Herbal Medicine: A Concise Overview for Professionals, 3e
- Publish Date: 2000-02-14
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Edzard Ernst MD PhD FRCP FRCPED
The author and 11 leading international experts provide a balanced introduction to herbal medicine for both orthodox and alternative healthcare professionals. Issues covered include how and if herbal remedies work, what today's practitioners can learn from traditional herbalism, the difference between herbalism and phytomedicine, and adverse effects.
* How do herbal medicines work? - Do they work?
* What can we learn from traditional herbalism - and what is the difference between herbalism and phytomedicine?
* Should herbal medicines be regulated - and what are the implications if they are?