Medical Herbalism

The Science and Practice of Herbal Medicine

Author: David Hoffmann

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1594778906

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 672

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A foundational textbook on the scientific principles of therapeutic herbalism and their application in medicine • A complete handbook for the medical practitioner • Includes the most up-to-date information on preparations, dosage, and contraindications • By the author of The Complete Illustrated Holistic Herbal Medical Herbalism contains comprehensive information concerning the identification and use of medicinal plants by chemical structure and physiological effect, the art and science of making herbal medicine, the limitations and potential of viewing herbs chemically, and the challenge to current research paradigms posed by complex plant medicines. It also includes information on toxicology and contraindications, the issues involved in determining dosage and formulation types for an individual, guides to the different measurement systems and conversion tables, and the pros and cons of both industrial and traditional techniques. With additional sections devoted to the principles of green medicine, the history of Western Herbalism, the variety of other medical modalities using medicinal plants, an extensive resource directory, and a discussion of treatments organized by body system, Medical Herbalism is the comprehensive textbook all students and practitioners of clinical herbalism need to develop their healing practices.

The Complete Herbal Tutor

The Definitive Guide to the Principles and Practices of Herbal Medicine (Second Edition)

Author: Anne McIntyre

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781911597452

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

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Herbal medicines have been used for many centuries to treat illnesses and restore health, and today herbalism still remains the most widely-practiced form of medicine around the world. Written by a leading medical herbalist, The Complete Herbal Tutor provides in-depth knowledge of the practice and theory of herbal medicine, including everything you need to know about its history, how it works, how to grow, gather and prepare herbs, and how to use them to create an herbal prescription. The rigorously researched and illustrated materia medica contains over 150 herbs, with clear explanations of their properties, active ingredients, and the latest scientific developments on their uses. There is also a clear explanation of how herbs can be used to treat each of the body's systems, with advice on using remedies for healing a range of specific conditions.

Herbs & Natural Supplements

Author: Lesley Braun,Marc Cohen

Publisher: Elsevier Australia

ISBN: 0729539105

Category: Medical

Page: 1221

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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

Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy,Modern Herbal Medicine,2

Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy

Author: Kerry Bone,Simon Mills

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443069921

Category: Medical

Page: 1051

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The authoritative and comprehensive modern textbook on western herbal medicine - now in its second edition This long-awaited second edition of Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy covers all major aspects of herbal medicine from fundamental concepts, traditional use and scientific research through to safety, effective dosage and clinical applications. Written by herbal practitioners with active experience in clinical practice, education, manufacturing and research, the textbook is both practical and evidence based. The focus, always, is on the importance of tailoring the treatment to the individual case. New insights are given into the herbal management of approxiately 100 modern ailments, including some of the most challenging medical conditions, such as asthma, inflammatory bowel disease and other complex autoimmune and inflammatory conditions, and there is vibrant discussion around the contribution of phytotherapy in general to modern health issues, including health ageing. Fully referenced throughout, with more than 10, 000 citations, the book is a core resource for students and practitioners of phytotherapy and naturopathy and will be of value to all healthcare professionals - pharmacists, doctors, nurses - with an interest in herbal therapeutics. 50 evidence-based monographs, including 7 new herbs Rational guidance to phytotherapeutic strategies in the consulting room New appendices provide useful information on topics such as herbal actions, dosage in children and reading and interpreting herbal clinical trials Comprehensive revision of vital safety data, including an extensive herb-drug interaction chart.

Fundamentals of Herbal Medicine

History, Phytopharmacology and Phytotherapeutics

Author: Kofi Busia

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1514447355

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 734

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This book consists of cutting-edge materials drawn from diverse, authoritative sources, which are sequentially arranged into a multipurpose, one-stop-shop, user-friendly text. It is divided into four parts as follows: Part 1: Historical overview of some indigenous medical systems; an outline of the basic concepts of pharmacognosy, ethnopharmacology; common analytical methods for isolating and characterising phytochemicals; and the different methods for evaluating the quality, purity, biological and pharmacological activities of plant extracts. Part 2: Phytochemistry and mode of action of major plant metabolites. Part 3: Systems-based phytotherapeutics; discusses how dysfunctioning of the main systems of the human body can be treated with herbal remedies. Part 4: Provides 153 monographs of some medicinal plants commonly used around the world, including 63 on African medicinal plants. This book therefore demonstrates the scrupulous intellectual nature of herbalism, depicting it as a scientific discipline in its own right.

