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Title:
Tyler's Herbs of choice : the therapeutic use of phytomedicinals
Author:
Robbers, James E.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Herbs of choice
Publication Information:
New York : Haworth Herbal Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
x, 287 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Authored under Tyler when published in 1994 under the title: Herbs of choice.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780789001597

9780789001603
Format :
Book

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Central Library RM666.H33 T93 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

You'll find all you need and want to know about the current usage of therapeutic herbs in Tyler's Herbs of Choice. This new edition contains valuable information not found in the previous edition, including up-to-date legal data about herb use in the US, data on clinical studies and advances in determining mechanism of action, information essential for completely understanding any medicinal agent and its rational use in therapeutics, and an even more widely expanded introduction to phytomedicines and their respective applications.

In Tyler's Herbs of Choice, you'll discover safe and easy applications of herbs that can be used to ease the common everyday maladies that make life difficult. You'll uncover the health secrets of artichoke, cat's claw, kava, malatonin, pygeum, and other plants. In addition, you'll get an easy-to-follow breakdown of how herbal remedies are used to treat: digestive problems kidneys and the urinary tract the respiratory system cardiovascular ailments nervous disorders the metabolic and endocrine systems bones and joints wounds and injuries skin and mucous membranes miscellaneous (cancer, immunity deficiency, etc.) You won't find folklore or spurious claims in Tyler's Herbs of Choice, only tested information about the safe and healthy use of a cornucopia of therapeutic herbs. This reliable follow-up to the original Herbs of Choice is an excellent source that will help you keep abreast of one of the most rapidly growing and expanding fields of medicine. You'll get the information and direction you need to make informed, cost-effective decisions toward healing choices--the natural way.


Reviews 2

Booklist Review

Two pharmacists with academic credentials explain various alternative therapies that use herbs. They include general guidelines for use, regulatory issues, and the use of herbs for specific diseases and conditions. The book is not illustrated.


Library Journal Review

Originally published as The Honest Herbal in 1982, Tyler's Honest Herbal is still the classic herbal guide for consumers and health practitioners alike, fully referenced with the latest peer-reviewed scientific data. As in previous editions, great emphasis is placed on safety concerns when taking herbs. Tyler's Herbs of Choice, a new edition of the 1994 Herbs of Choice, discusses the therapeutic application of herbal remedies for over 100 health problems. Objective and scientifically sound, it augments Tyler's Honest Herbal, although the titles do not need to be bought together. An added bonus is the useful chapter on "Herbal Regulations," as reliable and understandable information on this topic is hard to find. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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