A Clinical Guide to Blending Liquid Herbs

A Clinical Guide to Blending Liquid Herbs

Herbal Formulations for the Individual Patient

1st Edition - August 18, 2003

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  • Author: Kerry Bone
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780443066320
  • eBook ISBN: 9781455726196

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This clinical guide and practical reference is ideal for those who use and combine liquid herbal remedies for the individual needs of the patient. With three introductory chapters, 125 monographs, and various glossaries and appendices, it covers the fundamental concepts of using liquid herbals, including how the remedies are made, quality issues, and dosage guidelines. The monographs include full prescribing information that covers actions, indications, contraindications, warnings and precautions, interactions, side effects, dosage, traditional usage, pharmacological research, clinical studies, and full references.

Key Features

  • Focuses solely on liquid herbal preparations — making it a must-have resource and the only book of its kind.
  • Covers approximately 125 herb profiles in detail.
  • Offers the widest range of research-backed information currently available on herbs.
  • Begins with basic principles to give practitioners confidence in the accuracy and precision of their prescriptions.
  • Written by one of the leading names in herbal medicine.
  • Clinically relevant with quick access to dosage information, contraindications, and more.

Table of Contents

  • Part I: Overview
    Chapter 1: Fundamental Concepts
    Chapter 2: Formulating for the Individual Patient
    Chapter 3: How to use the Monographs
    Part II: Monographs

    Albizia-
    Aloe Vera-
    Andrographis-
    Arnica-
    Ashwaganda-
    Astragalus-
    Bacopa-
    Baical Skullcap-
    Baptisia-
    Barberry-
    Bilberry-
    Black Cohosh-
    Black Haw-
    Bladderwrack-
    Blue Cohosh-
    Blue Flag-
    Buchu-
    Bugleweed-
    Bupleurum-
    Burdock-
    Calendula-
    California Poppy-
    Cascara-
    Cat's Claw-
    Celery Seed-
    Chamomile-
    Chaste Tree-
    Chickweed-
    Cinnamon-
    Clivers-
    Codonopsis-
    Coleus-
    Corn Silk-
    Couch Grass-
    Cramp Bark-
    Cranesbill Root-
    Crataeva-
    Damiana-
    Dandelion (leaf and root)-
    Devil's Claw-
    Dong Quai-
    Echinacea-
    Elder Flower-
    Elecampane-
    Eleutherococcus-
    Euphorbia-
    Eyebright-
    False Unicorn-
    Fennel-
    Fenugreek-
    Feverfew-
    Fringe Tree-
    Gentian-
    Ginger-
    Ginkgo-
    Globe Artichoke-
    Goat's Rue-
    Golden Rod-
    Golden Seal-
    Gotu Kola
    Greater Celandine-
    Grindelia-
    Gymnema-
    Hawthorn-
    Hawthorn-
    Hemidesmus-
    Hops-
    Horsechestnut-
    Horsetail-
    Hydrangea-
    Indian Barberry-
    Jamaica Dogwood-
    Kava-
    Korean Ginseng-
    Lavender-
    Lemon Balm-
    Licorice-
    Lime Flowers-
    Marshmallow-
    Meadowsweet-
    Milk Thistle-
    Mistletoe-
    Motherwort-
    Mullein-
    Myrrh-
    Neem Leaf-
    Nettle Leaf-
    Nettle Root-
    Oats-
    Olive Leaf-
    Oregon Grape-
    Pasque Flower-
    Passion flower-
    Pau d'Arco-
    Peppermint-
    Pleurisy Root-
    Poke Root-
    Prickly Ash-
    Raspberry Leaf-
    Red Clover-
    Rehmannia-
    Rosemary-
    Sage-
    St John's Wort-
    Sarsaparilla-
    Saw Palmetto-
    Schisandra-
    Shatavari-
    Shepherd's Purse-
    Skullcap-
    Spiny Jujube-
    Thuja-
    Thyme-
    Tienchi Ginseng-
    Turmeric-
    Tylophora-
    Uva Ursi-
    Valerian-
    Vervain-
    White Horehound-
    White Peony-
    Wild Cherry-
    Wild Yam-
    Willow Herb-
    Wormwood-
    Yarrow-
    Yellow Dock-
    Appendices
    A. Dosage Summary Chart
    B. Glossary of Herbal Actions
    C. Glossary Clinical Trial Terms
    D. Herb Listing by Actions
    E. Action Listing by Herbs
    F. Herbs Possibly Contraindicated in Pregnancy

Product details

  • No. of pages: 544
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Churchill Livingstone 2003
  • Published: August 18, 2003
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780443066320
  • eBook ISBN: 9781455726196

About the Author

Kerry Bone

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of Research and Development, MediHerb (Pty) Ltd, Warwick, Queensland; Principal, Australian College of Phytotherapy, Australia

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