Ursachen und Behandlung der Krankheiten

Author: Hildegard von Bingen

Publisher: Edition Lempertz

ISBN: 3939284769

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 222

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Die Bedediktinerin Hildegard von Bingen ist eine der faszinierendsten Universalgelehrten der Menschheitsgeschichte. Nicht nur die katholische Kirche, sondern auch die Anglikaner und Protestanten verehren sie als bedeutende Kirchenlehrerin. Hildegard von Bingen war seit ihrer Geburt kränklich und schwächlich, war aber seit frühster Kindheit visionär veranlagt. In dem vorliegenden E-Book lesen Sie ihre Schrift "Causae et curae oder liber compositae medicinae" - "Ursachen und Behandlungen der Krankheiten". Hildegard von Bingen war als Ärztin tätig und hat die Klosterapotheke und den Würzgarten gepflegt. Hier hat sie eine Art Hausbuch der Medizin verfasst. Es werden auch Tierkrankheiten und deren Behandlung erwähnt, wie auch faszinierende Details der Landwirtschaft. Lesen Sie hier das faszinierende Erbe einer der brillantesten Frauen der Weltgeschichte.

Schröpfkopfbehandlung

Theorie und Praxis

Author: Johann Abele

Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag

ISBN: 3830476841

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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Heilreiz durch Unterdruck Dieses Praxisbuch bietet Ihnen das gesamte Spektrum der Schröpfkopftherapie: Was bedeuten Störfelder für den Körper? Was sind Gelosen ? Wie setzt man mit Schröpfköpfen Heilreize? Teil 1 stellt die theoretischen Grundlagen des Schröpfens und die Zusammenhänge mit der Reflexzonendiagnostik dar. Teil 2 zeigt die benötigten Utensilien, die Technik des Schröpfens sowie die wichtigsten Indikationen. Zahlreiche Abbildungen verdeutlichen die genaue Lokalisation der Schröpfzonen. Positiv- und Negativbeispiele erleichtern das Einschätzen des Behandlungserfolges. Schröpfen - kompakt, praxisbezogen, übersichtlich.

Der Körper des Menschen

Einführung in Bau und Funktion

Author: Adolf Faller,Michael Schünke

Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag

ISBN: 3131519576

Category: Medical

Page: 704

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Du möchtest verstehen, wie das Wunderwerk Mensch funktioniert? Dann ist der "Faller" dein Buch! Er erklärt, in leicht verständlicher Form aus welchen Bausteinen sich der menschliche Körper zusammensetzt. Du gewinnst rasch einen vollständigen Rundumblick über das komplexe Feld der Anatomie und Physiologie des Menschen. Der Stoff wird kompakt und doch fundiert und umfassend vermittelt. Durch das handliche Format passt das Buch in deine Tasche - so kannst du auch unterwegs alles Wichtige nachschlagen. Besonders bewährt und beliebt sind die didaktisch ausgefeilten Zeichnungen und die hilfreichen Zusammenfassungen am Ende der Kapitel, welche sich ausgezeichnet zum Lernen und Wiederholen eignen. Vier Lernposter mit anatomischen Bildtafeln bieten dir die Möglichkeit, dich intensiv mit dem Skelett, dem Gefäßsystem, dem Nervensystem, den Oberflächen und den tastbaren Knochenpunkten zu beschäftigen.

Die Wissenschaftslüge

Wie uns Pseudo-Wissenschaftler das Leben schwer machen

Author: Ben Goldacre

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104003033

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 432

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Der große Sachbuch-Bestseller aus Großbritannien: Endlich wird entlarvt, wie uns Pseudo-Wissenschaftler belügen, um uns Medizin- und Kosmetikprodukte zu verkaufen »Von Zahnärzten empfohlen«.»Von Dermatologen getestet«. Doch mit welchem Ergebnis? Woher wissen wir, ob uns eine medizinische Behandlung hilft? Wie können wir überprüfen, was uns alternative Heilmethoden wie zum Beispiel die Homöopathie versprechen? Und warum glauben kluge, kritische Menschen hanebüchene Dinge, nur weil »die Wissenschaft« sie angeblich bewiesen hat? Ben Goldacre entlarvt mit so viel Witz wie Wissen die zweifelhafte Wissenschaft hinter vermeintlich geprüften und bewiesenen Fakten und zeigt uns, wie wir mit eigenen Mitteln schlechte von guter Wissenschaft unterscheiden können.

