is found in the Alternative Medicine collection. Contains many interesting photographs and other illustrations.

  • Hope in Cancer Research

    Tobey, Charles W., US Senator (1952)

    From a generous donation by Nenah Sylver,

  • How And When To Be Your Own Doctor

    Moser, Isabelle and Solomon, Steve (1996)

    This book was written after 25 years of clinical practice. Dr. Moser was not a rigid, doctrinaire natural hygienist. She incorporated into her practice what she considered the most useful aspects of many disciplines, including vitamins and other food supplements, protomorphogens, massage, accupressure, colonics, dietary restriction, etc.

  • How the Mid-Victorians Worked, Ate and Died

    Clayton, Paul and Judith Rowbotham (2009)

    Analysis of the mid-Victorian period in the U.K. reveals that life expectancy at age 5 was as good or better than exists today, and the incidence of degenerative disease was 10% of ours. This was due to their high intake of fruits, whole grains, oily fish and vegetables. They consumed levels of micro- and phytonutrients at approximately ten times the levels considered normal today.

  • How To Be Always Well

    Jackson, Robert G., M.D. (1927)

    Dr. Jackson’s book explains the basics of natural hygiene/nature cure and makes recommendations for lifestyle and diet that lead to permanent health and a high degree of well-being. This book is especially useful for the type of person that makes life choices and determines their behaviour according to well-grasped basic principles.

  • How To Eat For Health: Diet Reform Simplified

    Lief, Stanley (1953)

    Overcoming a habitual SAD diet (Standard Australian/American Diet) can be a decades-long struggle. One effective method is by adopting a “transitional diet.” That is what Lief is offering in this book.

  • How To Fight Cancer and Win

    Fischer, William L. (1987)

    Provides a thorough review of AMA-style cancer treatments but if that is all the book was, it would not be in this library. It also contains a thorough discussion of the anti-cancer Budwig protocol that reverses the anaerobic metabolism of cancer cells with linseed oil.

  • Human Vitamin and Mineral Requirements: FAO/WHO expert consultation on human vitamin and mineral requirements

    FAO/WHO (2001)

    The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations organized an Expert Group Consultation in Bangkok in September 1998. This report is the official statement of how much and what kind of vitamin nutrition is required for health.

  • Hunza: Adventures in a Land of Paradise

    Tobe, John H (1960)

    Seedsman and gardener John Tobe journeyed to Hunzaland, stayed the summer and wrote this wordy, lengthy and detailed account. Like the reports of most such visitors, Tobe’s account is as revealing of himself as it is of the conditions in Hunza.

  • Hunza: Lost Kingdom of the Himalayas

    Clark, John (1956)

    Clark creates a one-person Peace Corps unit in Hunzaland. Clark is a geologist by profession. The book is filled with detailed observations that prove as revealing of the mid-20th century American mentality as they are of Hunza.

  • Hygienic Dictionary

    Solomon, Steve

    The essential terms and distinctions used by by the major figures natural hygiene/nature cure, defined in their own words. Compiled by Steve Solomon during the late 1990s, the first years of this library.

  • Hygienic Review

    Shelton, Herbert and Gian-Cursio, Christopher

    Miscellaneous articles by Herbert Shelton, Christopher Gian-Cursio and others. The Hygienic Review was published by the Herbert Shelton Society. A few of these are excerpts from Shelton’s books.

  • Hypoglycemia and Diabetes

    Donsbach, Kurt, D.C., PhD. (1994)
  • Ill Fares The Land

    Yellowlees, Walter, Dr. (1978)

    This lecture addresses the general state of (ill) health of the British and others eating industrial foods. It may be considered a follow up on the Cheshire Medical Testament, a similar report delivered several decades earlier.

  • Illustrated Phytotherapy Book 1

    Deschauer, Thomas
  • Illustrated Phytotherapy Book 2

    Deschauer, Thomas
  • Impaired Health: Its Cause and Cure, Volume I

    Tilden, J. H., M.D. (1921)

    Tilden’s explains everything in one book. Volume 1 covers the general causes of disease and his general approach to restoration of health.

  • Impaired Health: Its Cause and Cure, Volume II

    Tilden, J. H., M.D.

    In part two, Dr. Tilden details treatment protocols for many different diseases.

  • Improving On Pritikin: You Can Do Better

    Horne, Ross (1988)

    This one tells Ross’ own story. This book also discusses Gerson’s healing method and most popular health/diet systems. Ross Horne wrote powerfully because he was a flight instructor. Flight instructors take pride in absolute precision; they must be able to explain how-to to another so that their student can do the task almost as well.

  • In The Cauldron of Disease

    Waerland, Are. (1934)

    Waerland advocated physical fitness, natural food and outdoor exercise as the best treatment of diseases. He campaigned tirelessly against processed foods, smoking and alcohol.

