Friday, December 5, 2008

Herbal and Traditional Medicine: Molecular Aspects of Health (Oxidative Stress and Disease)

CRC | Pages: 968 | 2004-08-30 | ISBN: 0824754360

Responding to the increased popularity of herbal medicines and other forms of complementary or alternative medicine in countries around the world, this reference reviews and evaluates various safety, toxicity, and quality-control issues related to the use of traditional and herbal products for health maintenance and disease prevention and treatment. Case studies highlight widely used herbal remedies and their possible effects on human health and wellness and the need for the design and performance of methodologically sound clinical trials for the plethora of herbal medicines. With over 3,550 current references, the book discusses the role of herbal medicine in national health care.


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