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  • Chemotherapie fortgeschrittenere Karzinome (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.

  • The Miracle of Garlic (1978)
  • The Drought Myth: The Absence of Water Is Not The Problem (Unknown)

    Explains that much of the apparency of moisture stress is subsoil infertility. Some have experienced that foliar feeding of apparently moisture-stressed crops will “cure” them.

  • Soil Fertility and Animal Health (1958)

    One of the most important agriculture-health books ever written. Albrecht published many articles in magazines and journals, but this is the only actual book Albrecht wrote and was his effort to encapsulate his whole message between two covers.

  • Let’s Live! 1959 (1959)

    William Albrecht wrote monthly articles for Let’s Live Magazine. This year’s titles include: Soil Organic Matter–Possible Poisons Naturally; Soil Organic Matter–Possible Poisons of our Own Make; Soil Organic Matter–And Man-Made Poisons; Soil Organic Matter–Man-Made Poisons; Natural Organic Matter–Man-Made Organic Supplements; Soil and Plant Compositions: 1. Too Much Nitrogen or Not Enough Else?; Different Soils, Different Plant Compositions (Both Soil, Plant Responsible); Different Soils, Different Plant Compositions (Both Soil, Plants Responsible); Different Soils, Different Plant Compositions (Phosphorus in Crop Varies with Nitrogen Applied); Different Soils, Different Plant Compositions (Soil Nitrogen and Vitamin C in Plants); Different Soils, Different Plant Compositions (Varied Soil Potassium Means Varied Organic Values); Different Soils, Different Plant Compositions.

  • Pattern Of Caries in Relation to the Pattern of Soil Fertility in the United States (1951)

    “By means of this broader pattern (of soil fertility in the US) we would probably arrive at the suspicion, at least, that much that is now called “disease” should more properly be called deficiencies in nutrition because of low soil fertility.”

  • Loss Of Soil Organic Matter And Its Restoration (1938)

    Once each year over many decades the United States Department of Agriculture published a yearbook. This particular Yearbook of Agriculture, Soils and Men, is widely considered the best of the lot. And this article by William Albrecht may well be la crème de la crème. It is our hope to eventually present the entire yearbook online.

  • Food Is Fabricated Soil Fertility (1945)

    Chapter 20 of Price, Weston A. Nutrition and Physical Degeneration, Fifth Edition, pages 461-469. Nutrition and Physical Degeneration is available for purchase as a new book; buy a copy and support the Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation.

  • Let’s Live! 1953 (1953)

    They include: Soil and Nutrition; The Role of Nitrogen; More and Better Proteins; Proteins and Reproduction; Protein Protection; Better Proteins; Soil Fertility for Proteins; Soil Conservation; The Importance of Soil; High Time to Learn About Our Soils and Our Health; The Use of Mulches; Protein Service in Nutrition.

  • Our Teeth and Our Soils (1947)

    Similar in content to his 1951 statement in the Dental Journal of Australia, perhaps stated a bit more simply and makes broader implications.

  • Let’s Live! 1952 (1952)

    They include: Soil Treatment and Wool Output; Diseases As Deficiencies Via the Soil; How Smart is a Cow? Quality vs. Quantity Crops; "Deep Rooting" Depends on Soil; Soil Fertility and Nutritive Food Values; Soil and Proteins; Our Teeth and Our Soils; Mineral Hunger; Soil Acidity is Beneficial; Too Much Nitrogen? Protein Deficiencies. . . through Soil Deficiencies.

  • Let’s Live! 1957 (1957)

    They include: Rhododendrons . . . a Problem of Soil Fertility, Not Acidity; Is Soil Fertility via Food Quality Reported in Your Varied Pulse Rate?; Breeding Out Plant Proteins–Bringing in Diseases; Cycles of Soil Changes In White Clover Years; Cycles of Soil Changes in White Clover Years; Fertilizing with Nitrogen: The Cow Makes Her Suggestions; Fertilizing with Nitrogen: Rabbits Testify by Experiments; Fertilizing with Nitrogen: We May Use Too Much Salt; Fertilizing with Nitrogen: Fertility Imbalance and Insect Damage; Too Much Salt for the Soil; Blood Will Tell; What Texture of Soil is Preferred?

  • Let’s Live! 1958 (1958)

    They include: Silt Loams–Nutritional Blessing of the Winds; What Texture of Soil is Preferred? II. Clay-The Soil’s Jobber; Water–Major Mineral of Soil Nutrition; Water–Nature’s Major Biochemical Reagent; Cows Know Nutrition; Soil Organic Matter, Builder of Climax Crops; Soil Organic Matter–Fertility and Crop Needs; Soil Organic Matter–"Constitution of the Soil"; Soil Organic Matter–Mobilizer of Inorganic Soil; Soil Organic Matter–Includes Much "Et Cetera"; Soil Organic Matter–Includes Much "Et Cetera"; Soil Organic Matter–Farm Manures Help Maintain It.

  • Let’s Live! 1956 (1956)

    They include: Trace Elements and Agricultural Production; Our Soils Affect Nutrition; Basic Facts of Soil Science; A New Book–"Our Daily Poison."; Soils, Plants and Nutrition; Soil Calcium and the Quality of Leafy Greens; Soil Alters Calcium Digestibility in Leafy Greens; Is Commercial Urea an "Organic" Fertilizer?; Compost for the Sea or the Soil?; Food Quality–as Physiology Demands It; Blast Furnace Slag–a Soil Builder; Plants Struggle for their Proteins, Too.

  • Let’s Live! 1955 (1955)

    Soil Fertility. . . Its Climactic Pattern; Problems of the Small Farm; The Pattern of the Small Farm; Income Problems of the Small Farm; Use of Resources of the Small Farm; Why Small Farms Are Popular; Creating Good Soil is a Challenge; Biology vs. Technology in Growing Things; Organic Soils and "Good Constitutions; The Soil’s Assembly Line; Some Aims of Soil Research; Make Tax Allowance for Fertility Depletion.

  • Let’s Live! 1954 (1954)

    They include: Amino Acids in Legumes According to Soil Fertility; The Soil Fertility Pattern (February 1954, MISSING); The Little Things Count in Nutrition; Animals Know Good Food!; Agriculture is Biology First and Foremost; The Upset Biological Processes; Consider the Soil–Not Technologies!; Some Soils Analyzed; The Role of Clay in Plant Nutrition; Root Chemistry and Clay Chemistry; The Sustaining Fertility of the Soil; The Importance of Soil Economics.

  • Soil Reaction (pH) and Balanced Soil Nutrition (1967)

    Albrecht’s final and most thorough statement summarizing his research on maximizing nutritional quality by adjusting soil mineral nutrient ratios and quantities. Contains many well-rendered illustrations, maps, charts and tables.

  • Nutrition Via Soil Fertility According to The Climatic Pattern (1949)

    A concise yet complete statement of how climatic variations in soil fertility (or human intervention through management practices) results in hugely differing levels of animal (and human) nutrition, and consequently, differing levels of health.

  • Let’s Live! 1960 (1960)

    They include: Different Soils, Different Plant Compositions (Bacteria Help Legume Roots Mobilize Fertility); Different Soils, Different Plant Compositions (Microbes Give Legumes Their Protein Power); Different Soils, Different Plant Compositions (Fertility Effects Show Early in Plants); Different Soils. . . (Big Yields of Bulk-Low Phosphorus Concentration); Different Soils. . . (Boron Interrelated with Potassium); Different Soils. . . (Boron Helps Maintain Potassium Balance); Different Soils. . . (Soil Exhaustion–Variable Organic and Inorganic Composition of Plants); Different Soils. . . (Sulfur Deficiency in Soils); Different Soils. . . (Chemical Composition of Plants and the "Feeding Power" of Their Roots); Different Soils. . . (Chemical Composition of Plants and the "Feeding Power" of Their Roots) part 2; Different Soils. . . (Vegetable Quality Reveals its Connection with Soil Organic Matter); Different Soils.. . ("Chelation")–Nature’s Emphasis on Soil Organic Matter.

  • Let’s Live! 1961 (1961)

    They include: Different Soils, Different Plant Compositions (Natural Laws Regarding Soils and Plant Compositions); Different Soils . . . (Depleted Soils–Species Extinction); Different Soils . . . (Soil Organic Matter Mobilizes the Phosphorus for Plants); Different Soils . . . (Soil Organic Matter Mobilizes the Phosphorus for Plants); Different Soils . . . (Depleted Soils Change Sugar, Starch, Proteins and Yields of Crop); Mobilizing the Natural Soil Potassium; Nitrates . . . Possible Poison Grown into Foods; To Keep the Soil a "Living" One; Soil’s Resurrection in Three Years; Schedule of Soil Fertility Delivery and Crop Growth; Schedule of Soil Fertility Delivery and Crop Growth; An Old Problem–Loss of Applied Nitrogen.

  • Let’s Live! 1962 (1962)

    They include: A Few Facts About Soils; "Agricultural Education"; "The Natural" vs. "The Artificial"; Salt Damage to Seedlings; Salt Damage to Seedlings; Purpose of Liming Soil an Enigma; Immunity Against Leaf-Eating Insects via Soil as Nutrition; Immunity Against Leaf-Eating Insects via Soil as Nutrition; Garden Soils and Bio-geochemistry; Bio-Assays Rather than Chemical Analyses; Their Questions–My Answers; Less Soil Organic Matter Spells Lower Form of Vegetation.

  • Let’s Live! 1963 (1963)

    They include: Weeds Suggest Low Nutritional Values; Weeds Suggest Low Nutritional Values; Changes in Quality of Soil Organic Matter; Soil Humus. . . Chelator of Inorganic Elements; Humus. . . Soil Microbial Product; "Mycorrhiza," I. Mobilizers of Organic Plant Nutrition; "Mychorrhiza," II. Misconceptions Persist. This year’s collection is missing March through July; these magazines were not in the Library of Congress’ collection.

  • Let’s Live! 1964 (1964)

    They include: "Mychorrhiza," II. Misconceptions Persist; "Mycorrhiza," III.Facts About Their Magnitude; "Mycorrhiza," III. Facts About Their Magnitude; "Mycorrhiza," IV. Revelations of Species; "Mycorrhiza," V. Parasite or Symbiont According to Soil as Nutrition; "Mycorrhiza," V. Parasite or Symbiont According to Soil as Nutrition; "Mycorrhiza," VI. Some Field Observations; "Mycorrhiza," VI. Some Field Observations; "Mycorrhiza," VII. Proteins, Amino Acids and Benzene Rings; "Mycorrhiza," VII. Proteins, Amino Acids and Benzene Rings; "Mycorrhiza," VIII. Early Beliefs Lately Confirmed; Magnesium . . . Balance in Soil, Plants and Bodies.

  • Let’s Live! 1965 (1965)

    They include: Magnesium . . . Its Relations to Calcium; Magnesium . . . Its Relation to Calcium in Plants; Magnesium. . .Its Relation to Calcium in Body Tissues; Magnesium . . . Its Relation to Potassium; Magnesium . . . Its Excess, According to Plant Species; Magnesium . . . Indirect Modifications via Mixed Flora; Magnesium . . . Imbalances Among Companion Elements; Magnesium . . . Biochemically, So Little is so Important; Magnesium . . . Relation of Soil Test to Crop Analyses; Balanced Soil Fertility, Requisite for Nutritional Quality of Crops; Quality Becomes More Quantitative; Nutritional Quality of Vegetables via Plant Species and Soil Fertility.

