A concise book on the principles and practice of herbal medicine in relation to orthodox medicine.

* Provides a model of how western herbal medicine fits into an NHS setting *
* offers a unique and much needed up-to-date appraisal of WESTERN herbal medicine for those involved in Primary Healthcare *
* describes herbal tinctures and other herbal preparations prescribed on the NHS

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750640534
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 07/07/1999
Edition description: REV
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.38(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; What is herbal medicine?; Herbal medicine past and present; The consultation; Focus on diet; Materials and methods; Toxicity issues; What is the herbalist's therapeutic approach?; Research; Conditions that respond particularly well to herbal medicine; The herbal management of HIV/AIDS; The GP and the herbalist: a working symbiosis.

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