Herbs and Natural Supplements, 2-Volume set

Herbs and Natural Supplements, 2-Volume set

An Evidence-Based Guide

4th Edition - January 28, 2015
  • Authors: Lesley Braun, Marc Cohen

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Herbs and Natural Supplements, 4th Edition: An evidence-based guide is an authoritative, evidence-based reference. This two volume resource is essential to the safe and effective use of herbal, nutritional and food supplements. Volume 1: The first volume provides a foundation of knowledge in the clinical practice of complementary medicine. It emphasises safe practice with strategies to prevent adverse drug reactions, guidelines in assessing benefit, risk and harm and the evaluation of research. Volume 2: The second volume provides current, evidence-based monographs on the 132 most popular herbs, nutrients and food supplements.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive review of herbal medicine, clinical nutrition, aromatherapy, and food as medicine
  • Patient safety and wellness
  • Considerations in preoperative care and pregnancy
  • Use in the treatment of cancer
  • Herb/nutrient - drug interactions
  • Table of Contents

    • Volume 1:
      Herbal and natural supplements
      1 Introduction to complementary medicine
      2 Introduction to herbal medicine
      3 Introduction to clinical nutrition
      4 Introduction to aromatherapy
      5 Introduction to food as medicine
      Clinical practice
      6 Introduction to the practice of integrative medicine
      7 Safety and complementary medicines
      8 Interactions with herbal and natural medicines
      9 Preoperative care: considerations
      10 Cancer and safety of complementary medicines
      11 Herbs and natural supplements in pregnancy
      12 Introduction to wellness

      Volume 2:
      Monograph Title:
      Adhatodha
      Albizzia
      Aloe vera
      Alpha lipoic acid
      Andrographis
      Astragalus
      Baical skullcap
      Bergamot
      Beta-carotene
      Bilberry
      Bitter melon
      Bitter Orange/citrus aurantium
      Black cohosh
      Brahmi
      Calcium
      Calendula
      Carnitine
      Celery
      Chaste tree (Vitex)
      Chickweed
      Chitosan
      Chondroitin
      Chromium
      Cinnamon
      Cloves
      Cocoa
      Coenzyme Q10
      Colostrum
      Coriolus versicolor
      Cranberry
      Creatine
      Damiana
      Dandelion
      Devil’s claw
      Dunaliella salina
      Echinacea
      Elder
      Eucalyptus
      Fenugreek
      Feverfew
      Fish oils
      Flaxseed oil
      Folate
      Garlic
      Gentian
      Ginger
      Ginkgo biloba
      Ginseng - Korean
      Globe artichoke
      Glucosamine
      Goji
      Goldenrod
      Goldenseal
      Grapeseed
      Green tea
      Guarana
      Gymnema
      Hawthorn
      Honey
      Hops
      Horse chestnut
      Horseradish
      Iodine
      Iron
      Kava
      L-arginine
      Lavender
      Lemon balm
      L-Glutamine
      Licorice
      L-Lysine
      Lutein and zeaxanthin
      Maca
      Magnesium
      Meadowsweet
      Mullein
      Myrrh
      New Zealand green-lipped mussel
      Nigella
      Noni
      Oats
      Passionflower
      Pelargonium
      Peppermint
      Perilla
      Policosanol
      Prebiotics
      Probiotics
      Psyllium
      Pygeum
      Quercetin
      Raspberry leaf
      Red clover
      Red rice yeast extract
      Rhodiola
      Rosehip
      Rosemary
      S-Adenosyl-L-methionine (SAMe)
      Saffron
      Sage
      Saw palmetto
      Schisandra
      Selenium
      Shark cartilage
      Shatavari
      Siberian Ginseng
      Slippery elm
      Soy
      St John’s Wort
      St Mary’s thistle
      Stinging nettle
      Taurine
      Tea tree
      Thyme
      Tribulus
      Tulsi
      Turmeric
      Tyrosine
      Valerian
      Vitamin A
      Vitamin B1
      Vitamin B12
      Vitamin B2 - Riboflavin
      Vitamin B5 - Pantothenic acid
      Vitamin B6
      Vitamin C
      Vitamin D
      Vitamin E
      Wild Yam
      Willowbark
      Withania
      Zinc

    Product details

    • No. of pages: 1614
    • Language: English
    • Copyright: © Churchill Livingstone 2015
    • Published: January 28, 2015
    • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

    About the Authors

    Lesley Braun

    Dr Lesley Braun is a registered pharmacist and naturopath. She holds a PhD from RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, in which she investigated the integration of complementary medicine into hospitals in Victoria. Dr Braun is an Adjunct associate Professor of Integrative Medicine at the National Institute of Complementary Medicine at the University of Western Sydney in Australia. NICM provides leadership and support for strategically directed research into complementary medicine and translation of evidence into clinical practice and relevant policy to benefit the health of all Australians.

    Dr Braun serves on the Australian Therapeutic Goods Advisory Council which oversees the implementation of TGA reforms and provides general strategic guidance to the TGA, advice on relationships and communication with stakeholders. She is also on the executive for the Complementary and Integrative Therapies interest group of the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia and an advisory board member to the Australasian Integrative Medicine Association. As of 2014, she is also the Director of Blackmore’s Institute, the academic and professional arm of Blackmores, which entails engaging with a broad range of academics, government and industry bodies and overseeing a comprehensive academic and research program.

    Since 1996 she has authored numerous chapters for books and more than 100 articles, and since 2000 has written regular columns for the Australian Journal of Pharmacy and the Journal of Complementary Medicine. She lectures to medical students at Monash University and to chiropractic students at RMIT University, and is regularly invited to present at national and international conferences about evidence-based complementary medicine, drug interactions, complementary medicine safety and her own clinical research.

    Her role as the main author of Herbs and Natural Supplements — An Evidence-based Guide represents a continuation of a life-long goal to integrate evidence-based complementary medicine into standard practice and improve patient outcomes safely and effectively.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor of Integrative Medicine (Hon) National institute of Complementary Medicine, University of Western Sydney, NSW, Australia Senior Research Fellow (Hon), Monash/Alfred Psychiatric Research Centre, VIC, Australia

    Marc Cohen

    Professor Marc Cohen is one of Australia’s pioneers of integrative and holistic medicine who has made significant impacts on education, research, clinical practice and policy. He is a medical doctor and Professor of Health Sciences at RMIT University where he leads postgraduate Wellness Programs and supervises research into wellness and holistic health including research on yoga, meditation, nutrition, herbal medicine, acupuncture, lifestyle and the health impact of pesticides, organic food and detoxification. Prof Cohen sits on the Board of a number of national and international associations including the Australasian Integrative Medicine Association, the Global Spa and Wellness Summit and the Australasian Spa and Wellness Association, as well as serving on the Editorial Board of several international peer-reviewed journals. Prof Cohen has published more than 80 peer-reviewed journal articles and co-edited the text ‘Understanding the Global Spa Industry’, along with more than 10 other books on holistic approaches to health. He is a frequent speaker at many national and international conferences where he delivers inspiring, informative and uplifting presentations. His impact on the field has been recognised by four consecutive RMIT Media Star Awards as well as the inaugural Award for Leadership and Collaboration from the National Institute of Complementary Medicine.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor at School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne