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Author Weiss, R. F. (Rudolf Fritz)

Title Herbal medicine / Rudolf Fritz Weiss, Volker Fintelmann
Edition Second edition, revised and expanded
Published Stuttgart, Germany : Thieme Publishing, 2000


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Description x, 438 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Contents A. Fundamental Principles -- B. Practical Applications -- Gastrointestinal and Metabolic Disease -- Cardiovascular Disease -- Respiratory Disease -- Diseases of the Kidney, Efferent Urinary Passages, and Prostate -- Rheumatic Disease and Gout -- Diseases of the Nervous System and Psyche -- Dermatologic Disease -- Ophthalmic Disease -- Phytobalneology -- Gynecological Disease -- Diseases of Aging (Geriatrics) -- Pediatrics -- Phyto-Oncology -- Abbreviations Used in Prescription Writing -- An A to Z of Indications -- An A to Z of Medicinal Plants
Summary "Here is the definitive work for clinicians actively using or seeking to implement herbal medicine, or phytotherapy, in their daily practice. This second English edition of the classic German work provides detailed guidelines for the application and preparation of herbal remedies. Written by two physicians who were appointed members of the landmark German Commission E, the book takes a critical look at new and age-old remedies and their utility in total patient care."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Translation of: Lehrbuch der Phytotherapie. 9th ed., 1999
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Herbs -- Therapeutic use -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Herbs -- Therapeutic use.
Materia medica, Vegetable.
Traditional medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Herbal Medicine.
Plants, Medicinal.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Author Fintelmann, Volker, 1935-
LC no. 00034351
ISBN 0865779708 (TNY)
3131263326 (GTV)
Other Titles Lehrbuch der Phytotherapie. English