This work, produced under the direction of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, is intended to serve as a reference work for pharmacists, doctors and other health-care workers and to help them provide professional advice on the use of herbal remedies to members of the public.
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Despite the large number of drugs and medicines available for the treatment of all forms of disease, the demand for herbal remedies has steadily increased over the past decade. yet, the majority of herbal products sold in the UK are not accessed for their quality, safety and efficacy or licensed as medicines. This volume aims to answer the questions raised for health-care professionals by providing factual information on medicinal herbs. Herbal Medicines: Reliably informs on quality, safety and efficacy Sets the herbal scene in the light of complementary therapies and goes on to consider UK and European legislation and licensed and unlicensed herbal products Gives an account and examples of the sceintific methods for investigating the chemical constituents of herbs and for determining their biological activities Deals with 141 herbs commonly present in herbal remedies sold by pharmacies in the UK Enables the health-care professional to advise the public on the rational and safe use of medicines Presents various appendixes grouping together herbs with specific actions and highlighting potential interactions with conventional medicine This text will prove to be of benefit to all who deal with herbs which are used for medicinal treatment.
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Buchbeschreibung Pharmaceutical Press, 1996. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. Never used!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P110853692890