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Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy : Modern Herbal Medicine - Kerry Bone

Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy

Modern Herbal Medicine


Published: 10th January 2013
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The authoritative and comprehensive modern textbook on western herbal medicine - now in its second edition

his long-awaited second edition of Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy covers all major aspects of herbal medicine from fundamental concepts, traditional use and scientific research through to safety, effective dosage and clinical applications. Written by herbal practitioners with active experience in clinical practice, education, manufacturing and research, the textbook is both practical and evidence based. The focus, always, is on the importance of tailoring the treatment to the individual case.

New insights are given into the herbal management of approximately 100 modern ailments, including some of the most challenging medical conditions, such as asthma, inflammatory bowel disease and other complex autoimmune and inflammatory conditions, and there is vibrant discussion around the contribution of phytotherapy in general to modern health issues, including health ageing.

Fully referenced throughout, with more than 10, 000 citations, the book is a core resource for students and practitioners of phytotherapy and naturopathy and will be of value to all healthcare professionals - pharmacists, doctors, nurses - with an interest in herbal therapeutics.

50 evidence-based monographs, including 7 new herbs

Rational guidance to phytotherapeutic strategies in the consulting room

New appendices provide useful information on topics such as herbal actions, dosage in children and reading and interpreting herbal clinical trials

Comprehensive revision of vital safety data, including an extensive herb-drug interaction chart.


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    ISBN: 9780443069925
    ISBN-10: 0443069921
    Audience: Professional
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 1042
    Published: 10th January 2013
    Country of Publication: GB
    Dimensions (cm): 21.9 x 27.6  x 4.6
    Weight (kg): 2.84
    Edition Number: 2