  • Let’s Live! 1966 (1966)

    They include: "Self-protection by Plants Linked to Nutritional Values; Variable Quality Production By Food Plants; Nutritional Values of Vegetables Change Rapidly; Variable Nutritive Values in Carrots; Values of Apples According to Chemical Analysis; Nutritive Value of Apples According to Biological Assay; Size and Weight Versus Nutritional Quality; Magnesium in the Soils of the United States; Health As Different Soil Areas Nourish It Part 1; Health As Different Soil Areas Nourish It Part 2; Soil Phosphorus–Activated Via Soil Organic Matter; Balanced Soil Fertility–Better Start of Life."

  • Albrecht, William A.: Assorted scientific papers and miscellaneous publications

    Albrecht published hundreds of papers in agriculture and health-related journals. He also wrote a many years long series of monthly articles in Let’s Live!, a popular health magazine. A collection of similar papers (without the Let’s Live! articles), is published in-print on-paper by Acres, USA as The Albrecht Papers in four volumes.

  • As A Man Thinketh. (ca. 1900)

    A perennial classic of the "new" age of spiritual thought.

  • Micronutrients (2001)
  • Long-Term Field Experiment in Sweden: Effects of Organic and Inorganic Fertilizers on Soil Fertility and Crop Quality (1997)

    Graphs and charts.

  • Bacteria, Inc (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?

  • The Essential Aloe Vera (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.

  • Fact Sheet from the Soils Association (2004)

    A brief statement of the pluses for organically grown foods, with some bibliographic entries.

  • The Green Revolution and Nutrition (Date unknown)

    Study primarily of the adverse effects of the green revolution in India.

  • Discovery of the Anticancerous Properties of Vitamine F (Reptiline) (1953)

    From a generous donation by Nenah Sylver,

  • The Labouring Earth: A survey of agricultural conditions at home and abroad (1940)

    This broad, world-wide survey was primarily done from a biodynamic point of view and with considerable acknowledgment for the contribution of Sir Albert Howard.

  • The Living Soil (1948)

    An organic classic. Lady Balfour organized a farm, Haughley, where comparative experiments were done to prove the superiority of organic methods. It also states the organic case thoroughly, passionately and reasonably.

  • 9,600 Miles Through The U.S.A. In A Station Wagon (1954)

    In the early 1950s Lady Balfour and her companion drove across the USA coast-to-coast, visiting many agriculturalists and meeting with notables including Francis Pottenger, William Albrecht, E. Pfeiffer, Cocanouer, etc. Many photos.

  • Toward a Sustainable Agriculture–The Living Soil (1977)

    A talk about the Haughley Experiment, given by Lady Balfour at an IFOAM conference in Switzerland.

  • Sir Albert Howard Memorial Issue (1948)

    Containing many tributes to Sir Albert, including exceptional pieces by Eve Balfour and Lady Howard

  • Eyes Wide Open (2018)

    Eyes Wide Open is about CIA coordinated child trafficking operations; Project MK Ultra in Australia; Project MK Delta Child Soldier Program; Occult ritual abuse and mind control operations; trauma based forced disassociation methods.

  • Harnessing The Earthworm (1947)

    A practical inquiry into soil-building, soil conditioning, and plant nutrition through the action of earthworms, with instructions for intensive propagation and use of Domesticated Earthworms in biological soil-building.

  • Werner Erhard: The transformation of a man: The founding of est (1978)

    An authorized biography that explains the basics of est (Erhard Seminar Training), which currently in a somewhat transformed state is called Landmark Education.

  • With Three Generations of Vegetarian Hygienists

    This brief document chronicles a remarkable family of hygienists and discusses the proper dietary for health–with what will be some surprising conclusions for fruitarians and vegans.

  • Remarkable Recoveries From Severe Health Problems

    Dr. Bass explains the remarkable benefits of a raw food based diet for healing serious and life-destroying disease conditions.

  • Interview with Aajonus Vonderplanitz

    Aajonus is a raw fooder who believes the consumption of large quantities of raw red meat, raw chicken, raw fish, raw butter and raw honey are, for most people, the keys to health.

  • The Cure of Imperfect Sight by Treatment Without Glasses (1920)

    A well-known alternative healing method.

  • Modern Miracle Men (1936)

    Dr. Charles Northen demonstrated that countless human ills stem from the fact that the impoverished soil of America no longer provides plant foods with the mineral elements essential to human nourishment and health! To overcome this alarming condition, he doctors sick soil and, by seeming miracles, raises truly healthy and health-giving fruits and vegetables.

  • Insulin and Cancer (1947)

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

  • The Drug Story (1976)

    Long title: A Factological history of America’s $10,000,000,000 Drug Cartel. Bealle describes the drug and medical industries with the same disdain as thought they were mafia enterprises dealing in dope, prostitution, labour racketeering and loan sharking.

  • Variation in Mineral Composition of Vegetables

    This study conducted at Rutgers University (Bear et al., 1948) is frequently misquoted as evidence supporting the position that organically grown vegetables are significantly superior in minerals and trace elements to conventionally grown vegetables. In reviewing the original publication, one can clearly see that this was not the intention of the study nor does it give support to this premise. The purpose of the study was to compare the mineral composition of vegetables “as one proceeds from south to north and from east to west in the United States.”

  • Cation Equivalent Constancy in Alfalfa (1944)

    Firman Bear explores the idea that plant nutrients in soil determine the nutritional qualities of the crop.

  • Cation and Anion Relationships in Plants and their Bearing on Crop Quality (no date)

    Firman Bear explores the idea that levels and ratios of mineral nutrients in soil determine the nutritional qualities of the crop.

  • Elevating Antioxidant Levels in Food Through Organic Farming and Food Processing (2005)

    A thorough study, 81 pages, full scientific rigour

  • Adventure In Living: The Autobiography of a Myope (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.

  • Everybody’s Guide To Nature Cure (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.

  • Public Relations, Edward L. Bernays and the American Scene (1951)

    An Annotated Bibliography of and Reference Guide to Writings By and About Edward L. Bernays from 1917 to 1951.

  • Manipulating Public Opinion: The Why and The How (1928)

    An article from the American Journal of Sociology.

  • Propaganda (1928)

    The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country.

  • The Engineering of Consent (1955)

    Bernays and his fellow contributors describe the science of manipulating of public opinion with Freud’s concept of “unconscious desires,” cynically appealing to emotion and deeply held ideals rather than convincing with facts. His insights now provide the basis of almost the entire modern media and advertising industry, and by extension, politics and business.

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

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

  • Food Is Your Best Medicine (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.

  • Biodynamics Journal

    Every issue of BioDynamics Journal USA from 1941 to 2007.

  • The Prevention of Incurable Disease (1959)

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

  • Diät und Zahnkaries. (Diet and Dental Caries) (1934)
  • Der Nachweis des Sonnenlichtwertes der in der Lebenden Substanz und in der Nahrung Enthaltenen Energie (1935)
  • 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 (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.

  • A Time To Heal: Triumph Over Cancer, The Therapy Of The Future (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.

  • Hitler’s Carmaker: The inside story of how General Motors helped mobilize the Third Reich (No Date)

    General Motors has a skeleton in its closet. It was in cahoots with the Nazis and helped build the German war machine. This is a lengthy magazine article.

  • A practitioners Handbook of Materia Medica & Therapeutics (1907)
  • A Practitioner’s Handbook Of Materia Medica and Therapeutics: Based upon Established Physiological Actions And The Indications in Small Doses, etc. (1907)

    Thanks to a library patron for donating this scan.

  • The Crime and Punishiment of I.G. Farben (1979)

    The crimes of I.G. Farben also involve Standard Oil and other international majors in the chemical industry. A thorough study of modern corporate behaviour and mentality.

  • The Distribution Age (1927)

    Borsodi explains the causes and cure of the basic wrongness of our civilization. It is a powerful book containing more wisdom than almost anyone can grasp at the first reading.

  • This Ugly Civilization (1929)

    These days the driving force behind the industrial system is dubbed “economic rationalism.” It wasn’t much different in the 1920s. Borsodi’s scathing critique offers a solution—homestead! Focus on at-home production of necessaries.

  • Ralph Bordosi interview done in 1974 with Mother Earth News (1974)

    Those wishing to know more about Ralph Borsodi might read this interview.

  • Flight From The City (1933)

    Chronicles the Borsodi family’s journey from job-in-the-city to self-sufficient country independence during the prosperity of the 1920s. During the Great Depression many people saw this book as a guiding light toward financial security and a much better life.

  • Introduction: Biocentrism as a constituent element of Modernism
  • Biocentrism (1998)

    “Focusing on Weimar Germany, I ground the study of biomorphic Modernism in Ern6 Kallaifs 1932 identification of a trend he termed Bioromantik. Kallai wrote from a biocentric position, an amalgam of Nature Romanticism and biologism espoused by Nietzsche…

  • Appendices to Operation Mind Control: The Cryptocracy’s Plan to Psycho-Civilize You (1994)

    This substantial download is the Appendix of the Research Edition of Operation Mind Control. This is a non-searchable scan.

  • Operation Mind Control: The Cryptocracy’s Plan to Psycho-Civilize You (1994)

    If you thought the paperback version of Operation Mind Control was scary, try this Research Edition, containing much documentation and additional information that Time Warner did not include. Any one reading this book should carefully consider the WARNING on page 11.

  • Operation Mind Control (1978)

    During WWII, the American cryptocracy began studying and using brainwashing techniques on soldiers and civilians, who, under control accomplished by Pain-Drug-Hypnosis, have done things they do not remember. It is about the assassinations of two Kennedys and a King–and who was behind it and how it might have been accomplished.

  • The Australian Botanic guide, being a family handbook of botanic treatment (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.

  • Rockefeller Medicine Men (1979)

    Long title: Medicine and Capitalism in America. Describes in critical detail how a few extremely wealthy Americans controlling major drugs companies used their charitable foundations to create and support the AMA, which then shaped and dominated the medical system (education and practice) into what it is today.

  • Aids, Cancer and the Medical Establishment (1986)

    An anti-Pasteurian look at AIDS and other diseases.

  • Why The Best-Laid Investment Plans Usually Go Wrong (1987)

    You might think an investment guide written in 1987 couldn’t be relevant to the current scene. Not so. The first 200 pages examines and demolishes all the usual investment strategies/sales pitches because these usually result in loss. Then Browne introduces the idea of a “permanent portfolio,” a mixture of very low overhead investments whose inevitable ups and downs balance each other resulting in moderate profit with great stability.

  • Common-Sense Compost Making By the Quick Return Method (1946)

    A basic and effective how-to manual.

  • La cucina, il tuo destino (1974)
  • Die elementare Funktion der Atmung in ihrer Beziehung zu autoxydablen Nahrungsstoffen (1956)
  • Krebs ein Fett Problem (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.

  • Das Fettsyndrom (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.

  • Kosmische Kräfte Krebs: Electronen-Biologie (1966)
  • Fettfibel (1979)
  • Fotoelemente des Lebens (1979)
  • Laser-Strahlen Gegen Krebs: Resonanz-Phänomene als Anti-Entropie-Faktor des Lebens (1968)
  • Mensch-Sein: Atmung, Immunabwehr im Würgegriff (no date)
  • Der Tod des Tumors (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.

