Complementary Medicine, A Guide for Pharmacists

Complementary Medicine

A Guide for Pharmacists

By Denise Rankin-Box, BA(Hons), RGN, Dip TD, CertED, MISMA, Company Development Manager, Dot Medical Ltd, Macclesfield, UK; Editor, Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice; and Elizabeth M. Williamson, BSc, PhD, MRPharmS, FLS, Professor of Pharmacy and Director of Practice, University of Reading, UK; Editor-in-chief of Phytotherapy Research; Member of the Herbal Drugs Committees for The British Pharmacopoeia and The European Pharmacopoeia


1. Complementary therapies, holistic medicine and the placebo effect

2. Herbal Medicine, phytotherapy and nutraceuticals

3. Homeopathy and aromatherapy

4. Physical therapies

5. Emotional and psychological therapies