Collins Alternative Health Guide

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Harper Collins, Apr 24, 2007 - Medical - 976 pages
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The interest of the public in alternative healthcare is large and growing. This book will bring a comprehensive database of information relating to alternative cures and therapies to a wide trade audience.

The Collins Alternative Health Guide will be broken into four sections complete with cross references that will link entries from one section to the next. These sections are:

1. Conditions: In depth A to Z descriptions of various conditions including symptoms, alternative treatments, and herbs and supplements that are commonly used with the condition.

2. Herbs and Supplements: An item by item description of commonly used herbs and supplements.

3. Diet and Nutrition: What you can do to maintain a healthy diet, including discussions on organic diets and vitamins and minerals.

4. Alternative Therapies: A description of alternative therapies from reflexology to aromatherapy.

 

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Contents

Elecampane
465
Ephedra
467
Essential Oil Monoterpenes
469
Estriol
470
Eucalyptus
471
Eyebright
472
False Unicorn
473
Fennel
474

Brittle Nails
59
Cancer Treatment
67
CandidaYeast Hypersensitivity Syndrome
73
General Wellness
150
Hemorrhoids
158
High Homocysteine
164
Hypertension
173
Immune Support
180
Insomnia
186
Intestinal Gas
192
Lactose Intolerance
198
Lupus
204
Mens Health
211
Minor Wounds
217
Nausea of Pregnancy
225
Osteoarthritis
231
Vaginal Infection
313
Varicose Veins
314
Vertigo
317
Viral Hepatitis
318
Vitiligo
321
Warts
322
Weight Loss Undesired
323
Weight Loss Aids
325
Womens Health
332
Herbs and Supplements
333
5Hydroxytryptophan
334
Acerola
336
Acidophilus and Other Probiotics
337
Adenosine Monophosphate
341
Adrenal Extract
342
Alfalfa
343
Aloe
345
Andrographis
347
Androstenedione
349
Arginine
350
Arjun
353
Artichoke
354
Ashwagandha
355
Astragalus
356
Barberry
357
Beano
358
Bee Pollen
359
Bee Propolis
360
BetaCarotene
362
BetaGlucan
365
Betaine Hydrochloride
366
BetaSitosterol
367
Bilberry
368
Biotin
369
Bitter Melon
370
Black Cohosh
371
Black Tea
373
Bladderwrack
375
Blessed Thistle
376
Blue Cohosh
378
Blue Flag
379
Boron
380
Boswellia
382
Brahmi
383
BranchedChain Amino Acids
384
Bromelain
385
Buchu
387
Bugleweed
388
Burdock
389
Butchers Broom
390
Butterbur
391
Calcium
392
Calendula
397
Candytuft
398
Caraway
399
Carnitine
400
Carnosine
404
Carob
405
Cartilage
406
Catnip
407
Cats Claw
408
Cayenne
409
Cetylated Fatty Acids
411
Chamomile
412
Chasteberry
413
Chinese Skullcap
415
Chitosan
416
Choline
417
Chondroitin
419
Chromium
421
Cinnamon
425
Citrulline
426
Citrus aurantium
427
Citrus Bioflavonoids
428
Cleavers
430
Coenzyme Q10
431
Cola Nut
434
Coleus forskohlii
435
Colostrum
436
Coltsfoot
438
Comfrey
439
Conjugated Linoleic Acid
440
Copper
441
Cordyceps
442
Coriolus versicolor
443
Corydalis
444
Cranberry
445
Creatine
447
Damiana
449
Dandelion
450
Deer Velvet
451
Dehydroepiandrosterone
453
Devils Claw
456
Diindolylmethane
457
DMAE
458
Dong Quai
460
Echinacea
461
Elderberry
464
Fenugreek
475
Feverfew
476
Fish Oil
477
Flaxseed
482
Flaxseed Oil
484
Folate
485
FructoOligosaccharides
488
GammaLinolenic Acid
489
Gamma Oryzanol
493
Garlic
494
Genistein
497
Gentian
499
Germander
500
Ginkgo
502
Ginseng
506
Glucomannan
511
Glucosamine
512
Glutamine
514
Glutathione
517
Glycine
518
Goldenrod
520
Goldenseal
521
Gotu Kola
522
Grass Pollen Extract
524
Greater Celandine
526
GreenLipped Mussel
527
Green Tea
528
Guarana
529
Guggul
530
Gymnema
531
Hawthorn
532
He Shou Wu
534
Hibiscus
535
Histidine
536
Horehound
538
Horse Chestnut
539
Horsetail
541
Huperzine A
542
Hydroxycitric Acid
543
Hydroxymethyl Butyrate
544
Hyssop
545
Indigo
546
Indole3Carbinol
547
Inosine
548
Inositol
549
Iodine
550
Ipriflavone
551
Iron
553
Isoflavones
555
Ivy Leaf
559
Juniper Berry
560
Kava
561
Kelp
563
Kombucha Tea
564
Krill Oil
565
Kudzu
566
Ladys Slipper Orchid
567
Lapacho
568
Larch Arabinogalactan
569
Lecithin
570
Lemon Balm
572
Licorice
573
Lignans
575
Ligustrum
577
Linden
578
Lipoic Acid
579
Lobelia
581
Lomatium
582
Lutein
583
Lycopene
584
Lysine
585
Maca
586
Magnesium
587
Maitake
591
Manganese
592
Marshmallow
594
Maté
595
MediumChain Triglycerides
596
Melatonin
598
Mesoglycan
602
Methionine
603
Molybdenum
609
Neem
615
Nutritional Support General
621
Olive Leaf
628
Pantothenic Acid and Pantethine
635
Pelargonium sidoides
641
Phosphatidylserine
648
Potassium
654
Pumpkin Seed
661
Vanadium
725
Vitamin B2
732
Vitamin B12
739
Vitamin D
747
Vitamin K
754
Wild Yam
760
Yerba Santa
766
Acupressure
776
Aromatherapy
787
Bach Flower Remedies
797
Detoxification
806
Homeopathy
813
Low Glycemic Index Diets
820
Magnet Therapy
826
Massage Therapy
833
Acetaminophen
860
Antibiotics General
866
Blood Pressure Drugs
872
ChlorthalidoneClonidine
878
Digoxin
884
Dipyridamole
885
HydrochlorothiazideTimolol
898
Index
951
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Steven Bratman, M.D., is an expert on the scientific evidence for and against alternative medicine. He was the principal author of the award-winning database The TNP Natural Health Encyclopedia. His other books include The Natural Health Bible: Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition, Mosby's Handbook of Herbs and Supplements and Their Therapeutic Uses, and Health Food Junkies.

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