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copertina di The Essential Guide to Herbal Safety

The Essential Guide to Herbal Safety

di Mills - Bone  • 2005  • dettagli prodotto


This book covers the principles and issues of safety relating to herbal medicine, and examines the relevant safety data for over 70 commonly used or contentious herbs. With contributions from leading international experts, the book covers issues of quality, interactions, adverse reactions, toxicity, allergy, contact sensitivity and idiosyncratic reactions. ContentsPart 1 Safety issues 1. Introduction: what is herb safety? 2. Adverse effects of herbal remedies – the case to answer 3. The adverse placebo effect and transient treatment reactions 4. Idiosyncratic drug reactions 5. Human-plant interactions 6. Adverse herb-drug interactions (AHDI) 7. Safety considerations during pregnancy and lactation 8. The impact of quality issues on the safety of herbal products 9. Safety concerns involving Chinese herbal medicine 10. Allergic reactions to herbal medicines 11. Pharmacovigilance of herbal medicines 12. Kava: a risk-benefit assessment Part 2 Safety Monographs Appendix A: Herb Listing by Pregnancy and Lactation Categories Appendix B: Pregnancy and Lactation Categories Listing by Herb


ISBN: 0443071713

Titolo: The Essential Guide to Herbal Safety


Editore: Elsevier - Churchill Livingstone

Volume: Unico

Edizione: 2005

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina rigida

Misure: 21x27 cm

Pagine: 704