  • Partner of Nature (1939)

    Someday more of Burbank’s writings will be found on this site. Meanwhile, this popularized abridgment by Wilbur Hall will have to suffice.

  • How To Live Quietly (1914)

    Which one of us doesn’t ultimately wish to live QUIETLY, no matter what else we may wish to accomplish in our time here on earth?! Annie Payson Call answers a very important question, and that is: how to go about finding peace of mind in this life, or simply “peace.”

  • Power Through Repose (1915)

    As the title suggests.

  • Freedom Of Life (1905)

    Annie says that simple wisdom “may be entirely incomprehensible to many minds, but to those who do comprehend, it represents a very real and practical help.”

  • Nerves And Common Sense (1925)

    To the best of our knowledge, this represents the last book comprising Annie Call’s lifetime output. It consists of 30 brief essays, many of which were originally magazine articles.

  • As A Matter Of Course. (1894)

    Her shortest and perhaps most powerful and pointedly accurate book about how to get past the obstacles that keep us from achieving greater spiritual freedom.

  • Cancer and Vitamin C: A Discussion of the Nature, Causes, Prevention, and Treatment of Cancer With Special Reference to the Value of Vitamin C (1979)

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

  • Bats, Mosquitoes and Dollars (1925)

    The mosquito is one of the greatest hinderances to the enjoyment of country living. They can bring disease. Dr. Campbell discovered ecological handlings that virtually eliminated night-flying mosquitoes by the cultivation of bat colonies.

  • Nutritional Characteristics of Organic, Freshly Stone-ground, Sourdough & – Conventional Breads

    This paper compares the nutritional characteristics of organic, freshly stone-ground, sourdough breads with conventional breads, highlighting the factors which inhibit or enhance its nutritional value.

  • Downsizing Darwin: An Intelligent Face for Evolution (2006)

    A critique of Richard Dawkins’ book, RIVER OUT OF EDEN: A DARWINIAN VIEW OF LIFE, making the case for an intelligent direction in the evolutionary process.

  • Enlightened Management and the Organizational Imperative (1995)

    How to structure a business for optimum Potential, Commitment & Performance.

  • Science and the Cosmic Order: A new prospectus. (1997)

    Robert Campbell was a petrochemical engineer with the soul of a philosopher.

  • Fisherman’s Guide to the Cosmic Order (1999)

    Robert Campbell’s take on cosmology.

  • Cairo To Damascus (1951)

    More than a mere travelogue, this book examines the Palestenian/Zionist conflict in very early days. Enlightening.

  • Man, The Unknown (1935)

    This very intelligent book is often referred to in the writings of others during the 1930s and 40s. It should be read to more fully comprehend the spirit of the time. Grapples with the meaning within the whole of human experience.

  • Producer Gas For Motor Vehicles (1940)

    A manual for producing your own motor vehicle fuel issued when gasoline was rationed during WWII.

  • On Farming (- 200 BCA (circa))

    A classic of farming lore and practice from the golden era of the Roman Empire. Scholars usually call this book De Re Rustica (On Agriculture). A Critical English Translation by Andrew Dalby.

  • Psychic First Aid (1994)

    Self-help methods that can alleviate and even cure many distressing difficulties. This book is divided into numerous small sections that point to the exact, easy-to-self-apply remedy.

  • Nutrition and Glands in Relation to Cancer (1944)

    From a generous donation by Nenah Sylver,

  • Uncooked Foods and How to Use Them (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.

  • Managing Cover Crops Profitably (1998)

    A complete look a the use of and problems with cover cropping and green manuring that encompasses all climates of the USA. A cooperative writing effort organized by the Sustainable Agriculture Network, U.S.D.A. Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD.

  • The Cure For All Cancers (1993)

    The title says it all.

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

  • Hunza: Lost Kingdom of the Himalayas (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.

  • How the Mid-Victorians Worked, Ate and Died (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.

  • The Saccharine Disease (1974)

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

  • Krank durch Zucker und Mehl (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.

  • The Mask Of Sanity: An Attempt to Reinterpret the So-called Psychopathic Personality (1941)

    Those who study sociopathy/psychpathy consider this book to be the foundation-stone in the study of the psychopathic personality.

  • Organic foods in relation to nutrition and health: key facts (2004)
  • The Balanced Diet (1936)

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

  • The Pulse Test (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.

  • La sur veillance de votre tension peut vous sauver (1956)

    En Français. Traduit   avec

  • Weeds: Guardians of the Soil (1950)

    The wild plant species that are thriving in a field or garden reveal a great deal about the soil they are growing in. Weeds can be used to build soil fertility.

  • A Guide To Health: Being an exposition of the principles of the Thomsonian system of practice, etc. (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 Guide to Health (1846)
  • The Philosophy of Health or Health Without Medicine (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.

  • Anti-Malignancy Factors Apparently Present in Organically Grown Food (1961)

    From a generous donation by Nenah Sylver,

  • Acres of Diamonds (1915)

    How to make more of yourself, such that it leads to success.

  • Staircase Farms of the Ancients (1915)

    “Astounding farming skill of the ancient Peruvians, who were among the most industrious and highly organized people in history.” This is the subtitle of this article documenting a 1915 expedition to Peru to investigate the old Incan and pre-Incan farming techniques and culture. Their terracing systems are unparalleled.

  • The Physio-Medical Dispensatory: a treatise on therapeutics, materia medica and pharmacy in accordance with the principles of physiological medication (1969)

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

  • A Physio-Medical Dispensatory (1869)
  • A Compend of the New Materia Medica (1896)
  • Dairy Cows and Their Management (1944)

    A small book about maintaining a healthy family cow.

  • Remineraliseer je Bodem zoals die van Hunzaland (2013)

    De Intelligente Tuinier: Hoe Men Voedingsstoffenrijk Voedsel Laat Groeien. De smaak van voedsel is direct proportioneel aan de voedingsstoffendichtheid er van. Als de tuingrond in het juiste evenwicht wordt gebracht, dan smaakt het voedsel er van veel beter, complexer, interessanter; dit voedsel is dan tevredenstellender. In dit boek wordt uitgelegd hoe men een laboratoriumrapport moet interpreteren, om daarvan een remineralisering uit te werken waardoor er voedsel in die bodem kan groeien dat

  • Discourses on the Sober Life (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.

  • Aids and Syphilis: The Hidden Link (1987)
  • Travels, Shangri-La (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.

  • A Manual of Materia Medica and Pharmacology (1927)
  • Beyond Organics (2005)

    Since the 1940s gardeners have used organic doctrines as their model of best practice. Helen Cushing points out ways to do much better.

  • Topsoil and Civilization (1955)

    This survey of world history shows how every civilization from Mesopotamia to Rome first destroyed its agricultural resource base and thus destroyed itself.

  • The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the action of worms with observations of their habits (1881)

    Understanding the common earthworm’s importance is essential to a full understanding of soil fertility and plant health. Contains an interesting introduction by Sir Albert Howard.

  • Cancer a Nutritional Deficiency (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,

  • The Cascara Tree in BC (1942)
  • The Centenarians of the Andes (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.

  • De honderdjarigen van de Andes (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.

  • Primitive Man and His Food (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!

  • De primitieve mens en zijn voedsel (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.

  • The Elixir of Life (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.

  • Health From Soil (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.

  • Nude Culture (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.

  • Dangers In Modern Foods (1958)

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

  • Esther Deans’ Gardening Book (1977)

    Esther Deans, poet, writer, gardener, conservationist, became famous in the 1970-1980s for her books which developed a no dig method of gardening in Sydney Australia. Esther tells the story of the transformation of her backyard garden. “You couldn’t di…

  • Illustrated Phytotherapy Book 1
  • Illustrated Phytotherapy Book 2
  • Therapeutic Fasting (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.)

  • Nutritional Quality of Organically Grown Food

    Steve Diver says: “Farmers often ask ATTRA for data on the nutritional quality of organic food (grains, fruits, vegetables) in comparison to conventionally raised food. This publication summarizes some of the facts and viewpoints surrounding this issue, and provides resources for further reading.”

  • What You Always Wanted To Know About Sclerology (1978)

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

  • Oxygen, Oxygen, Oxygen (1993)

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

  • Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy and Prostate Cancer (1993)
  • Hypoglycemia and Diabetes (1994)
  • Effect of Diets Based on Foods from Conventional versus Organic Production on Intake and Excretion of Flavonoids and Markers of Antioxidative Defense in Humans (2003)

    Graphs and charts

  • Farm Blacksmithing (1901)

    Illustrated manual for the farmer.

  • Charter For The Soil (1944)

    How farming and overall public health should be improved, post World War II.

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

  • The Definitive Cure of Chronic Constipation (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 Clifton Park System Of Farming (1943)

    Elliot developed a system of humus/fertility restoration by rotating plowed fields into grass for four to eight years.

  • The Country Housewife’s Family Companion, with a modern introduction by Malcolm Thick (1750)

    A complete how-to manual of country skills; how-to make everything from bacon to medicine. The book creates an appreciation for mid-18th century English country life; it reveals how the diet and habits of the era created the diseases that demanded the medicines listed.

  • A Manual For Students of Massage (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.

  • Seeds of Destruction (2007)

    This book reveals that the Rockefeller family are the prime movers pushing GM seed production. They are aiming for total global domination through the control of food.

  • English Farming Past and Present, Fifth Edition (1936)

    The finest and most readable history of English Farming every written.

  • Nourishing Traditions (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.

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

  • The Student As Nigger (1970)

    Farber’s short essay, “The Student As Nigger” was so powerful and attuned with student rebellions that it was reprinted over 500 times in the ’60s.

  • Plowman’s Folly (1943)

    Faulkner’s book created a flurry of popular interest in alternatives to "scientific" agriculture. It is probably most important for what happened in American consciousness because of the interest it created rather than because of what the book says.

  • A Second Look (1947)

    In this book Faulkner reconsiders Plowman’s Folly. Especially interesting is his review of the literature which makes up the essential core of this library.

  • Soil Restoration (1953)

    Faulkner’s last summary of how to farm, to improve soil and to restore highly degraded farms.

  • A Treatise on Thuja Occidentalis (1904)
  • American Medicinal Plants
  • Syllabus of Electic Materia Medica & Therapeutics (1901)
  • How To Fight Cancer and Win (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.

  • Fletcherism: What it is, or How I Became Young at Sixty (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.

  • No Time to Die (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.

  • Stale Food vs. Fresh Food: The Cause and Cure of Choked Arteries and Related Problems (1969)

    As the title suggests.

  • Bloedvatenreiniging Door Vers Voedsel. De Oorzaak en Genezingvan Verstopte Aders en Bloedvaten en Aanverwantte Problemen (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.

  • The Ozymandias Principles: Thirty One Strategies For Surviving Change (1997)

    Harry Foster gave permission for this library to offer valuable books that he sells from his own website.

  • What Really Causes MS (2006)

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

  • What Really Causes AIDS (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 (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.

  • Soil Fertility (1988)

    What every soil analyst needs to know; a university-level textbook.

