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Clinical Applications of Ayurvedic and Chinese Herbs

Clinical Applications of Ayurvedic and Chinese Herbs For the Western Herbal Practitioner

By Kerry Bone

The purpose of this book is to provide comprehensive monographs on 32 important Ayurvedic and Chinese herbs in a form, which is suited to the practitioner of Western Herbal Medicine. The monographs emphasize the large body of pharmacological and clinical information, which is now available for these plants. The fully referenced monographs are intended as a useful tool for doctors who wish to extend their therapeutic options.

The Ultimate Herbal Compendium

Herbal Compendium

By Kerry Bone

Open the door to a whole new way of reviewing information on herbs. Kerry Bone, with over 23 years of clinical practice, has created a desktop guide for herbalists. It contains the most comprehensive and up-to-date information on herbal remedies, their actions, indications, dosage, contraindications, and herb-drug reactions. Bone covers over 400 medical conditions and 190 herbs, and provides a comprehensive listing of herbs by their actions.

A Clinical Guide to Blending Liquid Herbs

A Clinical Guide to Blending Liquid Herbs Herbal Formulations for the Individual Patient

By Kerry Bone

This highly practical guide explains in-depth how to use and blend liquid extracts for optimum results making it a must for all herbal medicine clinicians and students.

Monographs of 125 popular herbs used in the form of liquid extracts provide the herbal clinician with accessible and clinically relevant information. The monographs have been specifically designed for use in the clinic with an emphasis on providing the essential information in an easy to read format and outlines traditional use and the most up-to-date pharmacological and clinical studies. This guide is comprehensively referenced and contains appendices for thorough explanations, indices of herb and herb action as well as complete glossaries and table of recommended dosages.

The Essential Guide to Herbal Safety

The Essential Guide to Herbal Safety

Edited by Kerry Bone and Simon Mills

This innovative book presents an extensive discussion of the principles of herbal safety and the current major issues relating to this important area. Leading international experts contribute to the book providing a wealth of information on issues such as quality, interactions, adverse reactions, toxicity, allergy, contact sensitivity and idiosyncratic reactions.

Key Features:

  • Authorative and credible safety information from two experienced health care professionals specializing in herbal therapy together with world experts.
  • 125 well-researched monographs - the most thorough and comprehensive text on the market for herbal safety in practice.
  • Current evidence-based reviews covering factors that influence herb-safety and quality, including the negative placebo effects (nocebo), various types of unpredictable effects, the basis for interactions between herbs and drugs.
  • Thoroughly critiques the dominant misinformation in the media and medical journals on herb safety issues.
  • Useful appendices detailing herbal references for pregnancy and lactation considerations.

In March 2006, the American Botanical Council (ABC) announced that the Essential Guide to Herbal Safety was the recipient of the James A. Duke Botanical Literature Award which honors the singular, outstanding contribution by a book to the knowledge and understanding of medicinal and aromatic plants.

Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy

Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy
Modern Herbal Medicine

Second Edition

By Simon Mills and Kerry Bone

Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy is well-known as the leading text on herbal medicine since it was first published in 2000. This ground-breaking text has covered all the major aspects of phytotherapy from fundamental concepts, traditional use and scientific research through to safety, effective dosage and clinical applications.

The long-awaited second edition brings a complete and thorough revision of the first text including:

  • Comprehensive update of the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of the essential herbal constituents
  • Fifty fully updated evidence-based monographs, including seven new herbs: Gotu Kola, Willow Bark, Bugleweed, Butcher’s Broom, Boswellia, Myrhh and Tribulus
  • New insights on herbal management of approximately 100 modern health conditions
  • Extensive herb-drug interaction chart addressing key safety issues to help the reader differentiate between false and real concerns

This valued text was exhaustively researched and carefully compiled by Kerry Bone and Simon Mills who have more than 60 years of combined experience in clinical practice, education, manufacturing and research. The text is both practical and evidence-based; it will be difficult to find this quality material elsewhere. This book is intended for practitioners, students, or the serious reader interested in herbal therapy

Healthy Children: Optimizing Children's Health with Herbs

Healthy Children: Optimising Children's Health with Herbs

By Kerry Bone and Rob Santich

The first comprehensive text on children's health for the natural therapist.

Healthy Children has been written with the special needs of children in mind. The benefits, risks and requirements for herbal therapy in children differ from those in adults. This book outlines the key principles that govern herbal practice for this special patient group. A well-researched text, written by Rob Santich and Kerry Bone who together have almost 50 years of clinical practice, this book provides a comprehensive treatise on the common health problems encountered by children. Sound, practical information based on clinical experience as well as evidence-based research, provides a balanced and authoritative approach to children's health.

Key Features

  • The first comprehensive text on children's health for the natural therapist.
  • Contains up-to-date medical and herbal information on all of the major childhood disorders.
  • A detailed examination of around 40 common children's health conditions.
  • Tablet and liquid protocols are provided together with relevant case histories.
  • Written by authors with a combined clinical experience of around 50 years.
  • Contains approximately 200 pages including a comprehensive index.
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