Winston & Kuhn's Herbal Therapy and Supplements: A Scientific and Traditional Approach / Edition 2

Winston & Kuhn's Herbal Therapy and Supplements: A Scientific and Traditional Approach / Edition 2

ISBN-10:
1582554625
ISBN-13:
9781582554624
Pub. Date:
11/01/2007
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Winston & Kuhn's Herbal Therapy and Supplements: A Scientific and Traditional Approach / Edition 2

The Second Edition of this pocket guide presents the essentials of herbal therapy and nutritional supplements, combining the traditional and scientific worlds. Dr. Kuhn has a PhD in physiology and is author of two pharmacology textbooks; Mr. Winston is a traditional herbalist in practice with a native American heritage.

The book covers 115 herbs that are commonly available in the United States and Canada and 15 nutritional supplements. Coverage of each herb includes traditional and current uses, dangers and toxicities, and a bibliography. This edition includes 15 new herbs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781582554624
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 11/01/2007
Edition description: Second
Pages: 592
Sales rank: 872,333
Product dimensions: 4.25(w) x 7.12(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: AN INTRODUCTION TO HERBAL MEDICINE

Part II. HERB MONOGRAPHS

A


Aloe

Amla Fruit

American Ginseng

Andrographis

Angelica

Arnica

Artichoke

Ashwagandha

Asian Ginseng

Astragalus

B

Bacopa

Barberry

Bilberry Fruit

Bitter Melon

Black Cohosh

Black Haw Bark

Blessed Thistle

Blue Cohosh

Borage

Boswellia

Burdock

C

Calendula

Catnip

Cat's Claw

Cayenne

Chamomile

Chaparral

Chaste Tree

Cinnamon

Coltsfoot

Comfrey

Cordyceps

Cranberry

D

Dandelion

Dan Shen

Devil's Claw

Dong Quai

E

Echinacea

Elderberry

Eucalyptus

Evening Primrose

Eyebright

F

False Unicorn

Fenugreek

Feverfew

Flax

G

Garlic

Gentian

Ginger

Ginkgo

Goldenseal

Gotu Kola

Grape Seed Extract

Green Tea

Guarana

Guggul

Gymnema

H

Hawthorn

Holy Basil

Hops

Horse Chestnut

Huang Qin

Hyssop

K

Kava Kava

Kudzu

L

Lavender

Lemon Balm

Licorice

Lobelia

M

Ma Huang

Maitake

Meadowsweet

Milk Thistle

Motherwort

Myrrh

N

Nettles

Noni

O

Olive Leaf

P

Passion Flower

Pau d'arco

Pennyroyal

Peppermint

Picrorrhiza

Plantain

Propolis

Psyllium Seed

Pygeum

R

Raspberry

Red Clover

Reishi

Rhodiola

Rosemary

S

Sage

Sarsaparilla

Sassafras

Saw Palmetto

Schisandra

Scullcap

Senna

Shiitake

Siberian Ginseng

Slippery Elm

Soy

Spirulina

St. John's Wort

Sweet Annie

T

Tea Tree

Thyme

Turmeric

U

Uva Ursi

V

Valerian

W

Wild Yam

Willow

Y

Yarrow

Yellow Dock

Yohimbe

Part III: NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS

l-arginine

l-carnitine

Chondroitin

Chromium

Coenzyme Q10

D-Ribose

Glucosamine Sulfate

5-Hydroxytryptophan

Lipoic Acid

Lycopene

Melatonin

MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane)

Phosphatidylserine

Polycosinol

Red-Yeast Rice

SAM-e

Shark Cartilage

Appendix A: Herbs Contraindicated During Pregnancy and Breast-Feeding

Appendix B: Condition/Disease and Possible Herbal/Supplemental Therapy

Appendix C: An Annotated Guide to Recommended References

Appendix D: Explanation of Abbreviations

Glossary

Index

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