  • L.C. Vincent Bio-Electronic Methodology (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…

  • Das Liebesleben der Pflanzen (1906)

    From a generous donation by Thorsten Perl and friends of the digitalized collection of works by and about Dr. Raoul H. Francé and his wife Annie Francé-Harrar.

  • Germs of Mind in Plants (1905, 1911)

    From a generous donation by Thorsten Perl and friends of the digitalized collection of works by and about Dr. Raoul H. Francé and his wife Annie Francé-Harrar.

  • Plants As Inventors (1926)

    From a generous donation by Thorsten Perl and friends of the digitalized collection of works by and about Dr. Raoul H. Francé and his wife Annie Francé-Harrar.

  • Das Sinnesleban der Pflanzen (1905?)

    From a generous donation by Thorsten Perl and friends of the digitalized collection of works by and about Dr. Raoul H. Francé and his wife Annie Francé-Harrar.

  • Mikrokosmos (1906 - 1919)

    Zeitschrift für angewandte Mikroskopie, Mikrobiologie, Mikrochemie und mikroskopische Technik From a generous donation by Thorsten Perl and friends of the digitalized collection of works by and about Dr. Raoul H. Francé and his wife Annie Francé-Harrar…

  • Die Lichtsinnesorgane der Algen (1908)

    Studien zum Ausbau der vegetabilen Reizphysiologie I From a generous donation by Thorsten Perl and friends of the digitalized collection of works by and about Dr. Raoul H. Francé and his wife Annie Francé-Harrar.

  • Die Natur in den Alpen (1910)

    From a generous donation by Thorsten Perl and friends of the digitalized collection of works by and about Dr. Raoul H. Francé and his wife Annie Francé-Harrar.

  • Wege zur Natur (1909 and 1922)

    Eine Einführung in micrologiche studien für anfänger From a generous donation by Thorsten Perl and friends of the digitalized collection of works by and about Dr. Raoul H. Francé and his wife Annie Francé-Harrar.

  • Companion Planting: Successful Gardening The Organic Way (1983. First published in Germany as Gesunder Garten durch Mischkulture,1980)

    Gertrud Franck worked out her own system using living mulch, companion planting and other unique solutions deriving entirely from observations during her lifetime of raising the family’s food.

  • Possum Living: How To Live Well Without A Job and With (almost) No Money (1978)

    We think anyone seeking independent self-sufficiency should meet Dolly Freed.

  • One Straw Revolution: The Natural Way of Farming. (1978)

    We have been informed (October, 2014) that this worthy title has been brought back in print and is available through all the usual sources.

  • The Natural Way of Farming: The Theory and Practice of Green Philosophy (1985)

    Highly unusual viewpoints with a cult following.

  • The Essentials of Modern Materia Medica and Therapeutics (1903)
  • Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule (1910)

    Gandhi. Hind Swaraj carries the same importance to Indians as the Declaration of Independence and the Federalist Papers have for Americans. Not only equally important, but political/social thinking of equal or superior brilliance compared to Madison, Monroe, Hamilton, Jefferson, et. al.

  • Meine Diät: Ein Ratgeber für Kranke und Gesunde (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.

  • Diättherapie der Lungentuberkulose (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.

  • Eine Krebstherapie (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 (

  • Eternal Health Truths of A Century Ago (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.

  • Bibliography: Nutritional Quality of Organically Produced Foods

    Over 200 citations, books and articles. The article will also introduce you to the National Agricultural Library and its many services.

  • Organically Produced Foods: Nutritive Content (Bibliography) (1999)

    This bibliography focuses specifically on the nutritive value of organically produced foods: vitamin and mineral content, as well as related chemical constituents. With the exception of a handful of references to publications that deal with the general relationship of soil qualities and crop composition, each document cited contains at least some information about nutrients found in food as related to organic production. Most items deal with research results; several are overviews of literature or research, or are opinion pieces. Many compare organic foods with those conventionally produced.

  • Tracing the History of Organic Sustainable Agriculture (2007)

    An annotated bibliography of the foundational works behind today’s Sustainable and Organic Agriculture movement, put together by the US Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library.

  • Triumph Over Disease by Fasting and Natural Diet (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.

  • The Interpretation of Financial Statements (1955 A revision of the book by Benjamin Graham and Spencer B. Meredith first published in 1937)

    This little book enables an intelligent investor to understand corporate financial reports—if they have been honestly stated. When a corporate financial statement seems incomprehensible or unanalyzable after applying Graham’s book, then it is reasonable to assume that what is being analyzed is an example of accounting dishonesty.

  • Soil and Sense (1941)

    Graham wrote before the discoveries of micorhizzal associations and production of phytamins by soil bacteria. But he still did a very good job of explaining the essences of sustainable holistic farming to the general public.

  • Treatise on Bread, and Bread-Making (1837)

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

  • The Colon Health Handbook: New Health Through Colon Rejuvenation (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.

  • Where Is Your Energy Going? The Lloyd Lectures, Vol. I (1990)

    After Lloyd Greenberg died he channeled a series of talks to a group of friends. During that lifetime Lloyd had done significant spiritual work and his friends were making similar efforts. These lectures are interesting and some say, valuable.

  • Address to a Meeting of The Farmers’ Club (1939)

    Full title—”With Discussion by Sir Albert Howard and G.T. Wrench”. Speeches and Q&A at the Royal Empire Society, Craven Street, W.C.2,on Monday, 30th January, 1939.

  • The Value of Voluntary Simplicity (1936)

    The spiritual, ethical and practical reasons to adopt voluntary simplicity. By the author of The Power of Non-Violence. Acting Director of Pendle Hill 1935-36

  • World Without Cancer

    Cancer is a nutritional deficiency disease that is far more readily curable with vitamins and other natural remedies than with AMA-approved conventional approaches. Natural therapies are strongly suppressed by powerful interests profiting from the cancer business.

  • An Analytical System of Clinical Nutrition (1989)

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

  • The Hadwen Papers (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 Medical Voodoo (1936)

    Annie Hale does it again, this time she addresses the fiction that bacteria are the cause of disease, brings forth all the anti-pasteurian evidence of Béchamp, cites case after case of the failures and evils of vaccination and even shreds the cancer business.

  • These Cults (1926)

    Scathing criticism of the American Medical Association’s attacks on other forms of medical practice; a defense of Homeopathy, Osteopathy, Chiropractic, Physical Culture (Bernarr Macfadden), Christian Science and etc. Why have any interest in issues this old? Because the AMA still operates in the very same suppressive way

  • Three Acres And Liberty (1922. First published 1907)

    A passionate plea for independence and self-sufficiency on small, intensively worked acreages. Hall illuminates the social forces propelling people into city poverty when they could live with simple liberty and plenty in the country.

  • The Survival of Civilization (1982)

    Continental glaciation spreads fresh, highly mineralized rock dust over temperate regions that by itself causes world-wide climatic changes. Another continental glaciation is both inevitable and imminent unless we significantly remineralize our agricultural soils.

  • The Tradegy of the Commons (1968)

    A classic article, much discussed by those concerned with the continued survival of a large population of homo sapiens in a civilized condition.

  • De "Bostuin":Mogelijkheden om te leven en telen in harmonie met de natuur (2007)

    Vertaling van het bekende boekje van Robert Hart, over het opzetten van een Bostuin in de stad of op het land, met een minimum van arbeid en hoofdzakelijk bestaande uit fruit- en notenbomen, en -struiken, samen met zelfuitzaaiende groenten en kruiden. Het verhaal van Hart’s eigen Bostuin in Shropshire, en over het gezonde ‘salade’dieet Nederlandse vertaling: Robert Hundscheidt.

  • The Botanic Pharmacopoeia (1886)
  • Health via Food (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.

  • Scientific Fasting: The Ancient and Modern Key to Health (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.

  • Farmer’s Progress: A Guide to Farming (1950)

    A successful livestock farmer provides excellent advice to the young wishing to enter farming as a life-work. There are wise suggestions for the practicing farmer. Henderson was a crusty, enjoyable person well worthy of spending a few hour’s time with.

  • The Farming Ladder (1944)

    The story of Henderson’s youth and farming career. Contends that the farmer must also be a sagacious businessperson, personnel manager, etc. Most useful guide to creating a success in any business.

  • The Farming Manual: A Guide to Farm Work (1930)

    Henderson shares his lifetime accumulation of efficient farm methods, animal handling, including detailed instructions for newbies involving how to do physical work. Numerous photos and drawings.

  • Gardening for Profit; a guide to the successful cultivation of the market and family garden (1882. First printing was in 1866)

    Henderson was a master market gardener selling into the New York City market. He had effective techniques for wintering over vegetables, for producing out of season. The contemporary crop of garden gurus have nothing on this man.

  • Bread From Stones (1894 (circa))

    The book(let) asserts that animal manure is “unclean.” Fertilizing with manures produces less nutritious food. The proper way to farm or garden is by remineralizing with rock dusts.

  • Man Versus Toothache (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.

  • The Emperor Wears No Clothes (Part 1) (2007 11th edition)

    Millions of people have done serious jail time because this long used medicine was made illegal in 1937. Jack Herer tells how the prohibition came to be, who actually pushed this law into existence and why they really did so. Also there much about the historical use of cannabis as medicine and of hemp for fibre.

  • Hemp & The Marijuana Conspiracy in Australia (1995)

    In the mid-1990s an Australian supplement was included in an Australian edition of The Emperor Wears No Clothes. It tells the hidden story of how early settlers in Australia grew much hemp and were encouraged to do so. It also documents the American-inspired social engineering campaign that brought about the Australian prohibition of cannabis use in the late 1930s.

  • The Emperor Wears No Clothes (Part 2) (2007)

    Millions of people have done serious jail time because this long used medicine was made illegal in 1937. Jack Herer tells how the prohibition came to be, who actually pushed this law into existence and why they really did so. Also there much about the historical use of cannabis as medicine and of hemp for fibre.

  • Think and Grow Rich

    This well known “how to get rich” book contains much good advice about what beingnesses to adopt for a successful life.

  • Soil, Food, Health and Values

    “If we examine our culture — our social structures, our education, our relationships, birthing, child-rearing and consumption patterns, recreation and work, … we can usually recognize two agendas: one that is rational, and another that is designed and maintained (usually unknowingly) to meet our compensatory needs, thereby keeping us partly in the dark and willing to continue postponing taking relevant action.

  • Russian Comfrey (1953)

    The long titles goes “A Hundred Tons an Acre of Stock or Compost for Farm, Garden or Smallholding.” Covers growing, harvest and feeding results feeding comfrey to livestock and for making compost with it. Handsomely illustrated.

  • Comfrey Report: The Story of the World’s Fastest Protein Builder and Herbal Healer (1975)

    Hill’s final statement, information, facts and figures about comfrey.

  • Lost Horizon (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.

  • Henley’s Twentieth Century Formulas, Recipes and Processes (1914)

    Containing ten thousand selected household and workshop formulas, recipes, processes and money saving methods for the practical use of manufacturers, mechanics, housekeepers and home workers.

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

  • The Farm That Won’t Wear Out (1913)

    Originally a series of four magazine articles appearing in The Country Gentleman, and later, responding to popular demand, published as a small book by the author himself. Explains in very few pages the way to achieve a permanent agriculture.

