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Publisher Comments:

Imagine having some of the most trusted and respected experts in natural medicine talk to you about your health concerns. For The Natural Pharmacy, several highly qualified experts in the field have come together to create a natural health information resource that is comprehensive and user-friendly.

Based on the information from Healthnotes Online, this book is a standard for accurate, fully referenced, and up-to-date health information. Now in its second edition, The Natural Pharmacy is increasingly where people turn for natural healthcare answers.

·It's Healthnotes Online in book form!

·2nd edition—NEW and expanded—covers all major aliments and conditions

·Includes herbs, vitamins, minerals, and homeopathic remedies

·Easy-to-find info on dosages and side effects

"The Natural Pharmacy delivers scientifically sound information from leading experts. In fact, the greatest accomplishment of the The Natural Pharmacy is that it provides a clear, concise interpretation of the science behind natural medicine."—Michael T. Murray, ND, author of The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine and The Healing Power of Herbs

"From the foremost experts on herbs, homeopathy, and nutrition, this reference is an excellent source book for help with the most common health conditions. I think you'll find yourself turning to this book often."—James A. Duke, PhD, Medical Botanist USDA (ret), author of The Green Pharmacy

"A handful of doctors—including the authors of this fine reference book—have pioneered the use of natural therapies. The Natural Pharmacy will facilitate the acceptance of these beneficial natural therapies and give readers a useful road map as they join us on 'the road less traveled.'"—Julian Whitaker, MD, Editor, Health and Healing newsletter

"Don't be misled by the title; this isn't just about herbs and vitamins. With a list of contributors that reads like a 'Who's Who' of natural medicine, this superb guide thoroughly covers clinically proven natural treatments for most common medical conditions. An easy-to-use, valuable resource for consumers and practitioners alike. Recommended."—Library Journal

Synopsis:

This fully revised edition of the bestselling book includes the most up-to-date information on the use of vitamins, minerals, herbs, and homeopathic remedies for common health conditions.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references and index.

About the Author

Alan R. Gaby, M.D., an expert in nutritional therapies and the current endowed professor of nutrition at Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington, is the author of several books, including The Doctor's Guide to Vitamin B6 and Preventing and Reversing Osteoporosis. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

Steve Austin, N.D., is a licensed naturopathic physician and Professor of Nutrition at National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon.

Donald J. Brown, N.D., is a phytotherapy specialist, the founder and director of Natural Product Research Consultants Inc., and has served as an adviser to the Office of Dietary Supplements at the National Institutes of Health. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

Table of Contents

Contents

Foreward

Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction

How to Use This Book

About the Tables

1. Health Concerns

Acne

Alcohol Withdrawal

Allergies and Sensitivities (Food and Chemical) Alzheimer's Disease

Angina

Asthma

Atherosclerosis

Athlete's Foot

Athletic Performance

Attention Deficit-Hyperactiviity Disorder

Autism

Brittle Nails

Bruising

Burns, Minor

Bursitis

Canker Sores (Mouth Ulcers)

Capillary Fragility

Cardiovascular Disease Overview

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Cataracts

Celiac Disease

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Cold Sores

Colic

Common Cold/Sore Throat

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

Conjunctivitis (Pinkeye) and Blepharitis

Constipation

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

Cough

Crohn's Disease

Depression

Diabetes

Section 1: Introduction

Section 2: Dietary and Lifestyle Changes

Section 3: Dietary Supplements and Herbs

Diarrhea

Dupuytren's Contracture

Dysmenorrhea (Painful Menstruation)

Ear Infections, Recurrent

Eczema

Edema (Water Retention)

Fibrocystic Breast Disease

Fibromyalgia

Gallstones

Gastritis

Gingivitis (Periodontal Disease)

Glaucoma

Gout

Hay Fever

Hemorrhoids

Hepatitis

High Cholesterol

Section 1: Introduction

Section 2: Dietary and Lifestyle Changes

Section 3: Dietary Supplements and Herbs

High Homocysteine

High Triglycerides (Hypertriglyceridemia)

HIV Support

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Hypoglycemia

Hypothyroidism

Immune Function

Impotence

Indigestion, Heartburn, and Low Stomach Acidity

Infection

Infertility (Female)

Infertility (Male)

Influenza

Insomnia

Intermittent Claudication

Iron-Deficiency Anemia

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Jet Lag

Kidney Stones

Lactose Intolerance

Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)

Macular Degeneration

Menopause

Menorrhagia (Heavy Menstruation)

