Synopses & Reviews
*44% of adults take prescription medication.
*1 in 5 also take herbal supplements.
*15 million of these people are at risk for an adverse reaction.
Are you one of them?
Included in this powerful new book:
*An A-Z handbook of common symptoms and ailments
*Time-tested, Graedon-approved home and herbal remedies
*An overview of the most popular herbs in the US, Europe, and Australia.
*Over fifty monographs that detail the active ingredients, common uses, proper dosages, special precautions, adverse effects, and possible herb and drug interactions for each herb.
*Resource listings of herbal web pages and products
This ultimate consumer guide to self-care with herbs, vitamins, and other home remedies contains an A-Z handbook of common ailments and symptoms, describes safe and effective home and herbal remedies, lists herb/drug combinations to avoid, and contains much more. Martin's Press.
About the Author
, a pharmacologist, and Teresa Graedon, PhD
, a medical anthropologist, are America's most trusted health-care authorities. Their nine books, including the bestselling The People's Pharmacy
, have combined sales of more than 3 million copies. Their thrice-weekly newspaper column appears in one hundred-plus newspapers. And their weekly radio talk show is heard on more than five hundred stations worldwide. They live in Durham, North Carolina.