Winston & Kuhn's Herbal Therapy & Supplements: A Scientific & Traditional Approach

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008 - Medical - 560 pages
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The Second Edition of this pocket guide presents the essentials of herbal therapy and nutritional supplements, combining the traditional and scientific worlds. Dr. Kuhn has a PhD in physiology and is author of two pharmacology textbooks; Mr. Winston is a traditional herbalist in practice with a native American heritage. The book covers 115 herbs that are commonly available in the United States and Canada and 15 nutritional supplements. Coverage of each herb includes traditional and current uses, dangers and toxicities, and a bibliography. This edition includes 15 new herbs and drawings of herbs.
  

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Contents

Aloe Vera
18
Amla Fruit
27
Angelica
35
Artichoke
42
Asian Ginseng
50
Astragalus
56
Barberry
63
Bitter Melon
72
Kudzu
280
Lobelia
295
Milk Thistle
309
Noni
325
Pennyroyal
338
Propolis
351
Red Clover
365
Rosemary
380

Black Haw Bark
82
Borage
90
Burdock
97
Catnip
104
Dandelion
148
Devils Claw
157
Echinacea
164
Elderberry
172
Evening Primrose
181
False Unicorn
187
Feverfew
194
Garlic
203
Gentian Root
210
Ginkgo
220
Grape Seed Extract
234
Guggul
248
Hops
263
Saw Palmetto
394
Shiitake
408
Spirulina
422
Tea Tree 439 Wild Yam
460
Yarrow
466
Valerian 455
479
Chondroitin
486
Coenzyme Q10
492
Glucosamine Sulfate
502
Lycopene
508
Methylsulfonylmethane
515
SAMe
521
APPENDICES
527
Appendix B ConditionDisease and Possible
533
An Annotated Guide
544
GLOSSARY
551
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About the author (2008)

A founding member of the American Herbalists Guild, author and nationally known herbalist David Winston has been an educator and herbal/clinical consultant to the medical industry for 30 years. He is trained in Cherokee, Chinese, and Eclectic/Western herbal traditions. He has written for the American Herb Association Quarterly, Herbalgram, and other magazines. A contributor to many books, David has authored Storey's Saw Palmetto for Men & Women. David is president of Herbalist & Alchemist, Inc., an herbal extract producer. Additionally, he is Dean of the Herbal Therapeutics School of Botanic Medicine in New Jersey, where he resides.

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