Rational Phytotherapy: A Physician's Guide to Herbal Medicine

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Psychology Press, 2001 - Medical - 383 pages
This book is a practice-oriented introduction into phytotherapy. Methodically classified by organic systems and fields of application, it offers a quick insight into dosage, form of application and effects of the most important herbal remedies. Only those herbal remedies that are of pharmacological and clinical efficiency have been considered. The authors are highly experienced in the field of postgraduate medical education and, with this work, present an indispensable reference book for the medical practice.All practitioners and pharmacists interested in the treatment with herbal remedies should have this book at their disposal.
 

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Contents

fable of Contents
1
Phytomedicines
9
Phytotherapy
16
Central Nervous System
41
I3ti Clinical FJfiacy
84
Cardiovascular System
107
Respiratory System
169
Kphedra
182
Urinary Tract
265
U Drug Products Other than Teas
279
Gynecologic Indications for Herbal Remedies
285
Skin Trauma Rheumatism and Pain
299
TanninContaining Herbs
306
f 32 Ashwagandha
337
Appendix
357
Subject Index
369

Digestive System
203

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Volker Schulz is a Professor of Numerical Mathematics, Optimization Methods, and PDEs at the University of Trier. He has done research in shape optimization for aerodynamic problems in several collaborative projects between the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) and the aircraft industry. He is an initiating member of the special priority program Optimization with PDEs of the German Science Foundation and chairman of the GAMM (Gesellschaft fur Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik) special interest group on Optimization with PDEs. He is a member of the editorial boards of the SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, Computing and Visualization in Science and Acta Applicandae Mathematicae.

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