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Herbs and Natural Supplements, 3rd Edition

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Herbs and Natural Supplements: An Evidence-Based Guide 3e presents evidence-based information on the 130 most popular herbs, nutrients and food supplements used across Australia and New Zealand. Organised alphabetically by common name, each herb or nutrient listed includes information such as daily intake, main actions/indications, adverse reactions, contraindications and precautions, safety in pregnancy, and more. The new edition has been expanded with 2 new chapters (Pregnancy and Wellness) and 10 additional monographs (Arginine, Dunaliella, Elde, Goji, Pelargonium, Prebiotics, Red Yeast Rice, Rhodioloa, Shatavari and Taurine).

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

Author Information

    By Lesley Braun, PhD, BPharm, DipAppSciNat, Associate Professor of Integrative Medicine (Hon) National institute of Complementary Medicine, University of Western Sydney, NSW, Australia Senior Research Fellow (Hon), Monash/Alfred Psychiatric Research Centre, VIC, Australia and Marc Cohen, MBBS(Hons), PhD, BMedSc(Hons), FAMAC, FICAE, Professor at School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne

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Herbs and Natural Supplements, 3rd Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia
  • Copyright: 2010