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Principles and practice of phytotherapy: modern herbal medicine / Kerry Bone, Simon Mills

Publication year: 2013

ISBN: 9780443069925

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Covers all major aspects of herbal medicine from fundamental concepts, traditional use and scientific research through to safety, effective dosage and clinical applications. Written by herbal practitioners with active experience in clinical practice, education, manufacturing and research, the textbook is both practical and evidence based. The focus, always, is on the importance of tailoring the treatment to the individual case. New insights are given into the herbal management of approxiately 100 modern ailments, including some of the most challenging medical conditions, such as asthma, inflammatory bowel disease and other complex autoimmune and inflammatory conditions, and there is vibrant discussion around the contribution of phytotherapy in general to modern health issues, including health ageing.

Subject: Pharmacology, Botany, Medical, Herbal Medicine, Herbes Emploi en thérapeutique, Herbs Therapeutic use, Medical Pharmacology, Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicinal plants, Medicine, Botanic, Phytotherapy, Phytothérapie, Plantes médicinales, Plants, Medicinal, biological sciences, Biology, Botany, Physical sciences, Vegetation, Herbal therapeutic systems, herbal pharmacology 3. Principles of herbal treatment 4. Validating herbal therapeutics