The Complete Guide To Herbal Medicines

Author: Charles W. Fetrow
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743400701
Release Date: 2000-09-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Two prominent pharmacists offer this guide to herbal remedies, featuring more than three hundred herbal medicines, along with a glossary of medical terms and detailed descriptions of each remedy, potential drug interactions, dosages, and more. Original.

The Authentic Herbal Healer

Author: Holly Bellebuono
Publisher: BalboaPress
ISBN: 1452560331
Release Date: 2012-10-25
Genre: Health & Fitness

We are blessed with a rich variety of medicinal plants from around the world that work in profound ways to strengthen our health. But how do we use them? How do we combine them? And what, exactly, do they do in our bodies? With encouragement, humor, and up-to-date botanical studies, Holly Bellebuono’s The Authentic Herbal Healer is a robust guide for those seeking a holistic experience creating and using herbal medicines. Award-winning herbalist Bellebuono covers a wide range of herbal issues, from detailed formulary to pharmacology to nourishing tonics to positive self-empowerment, covering every major body system for men, women, and children—and offering valuable personal guidance along the way. Rich with Holly’s personal examples and up-to-date clinical research, The Authentic Herbal Healer guides the reader step-by-step in crafting effective formulas and backs it all up with a comprehensive multicultural materia medica, including more than 130 herbs used around the world, as well as sections on edible herbs, wildcrafting, and the vital foundations of preparing an effective herbal formula for optimum healing. “Holly is an engaging speaker and the depth of her knowledge and passion for herbalism shines through every word.” - Caroline Stahlschmidt, Elevate Your Wellness, North Carolina

Herbal Remedies A Z

Author: Infinite Ideas
Publisher: Infinite Ideas
ISBN: 9781908474452
Release Date: 2012-12-25
Genre: Health & Fitness

Feel good and look great with this essential handbook of helpful herbs. Do you want to use more natural methods to treat everyday ailments but feel unsure where to start? Herbal remedies A – Z will guide you through the bewildering array of herbal remedies, explaining the most useful herbs to have in your medicine chest, how they work, and how to use them safely. For a wide range of ailments from acne and constipation to stress and sleeplessness, we suggest simple but effective remedies, and even let you in on a few herbal beauty secrets.

The Complete German Commission E Monographs

Author: Mark Blumenthal
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
ISBN: 0967077273
Release Date: 1999-04-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

In 1978, the German government established an expert committee, the Commission E, to evaluate the safety and efficacy of over 300 herbs and herb combinations sold in Germany. The results were published as official monographs that gave the approved uses, contraindications, side effects, dosage, drug interactions and other therapeutic information essential for the responsible use of herbs and phyto-medicines, For the first time, the complete set of all Commission E monographs has been complied, translated into English and edited for use by physicians, pharmacists, health professionals, researchers, regulatory agencies, consumers and the herb industry.

The Earthwise Herbal Volume I

Author: Matthew Wood
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 1583944249
Release Date: 2011-07-05
Genre: Health & Fitness

Noted herbalist Matthew Wood brings twenty-five years of clinical experience to this comprehensive book on medicinal plants. The first in a two-volume set, The Earthwise Herbal profiles Old World plants (volume two will treat American plants). Organized alphabetically, the book encompasses all of the major—and many of the secondary—herbs of traditional and modern Western herbalism. Author Wood describes characteristic symptoms and conditions in which each plant has proved useful in the clinic, often illustrated with appropriate case histories. In addition, he takes a historical view based on his extensive study of ancient and traditional herbal literature. Written in an easy, engaging, non-technical style, The Earthwise Herbal offers insight into the “logic” of the plant: how it works, in what areas of the body it works, how it has been used in the past, what its pharmacological constituents indicate about its use, and how all these different factors hang together to produce a portrait of the plant as a whole entity. Ideal for beginners, serious students, or advanced practitioners, The Earthwise Herbal is also useful for homeopaths and flower essence practitioners as it bridges these fields in its treatment of herbal medicines.

The Consumer s Guide to Herbal Medicine

Author: Steven B. Karch
ISBN: 1889462063
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Health & Fitness

"A professional medical review of the most popular medicinal and performance enhancing herbs, their use, benefits and effectiveness, safety considerations, drug interactions and German Government Commission E recommendations which every user of herbs should be aware."

