Herbal Medicine: Back to the Future: Volume 2, Vascular Health

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Ferid Murad, Atta-ur-Rahman, Ka Bian
Bentham Science Publishers, Jul 17, 2019 - Medical - 231 pages

 Herbal Medicine: Back to the Future compiles expert reviews on the application of herbal medicines (including Ayurveda, Chinese traditional medicines and alternative therapies) to treat different ailments. The book series demonstrates the use of sophisticated methods to understand traditional medicine, while providing readers a glimpse into the future of herbal medicine.

The second volume in the series continues on the theme of the previous volume, focusing on herbal remedies for cardiovascular health. The topics included in this volume are:

· Plants used for treating cardiovascular diseases in the Iberian Peninsula and Balearic Islands

· Herbal products for treating hypertension and hyperlipidemia

· Medicinal plants and the Mediterranean diet for treating obesity related cardiovascular disorders

· Traditional Indian cardiovascular medicine

This volume is essential reading for all researchers in the field of ethnobotany, natural product chemistry, nutrition and pharmacology. Medical professionals involved in cardiology and internal medicine who seek to improve their knowledge about herbal medicine and alternative therapies will also benefit from the contents of the volume.
 

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Contents

Ethnobotany and Plants Used Against Cardiovascular Diseases in the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands
1
Paradox or Paragon
76
Prevention and Treatment of ObesityRelated Cardiovascular Diseases by Diet and Medicinal Plants
125
Promises and Precautions
178
SUBJECT INDEX
213
BACK COVER
220
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