  • Insulin and Cancer

    Beale, Samuel M. (1947)

    From a generous donation by Nenah Sylver, Also includes the article “Clinical Uses of Small Doses of Insulin”

  • Introduction To The Mineral, Vitamin and Herb Therapeutics

    Székely, Edmond Bordeaux (1943)

    As the title states.

  • Iridiagnosis and other Diagnostic Methods – Third Edition

    Lindlahr, Henry, M.D. (1919)

    Iridology means analysis of the body’s condition through appearanace of the iris. The book also contains numerous interesting case histories and describes how conventional medical treatment of that era induced quality-of-life-threatening and fatal conditions. There are many figures and even a colour plate showing irises.

  • Kako i kada da budete svoj doktor

    Moser, Isabelle and Solomon, Steve (1997)

    Mozer, Izabele, Stiv Solomon. Translation into Serbian using Cyrillic alphabet.

  • Kako i kada da budete svoj doktor

    Moser, Isabelle and Solomon, Steve (1996)

    Mozer, Izabele, Stiv Solomon. Translation into Serbian using Latin alphabet.

  • Kingston Chronicles

    Thomson, James C.

    Also known as “Rude Health.” Published by the Thomson Clinic. We have issues from 1967 through 1978.

  • Kosmische Kräfte Krebs: Electronen-Biologie

    Budwig, Dr. Johanna (1966)
  • Krank durch Zucker und Mehl

    Cleave, T.L. (1983)

    Deutsche Übersetzung: Die beste Beschreibung dieses überzeugenden Buchs ergibt sich aus dem Untertitel: Die Saccharidose und ihre Erscheinungsform: Diabetes, Herzinfarkt, Fettsucht, Krampfadern, Thrombose, Magen- und Zwölffingerdarmgeschwür, Karies und Paradontose u.a.

  • Krebs ein Fett Problem

    Budwig, Dr. Johanna (1956)

    Bei diesem Buch handelt es sich um ein weiteres Kochbuch von Dr. Johanna Budwig: z.B. Müsli als Rohkostsuppen, Salate aus Wildkräutern, besondere Getränke für Kranke und Gesunde. Brigitte Herold schreibt in ihrer Rezension zu Krebs – ein Fettproblem. Richtige Wahl und Verwendung der Fette, dass die großen Erkenntnisse von Frau Dr. Johanna Budwig ein Schattendasein führten. Sie habe mit ihrer Öl-Eiweiß-Kost ein wahres Stoffwechsel-Wunder entwickelt. Bis heute blieben ihre Erkenntnisse leider nur einer Minderheit zugänglich, ihre Bücher seien heute zum Großteil nicht mehr erhältlich. Daß Fettsäuren der eigentliche Lichtträger und Lichtspeicher im Organismus seien, werde nun von anderen Seiten der Wissenschft bestätigt (F. A. Popp). Auch neue Erkenntnisse der Diabetes- und Allergie-Forschung gäben ihr immer wieder recht.

  • L.C. Vincent Bio-Electronic Methodology

    Fougerousse, Andre (2013)

    The method developed by Louis-Claude VINCENT, which has been proven for more than forty years and tested on more than 60,000 cases, shows that certain physico-chemical parameters: pH (acidity), rH2 (potential of oxido-reduction) and resistivity (quanti…

  • La cucina, il tuo destino

    Bruker, Dott. M.O. (1974)
  • La sur veillance de votre tension peut vous sauver

    Coca, Arthur F., MD (1956)

    En Français. Traduit   avec

  • Language Hunting In The Karakoram

    Lorimer, E.O. (1939)

    Mrs. E.O. Lorimer and her husband, David, both linguists, journeyed to Hunza in the late 1930s, spending a year in residence there. Mrs. Lorimer learned about everything from cropping cycles to childrearing, food customs and dietaries, handling social malfactors (few) and having parties and dances. The rigors of their trek into Hunza and the Lorimer’s difficulties obtaining any additional supplies well-illustrates the isolation of these people.

  • Laser-Strahlen Gegen Krebs: Resonanz-Phänomene als Anti-Entropie-Faktor des Lebens

    Budwig, Dr. Johanna (1968)
  • Lost Horizon

    Hilton, James (1934)

    About a legendary hidden paradise called Shangri-La, based in part on the Hunza. It is also a darn good tale exploring the human potential for spiritual development. This is the book that the movie, "Lost Horizon" was based on.

  • Man Versus Toothache

    Herd, Dr. George W. (1952)

    Dr. Herd, a dentist, discovered towns in west Texas where there were no dental problems and discovered why, even though most of those with the best teeth hardly ever considered using a toothbrush.