Asian Health Secrets

Author: Letha Hadady
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 9780609801055
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Health & Fitness

A guide to herbal medicine presents guidelines for self-diagnoses designed to help readers evaluate personal health requirements and use readily available herbs to treat common ailments

55 Most Common Medicinal Herbs

Author: Heather Boon
Publisher: Robert Rose Inc
ISBN: PSU:000066578390
Release Date: 2009-03-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

The most current scientific information on medicinal herbs. Written by two leading pharmacists, this clinical reference provides reliable and authoritative information on the most popular medical herbs, which are easily found in a pharmacy or health food store. A botanical description and an analysis of the medicinal qualities of each herb accompany complete details of the preventative and therapeutic values for health conditions ranging from allergies and arthritis to menopause and more. Special attention is paid to safety, potential adverse effects and possible drug interactions. Presented in a user-friendly format, each entry combines the most current research with reliable dosage recommendations. This all-new edition features five additional herbs -- ashwagandha, bitter orange, hoodia, oregano and red clover -- and extensively revised text and layouts. Features include: Thumbnail sketches of each herb Quick-reference guides that match health conditions with herbal treatment options Explanations of pertinent FDA regulations A glossary of botanical medical terms and an extensive index. This outstanding guidebook to medicinal herbs is ideal for data-hungry consumers and health care professionals.

The Doctor s Complete Guide to Healing Herbs

Author: David Kessler
Publisher: Berkley
ISBN: 0425153428
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Health & Fitness

Offers proven herbal remedies for such common conditions as headaches, anxiety, fatigue, and allergies, explaining how to select and prepare healing herbs and listing interactions and other safety information. Original.

Pocket Guide to Herbal Medicine

Author: Karin Kraft
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 9781604060133
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Genre: Medical

There is an herbal remedy for most ailments - and you will find the most important ones in this concise pocket guide. Co-authored by Karin Kraft, one of the members of the German Commission E, and Christopher Hobbs, a renowned North-American herbalist, this handy pocket guide gives you the decisive facts about important medicinal herbs, taking into consideration both major European monographs (Commission E and ESCOP) and up-to-date clinical trials. The book goes on to inform the reader on the usage of herbal remedies for a number of common indications.The book gives first-hand, easy to access information on the administration of herbal remedies for the medical practitioner and herbal therapist alike. Profit from the wealth of German tradition, extended by North American experience in the usage of herbal medicines.

The Earthwise Herbal

Author: Matthew Wood
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 155643779X
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Health & Fitness

In this companion volume to The Earthwise Herbal: A Complete Guide to Old World Medicinal Plants, Matthew Wood, an expert herbalist who has used medicinal herbs with tens of thousands of patients over a twenty-five-year career, provides detailed descriptions of New World (North American) herbs and their uses. Organized as a materia medica (names and descriptions of herbs/plants are listed alphabetically), the book explains the use of the whole plant (not just “active ingredients”) in the treatment of the whole person and describes symptoms and conditions that the plants have been successful in treating—from digestive ailments, headaches, and high blood pressure to asthma, skin rashes, and allergies, to name a few. Wood, who has systematically studied ancient and traditional herbal literature, takes a historical view and presents information in a thoughtful, engaging, nontechnical style. In addition, he provides remarkable case studies as well as insight into the “logic” of each plant—its current and past usage, pharmacological constituents, and other elements that together produce a comprehensive portrait of each herb.

The New Healing Herbs

Author: Michael Castleman
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1579543049
Release Date: 2001-04-21
Genre: Health & Fitness

The newly revised and updated reference guide to herbal medicine offers readers sound advice on how to use more than 100 popular plants for healing purposes.

Natural Child Care

Author: Maribeth Riggs
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 0517568314
Release Date: 1988-03-13
Genre: Child care

Contains effective herbal remedies for all common infant and childhood maladies

Essential Medicinal Plants

Author: Roland Sheils
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN: 1099255775
Release Date: 2019-05-18

This book provides all the basics herbal healing, starting with a complete breakdown of essential healing herbs, health uses and common uses. Plants have been used for medicinal purposes long before the prehistoric period. Ancient Chinese writings and ancient Unani manuscripts Egyptian papyrus described the use of herbs. Evidence exists that Indian vaids, Unani hakims, European and Mediterranean cultures were using herbs for over 4000 years as medicine. Treatment with medicinal plants is considered very safe as there is no or little effects. These remedies are synchronization with nature, which is the biggest advantage. However, the golden advantage is that, use of herbal treatment is independent of any age groups or sexes. This book will guide you through: Importance of medicinal plants Essential type of medicinal plants Benefits of Herbal medicine Herbal medicine precaution Standardization and regulation Adverse effect of herbal medicine and drug interaction Medicinal plants for common ailments Herbal medicine for weight loss Herbal medicine for energy and vitality Herbal remedies for anxiety and depression Learn how you can make various regular treatments for different ailments with your herbs and how you can profit best from these medicinal plants. A complete guide to herbs and their healing process consist of remedies for various common ailments, such as coughs, colds, headaches, childhood illness, digestive problems, weight loss, energy issues, anxiety and depression issues followed by an A-to-Z used of over 70 medicinal herbs.