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ISBN: 9780323057417
Publication Date: 04-27-2009
Page Count: 768
Imprint: Mosby
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Mosby's Handbook of Herbs & Natural Supplements, 4th Edition

by Linda Skidmore-Roth, RN, MSN, NP

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ISBN: 9780323057417
Publication Date: 04-27-2009
Page Count: 768
Imprint: Mosby
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Access the most reliable information on herbs and alternative medicines from trusted author, Linda Skidmore-Roth, in Mosby’s Handbook of Herbs and Natural Supplements! Reviewed by nurses and herbalists alike, this authoritative resource presents herb and supplement profiles in a convenient, A-Z format for fast reference. This edition’s updated, streamlined design helps you find information quickly, and a new systematic pregnancy and breastfeeding classification offers the latest guidelines for this special client population.
    • Detailed monographs for 300 commonly used herbal products and natural supplements include vital information on the products you’ll encounter with your clients.
    • Updated references and information from new studies make this a reliable source for herbal content.
    • Alert icons warn you of potentially dangerous reactions that could threaten your clients’ health.
    • Popular Herb, Pregnancy, and Pediatric icons help you find relevant content quickly for common herbs and herbs for special populations.
    • Quick-reference format presents consistent monographs for each herb and makes it easy to find the information you need.
    • Herbal Resource appendix, Drug/Herb Interaction appendix, Pediatric Herbal Use appendix, and a list of abbreviations provide essential resources and expanded herbal material in one convenient spot.
    • A comprehensive index of herbal terms allows you to look up an herb by its common or scientific name, as well as by condition.
    • A pregnancy classification system from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration allows you to analyze herbs individually and provides a consistent formula to decide which herbs should be used.
    • Updated content throughout includes the latest uses, actions, dosages, contraindications, side effects/adverse reactions, interactions, pharmacology, alerts, and references.
    • Pediatric Herbal Use appendix covers uses, guidelines, and expanded pediatric and adolescent information for 32 herbs.
    • Drug/Herb Interaction appendix lists known drug and herb interactions for herbs included in the handbook to ensure client safety.
  • Herbal Monographs