  • Materia Medica & Clinical Therapeutics

    Peterson, Fred J. (1905)
  • Materia Medica Vegetabilis I

    Steinmetz, E. F. (1954)
  • Materia Medica Vegetabilis II

    Steinmetz, E. F. (1954)
  • Materia Medica Vegetabilis III

    Steinmetz, E. F. (1954)
  • Mauseret’s Formulae

    Mausert, Otto (1932)
  • Medicine and Dialectics

    Székely, Edmond Bordeaux (1937)

    Better known for his Essene Gospels, this 36 page booklet is early Székely. It was originally printed without any notice of copyright.

  • Medicine Tomorrow: An Introduction to Cosmotherapy with a Guide to Treatment

    Székely, Edmond Bordeaux (1938 and 1951)

    Perhaps this is Székely’s magnum opus of the physical. The rare book is little known outside circles with spiritual orientation, it is a complete guide to health and healing based upon the esoteric.

  • Meine Diät: Ein Ratgeber für Kranke und Gesunde

    Gerson, Dr. Max (1930)

    Dr. Max Gerson litt bereits bei seinem Medizinstudium an Migräne und entwickelte für sich eine Migräne-Diät. Prof. Ferdinand Sauerbruch hörte von Gersons Behandlungserfolgen und vertraute ihm 450 unheilbar an Tuberkulose erkrankte Kinder an, um dessen Diät-Therapie zu testen. 446 Kinder wurden komplett geheilt. Die Gerson-Diät regeneriert das Immunsystem und hilft daher bei zahlreichen chronischen (= schulmedizinisch unheilbaren) Krankheiten. Bis zu seinem Tod 1959 verfeinerte Dr. Gerson seine Diät zur Behandlung von Krebskranken.

  • Mensch-Sein: Atmung, Immunabwehr im Würgegriff

    Budwig, Dr. Johanna (no date)
  • Modern Live Juice Therapy

    Lovewisdom, Johnny (1964)
  • Nahrung und Leben 1 und 2

    Schweikert, Reinhold (1997, 1999, 2001)

    Dieses Buch ist ein Kompletter Leitfaden in 100% natürliche Ernährung & naturnahes Leben, basierend auf einem natürlichen farming-system.

  • Natural Hygiene: Man’s Pristine Way Of Life

    Shelton, Herbert M. (1968)

    Contentiously, painstakingly, passionately puts forth the key concepts of Shelton’s version of Natural Hygiene. There is also an excellent history of the development of the Hygienic movement.

  • Nature Cure Explained

    Moyle, Alan (1950)

    A survey of and elementary introduction to Nature Cure in all its forms and techniques.

  • Nature Cure For Asthma and Hay Fever

    Moyle, Alan (1951)

    As the title says.

  • Nature Cure From The Inside: The why of chronic disease, with many case histories and home treatments

    Thomson, James C. (1953)

    Thomson shows how medical model’s cancer "treatment" causes most of the trouble with cancer.

  • Nature Cure: Philosophy and Practice Based on the Unity of Disease and Cure

    Lindlahr, Henry, M.D. (1913)

    Lindlahr brought German Nature Cure to the States. In this remarkable century-old book will be found every new-agey, new-thought, self-help therapy currently in the public mind as well as the best of natural medical wisdom.

  • Nature Doctors: Pioneers in Naturopathic Medicine

    Kirchfeld, Friedhelm and Boyle, Wade (1994)

    A thorough and scholarly historical survey of the development of naturopathic and nature cure practices from the 19th through the 20th century. A study of the individuals who made it happen. For many years Kirchfeld was librarian at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine.

  • New Cancer Menace in Foods

    McGrath, George (1958)

    From a generous donation by Nenah Sylver, Also includes “The Terrible Truth About the Meat You Eat”.

  • New Remedies

    Lloyd, John Uri (1927)
  • No Time to Die

    Fontenot, Joan (1979)

    During his life, Dr. Reams collaborated on three books, Choose Life or Death, No Time to Die, and Health Guide for Survival. As intros to his work, these three books contain good journalism and instructive personal accounts.

  • Nourishing Traditions

    Fallon, Sally and Enig, Mary (2001)

    In de reeks van de werken van Weston A. Price, roept Nourishing Traditions veganisten en vegetariers op om een bepaalde mate van dierlijk voedsel – zoals ook goede biologische melk en eieren – te beschouwen als essentieel voor het menselijke leven. We kunnen dit niet kunstmatig vervangen, maar moeten ook streven naar biologisch voedsel van goede vruchtbare mineraalrijke bodem, en dit op de juiste manier bereiden. Men kan uit dit boek leren om betere voedselkeuzes te maken.

  • Nude Culture

    De Vries, Arnold (1946)

    This early work discusses the virtues, ethics and morality of social nudism. Although the topic is not quite in alignment with the Soil And Health Library’s focii, it is early De Vries and this book’s inclusion helps form a more thorough understanding of De Vries.

