Key Features

  • Detailed monographs for 300 commonly used herbal products and natural supplements include vital information on the products you’ll encounter with your clients.
  • Updated references and information from new studies make this a reliable source for herbal content.
  • Alert icons warn you of potentially dangerous reactions that could threaten your clients’ health.
  • Popular Herb, Pregnancy, and Pediatric icons help you find relevant content quickly for common herbs and herbs for special populations.
  • Quick-reference format presents consistent monographs for each herb and makes it easy to find the information you need.
  • Herbal Resource appendix, Drug/Herb Interaction appendix, Pediatric Herbal Use appendix, and a list of abbreviations provide essential resources and expanded herbal material in one convenient spot.
  • A comprehensive index of herbal terms allows you to look up an herb by its common or scientific name, as well as by condition.

Table of Contents

Herbal Monographs

Acidophilus
Aconite
Agar
Agrimony
Alfalfa
Allspice
Aloe
American hellebore
Andrographis
Androstenediol
Angelica, European
Anise
Arginine
Arnica
Artichoke
Ash
Astragalus
Avens
Balsam of Peru
Barberry
Barley
Basil
Bay
Bayberry
Bearberry
Bee pollen
Benzoin
Beta-carotene
Betel palm
Bethroot
Betony
Bilberry
Birch
Bistort
Bitter melon
Bitter orange
Black catechu
Black cohosh
Black haw
Black hellebore
Black pepper
Black root
Blessed thistle
Bloodroot
Blue cohosh
Blue flag
Bogbean
Boldo
Boneset
Borage
Boron
Boswellia
Brewer's yeast
Broom
Buchu
Buckthorn
Bugleweed
Burdock
Butcher's broom
Butterbur
Cacao tree
Calcium
Calumba
Capsicum
Caraway
Cardamom
Carline thistle
Carnitine
Cascara
Castor
Catnip
Cat's claw
Celandine
Celery
Centaury
Chamomile
Chaparral
Chaste tree
Chaulmoogra oil
Chickweed
Chicory
Chinese cucumber
Chinese rhubarb
Chitosan
Chondroitin
Chromium
Cinnamon
Clary
Clematis
Cloves
Coenzyme Q10
Coffee
Cola tree
Colostrum, bovine
Coltsfoot
Comfrey
Condurango
Copper
Coriander
Corkwood
Couchgrass
Cowslip
Cranberry
Creatine
Cucumber
Daffodil
Daisy
Damiana
Dandelion
Devil's claw
DHEA
Dill
Dong quai
Echinacea
Elderberry
Elecampane
Ephedra
Eucalyptus
Evening primrose oil
Eyebright
False unicorn root
Fennel
Fenugreek
Feverfew
Figwort
Fish oils
Flax
Folic acid
Fo-ti
Fumitory
Galanthamine
Gamma linolenic acid
Garcinia
Garlic
Gentian
Ginger
Ginkgo
Ginseng
Glossy privet
Glucomannan
Glucosamine
Glutamine
Glycine
Goat's rue
Golden rod
Goldenseal
Gossypol
Gotu kola
Grapeseed
Graviola
Green tea
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Details

No. of pages:
768
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323066495
eBook ISBN:
9780323136761
eBook ISBN:
9780323168397
Print ISBN:
9780323057417

About the author

Linda Skidmore-Roth

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant, Littleton, CO; Former Nursing Faculty, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM; El Paso Community College, El Paso, TX