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

Medicinal Plants Phytomedicines
1
5
7
Central Nervous System
41
4
87
2
88
3
137
225
152
Respiratory System
169
Liver Diseases
257
6
265
Inflammatory Diseases of the Urinary Tract
280
Gynecologic Indications for Herbal Remedies
285
Skin Trauma Rheumatism and Pain
299
5
306
Agents that increase Resistance to Diseases
331
Appendix
357

4
171
Gastritis and Ulcer Disease
222
Pharmacology
228
Other TanninContaining Herbs
234
Suggested Formulations
240
Saw Palmetto Berries
359
Pumpkin Seeds
366
Subject Index
369
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