  • The Story of the Soil (1910)

    One of the best "made-simple" holistic soil manuals ever written, all wrapped up as a romance about a bright young man with a solid ag-school education going out to buy a farm and falling in love.

  • Soil Fertility and Permanent Agriculture (1910 (c.))

    In part written to refute the claim by the Chief of the US Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Soil, Milton Whitney, who claimed that all soils are inexhaustible of the minerals needed to grow crops. In the run-up to the Dust Bowl in the 1930’s, this…

  • Chemicals, Humus and the Soil (1952)

    Chemical fertilizers are effective and positive to the degree that humus remains in the soil; chemical fertilizers cause problems only when they completely or substantively replace farmyard manure. Hopkins takes on the Howardites point by point and demolishes many of their positions.

  • Chemicals, Humus and the Soil (1957 edition) (1957)

    This later edition contains several new chapters, a new preface and much fresh information about fertilizers and their sensible use.

  • Health and Survival in the 21st Century (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.

  • Improving On Pritikin: You Can Do Better (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.

  • The Health Revolution – Fifth Edition (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.

  • Cheshire Medical Testament (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.

  • The Earth’s Green Carpet (1947)

    A poetic, passionate and concise statement of the beliefs of the Organic Farming movement by the second wife of Sir Albert Howard.

  • Sir Albert Howard in India (1953)

    A thorough and scholarly review of Albert and Gabrielle Howard’s scientific career encompassing all the scientific literature and journal articles that would otherwise be virtually unobtainable. Louise Howard was the sister of Gabrielle, and became Howard’s second wife and ardent supporter after the death of Gabrielle.

  • The Waste Products Of Agriculture: Their Utilisation As Humus (1931)

    Howard’s most important scientific publication, detailing the nature, practice and significance of Indore composting, especially to Indian agriculture.

  • Farming And Gardening For Health Or Disease (1945)

    Provides a historical perspective on how soil fertility determines human health.

  • An Agricultural Testament (1943)

    Howard wrote this book to create public support for organic farming.

  • Organic Campaign (1947)
  • Harnessing The Earthworm (1947)
  • How To Avoid A Famine of Quality (1947)

    Editor of Soil and Health

  • Letter from Sir Albert Howard Concerning the Cheshire Medical Testament on Nutrition (1939)
  • The Animal As Our Farming Partner (1947)
  • Miscellaneous Articles From Organic Gardening Magazine, 1945-47 (1945-47)

    A collection of articles by Sir Albert Howard that were published in early issues of Organic Farming and Gardening Magazine.

  • Albert Howard Papers

    Articles from periodicals by and about Sir Albert Howard. These have been supplied by numerous patrons and friends of the library.

  • Enzyme Nutrition: The Food Enzyme Concept (1985)

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

  • Solargas: How to easily make your own auto and heating fuel for pennies a gallon (1979)

    This book clearly and simply demonstrates how any energetic and determined person can make ethanol and/or methanol from all sorts of organic wastes, corn, sugar beets, etc., using home-made equipment of great simplicity, and best of all, this alcohol production is entirely powered by the sun.

  • Super Imperialism: The Origin and Fundamentals of U.S. World Dominance (2nd ed.) (2003)

    The story of how the U.S. Government, operating over the last century with what might seem a long-range plan, created a super imperialism that controls most of the planet primarily through financial manipulation, and until recently, used military force only as secondary measure. Hudson wrote with such mental clarity that one chapter, his lengthy “Introduction,” comprehends all the major points in the book. The Introduction alone should provide a series of major realisations to someone who has already been observing the resort to force happening with ever-increasing frequency and magnitude.

  • Melons Under Cloches (1952)

    Hyams was an avid gardener with a passion for growing melons. Melons may be easy to grow where summers are warm and long, but to raise melons in chilly England is no mean trick. The book also contains helpful tips to succeed with cucumbers and zucchini where the summers are too cool for them.

  • Symposium in Honor of a Pioneering Systems Thinker (Raoul Francé) (1994)
  • Medical Nemesis: The Expropriation of Health (1976)

    Dependence on AMA-style medicine creates ill health on many levels. Many of the most expensive procedures have little or no proven health benefit or at best add but a few tortured years. Illich is an extreme libertarian who refuses to be suppressed and sees most of modern society as an effort to suppress the humanity of those in its grip.

  • Can Diet Prolong Lifespan (December 1980)

    An article from the American Chiropractic Journal.

  • Fasting and Diet Restriction (March 1980)

    An article from the American Chiropractic Journal.

  • The Scientific Basis of Toxemia (June 1981)

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

  • The Immerman Files (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.

  • Health Unlimited (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.

  • How To Be Always Well (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.

  • 9/11: The Ultimate Truth (2006)

    This book is about the nature of evil and why psychopathic personalities almost inevitably take control of bureaucracies and governments. Much of this book is “way out there.” Jadczyk’s statements about Jews may likely be seen as anti-semitic by those who are touchy about the subject, so be warned if that is yourself.

  • Arthritis and Folk Medicine (1960)

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

  • Hell’s Cartel: IG Farben and the Making of Hitler’s War Machine (2008)

    Understanding the chaotic state of the planet these days can be improved by considering how and why the highest level business people in Germany forwarded Hitler’s destructive plans–and profited from them.

  • The Stuff Man’s Made Of: The positive approach to health through nutrition (1959)

    Explains that soil fertility, the nutritional qualities of food and the health of animals and humans are tightly linked.

  • Factors Of Soil Formation: A System of Quantitative Pedology (1994)

    This scientific text should be studied by anyone seeking a full understanding of soil fertility. It doesn’t use high level maths, however, a well grasped secondary school science education and a touch of geology will go a long way towards making this book fully comprehensible.

  • Tooth Truth: A Patient’s Guide to Metal-Free Dentistry (1995)

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

  • Jones, Dr. Christine, Publications

    Dr. Jones explains how the main creators of humus are specialized fungi that plants feed sugars and other complexed nutrients. These fungi, in turn, help feed plants both nutrients and moisture.

  • Realizing Our Dreams (1992)

    The experiences people have are created by subconsciously held beliefs. So are their personalities. This is what Ralph Waldo Emerson referred to when he said, “What you are speaks so loudly I can’t hear what you are saying.” Applying the techniques in this book helps a person become the type of person they really want to be.

  • The Psychology of Thought Control, Menticide and Brainwashing (1956)
  • Rockefeller “Internationalist” (1952)

    Long title: “The Man Who Misrules The World.” Josephson was a medical doctor, assistant medical director of the American Red Cross in Europe during the post WWI period. He is particularly concerned with exposure of corruption in medical practice.

  • The Truth About Rockefeller (1964)

    Long title: Public Enemy No. 1, Studies In Criminal Psychopathy

  • Return To Nature (1903)

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

  • Every Second Child (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.

  • Dr. Kelley’s Do-it-Yourself Book: one answer to cancer (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.”

  • Winning The Cancer War Without Surgery, Chemotherapy or Radiation (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.”

  • Ellen White Copied Coles (2006)
  • FARMERS OF FORTY CENTURIES: or, permanent agriculture in China, Korea and Japan (1911)

    One of the best travel books of all time. King’s remarkable account of his agricultural investigations in China, Korea and Japan in 1909 was an often-quoted source of inspiration for Howard in his 26 years as an agricultural investigator in India.

  • The Soil: Its Nature, Relations, and Fundamental Principles of Management (1913)

    Obsolete soil manual.

  • Soil Management (1914)

    Published posthumously. King’s study of Chinese, Korean and Japanese agriculture was part of his plan for the work on Soil Management. The chapter on the study of Far Eastern agriculture has been collected by Mrs. King from ten different lectures and papers which he had already prepared.

  • The Weed Problem: a new approach (1951)

    With a forward by Lady Howard. Another take on the subject of Cocannouer’s more popular book.

  • Health Guide for Survival (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…

  • Nature Doctors: Pioneers in Naturopathic Medicine (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.

  • Die Landwirtschaft der Zukunft (1939)

    Deutsche Übersetzung von "Agriculture of Tomorrow", verfasst von Lili Kolisko, erschienen in der Schweiz 1953.

  • Agriculture of Tomorrow (1939)

    A Steinerian / biodynamic viewpoint on the way agriculture should evolve.

  • Soil Microorganisms and Higher Plants (1958)

    Krasil’nikov found ways to improve plant growth and crop yields with special composts and microbial ferments of the sort that could be produced by the farmer in an old barrel. All these "primitive" solutions are based on a very high-level understanding of soil microbes and how crop species interact with each other via long-lasting soil residues (root exudates), and how plants and microbes interact with each other.

  • The Fundamental Basis of Iris Diagnosis (1969 Translated from the German by A.W. Priest)

    A complete manual of iridiagnosis.

  • 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 (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.

  • Construction Of A Simplified Wood Gas Generator (1989)

    Construction Of A Simplified Wood Gas Generator for Fueling Internal Combustion Engines In A Petroleum Emergency–Final Report.

  • Thirty Years Farming on the Clifton Park System (1944)

    How to supply Humus, Texture, and Fertility by the Aid of Deep-Rooting Grasses

  • Cancer and the Medical Research Business (1962)

    From a generous donation by Nenah Sylver,

  • Every Day Is a Gift When You Are Over 100 (1973)

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

  • A collection of Lee’s articles, mostly from Lets Live Magazine (1958)

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

  • Cancer – Articles and Pamphlets by Royal Lee (1949 - 1955)

    From a generous donation by Nenah Sylver,

  • Chemical Letters, 2nd corrected edition (1844)

    A few years after publication of these Chemical Letters, Liebig presented his full thesis in “Chemistry and its applications to Agriculture and Physiology.”

  • How To Eat For Health: Diet Reform Simplified (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.

  • The Working of the Planets and the Life Processes in Man and Earth (1950 (circa))

    Often mentioned Biodynamic lecture given about 1950 by Lievegoed that discusses the planetary forces and their effects on plant growth and compost preparations.

  • Vegetables Without Vitamins

    Compares two sets of nutritional analyses done on a wide range of vegetables, one recently, one done about two decades ago. Points out a shocking and dangerous decline in nutritional content across the board.

  • Iridiagnosis and other Diagnostic Methods – Third Edition (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.

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

  • Practice of Natural Therapeutics – fifth edition (1922)

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

  • The Natural Way to Health (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 Eclectic Alkaloids (1910)
  • Elixir & Flavoring Extracts Formulae (1892)
  • Collidum Crataegus
  • Concerning the American Materia Medica (1910)
  • History of the Vegetable Drugs of the USP (1911)
  • New Remedies (1927)
  • Quantity versus Quality (1914)
  • Favorite Remedies Used in Treatment of Influenza (1919)
  • Uses of Some Standard Remedies by Eclectic Physicians
  • Getting Food From Water: A guide to Backyard Aquaculture (1978)

    About raising food in ponds, rivers, streams, lakes and seaside homesteads. The book shines when discussing areas that Logsdon knows intimately; in other areas it is a bit more of a report and summary of information assembled by Rodale’s editors.

  • Why I Left Orthodox Medicine (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.

  • Language Hunting In The Karakoram (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.

  • Modern Live Juice Therapy (1964)
  • Conquest of the Land Through Seven Thousand Years (1948, February)

    An historical survey of worldwide soil erosion. Many remarkable photos showing the ruins of what were once fertile, productive places that are now desert or semi-desert that can barely support struggling people—the remnants of what once were flourishing civilizations.

