Medicinal Herbs in Primary Care: An Evidence-Guided Reference for Healthcare Providers

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Written specifically for the conventional medical healthcare provider, Medicinal Herbs in Primary Care forms an integral part of the primary care tool belt. Through a series of system-based disease tables, this unique title provides quick, authoritative guidance for the busy practitioner whose patient is requesting guidance on medicinal herbs. The disease tables are supported by herbal monographs that provide expanded details of the available preclinical and clinical evidence laid out in a system-based sequence. Together with the section on herbal basics, this practical reference contains the information today's medical healthcare providers need to develop familiarity with and confidence in the prescription of medicinal herbs.

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ISBN-13: 9780323846769
ISBN-10: 0323846769
Pagini: 710
Dimensiuni: 191 x 235 x 28 mm
Greutate: 1.1 kg
Editura: Elsevier


Table of Contents Preface
Part I: Herbal Basics - The History, Terminology, and Unique Characteristics of Medicinal Herbs
Chapter 1: History: Ancient Herbal Practice, Herbalism in the 20th Century: DSHEA and CGMP legislation, ESCOP and German Commission E
Chapter 2: Making distinctions: The Herbal Niche in the Spectrum of Integrative Medicine
Chapter 3: Herbal preparations: Teas, Tinctures, Encapsulations, Powders
Chapter 4: Herbal Chemistry
Chapter 5: Herb Safety
Chapter 6: Finding the Evidence
Chapter 7: The Practical Use of Herbs for Common Primary Care Conditions - The Good, the Bad and the Drugless
The Good: Advantages of Medicinal Herbs   The Bad: Disadvantages of Medicinal Herbs   The Drugless: Thinking Like an Herbalist
Part II: Disease Tables
Introduction to Disease Tables
System-based Tables
Chapter 1. EENT non-infectious (see also Infectious Disease, Pulmonary: Asthma/allergy) o 1. A. Ophthalmological Disorders o 1. B. Oral/Dental Disorders o 1. C. Other ENT Disorders
Chapter 2. Pulmonary o 2. A. Asthma/Allergy o 2. B. COPD/Chronic Bronchitis/PAH
Chapter 3. Cardiovascular o 3. A. Hypertension o 3. B. Cardiometabolic: ? 3. B. i. Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease, CAD (IHD), Dyslipidemia, CHF ? 3. B. ii. Diabetes/Obesity/Metabolic Syndrome 3. C. Arrhythmia/Arterial insufficiency/ Venous Insufficiency/Varicose Veins/Hemorrhoids
Chapter 4. Gastrointestinal o 4. A. Liver/GB disease o 4. B. GERD/Peptic Ulcer Disease/Gastroparesis/Dyspepsia/SIBO o 4. C. Diarrhea/Constipation/IBS/IBD/Colic
Chapter 5. Genitourinary o 5. A. Renal (nephropathy, nephrosis, nephritis, fibrosis, urolithiasis, AKI) o 5. B. UTI/Recurrent UTI o 5. C. Overactive Bladder/Urge Incontinence/Stress Urinary Incontinence
Chapter 6. Women's Disorders o 6. A. Breast and Lactation Disorders o 6. B. PMS/Dysmenorrhea o 6. C. Vaginal Disorders (see also menopause) o 6. D. Abnormal uterine bleeding/Disorders of Cervix or Uterus/Endometrosis o 6. E. Ovarian: Menopause/ Female Sexual Dysfunction/PCOS/ Female Infertility
Chapter 7. Men's Disorders o 7. A. Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy/Chronic Prostatitis o 6. B. Male Sexual Dysfunction/Male Infertility/Hypogonadism
Chapter 8. Musculoskeletal Disorders o 8. A. Osteoporosis o 8. B. Osteoarthritis/Gout/Myofascial Pain/Miscellaneous Chronic Pain Syndromes