Rationale Phytotherapie

Ratgeber für die ärztliche Praxis

Author: Volker Schulz,Rudolf Hänsel

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642980325

Category: Medical

Page: 380

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Die vorliegende Neuauflage dieses bewährten Standardwerks ist vollständig überarbeitet und aktualisiert. Sie enthält knappe und übersichtliche Informationen zu den neuesten Phytotherapeutika und ist gleichzeitig eine kompetente Einführung in die Prinzipien der rationalen Therapie mit Arzneidrogen. Dieses Buch darf in keiner Praxis und Apotheke fehlen.

Praxis der chinesischen Medizin

Krankheiten behandeln mit Akupunktur und chinesischen Arzneimitteln

Author: Giovanni Maciocia

Publisher: "Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag"

ISBN: 3437594885

Category: Medical

Page: 1416

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Beschrieben wird die Anwendung der TCM für mehr als 48 Krankheiten. Zahlreiche Fallstudien vertiefen das Wissen. Einprägsame Grafiken, Tabellen und Abbildungen erleichtern den Zugang zu Diagnose und Therapie. Jedes Kapitel enthält: Ätiologie und Pathologie Differenzialdiagnose in der TCM Auswahl von Behandlungen mit Akupunktur und Kräutern mit Erläuterungen Zusammenfassung der westlichen Differenzialdiagnose Diskussion über Prognose und Prävention Überprüfung der modernen chinesischen Literatur

The Western Herbal Tradition E-Book

2000 years of medicinal plant knowledge

Author: Graeme Tobyn,Alison Denham,Margaret Whitelegg

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702048453

Category: Medical

Page: 392

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The Western Herbal Tradition provides a comprehensive and critical exploration of the use of plant medicines through 2000 years of history from Dioscorides to the present day. It follows each of the 27 herbs through a wide range of key sources from European, Arabic and American traditions including Greek, Roman and Renaissance texts. A rich discussion of the historical texts is balanced with current application and research. The herbs have been selected on the basis of common use by practising herbalists. Each illustrated monograph contains: Species, identification and botanical description A study of the characterisation and medicinal use of the plants consistently drawn from featured herbals which includes the authors’ own translations from the Latin Assessment of past and current texts in the transmission of herbal knowledge Consideration of traditional therapeutics, including humoral and physiomedical approaches Suggestions towards a modern experiential approach through Goethean methodology Current evidence on pharmacological constituents Review of evidence on safety Recommendations for internal and external uses, prescribing and dosage Excellent illustrations accompany each monograph to aid learning First book to cover broader historical perspective and discussions of issues surrounding each herb Written by leading experts who are well known in the field Includes some monographs of which there is little material already available The bibliographic evidence provided could support applications for registration of Herbal Medicinal Products under the provisions of the Traditional Herbal Medicinal Product Directive An excellent valuable resource for everyone interested in herbal medicine

Lehrbuch Phytotherapie

Author: Volker Fintelmann,Rudolf F. Weiss

Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag

ISBN: 9783830454182

Category: Phytotherapie - Lehrbuch

Page: 430

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Essentials of Law, Ethics, and Professional Issues in CAM - E-Book

Author: Julie Zetler,Rodney Bonello

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729579700

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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A pioneering local textbook covering curriculum requirements for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) students. Legal, ethical, and professional practice issues are essential curriculum components of all Complementary and Alternative Medicine courses. Statutory bodies, professional associations, educational institutions and accreditation authorities require the incorporation of such content into CAM study. This has created the need for a definitive guide written specifically for Australian students according to CAM curriculum requirements. Essentials of Law, Ethics and Professional Issues for CAM is the only local textbook which deals comprehensively with legal, ethical and professional practice issues for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) students. This timely medical text takes a multidisciplinary approach, and is written by authors who are both academics and practitioners, with contributing authors for individual CAM modalities. Essentials of Law, Ethics and Professional Issues for CAM is ideal for students, trainees and even practitioners in various modalities, including naturopathy, traditional Chinese medicine, massage, osteopathy, chiropractic and western herbal medicine. presents a combined solution for professional practice courses which cover legal, ethical and professional practice considerations is the only local book to address these issues for modalities considered by COAG for regulation and registration designed to meet the needs of CAM students at Diploma, Bachelor and Coursework Masters levels case studies, alert boxes, tips and explanations contained throughout includes integrative practice considerations