The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine Third Edition

The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine Third Edition
Author: Michael T. Murray,Joseph Pizzorno
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 1232
Release: 2012-07-17
ISBN: 1451663013
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine Third Edition Book Excerpt:

THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE AND PRACTICAL GUIDE AVAILABLE TO THE EXTRAORDINARY HEALING POWERS OF NATURAL MEDICINE From the world-renowned naturopathic doctors and bestselling authors of The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods comes the authoritative third edition of the classic reference work, revised and expanded to include the latest cutting-edge natural therapies for the most common ailments. Michael Murray and Joseph Pizzorno focus on promoting health and treating disease with nontoxic, natural therapies. This groundbreaking book—the leader in its field—shows you how to improve your health through a positive mental attitude, a healthy lifestyle, a health-promoting diet, and supplements, along with plenty of practical tips. Murray and Pizzorno present an evidence-based approach to wellness, based on firm scientific findings. They aim to dispel the notion that natural medicine isn’t “real medicine,” offering examples and studies that show the efficacy of a holistic approach to patient care. This book grounds the reader in the seven major tenets of natural medicine and covers important topics in health care today, including cancer prevention, detoxification, and internal cleansing. Written in an easy-to-follow A–Z format, The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine offers holistic approaches for treating more than 80 common ailments, including diabetes, celiac disease, endometriosis, and more. Furthermore, it gives you: -Ways to prevent disease through enhancing key body systems -The major causes and symptoms of each condition - The therapeutic considerations you need to be aware of - Detailed treatment summaries that include the most effective nutritional supplements and botanical medicines And much more This groundbreaking text is a perfect introduction to the world of natural medicine, providing clear guidance in the use of the best natural remedies for all kinds of illnesses, big and small. The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine is a valuable health reference and essential reading for anyone seeking to better their health. *** DID YOU KNOW? A cancer-related checkup is recommended every 3 years for people aged 20 to 40 and every year for people aged 40 or older. This exam should include health counseling and, depending on a person’s age and gender, might include examinations for cancers of the thyroid, oral cavity, skin, lymph nodes, testes, or ovaries, as well as for some nonmalignant diseases. A high dietary intake of vitamin C has been shown to significantly reduce the risk of death from heart attacks and strokes, as well as all other causes including cancer. Many clinical and experimental studies have clearly demonstrated that stress, personality, attitude, and emotion are etiologic or contributory in suppressing the immune system as well as leading to the development of many diverse diseases. Regular exercise has been demonstrated to provide benefit to individuals with immunodeficiency diseases, particularly through stress alleviation and mood enhancement. HIV-positive individuals had increases in CD4, CD8, and natural killer (NK) cells immediately following aerobic exercise. Melatonin exerts significant anticancer effects, especially against breast cancer. Vitamin E not only improves insulin action, it also exerts a number of beneficial effects when taken at dosages ranging from 400 to 800 IU, which may aid in preventing the long-term complications of diabetes. Find out all of this and more in The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine!

Leung s Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients

Leung s Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients
Author: Ikhlas A. Khan,Ehab A. Abourashed
Publsiher: Wiley
Total Pages: 810
Release: 2009-11-23
ISBN: 9780471467434
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Leung s Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients Book Excerpt:

The third edition of the unparalleled reference on natural ingredients and their commercial use This new Third Edition of Leung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients: Used in Food, Drugs, and Cosmetics arrives in the wake of the huge wave of interest in dietary supplements and herbal medicine resulting from both trends in health and the Dietary Supplement and Health Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA). This fully updated and revised text includes the most recent research findings on a wide variety of ingredients, giving readers a single source for understanding and working with natural ingredients. The Encyclopedia continues the successful format for entries listed in earlier editions (consisting of source, description, chemical composition, pharmacology, uses, commercial preparations, regulatory status, and references). The text also features an easily accessible alphabetical presentation of the entries according to common names, with the index cross-referencing entries according to scientific names. This Third Edition also features: More than 50 percent more information than the Second Edition, reflecting the greatly increased research activity in recent years A new section on traditional Indian medicine, with information on nine commonly used herbs More than 6,500 references Two new appendices explaining and illustrating the botanical terminology frequently encountered in the text A revised and expanded index Leung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients: Used in Food, Drugs, and Cosmetics, Third Edition will continue to provide a comprehensive compilation of the existing literature and prominent findings on natural ingredients to readers with an interest in medicine, nutrition, and cosmetics.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine
Author: Kristine M. Krapp,Jacqueline L. Longe
Publsiher: Gale Cengage
Total Pages: 540
Release: 2001
ISBN: 9780787650025
Category: Alternative medicine
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine Book Excerpt:

