The Natural Pharmacist: Your Complete Guide to Kava and Anxiety

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Did you know that scientific evidence suggests that kava may be an effective treatment for mild to moderate anxiety? It's true. For years, South Pacific islanders have used kava as a natural treatment. Now millions are discovering the healing power of this and other natural remedies in the treatment of anxiety. Inside you'll learn how kava may reduce symptoms of anxiety, how kava compares to prescription drugs, how to treat anxiety-related insomnia, and much more! The Natural Pharmacist: Kava and Anxiety includes...
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Did you know that scientific evidence suggests that kava may be an effective treatment for mild to moderate anxiety? It's true. For years, South Pacific islanders have used kava as a natural treatment. Now millions are discovering the healing power of this and other natural remedies in the treatment of anxiety. Inside you'll learn how kava may reduce symptoms of anxiety, how kava compares to prescription drugs, how to treat anxiety-related insomnia, and much more! The Natural Pharmacist: Kava and Anxiety includes up-to-date information on anxiety and insomnia and kava, valerian, melatonin, lemon balm, skullcap, passionflower, hops, lady's slipper, GABA, and conventional medical treatments. It's all here in simple, straightforward language. You'll find yourself turning to this helpful, trusted companion again and again. All books in The Natural Pharmacist series are scientifically accurate, easy to understand, independent and unbiased, up to date, balanced with both positive and negative findings, and integrative--including both conventional and natural treatments.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780761516132
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 5/12/1999
  • Series: Natural Pharmacist Series
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 162
  • Product dimensions: 4.19 (w) x 6.87 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Constance Grauds, R.Ph., is president of the Association of Natural Medicine Pharmacists, whose mission statement is to provide pharmacist education and certification on natural medicines. She is assistant clinical pharmacy professor at the University of California at Berkeley and writes for Pharmacy Times and Review of Natural Products.
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Table of Contents

Contents
What Makes This Book Different?
Introduction

1. What Is Kava?
2. The Symptoms of Anxiety
3. What Causes Anxiety?
4. Conventional Treatment for Anxiety
5. Kava: The Scientific Evidence
6. How to Take Kava
7. Safety Issues
8. How Kava Compares with Conventional Medications
9. Other Alternative Treatments for Anxiety
10. Insomnia
11. Putting It All Together
Notes
Index
About the Author and Series Editors
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