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Pocket guide to herbal medicine

Author: K Kraft; Christopher Hobbs
Publisher: Stuttgart ; New York : Thieme, ©2004.
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The book gives first-hand, easy to access information on the administration of herbal remedies for the medical practitioner and herbal therapist alike. Profit from the wealth of German tradition, extended by North American experience in the usage of herbal medicines.
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Kraft, K. (Karin).
Pocket guide to herbal medicine.
Stuttgart ; New York : Thieme, ©2004
(DLC) 2004556517
(OCoLC)56348603
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: K Kraft; Christopher Hobbs
ISBN: 9781604060133 1604060131 128295010X 9781282950108
OCLC Number: 153191000
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 491 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover13; --
Pocket Guide to Herbal Medicine --
Copyright --
Foreword --
Preface --
Contents --
1 Fundamentals of Phytotherapy --
1.1 Characteristics and Status of Herbal Medicines --
1.2 From the Plant to the Remedy --
1.3 Constituents and Active Principles --
1.4 Herbal Formulations --
1.5 Prescribing Herbal Medicines --
1.6 Determination of Doses --
2 General Guidelines for Use of Herbal Medicines --
2.1 Potentials and Limitations --
2.2 Special Patient Groups --
2.3 Basics of Administering Herbal Preparations --
2.4 Working Techniques --
3 Medical Plants from A to Z --
Plant Summaries8212;A --
Plant Summaries8212;B --
Plant Summaries8212;C --
Plant Summaries8212;D --
Plant Summaries8212;E --
Plant Summaries8212;F --
Plant Summaries8212;G --
Plant Summaries8212;H --
Plant Summaries8212;I, J --
Plant Summaries8212;K --
Plant Summaries8212;L --
Plant Summaries8212;M --
Plant Summaries8212;N --
Plant Summaries8212;O --
Plant Summaries8212;P --
Plant Summaries8212;R --
Plant Summaries8212;S --
Plant Summaries8212;T --
Plant Summaries8212;U --
Plant Summaries8212;V --
Plant Summaries8212;W --
Plant Summaries8212;Y --
4 Cardiovascular Diseases --
4.1 Heart Failure --
4.2 Coronary Artery Disease --
4.3 Functional Heart Disorders --
4.4 Hypertension --
4.5 Hypotension --
4.6 Circulatory Disorders --
4.7 Vertigo and Tinnitus --
4.8 Dementia --
4.9 Atherosclerosis --
4.10 Chronic Venous Insufficiency (Varicose Veins) --
5 Respiratory Diseases --
5.1 Diseases of the Nose and Nasal Sinuses --
5.2 Colds and Flu --
5.3 Bronchitis --
5.4 Symptomatic Cough --
6 Diseases and Dysfunctions of the Digestive Organs --
6.1 Diseases of the Mouth and Throat --
6.2 Anorexia --
6.3 Reflux, Gastritis, Gastroduodenal Ulcers, Dyspepsia --
6.4 Dyspeptic Syndrome --
6.5 Chronic Hepatitis and Cirrhosis of the Liver --
6.6 Diseases of the Gallbladder and Biliary Tract --
6.7 Diseases of the Rectum and Colon --
6.8 Acute and Chronic Diarrhea --
6.9 Irritable Bowel Syndrome --
6.10 Constipation and Colonic Diverticulosis (Acquired) --
7 Diseases of the Urogenital Tract --
7.1 Urinary Tract Infections --
7.2 Dysuria --
7.3 Irritable Bladder --
7.4 Urolithiasis --
7.5 Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia --
8 Diseases and Disorders of the Nervous System --
8.1 Sleep Disorders --
8.2 Nervous Anxiety, Tension, and Unease --
8.3 Psychovegetative Syndrome --
8.4 Depression and Mood Swings --
8.5 Primary Headache Disorders --
9 Debility, Fatigue, Adaprive and Functional Disorders --
9.1 Non-age-related Debility --
9.2 Adaptive and Functional Disorders of Aging --
10 Immunodeficiency Diseases --
10.1 Conditions Related to Acquired Immunodeficiency --
10.2 Cancer --
11 Rheumatic Diseases --
11.1 Rheumatism and Pain --
11.2 Gout --
12 Gynecological Diseases --
12.1 Disturbances of the Menstrual Cycle --
12.2 Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) --
12.3 Dysmenorrhea --
12.4 Menopausal Complaints --
13 Pediatric Diseases --
13.1 Introduction --
13.2 Acute Febrile Infections --
13.3 Mouth and Throat Inflammations --
13.4 Respiratory Tract Diseases --
13.5 Gastrointestinal Diseases --
13.6 Urinary Tract Diseases --
13.7 Psychogenic Disorder.
Responsibility: Karin Kraft, Christopher Hobbs ; foreword by Jonathan Treasure.

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