  • Nutrition and Glands in Relation to Cancer

    Chidester, F. E., A.M., PhD (1944)

    From a generous donation by Nenah Sylver,

  • Nutrition and Physical Degeneration

    Price, Weston A., D.D.S (1939)

    In the 1930s Dr. Price documented highly isolated communities that enjoyed extraordinary health, long life and virtual immunity to dental disease. Price visited remote parts of Scotland, Switzerland, Canada, Alaska, Peru, Africa, Down Under, etc. All of these communities were so isolated that they did not have access to industrial foods. Many interesting photos.

  • Oxygen, Oxygen, Oxygen

    Donsbach, Kurt, D.C., PhD. (1993)

    Discusses the traps, pitfalls and opportunities to use hydrogen peroxide (and similar materials) as a therapeutic substance.

  • Parkinson’s Recovery Project

    Walton-Hadlock, Dr. Janice

    Dr. Janice Walton-Hadlock runs the Parkinson’s Recovery Project. She has developed a method that allows people who have not yet started on conventional Parkinson’s medications to recover from this disease.

  • Physio-Medical Therapeutics Materia & Pharmacy

    Lyle, T.J., A.M., M.D. (1897)
  • Practice of Natural Therapeutics – fifth edition

    Lindlahr, Henry, M.D. (1922)

    The practical how-to of Lindlahr’s methods explained in detail.

  • Primitive Man and His Food

    De Vries, Arnold (1952)

    Tracks down all the threads, re-asks all the questions, re-examines all existing literature (as of 1952) about why some places and peoples had superior health. An excellent job!

  • Pulsatilla

    Thomas, Rolla L., M.D. (1913)
  • Quantity versus Quality

    Lloyd, John Uri (1914)
  • Rational Bacteriology

    Verner, J. R., C. W. Weiant and R. J. Watkins (1953)

    To assist chiropractic students to pass state licensing exams this book fully explains the official assertion that germs cause disease. It also offers an alternative view that does not support vaccination or most other forms of attacking bacteria to cure a disease that they actually did not cause.

  • Rational Fasting: Regeneration Diet and Natural Cure for All Diseases

    Ehret, Arnold (English version originally published prior to 1922)

    There are two paperback versions issued by conflicting groups of Ehretists, each in-print version containing much addenda to the original material. In this download, as best this library can determine, is what Ehret actually wrote.

  • Report on the Indigenous Medical Botany of Massachusetts

    Williams, Stephen, M.D.
  • Return To Nature

    Just, Adolf (1903)

    Authorized translation of the 4th German edition, done by B. Lust. A nature-cure classic.

  • Scientific Fasting: The Ancient and Modern Key to Health

    Hazzard, Linda. B., D. O. (1927 edition)

    One of the wisest books ever written about natural hygiene and especially about water fasting. Dr. Hazzard had decades of personal practice. Also contains a great deal of advice about handling children.

  • Sleep: A Source Of Harmony

    Székely, Edmond Bordeaux (1945)

    This small booklet additionally contains a valuable review of Székely’s entire philosophy, written by Dion Byngham and originally published in a periodical called Health and Live, July 1936.

  • Smart Nutrients: A Guide to Nutrients That Can Prevent and Reverse Senility

    Hoffer, Dr. Abram and Dr. Morton Walker (1994)

    Abram Hoffer developed the orthomolecular approach to the treatment of schizophrenia and other diseases. The approach includes megavitamin therapy and nutritional interventions. Hoffer discovered that high dose niacin treats high cholesterol.

  • Specific Diagnosis: a Study of Disease With Specific Reference to the Administration of Remedies

    Scudder, John (1894)

    An herbalist classic; and to acknowledge the anonymous contribution, a very difficult, painstaking scan it was to accomplish.

  • Stale Food vs. Fresh Food: The Cause and Cure of Choked Arteries and Related Problems

    Ford, Robert (1969)

    As the title suggests.

  • Strengthening The Eyes: A System of Scientific Eye Training

    MacFadden, Bernarr (1925)

    A complete program of exercises (and dietary improvements) to overcome the need for eyeglasses. Many photos.

  • Studies in Deficiency Disease

    McCarrison, Sir Robert, M.D (1945)

    McCarrison details animal studies he conducted in India. Using pigeons and monkeys he created disease conditions by restriction of vitamin intake and drew analogies to human ailments. The book also offers frank and simple recommendations for human dietary improvement and the elimination of many diseases thereby.

  • Syllabus of Electic Materia Medica & Therapeutics

    Felter, Harvey W., M.D and Lloyd, John Uri (1901)
  • Syphilis: Is it a Mischievous Myth or a Malignant Monster

    Shelton, Herbert M. (1962)

    Shelton at his scathing best!, There never has been a disease called "syphilis" by diagnosing many minor and usually transient symptoms as "syphilis" the medical profession has obtained a herd of terrified sheeple paying large fees to take poisonous remedies that cause the dreaded symptoms of so-called tertiary syphilis.

