The 5-Minute Herb and Dietary Supplement Consult / Edition 1

The 5-Minute Herb and Dietary Supplement Consult / Edition 1

by Adriane Fugh-Berman, Fugh-Berman
     
 


This unique book gives health care professionals a quick reference to herbs, minerals, vitamins, amino acids, probiotics, enzymes, over-the-counter hormones and other dietary supplements commonly used by consumers. The text covers claims, indications, scientific evidence, possible benefits, adverse effects, contraindications, and drug interactions.See more details below

Overview


This unique book gives health care professionals a quick reference to herbs, minerals, vitamins, amino acids, probiotics, enzymes, over-the-counter hormones and other dietary supplements commonly used by consumers. The text covers claims, indications, scientific evidence, possible benefits, adverse effects, contraindications, and drug interactions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780683302738
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Series:
The 5-Minute Consult Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.72(w) x 11.06(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

About the Editorii
Acknowledgmentsvii
Contentsix
Introductionxiii
Abbreviationsxiv
Section IHerbs and Nutritional Supplements A to Z1
Aconite2
Alanine4
Alfalfa6
Aloe8
Angelica10
Anise, Aniseed12
Arginine14
Arnica16
Ashwagandha18
Aspartate/Aspartic Acid20
Astragalus22
Bearberry24
Betaine26
Betel28
Bilberry30
Biotin32
Black cohosh34
Black haw and Cramp bark36
Bloodroot38
Blue cohosh40
Blue-green algae42
Boldo44
Borage46
Boron48
Burdock50
Calcium52
Calendula54
Capsicum, Chili pepper, or Cayenne56
Caraway58
Carnitine60
Carotenoids62
Cartilage (shark and bovine)64
Cascara66
Cat's claw68
Catnip70
Chamomile72
Chamomile, Roman74
Chaparral76
Charcoal, Activated78
Chocolate/Cocoa/Cacao80
Chondroitin82
Chromium84
Cinnamon86
Coenzyme Q[subscript 10]88
Coltsfoot90
Comfrey92
Copper94
Cranberry96
Creatine98
Cysteine/Cystine100
Dandelion102
Danshen104
Devil's claw106
DHEA108
Echinacea110
Elderberry, Elder flower112
Eleuthero114
Ephedra116
Essiac118
Eucalyptus120
Evening primrose, Evening Primrose Oil (EPO)122
Eyebright124
Fennel126
Fenugreek128
Feverfew130
Fish oil132
Flaxseed134
Folic acid (Folate)136
Foxglove138
Garlic140
Germander142
Germanium (Ge)144
Ginger146
Ginkgo148
Ginseng150
Glucosamine152
Glutamine (Gln, Q)154
Glycine (Gly, G)156
Goldenseal158
Gotu kola160
Hawthorn162
Histidine (His, H)164
Hops166
Horse chestnut168
Hydrazine sulfate, Hydrazine sulphate170
Hypericum or St. John's Wort172
Inositol174
Iodine (I[subscript 2])176
Ipriflavone178
Iron (Fe)180
Isoleucine (Ile, I)182
Karela or Bitter melon184
Kava186
Kelp188
Khat190
Kombucha192
Lactobacilli194
Lecithin/Phosphatidylcholine196
Lemon balm198
Leucine (Leu, L)200
Licorice202
Linden204
Lobelia206
Lysine (Lys, K)208
Magnesium210
Manganese212
Marshmallow214
Mate216
Melatonin218
Methionine (Met, M) and SAMe220
Milk thistle222
Molybdenum224
Motherwort226
Mullein228
Neem230
Nettle232
Niacin234
Noni236
Osha238
Pantothenic acid240
Passionflower242
Pau d'arco244
Pennyroyal246
Peppermint248
Phenylalanine (Phe, F)250
Phosphatidylserine252
Phosphorus (Phosphate)254
Pollen/Bee pollen256
Propolis258
Psyllium (Plantain)260
Pygeum262
Raspberry264
Red clover266
Riboflavin (Vitamin B[subscript 2])268
Rosemary270
Royal jelly272
Sage274
Sarsaparilla276
Sassafras278
Saw palmetto280
Selenium282
Senna284
Serine286
Silicon288
Silver (Ag), Colloidal Silver290
Skullcap292
Slippery elm294
Spirulina296
Stevia298
Taurine300
Tea tree302
Thiamin, Thiamine (Vitamin B[subscript 1])304
Threonine (Thr, T)306
Thyme308
Tryptophan (Trp, W) and 5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP)310
Turmeric312
Tyrosine (Tyr, Y)314
Valerian316
Valine (Val, V)318
Vanadium320
Vitamin A322
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)324
Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin)326
Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid, Ascorbate)328
Vitamin D (Calciferol, Cholecalciferol)330
Vitamin E332
Vitamin K334
Vitex336
Willow338
Wormwood340
Wormwood, sweet or Qinghaosu342
Yam, wild344
Yarrow346
Yohimbe348
Zinc350
Section IIReferences353
Section IIIReference Tables
Herb Chart428
Conversion Factors Between Traditional and SI Units433
Dietary Reference Intakes: Vitamins434
Dietary Reference Intakes: Elements441
Reference Nutrient Intakes for Vitamins, United Kingdom450
Average Values for Triglycerides, Fatty Acids (FA) (Including Omega-3 Fatty Acids), and Cholesterol of Marine Foods and Oils451
Caffeine Content of Selected Common Foods per Serving Portion452
Carnitine Content of Selected Foods452
Choline Content of Some Common Foods453
Oxalate Content by Food Group454
Foods to Use and Avoid456
Oxalate Content of Foods per 100 Grams ([similar]1/2 cup) and per Portion457
Index463

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