Authoritative, objective and in tune with the subjects that matter to students and researchers, the Gale Group presents The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine -- unbiased information on alternative and complementary medical practices. Covering all aspects of the subject -- therapies, conditions/ diseases, herbs/plants and people -- the Encyclopedia identifies 40 types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including: Accupressure/accupuncture -- Ayurveda -- Biofeedback -- Chelation therapy -- Chinese medicine -- Chiropractic -- Detoxification -- Feldenkrais -- Kinesiology -- Naturopathy -- Osteopathy -- Polarity therapy -- Yoga -- And many others For the practitioner or interested patient, there are current training requirements, listings of organizations, as well as descriptions of treatments. Information on recommended therapies for specific disorders and diseases, medicinal uses for plants and herbs are balanced by conclusions of studies on efficacy and analysis of current levels of acceptance by traditional scientists and doctors. Biographies of pioneers in the field -- including Deepak Chopra, Edward Bach and David Palmer -- appear as sidebars through the text. Included are 50 sidebars. Each volume contains a color photo insert containing images of herbs. Includes more than 275 disease/ condition entries, 300 herb/remedy entries and 150 therapies.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine
Author: Jacqueline L. Longe
Publsiher: Gale / Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 2411
Release: 2005
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine Book Excerpt:

Presents a four-volume alphabetically-arranged medical reference set that examines a variety of supplemental therapies and herbal remedies along with treatments for certain conditions and diseases.

The Encyclopedia of Alternative Health Natural Remedies

The Encyclopedia of Alternative Health   Natural Remedies
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 320
Release: 1996
ISBN: 9781858682174
Category: Alternative medicine
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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New Age Journal

New Age Journal
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1995
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Lifestyles
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Encyclopedia of Natural Pet Care

The Encyclopedia of Natural Pet Care
Author: C.J. Puotinen
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2000-12-22
ISBN: 9780658009969
Category: Pets
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Encyclopedia of Natural Pet Care Book Excerpt:

Alternative health titles are topping bestseller lists as people search for effective, natural ways to care for themselves and their families--and, as every pet owner knows, house pets are family too. In this revised edition of her groundbreaking work, CJ Puotinen gives animal lovers even more of the information they'll need to care for their dogs, cats, birds, and rabbits the natural way.

Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine

Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine
Author: Andrew Chevallier
Publsiher: DK
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2000
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine Book Excerpt:

Provides an herb directory with photographic index, guidelines for growing medicinal plants and making home remedies, and historical and cultural perspectives for hebal medicine around the world.

Reference and Information Services in the 21st Century

Reference and Information Services in the 21st Century
Author: Kay Ann Cassell,Uma Hiremath
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 378
Release: 2006
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic reference services (Libraries)
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Reference and Information Services in the 21st Century Book Excerpt:

"Striking an ideal balance between the practical and the theoretical, this text will appeal to LIS educators, students and both novice and experienced professionals."--BOOK JACKET.

Natural Healing for Headaches

Natural Healing for Headaches
Author: Eva Urbaniak
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 120
Release: 2000
ISBN: 9780936197418
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Natural Healing for Headaches Book Excerpt:

Now, millions of people who suffer from chronic headaches can end pain forever with natural, safe, drug-free treatments.

From Acupressure to Zen

From Acupressure to Zen
Author: Barbara Nash
Publsiher: Hunter House Publishers
Total Pages: 266
Release: 1996
ISBN: 9780897931908
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

From Acupressure to Zen Book Excerpt:

Describes 70 natural therapies and suggests treatments for more than 150 health conditions.

Healthy Living After 50

Healthy Living After 50
Author: Jack Krieger
Publsiher: Woodland Publishing
Total Pages: 223
Release: 1997-08-31
ISBN: 9781885670649
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Healthy Living After 50 Book Excerpt:

Statistics tell us that in a few years, twenty out of every 100 Americans will be over age sixty-five. In a time when more people are living longer, we need to know how to maintain and enhance our state of health. Jack Krieger's guide to healthy living after the age of fifty teaches how to do that. Live longer and better with Healthy Living after 50!

Alternative Medicine

Alternative Medicine
Author: American Medical Association
Publsiher: Amer Medical Assn
Total Pages: 605
Release: 2000
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Alternative Medicine Book Excerpt:

This volume seeks to offer balanced coverage of a controversial topic - alternative medicine. Leading authors of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and the Archives Journals provide an assessment of a broad range of topics from the evaluation of treatment modalities to prevalence and use of alternative medicine therapies. The book includes overviews and guidance from expert physician-specialists, science-based findings, and objective references and perspectives from JAMA and Archives Journals.

