Get 40% off of select print and eBooks in Engineering & Materials Science!

Rational Phytotherapy

A Physicians’ Guide to Herbal Medicine

Authors: Schulz, Volker, Hänsel, Rudolf, Tyler, Varro E.

Free Preview
  • Guide to herbal remedies strictly based on fields of application
  • Based on the 100 most frequently prescribed herbal remedies in Germany
  • Only those herbal remedies are mentioned whose efficiency has been proved
see more benefits

Buy this book

eBook 67,82 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-642-98093-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
About this book

to the Fourth German Edition Rational Phytotherapy continues to add a truly significant dimen­ sion to the practice of evidence-based herbal medicine. Prepara­ tion of a new edition, so short a time after publication of the pre­ vious English version, was necessitated by the rapid increase in the number of scientific and clinical studies attesting to the safe­ ty and utility of phytomedicines. The results of these recent inves­ tigations are now incorporated in the revised text of this volume. Comprehensive, updated information on scientific studies and clinical trials of the therapeutically useful botanical drugs is now placed before interested readers worldwide. Even the most CurS01Y acquaintance with phytotherapy, herbal treatment, botanical medicine - whatever you choose to call i- causes one to recognize that throughout most of the world, and especially in the United States and the United Kingdom, the prac­ tice is at best still an imperfect art. In Germany, the use of plant drugs is a science. There are many reasons for this. Tradition can certainly not be discounted. However, the principal reason is, without question, the enlightened system of laws and regulations governing the sale and use of such products in that country. Basically, the regulations in Germany permit phytomedicines to be sold either as self-selected or prescription drugs provided there is absolute proof of their safety and reasonable certainty of their efficacy. The words "reasonable certainty" are extremely They require that some scientific and clinical evi­ important here.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook 67,82 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-642-98093-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Loading...

Recommended for you

Loading...

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Rational Phytotherapy
Book Subtitle
A Physicians’ Guide to Herbal Medicine
Authors
Translated by
Telger, T.C.
Copyright
2001
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-98093-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-98093-0
Edition Number
4
Number of Pages
XIX, 383
Topics