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
|Publisher:||Elsevier Health Sciences|
|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.