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Herbs and Natural Supplements, 3rd Edition

An Evidence-Based Guide

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A must-have health companion for herbalists, naturopaths, complementary medicine practitioners and students

“Recommended evidence-based reference on Complementary Medicines” National Pharmacy Board 2010

Herbs and Natural Supplements, 3rd Edition: An evidence-based guide presents evidence-based information on the 130 most popular herbs, nutrients and food supplements used across Australia and New Zealand.

This exhaustive textbook is organised alphabetically by each herb or nutrient’s common name. Herbs and nutrients are then accompanied by critical information such as daily intake, main actions and indications, adverse reactions, contraindications and precautions, safety in pregnancy and more.

This new edition of Herbs and Natural Supplements has been expanded with new chapters on pregnancy and wellness.

It also features 10 new monographs for Arginine, Dunaliella, Elde, Goji, Pelargonium, Prebiotics, Red Yeast Rice, Rhodioloa, Shatavari and Taurine.

Table of Contents

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New to This Edition

    • two comprehensive new chapters: Herbs and Natural Supplements in Pregnancy and Introduction to Wellness
    • all chapters completely updated and expanded
    • ten new monographs taking the total to 130
    • now also available as an eBook! A code inside Herbs and Natural Supplements, 3rd Edition: An evidence-based guide enables a full text download, allowing you to browse and search electronically, make notes and bookmarks in the electronic files and highlight material

Key Features

    • provides current, evidence-based information on herbal, nutritional and food supplements used in Australia and New Zealand
    • is user-friendly and easily organised by easy-to-find A-Z herbal monographs
    • appendices offering important additional information for the safe use of herbal and nutritional supplements, including a list of poison information centres, associations, manufacturers and more
    • offers clear, comprehensive tables including herb/natural supplement - drug interactions
    • lists the pharmacological actions of all herbs and natural supplements
    • a glossary of terms relevant to herbs and natural supplements

Published Reviews

    "This long awaited third edition lives up to expectations and is the quintessential Australian guide to evidence based herbs and natural supplements. This text is essential for practitioners, manufacturers and students interested in integrative medicine."

Author Information

    By Lesley Braun, PhD, Research Fellow, Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Research Unit, Monash University (Alfred Hospital); visiting lecturer Monash, RMIT; President of the National Herbalists Association of Australia (NHAA) and Marc Cohen, MBBS, PhD (TCM), Professor & Head of Department of Complementary Medicine, RMIT University, Melbourne

Customer Reviews

Herbs and Natural Supplements, 3rd Edition
  • Paperback
  • 1221 Pages
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia
  • ISBN: 978-0-7295-3910-4
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  • Copyright: 2010