Natural Standard Herb and Supplement Handbook,
Page Count: 1008
List Price: $54.95
This must-have handbook gives the clinical facts on 91 key herbs and supplements. The format is easily accessible, so the reader can obtain the "bottom line" facts on each herb and supplement. This portable reference provides the most essential information on safety, efficacy, interactions, and more. It contains only key facts and key references. This handbook is a companion to, and is based on the information contained in, the monographs for the Natural Standard Herb and Supplement Reference: Evidence-Based Clinical Reviews.
- 91 up-to-date monographs provide the most current information on herbs and natural supplements.
- The most rigorously researched handbook available, its evidence-based approach provides credible information on the efficacy and safety of each therapy, so you can make decisions with confidence.
- An editorial board of leading experts from a variety of disciplines includes insights from physicians, pharmacists, administrators, naturopaths, homeopaths, acupuncturists, chiropractors, and researchers.
- Quick-access format provides key information for each herb or supplement within two pages.
- Dosage information for adults and children makes this resource clinically relevant in any practice setting.
- Organized interaction tables help you identify the clinical significance of potential drug/herb/supplement/food/lab interactions.
- 160 conditions tables, organized by specific health conditions and their related terms, let you turn to the condition you're treating rather than searching through the indications of individual herbs and supplements.
- Natural Standard
- Monograph Methodology
- Natural Standard Grading System
- CAM Use in the United States
- CAM Research
- Safety Concerns
- Patient-Clinician Communication
Editorial Board/Contributor List
- Senior Editors
- Research Team
- Technical Team
1. Acidophilus (Lactobacillus)
11. Bitter Almond
12. Black Cohosh
13. Black Tea
15. Blessed Thistle
30. Devil’s Claw
32. Dong Quai
34. Elderberry and Elder Flower
38. Evening Primrose Oil
41. Fish Oil/Omega-3 Fatty Acids
49. Gotu Kola
50. Green Tea
55. Horse Chestnut
65. Milk Thistle
68. Passion Flower
77. Red Clover
78. Red Yeast
79. Saw Palmetto
80. Shark Cartilage
81. Slippery Elm
84. St. John’s Wort
85. Sweet Almond
86. Tea Tree Oil
87. Turmeric (curcumin)
89. White Horehound
90. Wild Yam
91. Yohimbe Bark Extract
- TABLE 1: Herbs with Potential Hypoglycemic or Hyperglycemic Properties
- TABLE 2: Herbs and Supplements with Potential Hepatotoxic Effects
- TABLE 3: Herbs and Supplements with Possible Hypotensive or Hypertensive Properties
- TABLE 4: Herbs with Potential Progestational or Estrogenic Activity
- TABLE 5: Herbs with Known or Potential Diuretic Properties
- TABLE 6: Herbs/Supplements with Possible Sedating Properties
- TABLE 7: Herbs with Potential Cardiac Glycoside Properties
- TABLE 8: Cytochrome P450: Selected Substrates, Inhibitors, & Inducers
- TABLE 9: Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI)
- TABLE 10: Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
- TABLE 11: Tyramine/Tryptophan Containing Foods (risk of hypertensive crisis with MAOIs)
- TABLE 11: Herbs with Laxative/Stimulant Laxative Properties
Natural Standard, Ethan Basch, MD, MPhil and Catherine Ulbricht, PharmD