Hayes Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology Dose Time and Other Factors Influencing Toxicity

Hayes  Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology  Dose  Time and Other Factors Influencing Toxicity
Author: Robert Irving Krieger
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1238
Release: 2010
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic books
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hayes Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology Dose Time and Other Factors Influencing Toxicity Book Excerpt:

The Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology is a comprehensive, two-volume reference guide to the properties, effects, and regulation of pesticides that provides the latest and most complete information to researchers investigating the environmental, agricultural, veterinary, and human-health impacts of pesticide use. Written by international experts from academia, government, and the private sector, the Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology is an in-depth examination of critical issues related to the need for, use of, and nature of chemicals used in modern pest management. This updated third edition carries on the book's tradition of serving as the definitive reference on pesticide toxicology and recognizies the seminal contribution of Wayland J. Hayes, Jr., co-Editor of the first edition. Feature: Presents a comprehensive look at all aspects of pesticide toxicology in one reference work. Benefit: Saves researchers time in quickly accessing the very latest definitive details on toxicity of specific pesticides as opposed to searching through thousands of journal articles. Feature: Clear exposition of hazard identification and dose response relationships in each chapter featuring pesticide agents and actions Benefit: Connects the experimental laboratory results to real-life applications in human health, animal health and the environment. Feature: All major classes of pesticide considered. Benefit: Provides relevance to a wider variety of researchers who are conducting comparative work in pesticides or their health impacts. Feature: Different routes of exposure critically evaluated. Benefit: Connects the loop between exposure and harmful affects to those who are researching the affects of pesticides on humans or wildlife--Publisher description

Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy

Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy
Author: Simon Mills,Simon Y. Mills,Kerry Bone
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 643
Release: 2000
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy Book Excerpt:

This book provides a detailed, practical and, where possible, research-based rationale for the use of herbal treatments in a wide variety of clinical conditions and problems. Through the filter of current scientific literature, the authors have reevaluated traditional use of herbal remedies and present realistic guidelines for modern practice. A uniquely authoritative guide to applying herbal medicines as serious options for the treatment of some of the most troublesome conditions seen today. In particular, this book gives: * A clear description of the principles and foundations for the practice of phytotherapy * In-depth and detailed profiles of over 45 herbs, reviewing pharmacology, research, and traditional use * Therapeutics for actual disease states, supported by case histories *Coverage of challenging issues such as dosage, safety, and drug-herb interactions

Planning Your Career in Alternative Medicine

Planning Your Career in Alternative Medicine
Author: Dianne J. Boulerice Lyons
Publsiher: Avery
Total Pages: 423
Release: 1997
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Alternative medicine
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Planning Your Career in Alternative Medicine Book Excerpt:

The burgeoning popularity of alternative medicine has created a growing need for professionally trained practitioners. This indispensable guide for prospective students is packed with resources, schools, and other educational opportunities in areas from Chinese medicine and massage therapy to chiropractic and applied kinesiology.

DK Encyclopedia of Healing Therapies

DK Encyclopedia of Healing Therapies
Author: Anne Woodham
Publsiher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Total Pages: 336
Release: 1997
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Alternative medicine
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

DK Encyclopedia of Healing Therapies Book Excerpt:

More than 90 key therapies: Features every type of therapy, from acupuncture to yoga, with details of how each one works and step-by-step photographs of typical treatment The best treatment options: Highlights the most effective ways to treat more than 200 health problems, from asthma to high blood pressure, in an easy-to-consult ailments section Unique ratings system: At-a-glance ratings, based on the latest scientific research, evaluate individual therapies and highlight their suitability for different ailments Definitive reference guide: Authoritatively written by a respected health author with a leading doctor and complementary practitioner, in conjunction with a team of specialists.

Food for Life

Food for Life
Author: Julie Metcalf Cull
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2003
ISBN: 9781581591965
Category: Cookery
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Alternative Medicine

Alternative Medicine
Author: Loulou Brown
Publsiher: Teach Yourself
Total Pages: 224
Release: 1999-12
ISBN: 9780844200439
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Alternative Medicine Book Excerpt:

Covers over 50 popular new age therapies such as flower remedies, homeopathy, osteopathy & visualization. Compiled in A-to-Z format.

The Great Physician s Rx for Colds and Flu

The Great Physician s Rx for Colds and Flu
Author: Jordan Rubin,Joseph Brasco
Publsiher: Nelson Books
Total Pages: 99
Release: 2006
ISBN: 9780785214021
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Great Physician s Rx for Colds and Flu Book Excerpt:

Jordan Rubin, along with Joseph Brasco, MD, shows readers how to apply the 7 Keys to Health and Wellness and naturally eliminate colds, the flu, and sinus infections from their lives.