  • The American Eclectic Practice of Medicine as Applied to Diseases of Domestic Animals

    Titus, Nelson N. (1862)
  • The Australian Botanic guide, being a family handbook of botanic treatment

    Broadbent, John (1887)

    Thanks to a library patron for donating this scan. Not having the original to use as a style guide, it is put online with the formatting supplied.

  • The Balanced Diet

    Clendening, Logan, M.D. (1936)

    Dr. Clendening was a popular write in the 1920s and 30s. This book reflects "the newer knowledge of nutrition."

  • The Botanic Pharmacopoeia

    Hatfield, John (1886)
  • The Cascara Tree in BC

    Davidson, John (1942)
  • The Centenarians of the Andes

    Davies, David (1975)

    The southern Ecuadorian village of Vilcabamba contained a disproportionate number of very old people. Davies records his observations and speculations as to why people there lived a lot longer.

  • The Clinical Aspect Of Chronic Poisoning By Aluminium and its Alloys

    Spira, Leo, M.D. (1933)

    A monograph of 30 pages that discusses the nature of fluorine poisoning.

  • The Colon Health Handbook: New Health Through Colon Rejuvenation

    Gray, Robert (Fifth Revised Edition, 1982)

    This 78 page booklet gives straightforward, easy-to-understand answers to questions surrounding colon health. It explains how the condition of the colon strongly influences the health of the entire body. The book provides self-administered techniques to regain colon health without enemas or colonics.

  • The Cruel Hoax called Herpes Genetalis!

    Shelton, Herbert M, Susan Hazard and T.C. Fry (1983)

    A 96 page stapled booklet. The many typographical errors, ideosyncratic word choices and incorrect spellings have not been changed in this scan because they illustrate the nature of the authors.

  • The Cure For All Cancers

    Clark, Hulda Regehr (1993)

    The title says it all.

  • The Cure of Imperfect Sight by Treatment Without Glasses

    Bates, W.H., M.D. (1920)

    A well-known alternative healing method.

  • The Definitive Cure of Chronic Constipation

    Ehret, Arnold (1922)

    A short essay that was almost certainly written by Arnold Ehret and not the product of either Benedict Lust or Fred Hirsch, two disciples that issued what they represented to be a bibliography of Ehret’s publications. Also, find a full, accurate bibliography recently obtained by this library.

  • The Dispensatory of the United States of America

    Remington, Joseph P. (1918)
  • The Drama of Fluorine: Arch Enemy of Mankind

    Spira, Leo, M.D. (1953)

    Dr. Spira spend his life researching the effects of fluorine. His conclusions and dire warnings have been ignored.

  • The Eclectic Alkaloids

    Lloyd Brothers (1910)
  • The Eclectic Practice of Medicine

    Thomas, Rolla L., M.D. (1907)
  • The Elixir of Life

    De Vries, Arnold (1952, 1958)

    A scienfitic analysis of the effects of raw food in modern nutrition—giving practical and much-needed information for those who wish to retain or regain their health and youthful vitality.

  • The Essential Aloe Vera

    Atherton, Dr. Peter (1996)

    Interesting and valuable information about Aloe and its uses. Thanks are owed to The Guild of Naturopathic Iridologists, at, the leading professional body for qualified iridologists in the UK, for providing this scan.

  • The Essentials of Modern Materia Medica and Therapeutics

    Fyfe, John (1903)
  • The Fasting Cure

    Sinclair, Upton (circa 1920)

    A famous author’s personal experience with the fasting cure. The main chapter of this book, "Perfect Health" is also offered in French, the translation, Parfaite Santé!, translation courtesy of Paul Barbu & Diane Hébert.

  • The Fundamental Basis of Iris Diagnosis

    Kriege, Theodor (1969 Translated from the German by A.W. Priest)

    A complete manual of iridiagnosis.

  • The Hadwen Papers

    Hadwen, Dr. (ca. 1896-1925)

    Dr. Hadwen was a passionate opponent of Jennerian smallpox vaccination. These are a collection of his magazine pieces and a rousing speech, so vivid the reader feel present at an anti-vaccination rally.

  • The Hazards of Immunization

    Wilson, Sir Graham S. (1967)

    Wilson’s book won’t interest the general reader. In fact, the general reader will find its full-blown medical terminology so entirely daunting that it is a virtual certainty they’ll give up on it after going unconscious attempting to follow the first chapter. The information in this book, however, supplies infinite ammunition to anti-immunization activists.

  • The Healing Factor: "Vitamin C" Against Disease

    Stone, Irwin (1972)

    Irwin Stone asserted that humans require much larger amounts of Vitamin C for optimal health than is necessary to prevent scurvy. He introduced Linus Pauling to Vitamin C and is recognised within orthomolecular medicine as one of its founders.

