Professional's Handbook of Complementary and Alternative Medicines / Edition 1by Charles W. Fetrow, Juan R. Avila, Juan R. Avila
Pub. Date: 01/28/1999
Publisher: Springhouse Publishing Company
You want to know the facts about herbal agents, not the folklore. You want results of scientific studies, not anecdotal reports and unverified claims. With a foreword by the highly respected Simeon Margolis, MD, PhD, professor of medicine and biological chemistry at The Johns Hopkins
A comprehensive, truly unbiased herbal resource for health care professionals.
You want to know the facts about herbal agents, not the folklore. You want results of scientific studies, not anecdotal reports and unverified claims. With a foreword by the highly respected Simeon Margolis, MD, PhD, professor of medicine and biological chemistry at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, this book gives you all of these facts, and more.
Detailed, scientific, fully researched:
Detailed monographs on nearly 300 of the most commonly used herbals cover generic names, synonyms, common trade names, common forms, source, chemical components, actions, reported uses, dosage, adverse reactions, interactions, contraindications and precautions, special considerations, analysis, references, and more.
The analysis lets you know exactly where each agent stands from a scientific point of view. References to scientific literature, including Germany's Commission E findings, allow you to gauge the validity of claims made about each herb.
Filled with helpful features:
- Critical data are accented with eye-catching alerts.
- Special sections outline significant research findings.
- Appendices include a reproducible patient-teaching aid, therapeutic monitoring guidelines, and more.
- Springhouse Publishing Company
- Publication date:
- Edition description:
- Older Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 4.53(w) x 7.53(h) x 1.01(d)
Table of Contents
|Contributors and consultants||
| How to use Professional's Handbook of
& Alternative Medicines
|Overview & herbal agents|
|Overview of complementary & alternative medicines||
|Herbal entries A-Z||
|Selected herbal agents with limited clinical data||
|Herbal agents listed as unsafe by the FDA||
|Potentially unsafe plants||
|Herbal agents to avoid during pregnancy||
|Potential drug-herbal agent interactions||
|Therapeutic monitoring guidelines||
|Study data on herbal agents by disorder||
|Herbal agents resource list||
|Herbal agent information sheet||
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