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Herbs and Natural Supplements : An Evidence-based Guide - Professor Lesley Braun

Herbs and Natural Supplements

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.



. 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

. 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

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    As a Nutrition student it is a great reference guide for me in our clinic subjects. Easy to navigate and has easy to read drug-nutrient interactions which we need to know on the daily!

    Good buy, will definitely be using after uni

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    "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." MedicineRoom.net

    Organisation of this bookp. vii
    Acknowledgmentsp. viii
    About the authorsp. ix
    Contributorsp. xi
    Reviewersp. xiv
    Herbal and natural supplements
    Introduction to complementary medicinep. 1
    Introduction to herbal medicinep. 14
    Introduction to clinical nutritionp. 23
    Introduction to aromatherapyp. 36
    Introduction to food as medicinep. 47
    Clinical practice
    Introduction to the practice of integrative medicinep. 67
    Safety and complementary medicinesp. 80
    Interactions with herbal and natural medicinesp. 94
    Preoperative care: considerationsp. 113
    Cancer and safety of complementary medicinesp. 126
    Herbs and natural supplements in pregnancyp. 149
    Introduction to wellnessp. 173
    Monographs
    Adhatodap. 187
    Albiziap. 190
    Aloe verap. 192
    Andrographisp. 200
    L-Argininep. 207
    Astragalusp. 213
    Baical skullcapp. 218
    Beta-carotenep. 229
    Bilberryp. 247
    Bitter melonp. 251
    Black cohoshp. 255
    Brahmip. 263
    Calciump. 267
    Calendulap. 281
    Carnitinep. 285
    Celeryp. 296
    Chamomilep. 299
    Chaste treep. 305
    Chickweedp. 310
    Chitosanp. 312
    Chondroitinp. 315
    Chromiump. 320
    Cinnamonp. 328
    Clovesp. 332
    Cocoap. 336
    Coenzyme Q10p. 346
    Colostrump. 358
    Cranberryp. 363
    Creatinep. 367
    Damianap. 374
    Dandelionp. 376
    Devil's clawp. 379
    Dong quaip. 383
    Dunaliella salinap. 388
    Echinaceap. 391
    Elderp. 400
    Eucalyptusp. 403
    Evening primrose oilp. 408
    Fenugreekp. 416
    Feverfewp. 420
    Fish oilsp. 426
    Flaxseed oilp. 444
    Folatep. 452
    Garlicp. 466
    Gentianp. 479
    Gingerp. 480
    Ginkgo bilobap. 493
    Ginseng - Koreanp. 509
    Ginseng - Siberianp. 524
    Globe artichokep. 532
    Glucosaminep. 535
    L-Glutaminep. 543
    Gojip. 552
    Goldenrodp. 555
    Goldensealp. 557
    Grapeseed extractp. 565
    Green teap. 572
    Guaranap. 582
    Gymnema sylvestrep. 587
    Hawthornp. 591
    Honeyp. 598
    Hopsp. 604
    Horse chestnutp. 608
    Horseradishp. 613
    Iodinep. 614
    Ironp. 622
    Kava kavap. 633
    Lavenderp. 638
    Lemon balmp. 645
    Licoricep. 650
    Lutein and zeaxanthinp. 661
    Lycopenep. 669
    L-Lysinep. 677
    Magnesiump. 680
    Meadowsweetp. 691
    Mulleinp. 693
    Myrrhp. 695
    New Zealand green-lipped musselp. 700
    Nonip. 701
    Oatsp. 704
    Olivep. 710
    Orangep. 718
    Passionflowerp. 722
    Pelargoniump. 725
    Peppermintp. 728
    Perillap. 737
    Policosanolp. 743
    Prebioticsp. 748
    Probioticsp. 754
    Psylliump. 767
    Pygeump. 771
    Quercetinp. 774
    Raspberry leafp. 782
    Red cloverp. 785
    Red yeast ricep. 791
    Rhodiolap. 794
    Rosemaryp. 801
    S-Adenosyl-L-methionine (SAMe)p. 805
    Sagep. 810
    St John's wortp. 813
    St Mary's thistlep. 824
    Saw palmettop. 836
    Schisandrap. 840
    Seleniump. 844
    Shark cartilagep. 856
    Shatavarip. 859
    Slippery elmp. 864
    Soyp. 866
    Stinging nettlep. 877
    Taurinep. 881
    Tea tree oilp. 885
    Thymep. 890
    Tribulusp. 893
    Turmericp. 897
    Tyrosinep. 907
    Valerianp. 912
    Vitamin Ap. 917
    Vitamin B1p. 926
    Vitamin B2 - riboflavinp. 932
    Vitamin B3 - niacinp. 936
    Vitamin B5 - pantothenic acidp. 946
    Vitamin B6p. 949
    Vitamin B12p. 957
    Vitamin Cp. 966
    Vitamin Dp. 985
    Vitamin Ep. 1002
    Wild Yamp. 1024
    Willowbarkp. 1026
    Withaniap. 1029
    Zincp. 1037
    Appendixes
    Glossary and abbreviationsp. 1055
    Herb/nutrient-drug interactionsp. 1060
    Poisons information centresp. 1113
    Resources: training, manufacturers and informationp. 1114
    Guide to the safe use of complementary medicines during the preoperative periodp. 1118
    Clinical use and safety of vitamins and mineralsp. 1123
    Evidence base for physiological activities of herbs and supplementsp. 1134
    Indexp. 1173
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    ISBN: 9780729539104
    ISBN-10: 0729539105
    Audience: Professional
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 1221
    Published: 24th June 2010
    Country of Publication: AU
    Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.5  x 5.1
    Weight (kg): 1.68
    Edition Number: 3