Herbs and Natural Supplements: An evidence-based guide, 4th Edition is an authoritative, evidence-based reference. Now split into two volumes, the new edition covers the essentials to the safe and effective use of herbal, nutritional and food supplements. Updated with evidence from the latest research impacting on herbal and natural medicine, top leaders within the fields of Pharmacy, Herbal Medicine and Natural Medicine provide a comprehensive guide covering critical information such as daily intake, main actions and indications, adverse reactions, contraindications and precautions, safety in pregnancy and more.
The first volume provides a foundation of knowledge in the clinical practice of complementary medicine. It emphasises safe practice with strategies to prevent adverse drug reactions, guidelines in assessing benefit, risk, and harm and the evaluation of research.
The second volume provides current, evidence-based monographs on the 132 most popular herbs, nutrients and food supplements.
Comprehensive review of herbal medicine, clinical nutrition, aromatherapy, and food as medicine
Patient safety and wellness
Considerations in preoperative care and pregnancy
Use in the treatment of cancer
Herb/nutrient – drug interactions