A detailed, practical and - where possible - research-based rationale for the use of herbal treatments in a wide variety of clinical conditions and problems. Based on scientific literature, the book aims to present realistic guidelines for modern practice.
PART 1 BACKGROUND and STRATEGIES: Traditional Herbal Therapeutic Systems. Principles of Herbal Pharmacology. Principles of Herbal Treatment. Herbal Diagnosis. Validating Herbal Therapeutics. Optimising Safety PART 2 PRACTICAL CLINICAL GUIDES: Dosage Issues. Herbal Approaches to Pathological States. Herbal Approaches to System Dysfunctions. A Systematic Approach to Herbal Prescribing PART 3 a MATERIA MEDICA: Herb Monographs Bibliography. Actions Index. Symtoms and Conditions Index