  • The Rich and the Super Rich (1968)

    Shows who actually rules and specifically how they rule. Although decades have passed since this book was written; although younger family members have stepped into the shoes of power, the same families still have the power. This book allows someone with perceptiveness to look through the news, peek behind distractions of current events.

  • Physio-Medical Therapeutics Materia & Pharmacy (1897)
  • Alternative to Death (1943)

    This sensitive consideration about the direction to which the future should be guided was published in the dark hours of WWII. The book shows a remarkable awareness of destructive social-economic trends that in our time are full-blown and are destroying the enjoyment of being alive.

  • Beyond The Himalayas (no date)

    The story of a man’s spiritual development, with huge gains attained from the teachings of adepts in Tibet.

  • The Yoga Of The Christ (1993)

    As the title states.

  • Dry Farming: Its principles and practice (1909)
  • Strengthening The Eyes: A System of Scientific Eye Training (1925)

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

  • Versterking van de ogen. Een Systeem van Wetenschappelijke Oog Training (1925)

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

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

  • Building Soils for Better Crops (2002)

    This book contains the finest made-simple explanations of how soil works, why organic matter levels and qualities in soils is the key to intelligent management decisions.

  • The Preservation of Youth: Essays on Health (Ca. 12th Century)

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

  • The Preservation of Youth: Essays on Health (1958)

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

  • The Soul of the White Ant (1937)

    A lyrical and passionate exploration of the life and consciousness of the termite. Translated by Winifred de Kok. First published in Afrikaans under the title Die Siel van die Mier.

  • Cover Crops for Vegetable Growers (1998)

    Thorough discussion of the use of and problems with the use of cover cropping and green manure crops, particularly applicable to the middle latitudes of the United States and of great value to the home gardener considering cover cropping.

  • The City with Golden Garbage (1952)

    Another rare and obscure article on Pfeiffer regarding his bacterial cultures to compost Oakland’s garbage (probably simple food wastes and paper wastes in the late 40s and early 50s) – talked about in legendary terms but out of reach.

  • Mauseret’s Formulae (1932)
  • Port Arthur: Enough Is Enough (2016)

    By laying responsibility on Martyn Bryant for the Port Arthur massacre, Australians were severely restricted from owning firearms. The truth is: Martyn Bryant was an innocent victim like so many other mind-controlled slaves who have been used to suppress liberty. Here is the proof.

  • Consider the Lilies: A Review of 18 Cures for Cancer and Their Legal Status (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…

  • Studies in Deficiency Disease (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.

  • Cancer – Articles and Pamphlets by W. J. McCormick, M.D. (1952 - 1959)

    From a generous donation by Nenah Sylver,

  • Early American Soil Conservationists (1941, October)

    A US Government publication surveying efforts taken to improve American agriculture and eliminate soil erosion.

  • New Cancer Menace in Foods (1958)

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

  • The Modern Rise of Population (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.

  • Ill Fares The Land – Migrants and Migratory Labour in the United States (1945)

    Carey McWilliams (December 13, 1905 – June 27, 1980) was an American author, editor, and lawyer. He focused on social issues in California, including the condition of migrant farm workers and the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.

  • Fifty Years Among the Bees (1911)

    One hundred eleven photographic figures; fifty years of experience. This book has long been a classic among beekeepers.

  • Cancer Loves Sugar (1995)

    From a generous donation by Nenah Sylver,

  • How To Choose Your People (ca. 1970)

    Associating with some people leads to positive useful experiences. Others seem to bring misfortune and failure with them. Developing the ability to quickly recognize which sort of person you’re communicating with makes life go a lot more smoothly.

  • Miracles For Breakfast (ca. 1970)

    Great things can happen when the wisdom found in How To Choose Your People is applied.

  • Ups And Downs (ca. 1970)

    How to keep one’s emotional/spiritual head above water in the storm of life by applying the wisdom found in How To Choose Your People.

  • Soil And Civilization (1946)

    Mitchell, an Australian, had a strong concern for the threat soil erosion poses to the sustainability of technological society. The small (but deeply significant) book encompasses the whole history of western civilization.

  • The Vegetable Garden (1920)

    Illustrations, descriptions and culture of the garden vegetables of cold and temperate climates, written by Mm. Vilmorin-Andrieux of Paris. Written originally in 1885, this edition has been translated into English and contains additional varieties.

  • The High Road To Hunza (1958)

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

  • How And When To Be Your Own Doctor (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.

  • Comment et Quand Etre Son Propre Docteur (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 (1996)

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

  • Kako i kada da budete svoj doktor (1996)

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

  • Kako i kada da budete svoj doktor (1997)

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

  • Nature Cure Explained (1950)

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

  • Nature Cure For Asthma and Hay Fever (1951)

    As the title says.

  • The Secrets of the Federal Reserve (Jekyll Island Edition) (1991)

    How the FED has caused ongoing inflation whilst it robs the average American of security and prosperity, transferring huge wealth and total social control to a small circle of insider bloodlines.

  • Murder By Injection (1988)

    A scathing exposé of the still-current drugging scene, with links to the real powers behind the scenes, manipulating the public’s awareness. Mullins is my favorite anti-Semite but this kink in his character can almost be forgiven.

  • A Treatise on Collinsonia Canadensis (1904)
  • Valuable Remedies for Influenza
  • Second Thoughts About Organic Agriculture

    A frequent correspondent of this library, Justin Naylor, has written a short and worthy article that appeared in Acres, USA about the organic/chemical controversy, using Donald Hopkin’s book as a springboard.

  • Design and Construction of Small Earth Dams (1985)

    K.D. Nelson spent 30 years working with water resources and consulting worldwide. His book provides a sound practical approach to investigating, designing and constructing small earth dams that do not fail. The book contains many detailed drawings and a few photos.

  • Sailing The Farm (1980)

    Staying healthy on long sea voyages has always been a problem. Neumeyer explains how to create fresh, living food at sea by sprouting, by gathering sea weeds, etc.

  • The Seventh Level: A Sexual Progress (1979)

    This book contains frank descriptions of sexual behaviour between consenting adults, sometimes in quite rude language. But it is not pornographic. It describes the spiritual odyssey of a man and woman who use sex making as the path to total love.

  • Echinacea (1910)
  • High Frontier (1977)

    There is enough construction material floating around the solar system to build habitats providing 3,000 times the surface area of Earth. These habitats would enjoy unlimited virtually free energy. They could provide Earth with the same (unlimited free energy) by beaming down microwaves generated from solar power. If we had but begun this effort when O’Neill pointed the way, the mass migration of population off our planet could have already started.

  • Traditional Medicine For Canada’s First Peoples (2007)

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

  • Historical and Scientific Perspectives On The Health Of Canada’s First Peoples (2007)

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

  • Universal Immunization (1998)

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

  • Friend Earthworm: Practical Application of a Lifetime Study of Habits of the Most Important Animal in the World (1941)

    All about the earthworm. A classic of organic literature.

  • Organic Food (making the case for)

    An extensive collection of articles, bibliographies and miscellany compiled by Arun Shrivastava CMC, Director, Meristem Consultants Pvt Ltd, General Secretary, Society for Economic Development & Environmental Management, New Delhi, Director (Projects), All India Panchayat Parishad.

  • Organic Food, The case for . . .

    A collection of articles, bibliographies and miscellany compiled by Arun Shrivastava.

  • Global Soil Biodiversity Atlas (2016)

    This fully illustrated publication details what we presently know about life the soil and the complex ecosystem within which life is sustained. Of course, and here is the rub, when the soil is described as being a very complex living ecosystem, the information flies in the face of Industrial Agriculture. Modern farmers, with the help of their agents, have all but declared war on soil life by the use of petrochemical fertilizers and pesticides.

  • The Limits of the Earth (1954)

    World survey of the planet’s potential to support an ever-increasing population. Not particularly encouraging.

  • The Pyramid Climbers (1963)

    The making, selection and nature of senior corporate business executives, especially the Chief Executive Officer.

  • The Hidden Persuaders (1957)

    Trailblazing exposé explaining of the widespread use of “Motivational Research” to guide advertising by major corporate interests. MR has turned people into helpless, insatiable consumers. This book caused quite a stir when it first appeared but it failed to counter this trend.

  • The Status Seekers (1959)

    Long Title: An Exploration of Class Behaviour in America. America is very much a class society.

  • The Waste Makers (1960)

    How our economic culture requires ever-increasing business expansion. To achieve that it builds short working lives into consumer gear whilst issuing intense propaganda to convince the “consumer” to consume more. This non-sustainable activity inevitably leads to resource depletion.

  • Soil Fertility: A Guide to Organic and Inorganic Soil Amendments

    This valuable book went out of print years ago. It was revised and updated in 2013 and republished on the internet by the author.

  • The Peckham Experiment: a study of the living structure of society (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 Quality Of Life: The Peckham Approach To Human Ethology (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 Truth About Water Fluoridation, Second Edition (1952)

    As the title says.

  • The Price of Civilization: The Causes, Prevention and Cure of Human Cancer (ca. 1945)
  • Materia Medica & Clinical Therapeutics (1905)
  • Soil Fertility, Renewal and Preservation (1947)

    Seminal book in the Bio-dynamic farming movement that tells of replicated studies on the effects of BD practices on health and yields. Introduction by Eve Balfour.

  • The Compost Manufacturer’s Manual (1956)

    Fifty years before the soil foodweb became in the 1990s, Pfeiffer was using microscopes, preparing microbial inoculants, making superior quality composts, teaching farmers how to employ biological farming practices to improve soil organic matter, soil structure, and soil fertility – which in modern times is known as “soil health” — and conducting cutting edge research on soil fertility, soil biology, soil humus, and food quality. 

  • Thoughts On Feeding (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.

  • Green Manuring Principles and Practice (1927)

    A thorough review of green manuring and its contribution to the maintenance of soil fertility and the improvement of agricultural productivity. Contains photographs of great historical interest.

  • Nutrition and Physical Degeneration (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.

  • The Philosophy of Fasting: A Message for Sufferers and Sinners (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 Anglo American Establishment (1981)

    Quigley’s books interest those investigating the Illuminati or other high-level conspiracies. In this title Quigley traces the history of a secret society founded in 1891 by Cecil Rhodes. Quigley says this group caused the Second Boer War, the founding of the Union of South Africa, the replacement of the British Empire with the Commonwealth of Nations and a number of Britain’s foreign policy decisions in the twentieth century.

  • The Evolution of Civilizations

    Long Title: An Introduction To Historical Analysis

  • Tragedy and Hope (1966)

    Long Title: A History of the World In Our Time. Quigley was an American historian and theorist of the evolution of civilizations. He definitely was part of the Establishment. Quigley said of himself that he was a conservative defending the liberal tradition of the West. He was an early and fierce critic of the Vietnam War, and he opposed the activities of the military-industrial complex.

  • The National Malnutrition (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.

  • Gardening In Tasmania: a handbook

    A thorough treatment of Tasmanian gardening as it was in the 1970s by the state’s “Gardener Laureat” of the era. Covers fruits, vegetables and ornamentals, a full planting schedule, all the usual pests and problems.

