Medical Herbalism: The Science Principles and Practices Of Herbal Medicine

ISBN-13: 9780892817498

ISBN-10: 0892817496

Author: David Hoffmann

Publication date:
2003
Publisher:
Healing Arts Press
Format:
Hardcover 672 pages
Category:
Medical, Art
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Acknowledged author David Hoffmann wrote Medical Herbalism: The Science Principles and Practices Of Herbal Medicine comprising 672 pages back in 2003. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0892817496 and 9780892817498. Since then Medical Herbalism: The Science Principles and Practices Of Herbal Medicine textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $10.56 or rent at the marketplace.


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A foundational textbook on the scientific principles of therapeutic herbalism and their application in medicine• A complete handbook for the medical practitioner• Includes the most up-to-date information on preparations, dosage, and contraindications• By the author of The Complete Illustrated Holistic HerbalMedical Herbalism contains comprehensive information concerning the identification and use of medicinal plants by chemical structure and physiological effect, the art and science of making herbal medicine, the limitations and potential of viewing herbs chemically, and the challenge to current research paradigms posed by complex plant medicines. It also includes information on toxicology and contraindications, the issues involved in determining dosage and formulation types for an individual, guides to the different measurement systems and conversion tables, and the pros and cons of both industrial and traditional techniques.With additional sections devoted to the principles of green medicine, the history of Western Herbalism, the variety of other medical modalities using medicinal plants, an extensive resource directory, and a discussion of treatments organized by body system, Medical Herbalism is the comprehensive textbook all students and practitioners of clinical herbalism need to develop their healing practices.