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Rational phytotherapy : a physician's guide to herbal medicine
Schulz, Volker, Prof. Dr. med.
Uniform Title:
Rationale Phytotherapie. English
Fourth edition, fully revised and expanded.
Publication Information:
Berlin ; New York : Springer, [2001]

Physical Description:
xix, 383 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
1. Medicinal plants, phytomedicines, and phytotherapy (Common roots of pharmacotherapy, Making medicines safer by isolating and modifying plant constituents, Pharmaceutical preparation of phytomedicines, Phytomedicines, Phytotherapy, Medicinal teas today) -- 2. Central nervous system (Ginkgo in the treatment of cognitive deficiency, St. John's Wort as an antidepressant, Kava as an anxiolytic, Restlessness and sleep disturbances) -- 3. Cardiovascular system (Heart failure and coronary insufficiency, hypotension and hypertension, Atherosclerosis and arterial occlusive disease, Chronic venous insufficiency) -- 4. Respiratory system (Cold syndrome (flulike infection), General phytotherapeutic measures, Herbal cough remedies, Herbal expectorants, Phytotherapy of sinusitis, Drug products) -- 5. Digestive system (Anorexia and dyspepsia, Bloating and flatulence, Gastritis and ulcer disease, Irritable bowel syndrome, Acute Diarrhea, Constipation, Liver diseases.

6. Urinary tract (Inflammatory diseases of the urinary tract, Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Therapeutic significance, Drug products other than teas, Bladder and kidney teas) -- 7. Gynecologic indications for herbal remedies (Chasteberry, Black cohosh, Phytoestrogens, Other herbs, Therapeutic significance, Drug products) -- 8. Skin, trauma, rheumatism, and pain (Dosage forms and preparations, Inflammations and injuries of the skin, Post-traumatic and postoperative conditions, Rheumatic conditions and degenerative joint diseases, Treatment of pain, Formulations, Drug products) -- 9. Agents that increase resistance to diseases (Adaptogens, Immune stimulants, Therapeutic significance).
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RM666.H33 S3813 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Reference

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This book is a practice-oriented introduction into phytotherapy. Methodically classified by organic systems and fields of application, it offers a quick insight into dosage, form of application and effects of the most important herbal remedies. Only those herbal remedies that are of pharmacological and clinical efficiency have been considered. The authors are highly experienced in the field of postgraduate medical education and, with this work, present an indispensable reference book for the medical practice.All practitioners and pharmacists interested in the treatment with herbal remedies should have this book at their disposal.