  • The Health Revolution – Fifth Edition

    Horne, Ross (1997)

    Ross Horne explains natural hygiene/nature cure clearly and simply in a modern, scientific manner using the latest medical research. If you are suffering from life-threatening disease, this book may save your life. Provides an objective discussion of proper diet; it strongly recommends a raw-food diet.

  • The Healthy Hunza

    Rodale, J.I. (1949)

    J.I. gathered, recounted and evaluated all available data for this research project.

  • The High Road To Hunza

    Mons, Barbara (1958)

    Barbara Mons wrote entertainingly about her overland driving trip into Northern Pakistan and about her final destination—Hunza

  • The Hygienic Care of Children

    Shelton, Herbert M. (1931)

    Shelton at his most aggressive; a vigorous defence of innocent children. The book was very shoddily printed and lacked copy-editing. Don’t miss the very last chapter wherein Shelton ruthlessly attacks the AMA-medicos for their greed and willful killing of the young; don’t miss his detailed condemnation of vaccination.

  • The Hygienic System, Vol. II, Orthotrophy, Sixth Edition

    Shelton, Herbert M. (1975. First published 1935)

    What constitutes a proper and healthy diet has long been the matter of the great controversy. Here is Shelton’s thorough examination of eating and foodstuffs. Includes food combining, feeding infants and children, the digestive system, etc.

  • The Hygienic System, Vol. III, Fasting and Sun Bathing, Third Revised Edition

    Shelton, Herbert M. (1950. First Published 1934)

    An exhaustive study of therepeutic fasting, Shelton claimed to have conducted over twenty-five thousand fasts, ranging in duration from three days to more than two months. Even if this is an overstatement, likely no one else has ever equaled his experience with fasting.

  • The Hygienic System, Vol. VI, Orthopathy

    Shelton, Herbert M. (1939)

    The word "orthopathy" means something like "corrective suffering," or "repairing disease by experiencing the symptoms instead of suppressing them." Contains one of Shelton’s most powerful statements of the fundamental nature of natural hygiene.

  • The Immerman Files

    Immerman, Alan M., D.C. (2009 or later)

    Dr. Alan Immerman collected every available scrap of published scientific evidence issued between 1880 and 1980 that supported Natural Hygiene/Nature Cure. This material (a seven foot tall stack of photocopies) was then scanned by Dr. Immerman. All these articles are available for free download, organized by topic.

  • The Medicinal Plants of North America

    Smith, Arthur Weir (1914)
  • The Medicinal Plants of North America — Volume I

    Smith, Arthur Weir (ed.) (1914)

    Revised from the Transactions of the American Eclectic Materia Medica Association EDITED BY ARTHUR WEIR SMITH, A.M., M.D., Secretary Volume I

  • The Miracle of Garlic

    Airola, Paavo (1978)
  • The Modern Rise of Population

    McKeown, Thomas (1976)

    World population reached 1 billion in 1830, 2 billion a century later, and today exceeds 7 billion. AMA propaganda suggests modern medicine is the cause. McKeown says: “The fall in mortality was not influenced substantially by immunization or therapy before 1935.” The increase depended upon better sanitation and an increased and improved food supply.

  • The National Malnutrition

    Quigley, D.T., M.D (1943)

    Dr. Quigley offers a complete, nutritionally-caused system of healing and explanation of disease causation. A very simple, yet powerful and still valid statement. The book is also a powerful and scathing condemnation of the industrial interests that produced the kind of devitalized, denatured, demineralized, devitaminized and dismaying quasi-food that causes even more sickness and suffering in the current decade.

  • The Natural Way to Health

    Lindlahr, Victor H (1939)

    Victor was the son and prime assistant to his father, Henry. After Henry’s death, Victor carried on the practice. This book also provides insight into the character and personal/family life of the Lindlahr family.

  • The New Science of Healing or the doctrine of the Oneness of all Diseases, forming the basis of a Uniform Method of Cure, without Medicines and without Operations

    Kuhne, Louis (circa. 1892, translated from the original German)

    The theory of toxemia was fundamental to Khune’s practice. This book is one of the few in hygienic literature that considers tropical diseases such as leprosy and tropical fevers as well as offering a thorough discussion of the treatment of tuberculosis.

  • The Peckham Experiment: a study of the living structure of society

    Pearse, Innes and Lucy Crocker (1985)

    Innes Pierce inspired, set up and ran Peckham Centre during the 30s in London. It closed during WWII; reopened for a few years after the war. Then the Labour Government’s hostility forced its permanent closure. Peckham Centre helped create and sustain (at very low cost) a positive social culture for urban dwellers that made enormous improvements in their happiness and physical well being.

  • The Persecution and Trial of Gaston Naessens: The True Story of the Efforts to Suppress an Alternative Treatment for Cancer, AIDS, and Other Immunologically Based Diseases

    Bird, Christopher (1991)

    The long title says it all. Sensitively written by the author of quite popular books that remain in print, including The Secret Life of Plants and Secrets Of The Soil.

