Herb, Nutrient, and Drug Interactions

1st Edition

Clinical Implications and Therapeutic Strategies

Authors:

  • Mitchell Stargrove
  • Jonathan Treasure
  • Dwight McKee
    • Print ISBN 9780323029643

    Key Features

    • More than 60 comprehensive monographs of herb-drug and nutrient-drug interactions cover the most commonly used herbs and nutrients in health-related practice and help you coordinate safe, reliable therapy.
    • Each herb and nutrient monograph features summary tables and concise, practical suggestions that provide quick and easy reference and complement the systematic review and in-depth analysis.
    • References included on the bound-in CD provide high-quality, evidence-based support.
    • Unique icons throughout the text differentiate interactions, evidence, and clinical significance.
    • Up-to-date information keeps you current with the latest developments in pharmacology, nutrition, phytotherapy, biochemistry, genomics, oncology, hematology, naturopathic medicine, Chinese medicine, and other fields.
    • A diverse team of authoritative experts lends valuable, trans-disciplinary insight.

    Table of Contents

    Interactions Probability, Significance and Source Strength Guides

    Section I: Herbs Interacting with Drugs

    Aloe (Aloe vera)

    Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus)

    Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus)

    Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa)

    Cascara

    Cayenne (Capsicum)

    Dang Gui (Angelica sinensis)

    Devil's Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens)

    Echinacea (Echinacea spp.)

    Eleuthero (Eleutherococcus senticosus)

    Ephedra (Ephedra sinica)

    Feverfew (Tanacetum parth.)

    Garlic (Allium sativum)

    Ginger (Zingiber off.)

    Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)

    Ginseng, Chinese/Korean (Panax ginseng)

    Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica)

    Green Tea (Camellia sinensis)

    Hawthorn (Crataegus)

    Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)

    Kava Kava (Piper methysticum)

    Licorice Root (Glycyrrhiza glabra)

    Milk Thistle Seed (Silybum marianum)

    Red Clover (Trifolium pratense)

    Reishi Mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum)

    Saw Palmetto (Serenoa repens)

    St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum)

    Turmeric/Curcumin (Curcuma longa)

    Valerian (Valeriana off.)

    Vitex/Chaste (Vitex agnus-castus)

    Section II: Nutrients Interacting with Drugs and Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletions

    A. Vitamins

    Beta-Carotene

    Folic Acid

    Vitamin A / Retinol

    Vitamin B1 / Thiamine

    Vitamin B2 / Riboflavin

    Vitamin B3 / Niacin/Niacinamide

    Vitamin B6

    Vitamin B12

    Vitamin C / Ascorbic Acid

    Vitamin D / Calciferol

    Vitamin E

    Vitamin K

    B. Minerals

    Boron

    Calcium

    Chromium

    Copper

    Iron

    Magnesium

    Potassium

    Selenium

    Zinc

    C. Amino Acids

    Arginine

    Carnitine

    Methionine

    Phenylalanine

    Tryptophan

    Tyrosine

    D. Nutriceu

    Details

    No. of pages:
    960
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2008
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Print ISBN:
    9780323029643

    About the authors

    Mitchell Stargrove

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Founder/Developer, IBIS: The Integrative BodyMind Information System; President, MedicineWorks.com/Health Resources Unlimited, Inc., Beaverton, OR, USA

    Jonathan Treasure

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Centre for Natural Healing, Ashland, OR, USA

    Dwight McKee

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Diplomate, American Boards of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology, Aptos, CA, USA