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cover image - Clinical Herbalism - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource,1st Edition
ISBN: 9780323797047
Page Count: 576
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $47.99

Clinical Herbalism - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource, 1st Edition

by Rachel Lord

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Clinical Herbalism - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource,1st Edition
ISBN: 9780323797047
Page Count: 576
Imprint: Elsevier
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The only textbook of its kind, Clinical Herbalism: Plant Wisdom from East and West is an ideal resource for anyone interested in herbal therapy. With comprehensive, clearly written coverage of Western and Chinese herbs for each body system, this brand-new text offers case histories, along with easy-to-understand instructions for preparing tinctures, percolations, dual extractions, and much more.

    • Integration of Western and Chinese herbal therapeutics presents health challenges from an energetic context, making it especially useful for those with minimal Chinese Medicine training.
    • Complete coverage addresses a wide variety of topics, including theory, wildcrafting, apothecary, herbal remedy-making, client interaction, and creating and dispensing formulas.
    • Compendium of Western and Chinese herbs covers usages, contraindications, and herb-drug interactions with an emphasis on herbal safety.
    • Comparison of Western diseases and Chinese syndromes helps pinpoint which herbs and formulas best match a person’s health condition.
    • Case histories present specific therapeutic principles and suggested formulas on conditions commonly faced by herbalists.
    • Explicit instructions detail how to make salves, lotions, and syrups, plus tinctures, percolations, and dual extractions, including calculations, proportions, and worksheets.
    • Functional medicine principles address the root causes of common chronic Western diseases.
  • Chapter 1 From the Heart

    Chapter 2 History of Herbalism

    Chapter 3 Philosophical Constructs of Herbology

    Chapter 4 Taxonomy and Botany for Herbalists

    Chapter 5 Wildcrafting, Preparation, Storage and Purchasing

    Chapter 6 Types of Herbal Remedies

    Chapter 7 Preparation of Tinctures, Infused Oils, Salves, Lotions, Creams, and Syrups

    Chapter 8 Chemical Constituents for Herbalists

    Chapter 9 Basic Concepts of Chinese Medicine

    Chapter 10 Energetics and Western Herbology

    Chapter 11 Basic Materia Medica

    Chapter 12 Materia Medica Groupings

    Chapter 13 Herbal Safety

    Chapter 14 Formulating, Dispensing and Dosing

    Chapter 15 History, Assessment, and Documentation

    Chapter 16 Maintaining the Body in Health

    Chapter 17 Infection and Toxicosis

    Chapter 18 The gastrointestinal System

    Chapter 19 The Hepatobiliary System

    Chapter 20 The Respiratory System

    Chapter 21 Pediatrics

    Chapter 22 The Cardiovascular System

    Chapter 23 The Neurological System

    Chapter 24 The Musculoskeletal System

    Chapter 25 The Integumentary System

    Chapter 26 The Urinary System

    Chapter 27 The Endocrine system

    Chapter 28 The Reproductive System

    Chapter 29 Herbal Legalities

    Chapter 30 Building Your Practice

  • Rachel Lord
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