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Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy: Modern Herbal Medicine / Edition 1
     

Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy: Modern Herbal Medicine / Edition 1

by Simon Mills, Kerry Bone
 

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ISBN-10: 0443060169

ISBN-13: 9780443060168

Pub. Date: 11/15/1999

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This book provides a detailed, practical and, where possible, research-based rationale for the use of herbal treatments in a wide variety of clinical conditions and problems. Through the filter of current scientific literature, the authors have reevaluated traditional use of herbal remedies and present realistic guidelines for modern practice. A uniquely

Overview

This book provides a detailed, practical and, where possible, research-based rationale for the use of herbal treatments in a wide variety of clinical conditions and problems. Through the filter of current scientific literature, the authors have reevaluated traditional use of herbal remedies and present realistic guidelines for modern practice. A uniquely authoritative guide to applying herbal medicines as serious options for the treatment of some of the most troublesome conditions seen today.

In particular, this book gives:

* A clear description of the principles and foundations for the practice of phytotherapy
* In-depth and detailed profiles of over 45 herbs, reviewing pharmacology, research, and traditional use
* Therapeutics for actual disease states, supported by case histories
*Coverage of challenging issues such as dosage, safety, and drug-herb interactions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443060168
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/15/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
648
Product dimensions:
7.75(w) x 9.96(h) x 1.49(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1 BACKGROUND and STRATEGIES: Traditional Herbal Therapeutic Systems. Principles of Herbal Pharmacology. Principles of Herbal Treatment. Herbal Diagnosis. Validating Herbal Therapeutics. Optimising Safety PART 2 PRACTICAL CLINICAL GUIDES: Dosage Issues. Herbal Approaches to Pathological States. Herbal Approaches to System Dysfunctions. A Systematic Approach to Herbal Prescribing PART 3 a MATERIA MEDICA: Herb Monographs Bibliography. Actions Index. Symtoms and Conditions Index

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