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Title Herbal medicine : biomolecular and clinical aspects / editors, Iris F.F. Benzie, Sissi Wachtel-Galor.

Published Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description 1 online resource : illustrations.
Series Oxidative stress and disease ; 28
Oxidative stress and disease ; 28.
NCBI Bookshelf
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Front Cover; Contents; Series Preface; Foreword; Preface; Editors; Contributors; Chapter 1: Herbal Medicine : An Introduction to Its History, Usage, Regulation, Current Trends, and Research Needs; Chapter 2: Antioxidants in Herbs and Spices : Roles in Oxidative Stress and Redox Signaling; Chapter 3: Evaluation of the Nutritional and Metabolic Effects of Aloe vera; Chapter 4: Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.); Chapter 5: Cordyceps as an Herbal Drug; Chapter 6: Cranberry; Chapter 7: The Amazing and Mighty Ginger; Chapter 8: Biological Activities of Ginseng and Its Application to Human Health
Chapter 9: Ganoderma lucidum (Lingzhi or Reishi) : A Medicinal MushroomChapter 10: Pomegranate Ellagitannins; Chapter 11: Medical Attributes of St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum); Chapter 12: Health Benefits of Tea; Chapter 13: Turmeric, the Golden Spice : From Traditional Medicine to Modern Medicine; Chapter 14: Biomolecular and Clinical Aspects of Chinese Wolfberry; Chapter 15: Botanical Phenolics and Neurodegeneration; Chapter 16: Cardiovascular Disease; Chapter 17: Herbs and Spices in Cancer Prevention and Treatment; Chapter 18: Herbal Treatment for Dermatologic Disorders
Chapter 19: Diabetes and Herbal (Botanical) MedicineChapter 20: Bioactive Components in Herbal Medicine : Experimental Approaches; Chapter 21: Ethics of Using Herbal Medicine as Primary or Adjunct Treatment and Issues of Drug-Herb Interaction; Chapter 22: Integration of Herbal Medicine into Evidence-Based Clinical Practice : Current Status and Issues; Back Cover;
Summary "Responding to the increased popularity of herbal medicines and other forms of complementary or alternative medicine in countries around the world, this reference reviews and evaluates various safety, toxicity, and quality-control issues related to the use of traditional and herbal products for health maintenance and disease prevention and treatment. With over 3,550 current references, the book highlights the role of herbal medicine in national health care while providing case studies of widely used herbal remedies and their effects on human health and wellness and the need for the design and performance of methodologically sound clinical trials for the plethora of herbal medicines"--Provided by publisher.
Language notes English.
Other author Benzie, Iris F. F.
Wachtel-Galor, Sissi.
National Library of Medicine issuing body.
Subject Herbs -- Therapeutic use.
Herbs -- Molecular aspects.
Traditional medicine.
Electronic books.
Other uniform title Herbal and traditional medicine.
ISBN 9781439807163 (electronic bk.)
1439807167 (electronic bk.)