  • Trees and Toadstools (1945)

    A foundation work of the Organic Farming and Gardening movement. It discusses the relationships between tree roots and fungi. Rayner’s work formed the basis of the organicist contention that supporting a complete and healthy population of soil microlife is essential to plant health.

  • Choose Life or Death (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…

  • Patents For Hitler (1945)

    The story of collaboration between Hitler’s Nazi party and large American business interests. Your librarian finds this title exposes the potentials ordinary business people have to put their efforts to promoting evil.

  • The Dispensatory of the United States of America (1918)
  • A History of the Vegetable Kingdom (1857)

    This book extensively covers three topics: The physiology and geographical distribution of vegetables; a history of useful plants and food crops;  the practical culture of vegetables. It is huge book, over 700 pages. Regrettably, the scan is not searchable and the file size quite large. At least the images are readable.

  • Your Engineered House (1964)

    Roberts was a master builder; he takes the reader step by step through considering the intelligent design and construction of wooden houses. Roberts reconsiders materials, design principles and popular building styles that aren’t really sensible.

  • The Organic Front (1948)

    The organic gardening and farming movement arrived in the United States in the early 1940s. J.I. Rodale was the prime mover. Within a few years tens of thousands were swept up by Rodale’s evangelical enthusiasm. Most of this book probably consisted of articles in early issues of Organic Gardening Magazine.

  • PayDirt: Farming and Gardening With Composts (1946)

    A collection of pro-humus-farming and gardening odds and ends, mostly from early Organic Gardening Magazines.

  • The Healthy Hunza (1949)

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

  • Sir Albert Howard –In Memoriam (1947)

    When Sir Albert Howard passed away in 1948 Organic Gardening and Farming Magazine ran a memorial edition that contained a collection of tributes by important figures in the organic movement.

  • Raoul H. France and the Doctrine of Life (2000)

    This book is available through the generosity of Hanna Roth.

  • Diet Prevents Polio (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.

  • A Manual of Organic Materia Medica and Pharacognosy
  • Nutritional Value of Crops as Influenced by Organic and Inorganic Fertilizer Treatments: Results of 12 years’ of experiments with vegetables. (1973, a journal article issued circa)

    Article’s content is as the full title states. May be the first significant study of the quality differences between organically grown and "conventional" foodstuffs.

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

  • Nahrung und Leben 1 und 2 (1997, 1999, 2001)

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

  • Specific Diagnosis: a Study of Disease With Specific Reference to the Administration of Remedies (1894)

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

  • Nathaniel Southgate Shaler Collection (1879 through 1909)

    Nathaniel Southgate Shaler (February 20, 1841 – April 10, 1906) was an American paleontologist and geologist who wrote extensively on the theological and scientific implications of the theory of evolution. Soil and Health Library has a nearly complete collection of Shaler’s publications.

  • A Therapeutic Guide to Alkaloidal Dosimetric Medication (1907)
  • Flower Child (2000)

    Farida Sharan came of age during the peace and love revolution of the 1960s; this is the story of her personal and spiritual development in that milieu.

  • Herbs of Grace: Becoming Independently Healthy (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).

  • Creative Menopause: Illuminating Women’s Health & Spirituality (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.

  • Bio-Dynamic Agriculture: An Introduction (1976)

    A complete introduction to the history, philosophy, techniques, and benefits of the Bio-Dynamic school of farming and gardening.

  • Back to Methuselah (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.

  • Hygienic Review

    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.

  • The Cruel Hoax called Herpes Genetalis! (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 Hygienic Care of Children (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 (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 (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 (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.

  • Natural Hygiene: Man’s Pristine Way Of Life (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.

  • Syphilis: Is it a Mischievous Myth or a Malignant Monster (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.

  • Food Combining Made Easy (1951)

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

  • Elementary Course In Herbology (1977)

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

  • Advanced Treatise On Herbs (1977)

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

  • The Science of Coercion: Communication Research & Psychological Warfare, 1945-1960 (1970)

    The Science of Coercion documents how various US agencies applied the social sciences to operations involving torture, interrogation and large propaganda campaigns that helped the elites manage the perceptions and behaviors of ordinary people. It reveals the impact of financial sponsorship by intelligence agencies on academia.

  • Vaccination: The Hidden Facts (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,

  • You Can Overcome Asthma (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,

  • The Fasting Cure (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.

  • Cry of the Heart—Stop Hurting The Children: The Medical Terror of Vaccination (2003)

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

  • The Medicinal Plants of North America (1914)
  • The Medicinal Plants of North America — Volume I (1914)

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

  • Organic Foods vs Supermarket Foods: Element Levels (1993)
  • Aerobic Composting Chart

    A library client has done some original and accurate record keeping on carefully-organized composting bins done along the Indore System, as close to what Sir Albert Howard described in his Waste Products of Agriculture as he could manage. The results are expressed as a single chart, reproduced here.

  • Tree Crops: a permanent agriculture (1929)

    A list of the most important books ever written about sustainable agriculture (and human health) would include Tree Crops, as well as the books by Sir Albert Howard, the publications of William Albrecht and Price’s Nutrition and Physical Degeneration.

  • Raoul Francé’s Heritage – A Nightmare for Specialists

    From a generous donation by Thorsten Perl and friends of the digitalized collection of works by and about Dr. Raoul H. Francé and his wife Annie Francé-Harrar.

  • Gardening Without Irrigation …or without much, anyway (1993)

    This is a guide to growing food with little or no irrigation. It was written entirely from personal observations and original research between 1979 and 1993 in western Oregon, where there is rarely any rainfall between June through September. It has broad applications to any place where the rains can’t be depended upon.

  • Composterenvoor Biologische Tuiniers (1993)

    Twee onderwerpen in één boek. In deel 1 staat de funfamentele methode van het compostmaken beschreven; en in deel 2 staan de resultaten van een juiste of onjuiste omgang met de bodemvruchtbaarheid beschreven en hoe men zeer goede compost maakt.

  • Organic Gardener’s Composting (1993)

    Two subjects in one book: a basic, how-to-make-compost book in Part One; and an analysis of the nutritional consequences of soil fertility management choices and how to make really good compost in Part Two.

  • Hygienic Dictionary

    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.

  • Ehret Bibliography (ca. 2006)
  • Remineralisering je bodem zoals die van Hunzaland (2013)

    De Intelligente Tuinier. Hoe Men Voedingsstoffenrijk Voedsel Laat Groeien Hoe Men Voedingsstoffenrijk Voedsel Laat Groeien. Deze omvangrijke maar samenvattende handleiding begint met een overzicht van de voedingsstoffendichtheid van de bodem, waarna de geschiedenis van de biologische agricultuur, en daarna  volgt een begrijpelijke fundamentele inleiding in de bodemchemie, en demonstreert zo hoe de thuis-tuinier de resultaten van een eenvoudige niet-dure bodemtest kan gebruiken voor een voor eigen bodem individueel aangemeten voedingstoffenvoorschrift. De auteur bespreekt stap voor stap de essentiële mineralen terwijl hij tegelijkertijd de verkeerd ontstane misleidende informatie van zowel de conventionele als ook de biologische landbouw bewegingen recht zet.

  • Das Urgesetz der natürlichen Ernährung (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…

  • Modern Muesli

    A brief critique of what passes these days for a so-called health food. The author is from Nature’s Way, a New Zealand producer of free range eggs. Perry was President of the Soil & Health Association of New Zealand for many years.

  • The Drama of Fluorine: Arch Enemy of Mankind (1953)

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

  • The Clinical Aspect Of Chronic Poisoning By Aluminium and its Alloys (1933)

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

  • Annie Francé-Harrar Obituary (1971)

    From a generous donation by Thorsten Perl and friends of the digitalized collection of works by and about Dr. Raoul H. Francé and his wife Annie Francé-Harrar.

  • Human Ecology: 2nd Edition (1971)

    This book presents Stapledon’s views on how humankind should live in relation to the earth and the soil. Although written over forty years ago the challenges of that time have become more acute in the years since.

  • The Way of the Land (1943. Revised edition 1947)

    Stapledon’s lectures and short essays mainly in response to the stress WWII placed on feeding the population.

  • Ley Farming (1948. Revised edition)

    A thorough look at the use, establishment and management of grass leys, in the tradition of Robert Elliot.

  • Adventures in Diet (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.

  • Raoul H. France: “Das Sinnesleben der Pflanzen” (1906)

    From a generous donation by Thorsten Perl and friends of the digitalized collection of works by and about Dr. Raoul H. Francé and his wife Annie Francé-Harrar.

  • Materia Medica Vegetabilis I (1954)
  • Materia Medica Vegetabilis II (1954)
  • Materia Medica Vegetabilis III (1954)
  • Akhunaton: The Extraterrestrial King (1995)

    Humans have long used myth to explain reality. Amongst other mysteries, this work of “fiction” explains the origins of our species and the reason evil predominates on this planet. If nothing else, it’s a mighty good read.

  • The Healing Factor: "Vitamin C" Against Disease (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.

  • Soil Health Based on Organic Matter (2006 (circa))

    Richard Strong considers climatic and land-use factors in determining organic matter levels in soil and the consequent health of the ecosystems supported on those soils.

  • Sustainable Soil Management: Soil System Guide

    An introduction to soil science and soil management for holistic food growers.

  • Humus and the Farmer (1946)

    Sykes farmed organically; the health and quality of his livestock was extraordinary. The book contains much information about mechanized production of compost on the farm.

  • Guide to Health, Life and Wisdom (1943)

    This 36 page booklet provides a valuable insight into the nature of the Essene School of Life.

  • Future Of Humanity (1945)

    The Atomic Bomb. The end of WWII. What better moment in history to contemplate the survival of humanity.

  • Ludwig Van Beethoven (1947)

    Székely was a philologist/linguist, philosopher, psychologist and natural living experimenter and spiritual teacher.

  • Cottage Economy (1953)

    Offers a superior way of operating the household economy and of handling life.

  • The Teaching of Buddha (1938)

    A lecture on Buddhism based of the reports of an early Westerner who traveled to Tibet and spent years studying the Buddhist teachings there, and who wrote the first Tibetan – English dictionary and grammar.

  • Will Power: The Creator Of Happiness (1945(Fourth Edition) First edition, 1939)

    Many thanks are due to Deborah Székely, who has generously lent for scanning, a large stack of priceless and almost otherwise unavailable materials such as this booklet

  • Zoroaster: The Master Of Life (1947)

    Many thanks are due to Deborah Székely, who has generously lent for scanning, a large stack of priceless and almost otherwise unavailable materials such as this booklet. .

  • Man, Art and World-Conception (1947)

    Which collection to put this small hardbound book into was not an easy choice. Still, Székely’s early works are rare and worthy of preservation and dissemination. Many thanks are due to Deborah Székely, who has generously lent for scanning, a large stack of priceless and almost otherwise unavailable materials such as this booklet.

