Botanical Medicine in Clinical Practice

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The potential benefits of plants and plant extracts in the treatment and possible prevention of many leading health concerns are becoming more widely recognized within the medicinal community. This major comprehensive reference work contains contributions from more than 80 clinical and academic experts in the field, covering a range of plant products and their uses, divided into sections on topics such as treatments of cardiovascular diseases and cancer. The book covers the safety and efficacy of botanical ...

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Overview

The potential benefits of plants and plant extracts in the treatment and possible prevention of many leading health concerns are becoming more widely recognized within the medicinal community. This major comprehensive reference work contains contributions from more than 80 clinical and academic experts in the field, covering a range of plant products and their uses, divided into sections on topics such as treatments of cardiovascular diseases and cancer. The book covers the safety and efficacy of botanical treatments and there is also a chapter analyzing the possible interactions of herbal remedies with prescription drugs. This is the most up-to-date text on the latest research findings from all over the world and will be an essential resource.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781845934132
  • Publisher: CAB International North America
  • Publication date: 1/15/2009
  • Series: CABI Series
  • Pages: 944
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Herbal Remedies with Geographical Historical Uses
Infectious Diseases Treatment and Immunomodulation
Treatment of Disorders
Cancer Prevention and Treatment
Cardiovascular Therapy
Diabetes
Therapy of Chronic Diseases
Botanicals and their extracts in Health Promotion
Interactions with other Medicines

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