ISBN: 9780323029933
Page Count: 1008
Imprint: Mosby
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Natural Standard Herb and Supplement Handbook,

by Natural Standard, Ethan Basch, MD, MPhil and Catherine Ulbricht, PharmD
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ISBN: 9780323029933
Page Count: 1008
Imprint: Mosby
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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.
  • Introduction
    • Natural Standard
    • Monograph Methodology
    • Natural Standard Grading System
    • CAM Use in the United States
    • CAM Research
    • Prevalence
    • Safety Concerns
    • Standardization
    • Patient-Clinician Communication

    Editorial Board/Contributor List
    • Senior Editors
    • Authors
    • Translators
    • Research Team
    • Technical Team

    Acknowledgements
    Monographs
    1. Acidophilus (Lactobacillus)
    2. Alfalfa
    3. Aloe
    4. Antineoplastons
    5. Arginine
    6. Astragalus
    7. Barley
    8. Belladonna
    9. Betelnut
    10. Bilberry
    11. Bitter Almond
    12. Black Cohosh
    13. Black Tea
    14. Bladderwrack/Seaweed/Kelp
    15. Blessed Thistle
    16. Boron
    17. Bromelain
    18. Burdock
    19. Calendula
    20. Chamomile
    21. Chaparral
    22. Chondroitin
    23. Clay
    24. Clove
    25. CoenzymeQ10
    26. Cranberry
    27. Creatine
    28. Dandelion
    29. Danshen
    30. Devil’s Claw
    31. DHEA
    32. Dong Quai
    33. Echinacea
    34. Elderberry and Elder Flower
    35. Ephedra
    36. Essiac
    37. Eucalyptus
    38. Evening Primrose Oil
    39. Fenugreek
    40. Feverfew
    41. Fish Oil/Omega-3 Fatty Acids
    42. Flaxseed
    43. Garlic
    44. Ginger
    45. Ginkgo
    46. Ginseng
    47. Glucosamine
    48. Goldenseal
    49. Gotu Kola
    50. Green Tea
    51. Guggul
    52. Gymnema
    53. Hawthorn
    54. Hops
    55. Horse Chestnut
    56. Horsetail
    57. Hoxsey
    58. Kava
    59. Lavender
    60. Licorice
    61. Lycopene
    62. Maitake
    63. Marshmallow
    64. Melatonin
    65. Milk Thistle
    66. Niacin
    67. Oleander
    68. Passion Flower
    69. PC-SPES
    70. Pennyroyal
    71. Peppermint
    72. Polypodium
    73. Propolis
    74. Psyllium
    75. Pycnogenol
    76. Pygeum
    77. Red Clover
    78. Red Yeast
    79. Saw Palmetto
    80. Shark Cartilage
    81. Slippery Elm
    82. Soy
    83. Spirulina
    84. St. John’s Wort
    85. Sweet Almond
    86. Tea Tree Oil
    87. Turmeric (curcumin)
    88. Valerian
    89. White Horehound
    90. Wild Yam
    91. Yohimbe Bark Extract

    Appendices
    Interactions Tables
    • 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

    Conditions Tables
  • Natural Standard, Ethan Basch, MD, MPhil and Catherine Ulbricht, PharmD
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