Friday, December 5, 2008

Herbs and Natural Supplements - An evidence Based Guide (2nd Edition)

Braun.L ; Cohen M, Harcourt Australia (Elsevier) ISBN: 072953796X 2nd edition (2006-12-20) 1597 pages

Herbs and Natural Supplements: An Evidence-Based Guide 2nd edition presents evidence-based information on the 120 most popular herbs, nutrients and food supplements used across Australia and New Zealand. Organised alphabetically by common name, each herb or nutrient listed includes information such as daily intake, main actions/indications, adverse reactions, contraindications and precautions, safety in pregnancy, and more.

* Provides current, evidence-based information on herbal, nutritional and food supplements used in Australia and New Zealand
* User-friendly, well indexed, and organised by A-Z herbal monographs, making information easy to find
* Appendices offer important additional information for the safe use of herbal and nutritional supplements, including a list of poison centres, associations, manufacturers plus much more.
* Clear and comprehensive tables including Herb/Natural Supplement – Drug Interactions and Pharmacological Actions of all Herbs and Natural Supplements listed

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