  • The Philosophy of Fasting: A Message for Sufferers and Sinners

    Purinton, Edward Earle (ca. 1905)

    Purinton’s book is mostly about the mental and spiritual benefits of fasting and the state of mind one needs to cultivate in order to fast safely and with a good result.

  • The Philosophy of Health or Health Without Medicine

    Coles, L.B., M.D. (1848)

    Coles’ recomendations are generally sensible and accord well with the developing understanding of hygienic practice. Ellen White, founder of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, plagiarized Coles.

  • The Philosophy of Physiomedicalism: its theorem, corollary, and laws of application for the cure of disease

    Thurston, J. M., M.D. (1900)

    One of the foundation texts of herbalism.

  • The Physio-Medical Dispensatory: a treatise on therapeutics, materia medica and pharmacy in accordance with the principles of physiological medication

    Cook, William H (1969)

    A classic and complete text on medical herbalism. This scan was pinched from, who also publishes a fine herblist journal.

  • The Preservation of Youth: Essays on Health

    Maimon, Moses ben (Mamonides) (1958)

    Twelfth Century medical classic. This brief book is filled with wisdom.

  • The Preservation of Youth: Essays on Health

    Maimon, Moses ben (Maimonides) (Ca. 12th Century)

    Twelfth Century medical classic. This brief book is filled with wisdom.

  • The Prevention of Incurable Disease

    Bircher-Benner, M., M.D. (1959)

    Translated from the German by Dr. E.F. Meyer

  • The Price of Civilization: The Causes, Prevention and Cure of Human Cancer

    Perkins, Charles Eliot (ca. 1945)
  • The Pulse Test

    Coca, Arthur F., M.D. (1956)

    Many disease conditions are caused by food allergies. The book explains a simple method of testing for allergies that it can be self-applied by anyone possessing determination and reasonable intelligence.

  • The Quality Of Life: The Peckham Approach To Human Ethology

    Pearse, Innes H. (1979)

    The author created an extraordinarily successful community health centre in working-class London where the focus was on nutrition and raising healthy happy children. For example, a supply of raw, unpasteurized milk and organically grown vegetables was organized.

  • The Question of V.D.

    Thomson, James C. (circa 1945)

    The treatment of syphilis had long been a most lucrative money maker for the medical profession. But there may have been no such disease. In fact, the destructive symptoms of so-called tertiary syphilis are merely the poisoning of medical drugging.

  • The Saccharine Disease

    Cleave, T.L. (1974)

    Long title: The Saccharine Disease: Conditions Caused by Taking of Refined Carbohydrates as Sugar and White Flour.

  • The Scientific Basis of Toxemia

    Immerman, Alan M., D.C. (June 1981)

    From the American Chiropractic Journal; discusses the theory of toxemia.

  • The Theory of Cosmotherapy

    Székely, Edmond Bordeaux (1941)

    Available here are six of the original fifteen booklets in this series. One of them contains an interesting list of Székely’s publications as of the date of issue.

  • The Therapeutics of Fasting

    Székely, Edmond Bordeaux (1942)

    As the title states.

  • The Therapeutics of Fasting – text only

    Székely, Edmond Bordeaux (1942)

    The text only version of The Therapeutics of Fasting.

  • The True Healing Art. Or, Hygienic vs. Drug Medication

    Trall, J. R.

    Trall’s gave this lecture during the American War Between The States. It is one of the first cogent, consistent statements of the hygienic viewpoint.

  • The Truth About Water Fluoridation, Second Edition

    Perkins, Charles Eliot (1952)

    As the title says.

  • The Wheel of Health

    Wrench, G.T., M.D. (1938)

    Dr. Wrench’s thoughts about the Hunza, a mountain people renowned for their longevity and vigor. In this book you will encounter a summary of the lifeworks of two other renowned health “explorers,” Sir Robert McCarrison and Sir Albert Howard.

  • The Wonderful World Within You: Your Inner Nutritional Environment

    Williams, Dr. Roger J. (1998. First published 1977.)

    Health through better nutrition.

  • Therapeutic Fasting

    DeVries, Arnold (1963)

    A complete, sensitive and intelligent survey of fasting and of fasting literature. Arnold DeVries was an American researcher, writer and hygienist, who already in the 1950’s changed from a fruitarian (Fountain of Youth, 1946) to a paleolithic diet. (See the Longevity Library for more of his books.)

  • Thoughts On Feeding

    Picton, Lionel James, O.B.E (1946)

    A study of proper and improper human nutrition and of the various forms of disease consequent from mal-nutrition. Considers wheat bread and of the diseases caused by denaturing it to make white flour.

  • Timeline for the Life and Hard Times of Dr. Shelton

    Bidwell, Victoria

    An brief admiring biography and complete historical bibliography of Shelton by a staunch follower, Victoria Bidwell.

