A must-have health companion for herbalists, naturopaths, complementary medicine practitioners and students
“Recommended evidence-based reference on Complementary Medicines National Pharmacy Board 2010
Herbs and Natural Supplements, 3rd Edition: An evidence-based guide presents evidence-based information on the 130 most popular herbs, nutrients and food supplements used across Australia and New Zealand.
This exhaustive textbook is organised alphabetically by each herb or nutrient’s common name. Herbs and nutrients are then accompanied by critical information such as daily intake, main actions and indications, adverse reactions, contraindications and precautions, safety in pregnancy and more.
This new edition of Herbs and Natural Supplements has been expanded with new chapters on pregnancy and wellness.
It also features 10 new monographs for Arginine, Dunaliella, Elde, Goji, Pelargonium, Prebiotics, Red Yeast Rice, Rhodioloa, Shatavari and Taurine.
• provides current, evidence-based information on herbal, nutritional and food supplements used in Australia and New Zealand • is user-friendly and easily organised by easy-to-find A-Z herbal monographs • appendices offering important additional information for the safe use of herbal and nutritional supplements, including a list of poison information centres, associations, manufacturers and more • offers clear, comprehensive tables including herb/natural supplement - drug interactions • lists the pharmacological actions of all herbs and natural supplements • a glossary of terms relevant to herbs and natural supplements
• two comprehensive new chapters: Herbs and Natural Supplements in Pregnancy and Introduction to Wellness • all chapters completely updated and expanded • ten new monographs taking the total to 130 • now also available as an eBook! A code inside Herbs and Natural Supplements, 3rd Edition: An evidence-based guide enables a full text download, allowing you to browse and search electronically, make notes and bookmarks in the electronic files and highlight material
Brand: Churchill Livingstone Australia
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I'm a pharmacy student so understanding medical terminology comes a bit easier to me. This book is great if you can understand it because a huge majority of the book (the descriptions of the herbs in particular) is written in a clinical style. It very much resembles a monograph in an internet database or a package insert to a medication. Having said that, this book is very detailed. It has a good amount of information regarding mechanisms of actions, clinical uses and adverse effects. I would recommend this book if you are very familiar with the workings of the human body or at least, have some basic pharmacology knowledge. Otherwise, this book can seem a bit confusing. A good reference to have in any clinical library. Plus, the added option of downloading the book on a computer, ipad, or netbook is an added bonus. A good option if you don't want to carry around the book all day.
Excellent reference for experienced Natural therapists with a comprehensive research and evidence based examination of widely used therapeutics. Clinically an excellent reference guide.
Clear and easy to use. Up to date and comprehensive. Reliable sources of information.
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