The purpose of this book is to focus on major considerations in the clinical use of botanicals as an integrated therapy in current health care. The book uses an organ system approach to presenting clinical evidence on the use of botanicals for common conditions. The chapters include brief sections on background and pharmacognosy, preparation and do

section Section I|1 pages

Patient Care Approach

chapter 1|7 pages

Evaluating Sources of Information about Botanical Products

ByJennifer Phillips, Kristina E. Ward

chapter 2|25 pages

Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacogenomic Considerations for the Medicinal Use of Botanicals

ByMarina Kawaguchi-Suzuki, Brendan D. Stamper

chapter 3|13 pages

Patient Safety

ByOliver Grundmann, Eunji Ko, Catherine Ulbricht

chapter 4|11 pages

Botanical Use in Special Populations

ByMargaret M. Charpentier, Kelly L. Matson, Katherine Kelly Orr, Anne Hume

section Section II|1 pages

Botanical Integrative Medicine

chapter 5|32 pages

Cardiovascular Disease

ByCydney E. McQueen, Andrew J. Smith

chapter 6|35 pages

Endocrine Disorders

ByKaelen Dunican, Aimee Dawson, Ann Lynch

chapter 7|25 pages

Gastrointestinal Disease

ByLauren M. Hynicka, LaDonna M. Oelschlaeger, Gregory Zumach

chapter 8|31 pages

Women's Health

ByRenee A. Bellanger, Cheryl Horlen

chapter 9|12 pages

Men's Health

ByKelly M. Shields

chapter 10|18 pages

Neurological Conditions

ByJacintha S. Cauffield, Jack J. Chen

chapter 11|22 pages

Psychiatric Disorders

ByJessica L. Gӧren, Sara E. Dugan

chapter 12|28 pages

Botanicals for Common Infections

ByThamer Almangour, Gary N. Asher, Amanda Corbett

chapter 13|23 pages

Dermatologic Conditions

ByEmily M. Ambizas, Celia P. MacDonnell

chapter 14|17 pages

Musculoskeletal Conditions

ByLana Gettman, Melissa Max, Christine Eisenhower, Robin Lane Cooke

chapter 15|24 pages

Obesity and Weight Loss

ByMonika Nuffer, Wesley Nuffer

chapter 16|26 pages

Cancer Prevention and Treatment

ByMargaret M. Charpentier, Britny Rogala, Rachel Ryu, Jordan O'Leary

chapter 17|29 pages

Supportive and Palliative Care for Cancer

ByMary Chavez, Pedro Chavez, Rachel Ryu, Britny Rogala

chapter 18|25 pages

The Therapeutic Potential of Cannabis and the Endocannabinoid System

ByLinda E. Klumpers, Arno Hazekamp