Baker & Taylor A thorough guide to safely combining human-made medications and nutritional supplements with herbs and other foods that promote healing and wellness is filled with a wealth of advice, photographs, artwork, and charts about 175 of the most effective and safest herbs.
Book News This colorfully-illustrated guide catalogs the uses, dosage, and caveats for 176 herbs considered safe and effective in herbal medicine. Includes resources, a list of top-selling herbal products (US), additional reading, and an index of herbs by condition. Dr. Meletius is with The National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, OR. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
DK Publishing Herbs can be a powerful path to healing if used in the right combinations with man-made medications, vitamins, and minerals, and with other herbs and healthy foods. But their potent ability to heal can become downright dangerous when used with out care. The Complete Guide to Safe Herbs provides detailed information on the right way to take hundreds of herbs to improve health -- without worrying about unexpected side effects. Easily accessible designs illustrates seven chapters covering these key categories: 175 Best Bets for Safe and Effective Herbs; Important Herbal Combination Formulas for Common Ailments; All the Essential Details on Combining Herbs with Over-the-Counter and Prescription Drugs; Helpful -- and Dangerous -- Herb and Food Combinations; Herb, Vitamin, and Mineral Interactions -- What Works and What to Avoid; Buyer Beware; Clear and Concise Advice on Which Herbs to Watch Out For; Herbal Dos and Don't for Children, Pregnant and Nursing Women, and Older People.