Health and Beauty from the Rainforest ($29.50, 256 pp) offers a detailed description of Ramuan, the Malaysian art of healing. Through extensive pictures and clear text, the book covers everything from food to massage, and even elaborates on a bit of Malaysian history and tradition throughout the pages. This book draws on the expertise of Malaysian and international scholars, traditional healthcare practitioners and scholars.
Editions Didier Millet, 25 Jalan Pudu Lama, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, www.edmbooks.com
Published in WholeFoods Magazine, September 2009