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Botanical Medicine in Clinical Practice


Edited By: RR Watson and VR Preedy

915 pages, Figs, tabs

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Nov 2008 | #174881 | ISBN-13: 9781845934132
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About this book

The potential benefits of plants and plant extracts in the treatment and possible prevention of many leading health concerns are becoming more widely recognised within the medical community. This major comprehensive reference work contains contributions from more than 80 clinical and academic experts in the field, covering a range of plant products and their uses, divided into sections on topics such as treatments of cardiovascular diseases, and cancer. The book covers the safety and efficacy, of botanical treatments, and there is also a chapter analysing the possible interactions of herbal remedies with prescription drugs. This is the most up-to-date text on the latest research findings from all over the world, and will be an essential resource.


I. Herbal Remedies with Geographic Historical Uses; II. Infectious Disease Treatment and Immunomodulation; III. Treatment of Disorders; i. Cancer Prevention and Treatment; ii. Cardiovascular Therapy; iii. Diabetes; iv. Therapy of Chronic Diseases; IV. Botanicals and their Extracts in Health Promotion; V. Interactions with other medicines.

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