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    The Natural Dietary Supplement Desktop Reference: The Desk Reference for Major Herbal Supplements (Hardback) By (author) Dennis J. McKenna, By (author) Kenneth Jones, By (author) Kerry Hughes, By (author) Virginia M. Tyler

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    DescriptionAnswer patients'questions about botanical supplements quickly and easily! This informative book is a compendium of detailed scientific research on 34 of the most popular dietary supplements used in North America and Europe. Its coverage of pharmacological studies on the main medicinal plants used in clinical practice and sold in pharmacies in the Western world is more extensive than any other publication of monographic reviews available. The way Botanical Medicines: The Desk Reference for Major Herbal Supplements, Second Edition. is organized (standardized topic formats are used in each monograph) makes it easy for you to locate relevant information quickly and to compare corresponding sections between different entries. This book is an invaluable tool for pharmacists, physicians, and other health care professionals who need detailed, scientifically accurate information on appropriate use, safety, dosages, and similar issues related to botanical dietary supplements. Each entry in Botanical Medicines: The Desk Reference for Major Herbal Supplements, Second Edition. covers botanical data (classification and nomenclature, common names, geographic occurrence, and botanical characteristics), plus: history and traditional uses chemistry therapeutic applications pre-clinical studies clinical studies recommended dosages safety profiles (including toxicology) side effects and contraindications drug interactions and special precautions safety recommendations during pregnancy and lactationThis extensively referenced volume includes appendixes with information on the major provisions of DSHEA (the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994) and on the criteria and procedures for assessing the quality of botanical products.


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    Title
    The Natural Dietary Supplement Desktop Reference
    Subtitle
    The Desk Reference for Major Herbal Supplements
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dennis J. McKenna, By (author) Kenneth Jones, By (author) Kerry Hughes, By (author) Virginia M. Tyler
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 1168
    Width: 165 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 57 mm
    Weight: 1,574 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780789012654
    ISBN 10: 0789012650
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.0
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    BIC subject category V2: MB
    BISAC V2.8: MED081000
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 615.32
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 41
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16920
    BISAC V2.8: HEA017000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: MED071000, HEA011000, MED004000, MED021000, MED000000, MED023000
    DC22: 615.32, 615/.32
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: RM258.5.O3
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    LC classification: RM258.5 .M38 2002
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: MB
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Inc
    Imprint name
    Haworth Press Inc
    Publication date
    01 October 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Binghamton
    Table of contents
    Foreword Preface A Note on the Interpretation of Information on Pregnancy, Lactation, and Pediatrics in This Desk Reference Dietary Supplements Astragalus Bilberry Black Cohosh Capsicum Cat's Claw Chamomile Cordyceps Cranberry Dong Quai Echinacea Eleuthero Ephedra (Ma Huang) Evening Primrose Oil Feverfew Garlic Ginger Ginkgo Biloba Ginseng Goldenseal Grape Seed Green Tea Hawthorn Horse Chestnut Kava Licorice Milk Thistle Red Yeast Rice Reishi Saw Palmetto Schisandra St. John's Wort Uva Ursi Valerian Vitex Appendix I: A Note About Quality in Botanical Supplements Appendix II: DSHEA: What are the Key Provisions? Index Reference Notes Included