  • Tooth Truth: A Patient’s Guide to Metal-Free Dentistry

    Jerome, Frank J., D.D.S. (1995)

    This book is definitely not recommended by the American Dental Association.

  • Toward High Level Health

    Thomson, James C. (1959)

    This is a powerful—yet relatively brief—polemic against the medical model. Thomson shows in excruciating detail how the drugging system, in combination with schools, the press, the national "health" system, etc., virtually brainwashes the public so that they automatically discount any approach but the official medical model.

  • Toxemia Explained

    Tilden, J. H., M.D. (1935)

    Perhaps the finest explanation ever written about why a body gets sick and what to do about it.

  • Traditional Medicine For Canada’s First Peoples

    Obomsawin, Raymond, Ph.D (2007)

    Information and additional thoughts not included in the book Historical and Scientific Perspectives On The Health Of Canada’s First Peoples.

  • Travels, Shangri-La

    Crichton, Michael (1988)

    A collection of short essays ranging over many subjects; offered here is one chapter describing a journey Crichton made to Hunza in the early 1980s. Crichton found Hunza very much degraded and disillusioning.

  • Treatise on Bread, and Bread-Making

    Graham, Sylvester (1837)

    A classic by the creator of Graham bread and other early American health foods.

  • Triumph Over Disease by Fasting and Natural Diet

    Goldstein, Jack (1977)

    A testimonial; the story of a young man whose body had been so severely damaged by conventional medical treatment for ulcerative colitis that he was near death. In the nick of time he discovered natural hygiene, fasted for over 40 days and began to recover health and enjoyment of life.

  • Uncooked Foods and How to Use Them

    Christian, Eugene (1924)

    This book is not underpinned with the most up to date knowledge of human digestion, still, getting interesting raw food recipes is always valuable.

  • Universal Immunization

    Obomsawin, Raymond, Ph.D. (1998)

    Childhood immunization is exposed as a dangerous fraud. Obomsawin points to nutrition and soil fertility as the real solutions.

  • Useful Prescriptions

    Wilson, Cloyce, M.D. (1935)
  • Uses of Some Standard Remedies by Eclectic Physicians

  • Vaccination: The Hidden Facts

    Sinclair, Ian (1992)

    Available here with the permission of the Author is one chapter of this fine book. The book itself can be purchased via mail order from Sinclair’s admirable website,

  • Valuable Remedies for Influenza

    Mundy, Wm. N., M.D.
  • Versterking van de ogen. Een Systeem van Wetenschappelijke Oog Training

    MacFadden, Bernarr (1925)

    Strengthening the eyes. A System of Scientific Eye Training that has been translated into Dutch.

  • Voeding und Leven (Originele titel: Nahrung und Leben 1 und 2)

    Schweikert, Reinhold (1997, 1999, 2001)

    Dit boek wordt vrij aangeboden door Reinhold Schweikert is een erg natuurlijke methode om te leven en te eten die geheel of gedeeltelijk overal kan worden toegepast.

  • We Want To Live

    Vonderplanitz, Aajonus (1997)

    Vonderplanitz was a key figure in the raw food/paleo diet. His powerful book recommends eating raw meat and fish, unheated honey, etc.

  • What Really Causes AIDS

    Foster, Harry (2003)

    In the African country of Senegal there is virtually no AIDS yet the population is highly sexually active. This correlates with the high level of selenium in Senegalese soils.

  • What Really Causes Alzheimer’s Disease

    Foster, Harry (2004)

    Harry Foster is a geologist/geographer who discovered that the frequency of Alzheimers varied with certain environmental circumstances, such as the amount of aluminum in the soil/environment.

  • What Really Causes MS

    Foster, Harry (2006)

    Harry Foster gave permission for this library to offer valuable books that he also provides free of charge from his own website.

  • What You Always Wanted To Know About Sclerology

    Donsbach, Kurt D.C., Ph.D. (1978)

    Analysis of markings on the sclera (white of eye) is a simpler system for indicating the current state of bodily function than iridiology.

  • Why I Left Orthodox Medicine

    Lonsdale, Derrick, M.D. (1994)

    Inspiring book that explains the whys of why a fully qualified and successful medical doctor abandoned AMA style practice and took up something resembling orthomolecular medicine.

  • Winning The Cancer War Without Surgery, Chemotherapy or Radiation

    Kelley, Dr. William Donald with Rohé,Fred (2005)

    William Kelley, D.D.S. treated cancer patients with a similar to Max Gerson’s. Kelley asserted that “wrong foods [cause] malignancy to grow, while proper foods [allow] natural body defenses to work.”

  • You Can Overcome Asthma

    Sinclair, Ian (1993)

    Available here with the permission of the Author is one chapter of this admirable book. The book itself can be purchased via mail order from Sinclair’s admirable website,

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