Chapter 9. Neurological Disorders o 9. A. Cerebrovascular Disease/Stroke o 9. B. Migraine Headache/Tension Headache/Seizures o 9. C. Dementia/Parkinson's Disease/Neurodegenerative disease o 9. D. Neuropathy/RLS
Chapter 10. Psychiatric Disorders o 10. A. Anxiety/Panic Disorder/Insomnia/OCD o 10. B. Depression o 10. C. Bipolar Mood Disorder o 10. D. ADHD/Cognitive performance o 10. E. Schizophrenia/Substance Abuse /Miscellaneous Psychiatric
Chapter 11. Dermatologic Disorders o 11. A. Acne o 11. B. Psoriasis o 11. C. Dermatitis, Eczema, Miscellaneous Skin Conditions o 11. D. Wounds/Cosmetics ? (Wrinkles/Photo-aging/Hirsutism/Male-pattern alopecia/body odor)
Generalized Systemic Disorders
Chapter 12. Endocrine ? 12. 1. Diabetes (see Cardiometabolic/Diabetes) ? 12. 2. Adrenal (see also Chronic Fatigue) ? 12. 3. Thyroid
Chapter 13. Allergy/Immunology/Autoimmune (See also asthma/allergy) ? 13. 1. Immune Function ? 13. 2. Autoimmune Disease and Systemic Inflammation
Chapter 14. Chronic Fatigue/Stress/Stamina/Athletic Performance Fibromyalgia (See myofascial pain, neuralgia, chronic fatigue, adrenal fatigue, insomnia)
Chapter 15. Infectious Diseases ? 16. 1. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections ? 16. 2. Influenza and Pneumonia ? 16. 3. Other Infectious Diseases ((HIV, HBV, HCV, HSV, TB, H. Pylori, miscellaneous bacteria, miscellaneous viral infections)
Chapter 16 Hematology-Oncology 16.1. Hematology 16.2. Oncology
Part III: Herbal Monographs with references  (listed by common names)
Introduction to Part III
Monographs 1. Aloe vera 2. Andrographis 3. Ashwagandha 4. Astragalus 5. Bacopa 6. Bilberry 7. Black cohosh 8. Burdock 9. Butterbur 10. Calendula 11. Chamomile 12. Chasteberry/Chaste tree 13. Coleus 14. Cranberry 15. Dandelion 16. Dong quai 17. Echinacea 18. Elder (berry/flower) 19. Fennel 20. Fenugreek 21. Frankincense 22. Ginger 23. Ginkgo 24. Ginsengs              a) Korean              b) American              c) Siberian (Eleuthero) 25. Goji 26. Gymnema 27. Gynostemma 28. Hawthorn 29. Holy basil 30. Hops 31. Horsetail 32. Lemon Balm 33. Licorice 34. Maca 35. Milk Thistle 36. Motherwort 37. Nigella/black seed/black cumin 38. Passionflower 39. Peppermint 40. Rhodiola 41. Saffron 42. Saint John's Wort 43. Saw palmetto 44. Schisandra 45. Skullcap 46. Stinging Nettle 47. Tribulus 48. Turmeric 49. Umckalaobo/South African geranium 50. Uva ursi 51. Valerian 52. Yarrow
Appendix I: Medical and Research Abbreviations and Terms Appendix II: Resources

Notă biografică

Jean Marie Bokelmann M.D. graduated from Case Western Reserve University Medical School in 1980, completed the UC Davis Family Medicine Residency Program in 1985, has been board certified in Family Medicine since 1986, served 4 years in the Indian Health Service, was a founding faculty member of the Idaho State University Family Medicine Residency Program from 1992-2010, and served as adjunct faculty from 2010-present. She coordinated, taught, and practiced integrative medicine in the residency program since 2004. In 2004 she opened the first integrative clinic in the U.S. that focused on the practice of Endobiogeny.

Dr. Bokelmann has given presentations and workshops on integrative medicine, herbal medicine, and phyto-aromatherapy at the ISU family medicine residency program, ISU PA program, ISU College of Pharmacy, Idaho Association of Physician Assistants, Alaska Academy of Family Medicine Annual Scientific Congress, National Association for Holistic Aromatherapists, and numerous seminars in Endobiogenic phyto-aromatherapy.