A Clinical Guide to Blending Liquid Herbs

A Clinical Guide to Blending Liquid Herbs : Herbal Formulations for the Individual Patient

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This clinical guide and practical reference is ideal for those who use and combine liquid herbal remedies for the individual needs of the patient. With three introductory chapters, 125 monographs, and various glossaries and appendices, it covers the fundamental concepts of using liquid herbals, including how the remedies are made, quality issues, and dosage guidelines. The monographs include full prescribing information that covers actions, indications, contraindications, warnings and precautions, interactions, side effects, dosage, traditional usage, pharmacological research, clinical studies, and full references.Focuses solely on liquid herbal preparations - making it a must-have resource and the only book of its kind.Covers approximately 125 herb profiles in detail.Offers the widest range of research-backed information currently available on herbs.Begins with basic principles to give practitioners confidence in the accuracy and precision of their prescriptions.Written by one of the leading names in herbal medicine.Clinically relevant with quick access to dosage information, contraindications, and more.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 544 pages
  • 198.12 x 241.3 x 25.4mm | 952.54g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0443066329
  • 9780443066320
  • 124,696

Table of contents

Part I: OverviewChapter 1: Fundamental ConceptsChapter 2: Formulating for the Individual PatientChapter 3: How to use the MonographsPart II: Monographs Albizia-Aloe Vera- Andrographis-Arnica-Ashwaganda-Astragalus-Bacopa-Baical Skullcap-Baptisia-Barberry-Bilberry-Black Cohosh-Black Haw-Bladderwrack-Blue Cohosh-Blue Flag-Buchu-Bugleweed-Bupleurum-Burdock-Calendula- California Poppy-Cascara-Cat's Claw-Celery Seed-Chamomile-Chaste Tree-Chickweed-Cinnamon-Clivers-Codonopsis-Coleus-Corn Silk-Couch Grass-Cramp Bark-Cranesbill Root-Crataeva-Damiana-Dandelion (leaf and root)-Devil's Claw-Dong Quai-Echinacea- Elder Flower-Elecampane-Eleutherococcus-Euphorbia-Eyebright-False Unicorn- Fennel-Fenugreek-Feverfew-Fringe Tree-Gentian-Ginger-Ginkgo-Globe Artichoke-Goat's Rue-Golden Rod-Golden Seal-Gotu KolaGreater Celandine-Grindelia-Gymnema-Hawthorn- Hawthorn- Hemidesmus-Hops-Horsechestnut-Horsetail-Hydrangea-Indian Barberry-Jamaica Dogwood-Kava- Korean Ginseng-Lavender-Lemon Balm-Licorice-Lime Flowers-Marshmallow- Meadowsweet-Milk Thistle-Mistletoe-Motherwort- Mullein-Myrrh-Neem Leaf-Nettle Leaf-Nettle Root-Oats- Olive Leaf-Oregon Grape-Pasque Flower-Passion flower-Pau d'Arco- Peppermint-Pleurisy Root-Poke Root-Prickly Ash-Raspberry Leaf-Red Clover-Rehmannia-Rosemary-Sage-St John's Wort-Sarsaparilla-Saw Palmetto-Schisandra-Shatavari-Shepherd's Purse-Skullcap-Spiny Jujube-Thuja-Thyme-Tienchi Ginseng-Turmeric-Tylophora-Uva Ursi-Valerian-Vervain-White Horehound-White Peony-Wild Cherry-Wild Yam-Willow Herb-Wormwood-Yarrow-Yellow Dock-AppendicesA. Dosage Summary ChartB. Glossary of Herbal ActionsC. Glossary Clinical Trial TermsD. Herb Listing by ActionsE. Action Listing by HerbsF. Herbs Possibly Contraindicated in Pregnancyshow more

About Kerry Bone

Kerry Bone was an experienced research and industrial chemist before studying herbal medicine in the UK, where he graduated from the full-time course at the School of Phytotherapy. He is currently a practising herbalist of 15 years' experience, Head of research and Development at MediHerb (Australia's largest manufacturer of high quality herbal extracts) and Principal of the Australian College of Phytotherapy. His research interests include natural insecticide products.Kerry's technical articles, such as the MediHerbProfessional Review, are regularly published in Australia and overseas. His standing as an expert herbalist was acknowledged by his appointment from 1990to 1997 to the Traditional Medicines Evaluation Committee of the TherapeuticGoods Administration (equivalent to the FDA). He is currently Chair of the Herbal Task Force, a government-industry initiative.Professional association memberships include; Fellow, National Institute of Medical Herbalists; Fellow, national herbalists Association of Australia; member, College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy.He is co-author with SimonMills of the successful "Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy" published under the CL imprint, and co-author with Simon Mills of the forthcoming "Herbal Medicine Safety" book to be published in summer 2003.show more

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