Migraine Headaches

Minor Injuries (Sprains, Strains, and Skin Wounds)

Mitral Valve Prolapse

Morning Sickness

Motion Sickness

Multiple Sclerosis

Night Blindness

Osgood-Schlatter Disease

Osteoarthritis

Osteoporosis

Pap Smear (Abnormal)

Parasites

Peptic Ulcer

Photosensitivity

PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome)

Pregnancy and Postpartum Support

Prostatic Hyperplasia, Benign

Psoriasis

Raynaud's Disease

Restless Leg Syndrome

Retinopathy

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Rickets/Osteomalacia

Shingles (Herpes Zoster) and Postherpetic Neuraligia

Sinusitis

Tardive Dyskinesia

Tinnitus (Ringing in the Ears)

Ulcerative Colitis

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Vaginitis

Varicose Veins

Vitiligo

Weight Loss and Obesity

Wilson's Disease

Wound Healing

Yeast Infection

Yellow Nail Syndrome

References

2. Nutritional Supplements

Acetyl-L-Carnitine

Adenosine Monophosphate (AMP)

Alanine

Alpha Lipoic Acid

Amino Acids (Overview)

Androstenedione (Andro)

Antioxidants and Free Radicals

Arginine

Beta-Carotene

Betaine Hydrochloride (Hydrochloric Acid)

Beta-Sitosterol

Bioflavonoids

Biotin

Boric Acid

Boron

Branched-Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs)

Brewer's Yeast

Bromelain

Calcium

L-Carnitine

Cartilage (Bovine and Shark)

Chitosan

Chlorophyll

Chondroitin Sulfate

Chromium

Coenzyme Q10

Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA)

Copper

Creatine Monohydrate

Cysteine

DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)

DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone)

Digestive Enzymes

DMAE (2-Dimethylaminoethanol)

DMSO (Dimethyl Sulfoxide)

Evening Primrose Oil

Fiber

Fish Oil (EPA and DHA) and Cod Liver Oil

5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP)

Flaxseed Oil

Folic Acid

Fumaric Acid

Gamma Oryzanol

Glucosamine Sulfate

Glutamic Acid

Glutamine

Glycine

Histidine

HMB (Beta Hydroxy-Beta-Methylbutyrate)

Huperzine A

(-)-Hydroxycitric Acid (HCA)

Inosine

Inositol

Iodine

IP-6 (Inositol Hexaphosphate, Phytate)

Iron

Kelp

Lactase

Lecithin/Phosphatidyl Choline/Choline

Lipase

Lutein

Lycopene

Lysine

Magnesium

Malic Acid

Manganese

Medium Chain Triglycerides

Melatonin

Methionine

Molybdenum

Multiple Vitamin/Mineral

N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC)

NADH (Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide)

Octacosanol

Ornithine

Ornithine Alpha-Ketoglutarate (OKG)

PABA (Paraaminobenzoic Acid)

L-Phenylalanine and D,L-Phenylalanine (DLPA)

Phosphatidylserine

Pollen

Potassium

Pregnenolone

Proanthocyanidins (Pycnogenol)

Probiotics and FOS

Progesterone

Pyruvate

Quercetin

Resveratrol

Royal Jelly

SAMe (S-Adenosyl-L-Methionine)

Selenium

Silicon

Soy

Spirulina (Blue-Green Algae)

Strontium

Sulfur

Taurine

Tyrosine

Vanadium

Vitamin A

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

Vitamin Bl2 (Cobalamin)

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Vitamin B3 (Niacin, Niacinamide)

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)

Vitamin B-Complex

Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)

Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol, Irradiated Ergosterol)

Vitamin E (Tocopherol)

Vitamin K (Phylloquinone)

Whey Protein

Zinc

References

3. Herbs

Botanical (Latin) Names

Alfalfa

Aloe

American Ginseng

Artichoke

Ashwagandha

Asian Ginseng

Astragalus

Barberry

Bilberry

Bitter Melon

Black Cohosh

Blackberry

Blessed Thistle

Bloodroot

Blue Cohosh

Blue Flag

Blueberry

Boldo

Boneset

Borage

Boswellia

Buchu

Bugleweed

Burdock

Butcher's Broom

Calendula

Carob

Cascara

Catnip

Cat's Claw

Cayenne

Chamomile

Chaparral

Chickweed

Cinnamon

Cleavers

Coltsfoot

Comfrey

Cranberry

Cranesbill

Damiana

Dandelion

Devil's Claw

Dong Quai

Echinacea

Elderberry

Elecampane

Eleuthero (Siberian Ginseng)

