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By Lesley Braun, PhD, BPharm, DipAppSciNat and Marc Cohen, MBBS(Hons), PhD, BMedSc(Hons), FAMAC, FICAE
1384 pagesCopyright 2015$103.00, Paperback, Reference
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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.
The second volume provides current, evidence-based monographs on the 132 most popular herbs, nutrients and food supplements. Organised alphabetically, each monograph includes daily intake, main actions and indications, adverse reactions, contraindications and precautions, safety in pregnancy and more.
"This is a comprehensive and reputable resource on herbal products and nutrients for clinicians who interact with [the increasing number of] patients who use alternative medicine." -Melissa M. Ranieri, BS, PharmD (Temple University School of Pharmacy) Doody Score: 100 – 5 Stars
Alpha lipoic acid
Bitter Orange/citrus aurantium
Chaste tree (Vitex)
Ginseng — Korean
Lutein and zeaxanthin
New Zealand green-lipped mussel
Red rice yeast extract
St John’s Wort
St Mary’s thistle
Vitamin B2 — riboflavin
Vitamin B5 — pantothenic acid
By Lesley Braun, PhD, BPharm, DipAppSciNat, 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
and Marc Cohen, MBBS(Hons), PhD, BMedSc(Hons), FAMAC, FICAE, Professor at School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne