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Leung S Encyclopedia Of Common Natural Ingredients

Author : Ikhlas A. Khan
ISBN : 9781118213063
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The third edition of the unparalleled reference on naturalingredients and their commercial use This new Third Edition of Leung's Encyclopedia of CommonNatural Ingredients: Used in Food, Drugs, and Cosmetics arrivesin the wake of the huge wave of interest in dietary supplements andherbal medicine resulting from both trends in health and theDietary Supplement and Health Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA). Thisfully updated and revised text includes the most recent researchfindings on a wide variety of ingredients, giving readers a singlesource for understanding and working with natural ingredients. The Encyclopedia continues the successful format for entrieslisted in earlier editions (consisting of source, description,chemical composition, pharmacology, uses, commercial preparations,regulatory status, and references). The text also features aneasily accessible alphabetical presentation of the entriesaccording to common names, with the index cross-referencing entriesaccording to scientific names. This Third Edition also features: More than 50 percent more information than the SecondEdition, reflecting the greatly increased research activity inrecent years A new section on traditional Indian medicine, with informationon nine commonly used herbs More than 6,500 references Two new appendices explaining and illustrating the botanicalterminology frequently encountered in the text A revised and expanded index Leung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients: Used inFood, Drugs, and Cosmetics, Third Edition will continue toprovide a comprehensive compilation of the existing literature andprominent findings on natural ingredients to readers with aninterest in medicine, nutrition, and cosmetics.

Encyclopedia Of Common Natural Ingredients

Author : Albert Y. Leung
ISBN : UOM:39015058266803
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Now in its revised and expanded Second Edition, the Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients stands as the most authoritative reference for natural ingredients in commercial use. This new edition addresses the increased interest in natural ingredients over the past decade, especially in health foods-a category that includes food products, over-the-counter drugs, and herbal teas. The Encyclopedia encompasses approximately 500 of the most commonly used ingredients, and covers the identification, processing, preparation, and manner of use for each. Following the current demand for products that alleviate stress and other lifestyle-related conditions, this volume emphasizes the drugs and herbal formulations created for those purposes. Expanded to twice the size of its predecessor, the Second Edition updates all the original entries of the first edition, and incorporates many new entries, classifications, references, and a new category, Health Foods/Herbal Teas. The inclusion of a new classification on Chinese medicinal herbs is particularly innovative, offering information that appears here for the first time in English. This classification draws on both classical and modern Chinese medicine and reflects the growing popularity of Chinese herbs in this country and in the rest of the world. This Second Edition of the Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients will be welcomed by chemists, botanists, and product developers in the cosmetic, food, and drug industries, as well as consumers who need an authoritative, up-to-date source of information on this important field. The most authoritative, comprehensive, and up-to-date reference on natural ingredients and their commercial use This greatly expanded and revised edition of the Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients is the only single-source reference devoted to the approximately 500 naturally derived ingredients currently included in a wide range of cosmetics, food items, and drugs. Major features of the Second Edition include: * Accurate information based on reliable research methods * In-depth coverage of each ingredient, including general description, chemical composition, uses and commercial preparations, and synonyms, as well as regulatory status and references * A new category, Health Foods/Herbal Teas, reflecting the latest information on these increasingly popular subjects * An easily accessible alphabetical presentation of the entries according to common names, and cross-referenced to scientific names in the index * Glossary of the most commonly encountered terms used in the botanical industry * A carefully selected general reference list

Encyclopedia Of Common Natural Ingredients Used In Food Drugs And Cosmetics

Author : Albert Y. Leung
ISBN : UOM:39015004371822
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Descriptions of over 300 natural products, with such information as chemical composition, pharmacology or biological activities, various uses, commercial preparations, and references. General, chemical indexes.

The Complete Natural Medicine Guide To The 50 Most Common Medicinal Herbs

Author : Heather Boon
ISBN : 0778800814
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Presents a comprehensive, full illustrated reference on the fifty most commonly prescribed herbal remedies, furnishing a detailed description of each herb, as well as information on potential side effects, drug interactions, and therapeutic uses, covering such herbs as Goldenseal, Burdock, Tumeric, Evening Primrose, and Aloe Vera, among others. Simultaneous.

Saponins Used In Traditional And Modern Medicine

Author : George R. Waller
ISBN : 9781489913678
Genre : Medical
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''A wealth of information...these two volumes will be immensely valuable to anyone having to deal with this difficult group of compounds.'' ---Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, from a review of Saponins Used in Traditional and Modern Medicine and Saponins Used in Food and Agriculture

Dermatologic Cosmeceutic And Cosmetic Development

Author : Kenneth A. Walters
ISBN : 0849375908
Genre : Medical
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Recent advances in our understanding of the development and morphology of normal skin have led to improved methods to deliver therapeutic compounds to selected targeted areas both within the skin and systemically. This reference provides a clear overview of pharmaceutical and cosmetic practices, drugs, and therapies to manage and treat major and minor skin disorders. Written for scientists interested in dermatological therapy and marketers of pharmaceutical and cosmetic products, the text is also useful for students developing strong research methods. The book covers drugs used to manage a range of skin disorders and the site where the effect is sought. It examines the efficiency and delivery of topical therapies, including various pharmaceutical therapies. It also explains how percutaneous absorption is affected by age, skin, site, race, skin disease, and damage and product form. Particular emphasis is on novel treatment approaches for major skin diseases and injuries pertaining to wounds and burns.

Alternative Medicine

Author : Hiroshi Sakagami
ISBN : 9789535109037
Genre : Medical
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Alternative medicine is recognized as medical products and practices that do not belong to the standard cares taken by medical doctors, doctors of osteopathy and allied health professionals. It has developed into a multitude of medical products and practices that significantly improve the body condition and show disease prevention actions. The content of this book does not cover all areas of alternative medicine, but provides the reader with insights into selected aspects of established and new therapies. It consists of 12 chapters that are separated into 4 parts: (1) Historical and Cultural Perception, (2) Compositional Analysis, (3) Therapeutic Potential, and (4) Action Mechanism and Future Direction, written by world experts who are reviewing their original and others' research. The book will be useful to students, clinicians, teachers and researchers who have interest in advances in alternative medicines.

Mosby S Handbook Of Herbs Natural Supplements E Book

Author : Linda Skidmore-Roth
ISBN : 9780323066495
Genre : Medical
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Access the most reliable information on herbs and alternative medicines from trusted author, Linda Skidmore-Roth, in Mosby’s Handbook of Herbs and Natural Supplements! Reviewed by nurses and herbalists alike, this authoritative resource presents herb and supplement profiles in a convenient, A-Z format for fast reference. This edition’s updated, streamlined design helps you find information quickly, and a new systematic pregnancy and breastfeeding classification offers the latest guidelines for this special client population. Detailed monographs for 300 commonly used herbal products and natural supplements include vital information on the products you’ll encounter with your clients. Updated references and information from new studies make this a reliable source for herbal content. Alert icons warn you of potentially dangerous reactions that could threaten your clients’ health. Popular Herb, Pregnancy, and Pediatric icons help you find relevant content quickly for common herbs and herbs for special populations. Quick-reference format presents consistent monographs for each herb and makes it easy to find the information you need. Herbal Resource appendix, Drug/Herb Interaction appendix, Pediatric Herbal Use appendix, and a list of abbreviations provide essential resources and expanded herbal material in one convenient spot. A comprehensive index of herbal terms allows you to look up an herb by its common or scientific name, as well as by condition. A pregnancy classification system from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration allows you to analyze herbs individually and provides a consistent formula to decide which herbs should be used. Updated content throughout includes the latest uses, actions, dosages, contraindications, side effects/adverse reactions, interactions, pharmacology, alerts, and references. Pediatric Herbal Use appendix covers uses, guidelines, and expanded pediatric and adolescent information for 32 herbs. Drug/Herb Interaction appendix lists known drug and herb interactions for herbs included in the handbook to ensure client safety.

The Natural Pharmacy

Author : Schuyler W. Lininger
ISBN : CORNELL:31924074253398
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Gathers the advice of five experts--a chiropractor, two medical doctors, and two naturopaths--on herbal, homeopathic, and nutritive treatments for a variety of ailments

A Clinical Guide To Blending Liquid Herbs E Book

Author : Kerry Bone
ISBN : 9781455726196
Genre : Medical
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This clinical guide and practical reference is ideal for those who use and combine liquid herbal remedies for the individual needs of the patient. With three introductory chapters, 125 monographs, and various glossaries and appendices, it covers the fundamental concepts of using liquid herbals, including how the remedies are made, quality issues, and dosage guidelines. The monographs include full prescribing information that covers actions, indications, contraindications, warnings and precautions, interactions, side effects, dosage, traditional usage, pharmacological research, clinical studies, and full references. Focuses solely on liquid herbal preparations — making it a must-have resource and the only book of its kind. Covers approximately 125 herb profiles in detail. Offers the widest range of research-backed information currently available on herbs. Begins with basic principles to give practitioners confidence in the accuracy and precision of their prescriptions. Written by one of the leading names in herbal medicine. Clinically relevant with quick access to dosage information, contraindications, and more.

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