Description

Increasingly, healthcare professionals are encountering patients who are, or wish to be, taking herbal medicines. This book not only provides answers to frequently asked questions, but will also enable healthcare professionals to recommend safe alternatives to orthodox treatment if appropriate.

Key Features

  • A practical guide to the safe and effective use of herbal medicines in pediatric primary care, written by a respected and internationally known expert
  • Easily accessible information ensures quick reference in practice
  • Case histories and practical tips make this an essential companion for all professionals in primary care

Table of Contents

Introduction; Understanding herbs; Herbs for the immune system; Herbs for the digestive system; Herbs for the nervous system; Herbs for the skin and eyes; Herbs for the urinary system; Herbal first aid; General considerations when treating children; The herbal pharmacy; Ailment and treatment chart; Resources.

Details

No. of pages:
320
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780702038341
Print ISBN:
9780750651745

About the author

Anne McIntyre

Affiliations and Expertise

Practising Herbalist, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, UK