  • Essene Gospel of John (1937)

    Offered here is the Fifth Edition of 1945. Many thanks are due to Deborah Székely, who has generously lent for scanning, a large stack of priceless and almost otherwise unavailable materials such as this booklet

  • The Essenes By Josephus and his Contemporaries (1956 (first printing, 1942))

    Many thanks are due to Deborah Székely, who has generously lent for scanning, a large stack of priceless and almost otherwise unavailable materials such as this booklet

  • Great Thinkers And Great Teachings (prior to 1943)

    Published as individual lessons, mimeographed on letter sized paper, stapled. Here are the five individual lessons in one download. Many thanks are due to Deborah Székely, who has generously lent this material for scanning

  • The New Poetry And Contemporary Man (prior to 1943)

    These short lessons were mimeographed on letter-sized paper, stapled. Here is a single lesson containing but a few pages, and may be but a part of a series. If that be the case the remainder is not available. Many thanks are due to Deborah Székely, who has generously lent this material for scanning. Downloads as a small PDF

  • Essene Communions With The Angels Of The Earthly Mother And The Heavenly Father (1943)

    A rare booklet that was issued under wartime restrictions. The badly browned recycled paper combined with a fuzzy print job makes the document beyond optical character recognition. Reproduced here as a 120 dpi bitmap scan of 5.08 mb. Many thanks are due to Deborah Székely, who has generously lent this material for scanning.

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

  • The Theory of Cosmotherapy (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.

  • Fasting and Grape Cure (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.

  • Health, Youth and Longevity (1943)

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

  • The Therapeutics of Fasting (1942)

    As the title states.

  • Sleep: A Source Of Harmony (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.

  • Introduction To The Mineral, Vitamin and Herb Therapeutics (1943)

    As the title states.

  • Medicine and Dialectics (1937)

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

  • The Therapeutics of Fasting – text only (1942)

    The text only version of The Therapeutics of Fasting.

  • The Red Lion: The Elixir of Eternal Life (1997)

    This gripping novel reveals how karma leads to spiritual evolution.

  • The Biochar Revolution: Transforming Agriculture and the Environment (2010)

    A free download of Chapter 1 offered by the author/publisher, with a link to purchase the book from the publisher’s website. The Soil and Health Library offers this item because we feel that biochar is extremely useful and should become more widely known and used.

  • De Hunzas: Hetvolk dat geen ziekte kent (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.

  • The Adam and Eve Story (1965)

    This title counterpoints Hamaker’s Survival of Civilization. An imaginative fascinating account of a natural catastrophe that nearly wipes all life off the face of our planet about once every six thousand years.

  • Postlude to the Adam and Eve Story (1971)

    Thirty some additional pages published a few years later. The document was donated by a library patron.

  • Pulsatilla (1913)
  • The Eclectic Practice of Medicine (1907)
  • Toward High Level Health (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.

  • Nature Cure From The Inside: The why of chronic disease, with many case histories and home treatments (1953)

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

  • The Question of V.D. (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.

  • Kingston Chronicles

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

  • Healthy Childhood (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.

  • Work on the Land and the Constellations (1979)

    Some of Maria Thun’s research that is not found in her annual biodynamic sowing calendars. Included are explanations of astrological events and planting strategies.

  • Results from the Biodynamic Sowing and Planting Calendar (2003)

    Actual trial results from using Thun’s planting calendar.

  • The Philosophy of Physiomedicalism: its theorem, corollary, and laws of application for the cure of disease (1900)

    One of the foundation texts of herbalism.

  • More Food From Soil Science: The Natural Chemistry of Lime in Agriculture (1965)

    How spreading aglime in far larger amounts than conventional ag science calls for greatly reduces the need for fertilizer and grows crops with much higher nutrient-density.

  • Olena Farm, U.S.A.: An Agricultural Success Story (1969)

    This is the story of how Tiedjens purchased an exhausted Ohio farm and proceeded to rehabilitate it, mostly with aglime.

  • Does a soil acidity test as used in soil testing laboratories determine our calcium need in Ohio soil? (1965, July)

    Many soils in the United States and Canada show a paucity of available calcium even though the pH reading seems satisfactory. A high pH does not necessarily indicate adequate calcium in the soil.

  • Available calcium a factor in salt balance for vegetable crops (1936)

    Observations made on vegetable farms in New Jersey located on sandy soils, show that pH is not always a reliable indicator of the available calcium and that many of those sandy soils which have pH values of 6.0 to 6.6, where large applications of soda and potash have been made, may be very deficient in calcium and magnesium.

  • Appendicitis: The Etiology, Hygienic and Dietetic Treatment (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.

  • Children: Their Health and Happiness (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.

  • Constipation: A New Reading On the Subject (1924)

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

  • Impaired Health: Its Cause and Cure, Volume I (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

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

  • Toxemia Explained (1935)

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

  • The Life of the Plant (1958)

    Offers a uniquely Russian, holistic viewpoint on plants that seeks wisdom through observation of the obvious.

  • The American Eclectic Practice of Medicine as Applied to Diseases of Domestic Animals (1862)
  • Hunza: Adventures in a Land of Paradise (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.

  • Hope in Cancer Research (1952)

    From a generous donation by Nenah Sylver,

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

    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.

  • A Gift Of Love: The Hopewood Story (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.

  • English Husbandry: From the Earliest Times to the Present Day (1951)

    A concise history of English agriculture. The easy-reading narrative tells what Trow-Smith considers the general progress of English farming with attention paid to social/economic conditions from the time of pre-history.

  • Fertility Farming (1951)

    Turner’s first book, a less thorough treatment of the materials developed more fully in Fertility Pastures and Herdsmanship.

  • Fertility Pastures: Herbal leys as the basis of soil fertility and animal health (1955)

    Turner used Robert Elliot’s system and writes passionately about the superiority of the organic method.

  • Herdsmanship (1952)

    The art of handling diary cattle, with a full battery of natural remedies and a discussion of proper feeding, handling TB positive animals and curing hoof and mouth disease without mass slaughter.

  • Rational Bacteriology (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.

  • Nutrition and Biodynamics: Evidence for the Nutritional Superiority of Organic Crops (1999)
  • Grass Tetany (1963)

    Understanding how soil imbalances produce this livestock disease illuminates aspects of how human health depends upon nutritional balances.

  • Soil, Grass and Cancer (1959)

    Health of animals and men is linked to the mineral balance of the soil.

  • Soil, Grass and Cancer (not searchable) (1959)

    Health of animals and men is linked to the mineral balance of the soil. Note: This file is not searchable, however it may display correctly on Safari browsers and in Preview. Adobe Reader may be used to view the searchable version on a Mac, PC or other…

  • We Want To Live (1997)

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

  • In The Cauldron of Disease (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.

  • Humus (1936)

    The basic text on the topic for decades; a summary of everything known in the mid 1930s.

  • Principles of Soil Microbiology (1927)

    Waksman’s massive work of scholarship was refused by many publishers who thought there was no market for such a book, but it became a best-seller and dominated the field for decades.

  • The Soil and the Microbe (1931)

    An Introduction to the Study of the Microscopic Population of the Soil and Its Role in Soil Processes and Plant Growth. A thorough overview of the topic.

  • Dirty Medicine (1993)

    A history and analysis of the worldwide attacks by organized science, big business and the media on complementary and alternative medicine.

  • Darmgesundheit ohne Verstopfung (Colon Health) (1992)

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

  • Parkinson’s Recovery Project

    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.

  • Herbal Manual (1936)
  • The Science of Getting Rich

    This is a complete, accurate and unamended text, unlike many internet versions of Wattles works, that are being widely sold after considerable "adjustment"and "improvement.".

  • How to be a Genius or The Science of Being Great (1911)

    A profoundly inspiring book! This is a complete, accurate, unameded text, unlike many internet versions of Wattles works that are being widely sold. Contains the original biographical note written by Wattles’ wife.

  • Health Through New Thought and Fasting (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.

  • To Love And Regenerate The Earth: Further Perspectives On The Survival of Civilization (2002)

    This book offers potentially world-transforming information, ideas, and insights on the social, ecological and climatic problems now threatening the future of humanity.

  • Fruiticulture (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…

  • Miscellaneous Papers of John E. Weaver (1915 through 1968)

    The University of Nebraska put a large collection of John Weaver’s publications online for free download. The Soil and Health Library is mirroring this material. Select this item to see the full list of publications with download links to them.

  • Root Development of Field Crops (1926)

    Chapter I provides what may be the best basic soil’s manual ever written; Chapter III shows how to grow plants with an awareness of their root activities. Also of particular interest are Weaver’s frequent mentions of Albert Howard’s researches in India.

  • Prairie Plants and Their Environment (1968)

    This book is the product of a lifetime of ecological research “to clarify some of the many problems presented by this vast natural unit of vegetation, to better understand the importance and significance of grassland and its utilization, and to furnish a permanent record of a rapidly vanishing vegetation.”

  • Root Development of Vegetable Crops (1927)

    The classic study, filled with species-by-species illustrations, each worth tens of thousands of words to someone who wants to grow vegetables better.

  • Diseases of Women & Children
  • Der Heiler: Tuberkuloseforscher Friedrich Franz Friedman (2002)

    Recherche Eins Medizinischen Skandals

  • Gardening In The South: etc (long title) (1857)

    Long book and quite useful still.

  • A Treatise on Crataegus (1917)
  • Before Silent Spring: Pesticides and Public Health in Pre-DDT America (1974)

    If you think the current batch of pesticides are dangerous and harmful, read about what was used before WWII. This book helps put the pesticide issue into perspective.

  • Dry Farming (1911)

    American prairie farmers ignored Widtsoe’s warnings, making the 1930s dust bowls inevitable. Provides insights that help grow vegetables with less or no irrigation.

  • The Clandestine Farm (1980)

    How to garden without owning land. Takes a fresh and inspiring look at land ownership, private property rights and eco-ethics.

  • The Wonderful World Within You: Your Inner Nutritional Environment (1998. First published 1977.)

    Health through better nutrition.

  • Report on the Indigenous Medical Botany of Massachusetts
  • Useful Prescriptions (1935)
  • Food Fit For Humans (1975)

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

  • The Hazards of Immunization (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.

  • A Treatise on Macrotys
  • The Restoration of the Peasantries (1939)

    Long Title: “With especial reference to that of India” Health–indeed, the very continuation of our civilization–depends on the health and prosperity of agricultural producers. Wrench explains how the thrust of modern finance-based civilization has worked to destroy their very existence.

  • Reconstruction By Way of the Soil (1946)

    A review of world history connecting landholding and farming systems with the continuation of civilizations. Another example of Dr. Wrench’s amazing intellect.

  • The Wheel of Health (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.

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

  • The History of a Crime Against The Food Law (1929)

    Dr. Wylie recounts his failure to enforce a pure food law and how the law itself was perverted by those interested in profiting personally by adulterating and degrading the nation’s food supply.

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

  • Ill Fares The Land (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.

  • The Keyline Plan (1954)

    Recommends a unique method of plowing that helps the land soak up all rainfall, opens it to root penetration and greatly accelerates the release of plant nutrients.

  • The Challenge of Landscape (1958)

    An illustration-filled practical farming textbook focused on water conservation, small-scale dam construction and gravity-fed irrigation projects. Especially useful for practicing sustainable rainfall-dependent farming.

  • The City Forest: The Keyline Plan for the Human Environment Revolution (1971)

    This is a tiny book of barely 100 small pages having as much or more to do with city planning and landscape architecture on a macro-scale as it does with farming.

  • A Training Manual For Soil Analysis Interpretation in Northern California (1999)

    Thoroughly explains why the base cations (calcium, magnesium, potassium and sodium) should be balanced. It explains how to interpret ammonium acetate extractions and how to grow great fruit, especially grapes.

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