    Acidophilus
    Aconite
    Agar
    Agrimony
    Alfalfa
    Allspice
    Aloe
    American hellebore
    Andrographis
    Androstenediol
    Angelica, European
    Anise
    Arginine
    Arnica
    Artichoke
    Ash
    Astragalus
    Avens
    Balsam of Peru
    Barberry
    Barley
    Basil
    Bay
    Bayberry
    Bearberry
    Bee pollen
    Benzoin
    Beta-carotene
    Betel palm
    Bethroot
    Betony
    Bilberry
    Birch
    Bistort
    Bitter melon
    Bitter orange
    Black catechu
    Black cohosh
    Black haw
    Black hellebore
    Black pepper
    Black root
    Blessed thistle
    Bloodroot
    Blue cohosh
    Blue flag
    Bogbean
    Boldo
    Boneset
    Borage
    Boron
    Boswellia
    Brewer's yeast
    Broom
    Buchu
    Buckthorn
    Bugleweed
    Burdock
    Butcher's broom
    Butterbur
    Cacao tree
    Calcium
    Calumba
    Capsicum
    Caraway
    Cardamom
    Carline thistle
    Carnitine
    Cascara
    Castor
    Catnip
    Cat's claw
    Celandine
    Celery
    Centaury
    Chamomile
    Chaparral
    Chaste tree
    Chaulmoogra oil
    Chickweed
    Chicory
    Chinese cucumber
    Chinese rhubarb
    Chitosan
    Chondroitin
    Chromium
    Cinnamon
    Clary
    Clematis
    Cloves
    Coenzyme Q10
    Coffee
    Cola tree
    Colostrum, bovine
    Coltsfoot
    Comfrey
    Condurango
    Copper
    Coriander
    Corkwood
    Couchgrass
    Cowslip
    Cranberry
    Creatine
    Cucumber
    Daffodil
    Daisy
    Damiana
    Dandelion
    Devil's claw
    DHEA
    Dill
    Dong quai
    Echinacea
    Elderberry
    Elecampane
    Ephedra
    Eucalyptus
    Evening primrose oil
    Eyebright
    False unicorn root
    Fennel
    Fenugreek
    Feverfew
    Figwort
    Fish oils
    Flax
    Folic acid
    Fo-ti
    Fumitory
    Galanthamine
    Gamma linolenic acid
    Garcinia
    Garlic
    Gentian
    Ginger
    Ginkgo
    Ginseng
    Glossy privet
    Glucomannan
    Glucosamine
    Glutamine
    Glycine
    Goat's rue
    Golden rod
    Goldenseal
    Gossypol
    Gotu kola
    Grapeseed
    Graviola
    Green tea
    Ground ivy
    Guarana
    Guar gum
    Guggul
    Gymnema
    Hawthorn
    Hops
    Horehound
    Horse chestnut
    Horseradish
    Horsetail
    Huperzine A
    Hyssop
    Iceland moss
    Indigo
    Inosine
    Irish moss
    Jaborandi
    Jamaican dogwood
    Jambul
    Jimsonweed
    Jojoba
    Juniper
    Kaolin
    Karaya gum
    Kava
    Kelp
    Kelpware
    Khat
    Khella
    Kudzu
    Lady's mantle
    Lavender
    Lecithin
    Lemon balm
    Lemongrass
    Lentinan
    Licorice
    Lily of the valley
    Lobelia
    Lovage
    Lungwort
    Lycopene
    Lysine
    Maitake
    Male fern
    Mallow
    Marigold
    Marijuana
    Marjoram
    Marshmallow
    Mayapple
    Meadowsweet
    Melatonin
    Milk thistle
    Mistletoe, European
    Monascus
    Morinda
    Motherwort
    Mugwort
    Mullein
    Mustard
    Myrrh
    Myrtle
    Neem
    Nettle
    New Zealand green-lipped mussel
    Night-blooming cereus
    Nutmeg
    Oak
    Oats
    Octacosanol
    Oleander
    Oregano
    Oregon grape
    Pansy
    Papaya
    Parsley
    Parsley piert
    Passionflower
    Pau d'arco
    Peach
    Pectin
    Pennyroyal
    Peppermint
    Perilla
    Peyote
    Pill-bearing spurge
    Pineapple
    Pipsissewa
    Plantain
    Pokeweed
    Pomegranate
    Poplar
    Poppy
    Prickly ash
    Propolis
    Pulsatilla
    Pumpkin
    Pycnogenol
    Pygeum
    Queen Anne's lace
    Quince
    Quinine
    Ragwort
    Raspberry
    Rauwolfia
    Red bush tea
    Rose hips
    Rue
    Safflower
    Saffron
    Sage
    SAM-e
    Sassafras
    Savory
    Saw palmetto
    Schisandra
    Senega
    Senna
    Shark cartilage
    Siberian ginseng
    Skullcap
    Slippery elm
    Sorrel
    Soy
    Spirulina
    Squill
    St. John's wort
    Storax
    Tea tree oil
    Thymus extract
    Tonka bean
    Turmeric
    Valerian
    White cohosh
    Wild cherry
    Wild yam
    Wintergreen
    Witch hazel
    Wormseed
    Yarrow
    Yellow dock
    Yellow lady's slipper
    Yerba maté
    Yerba santa
    Yew
    Yohimbe

    Appendixes

    A. Herbal Resources

    B. Drug/Herb Interactions

    C. Pediatric Herbal Use

    D. Abbreviations

    References

    Glossary

    Index
  • Linda Skidmore-Roth, RN, MSN, NP, Consultant, Littleton, Colorado; Former Nursing Faculty, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico; El Paso Community College, El Paso, Texas
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