Ephedra

Eucalyptus

Eyebright

False Unicorn

Fennel

Fenugreek

Feverfew

Fo-Ti

Garlic

Gentian

Ginger

Ginkgo biloba

Goldenseal

Gotu Kola

Green Tea

Guarana

Guggul

Gymnema

Hawthorn

Hops

Horehound

Horse Chestput

Horseradish

Horsetail

Juniper

Kava

Kudzu

Lavender

Lemon Balm

Licorice

Ligustrum

Lobelia

Lomatium

Maitake

Marshmallow

Meadowsweet

Milk Thistle

Mullein

Myrrh

Nettle

Oak

Oats

Oregon Grape

Passion Flower

Pau d'arco

Peppermint

Phyllanthus

Psyllium

Pygeum

Red Clover

Red Raspberry

Reishi

Rosemary

Sage

Sandalwood

Sarsaparilla

Saw Palmetto

Schisandra

Scullcap

Senna

Shiitake

Slippery Elm

St. John's Wort

Stevia

Sundew

Sweet Annie

Tea Tree

Thyme

Turmeric

Usnea

Uva Ursi

Valerian

Vitex

White Willow

Wild Cherry

Wild Indigo

Wild Yam

Witch Hazel

Wormwood

Yarrow

Yellow Dock

Yohimbe

Yucca

References

4. Homeopathic Remedies

What Is Homeopathy?

Understanding Homeopathic Potency

Acne

Alcohol Withdrawal Support

Allergies and Sensitivities

Anxiety

Asthma

Athletic Performance/Injury Support

Backache

Bell's Palsy

Boils

Broken Bone Support

Bronchitis

Bruising

Burns

Bursitis

Canker Sores

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Cataracts

Chemotherapy Support

Chicken Pox

Colic

Common Cold

Conjunctivitis

Constipation

Cough

Dental Support

Depression

Diarrhea

Ear Infections

Eczema

Edema (Water Retention)

Eye Injuries/Eyestrain

Fibromyalgia

Gallstones

Gout

Hay Fever

Hemorrhoids

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores; Genital Herpes)

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

Impotence

Indigestion and Gas

Infection

Influenza

Injuries

Insect Bites and Stings

Measles

Menopause Symptoms

Menstrual Problems

Menstruation, Painful (Dysmenorrhea)

Migraine Headaches

Morning Sickness

Motion Sickness

Mumps

Osteoarthritis

Osteoporosis

Photosensitivity

Postpartum Depression

Pregnancy and Delivery Support

Prostatic Hyperplasia, Benign

Psoriasis

Rashes

Raynaud's Disease

Restless Legs Syndrome

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

Sleeplessness

Surgery and Recovery Support

Teething

Tinnitus (Ringing in the Ears)

Urinary Tract Infection

Varicose Veins

Yeast Infection

Homeopathic Remedy Cross-Reference

References

Index

About the Authors

Also Available from Healthnotes

Product Details

ISBN:
9780761519676
Subtitle:
Complete Home Reference to Natural Medicine
Editor:
Lininger, Skye W.
Author:
Brown, Donald J. Nd
Author:
Schuyler W. Lininger, Jr. DC, Alan R. Gaby MD, Steve Austin ND, Donald J Brown ND, Jonathan V. Wright MD, Alice Duncan DC, CCH
Author:
Austin, Steve Nd
Author:
Brown, Donald J.
Author:
Alan Gaby, M.D.
Author:
Austin, Steve
Author:
Lininger, Schuyler W. Jr Dc
Author:
Schuyler W. Lininger, Jr., D.C.
Author:
Gaby, Alan Md
Author:
Lininger, Skye W.
Author:
Wright, Jonathan
Author:
Donald J. Brown, N.D.
Author:
Steve Austin, N.D.
Author:
Gaby, Alan
Author:
Gaby, Alan R.
Author:
Wright, Jonathan V.
Publisher:
Harmony
Location:
Rocklin, CA
Subject:
Herbs
Subject:
Naturopathy
Subject:
Herbal Medications
Subject:
Vitamins
Subject:
Homeopathy
Subject:
Minerals
Subject:
Vitamin therapy
Subject:
Materia medica
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
GTR-462
Publication Date:
19991123
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
CHARTS
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
10.88x8.53x1.52 in. 3.17 lbs.

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