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Adaptogens in Medical Herbalism

Author : Donald R. Yance
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A scientifically based herbal and nutritional program to master stress, improve energy, prevent degenerative disease, and age gracefully • Explains how adaptogenic herbs work at the cellular level to enhance energy production and subdue the pro-inflammatory state behind degenerative disease • Explores the author’s custom adaptogenic blends for the immune system, cardiovascular health, thyroid function, brain health, and cancer treatment support • Provides more than 60 monographs on herbs and nutritional compounds based on more than 25 years of clinical practice with thousands of patients Weaving together the ancient wisdom of herbalism and the most up-to-date scientific research on cancer, aging, and nutrition, renowned medical herbalist and clinical nutritionist Donald Yance reveals how to master stress, improve energy levels, prevent degenerative disease, and age gracefully with the elite herbs known as adaptogens. Yance’s holistic approach, called the Eclectic Triphasic Medical System (ETMS), is based on extensive scientific research, more than 25 years of clinical practice, and excellent results with thousands of patients. It centers on four interconnected groups of health tools: botanical formulations, nutritional supplements, diet, and lifestyle. Defining three categories for adaptogenic herbs, he explains how formulations should combine herbs from each category to create a synergistic effect. He provides more than 60 monographs on herbs and nutritional compounds as well as custom combinations to revitalize the immune system, build cardiovascular health, protect brain function, manage weight, and support cancer treatment. He explains the interplay of endocrine health, the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, thyroid function, and stress in the aging process and reveals how adaptogenic treatment begins at the cellular level with the mitochondria--the microscopic energy producers present in every living cell. Emphasizing spirituality, exercise, and diet in addition to herbal treatments and nutritional supplements, Yance’s complete lifestyle program explores how to enhance energy production in the body and subdue the proinflammatory state that lays the groundwork for nearly every degenerative disease, taking you from merely surviving to thriving.

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Adaptogens

Author : David Winston
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Adaptogens help the body to “adapt” to the many health challenges it encounters--particularly stress. They increase stamina and counter the effects of aging and thus are becoming important tools in sports medicine and in the prevention and treatment of chronic fatigue and related disorders. The authors explain how they work and why they are so effective at combating stress-induced illness.

The Complete Guide to Adaptogens

Author : Agatha Noveille
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In the tradition of the bestselling Alchemy of Herbs, The Complete Guide to Adaptogens details the benefits of twenty-four adaptogenic herbs, and includes more than seventy-five recipes that target specific wellness categories such as sleep, mental focus, beauty—and more! Adaptogens are a unique class of herbs that greatly improve your body's reaction to emotional and physical stress, while also increasing your energy, stamina, endurance, and mental clarity. Recent studies support what practitioners of Indian Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine have known for centuries—these herbs such as Rhodiola, ginseng, licorice, and more, have many heath and wellness benefits and are safe for long-term use. Whether you're interested in honing your mental abilities to a razor-sharp level, want to boost your athleticism, or are looking for ways to elevate your healthy lifestyle, adaptogens have so much to offer for everyday well-being. In The Complete Guide to Adaptagens, you'll learn about the numerous benefits of twenty-four popular adaptogenic herbs, including Rhodiola, Ashwagandha, Maca, He Shou Wu, and Holy Basil. You'll also find more than seventy-five easy recipes for potions and remedies to improve sleep, mood, mental focus, immune function, stamina, as well as general wellness and beauty. These all-natural, safe remedies fight the effects of chronic stress, while restoring your body’s balance, health, and vitality.

The Herbal Handbook

Author : David Hoffmann
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Well-respected herbalist David Hoffmann's comprehensive and practical guide to herbal medicine. • Discusses the history and modern practice of herbalism, including Chinese, Native American, and Welsh influences. • Includes a practical reference section listing the effects of various herbs, with prescriptions on how to use them for a wide range of illnesses. • Covers the fundamentals of growing, drying, storing, and cooking with herbs. • Over 45,000 copies of previous edition sold. This compendium of medical herbalism by one of the most eminent herbalists practicing today is both comprehensive and practical. Answering basic as well as complicated questions about herbal medicine, it provides both the novice and the experienced practitioner with a reliable framework in which to develop their herbal skills. A discussion of the history and modern practice of herbalism, encompassing the influences of Welsh, Chinese, and Native American herbal medicine is followed by a practical reference section that lists the various actions herbs have on the body (carminative, anti-inflammatory, etc.), with examples of herbs and their mode of activity in each category. Herbal prescriptions for various illnesses are also organized under the main systems of the body so that information can be quickly and easily referenced. A final section covers the fundamentals of growing, drying storing and cooking with herbs, as well as the making of infusions, decoctions, oils, and ointments. The author also provides helpful introductions to aromatherapy and plant medicines.

Adaptogens

Author : Adriana Ayales
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Used for millennia in Eastern healing, adaptogenic herbs--like ginseng and rhodiola--counteract the effects of stress. In this beautifully illustrated, authoritative guide, Adriana Ayales, the owner of Anima Mundi Herbals, shares her knowledge of these amazing adaptogens. She offers 30 recipes for food, drinks, and beauty cures that banish fatigue, sharpen your mind, and stimulate your central nervous system, as well as ideas for self-care and wellness.

Medical Herbalism

Author : David Hoffmann
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A foundational textbook on the scientific principles of therapeutic herbalism and their application in medicine • A complete handbook for the medical practitioner • Includes the most up-to-date information on preparations, dosage, and contraindications • By the author of The Complete Illustrated Holistic Herbal Medical Herbalism contains comprehensive information concerning the identification and use of medicinal plants by chemical structure and physiological effect, the art and science of making herbal medicine, the limitations and potential of viewing herbs chemically, and the challenge to current research paradigms posed by complex plant medicines. It also includes information on toxicology and contraindications, the issues involved in determining dosage and formulation types for an individual, guides to the different measurement systems and conversion tables, and the pros and cons of both industrial and traditional techniques. With additional sections devoted to the principles of green medicine, the history of Western Herbalism, the variety of other medical modalities using medicinal plants, an extensive resource directory, and a discussion of treatments organized by body system, Medical Herbalism is the comprehensive textbook all students and practitioners of clinical herbalism need to develop their healing practices.

Adaptogens

Author : Paula Grainger
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Increasing numbers of people are suffering from stress, anxiety and fatigue caused by lack of sleep, digital overload and our 24/7 lifestyle. In Adaptogens, Medical Herbalist Paula Grainger provides an answer to this modern-day affliction by introducing us to the group of powerful herbal ingredients known as adaptogens.. Adaptogens, such as Ashwagandha, Maca, Korean ginseng, Turmeric, Reishi mushrooms, Liquorice, Rosemary and Rhodiola, have been scientifically proven to lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol and prevent adrenal imbalances that can lead to adrenal fatigue and 'burn-out'. Delve into the history and science of these miraculous plants and learn how to maximize wellness using the most easy-to-source adaptogens, incorporating them into your life via delicious smoothies, energy bites and desserts, invigorating teas, tonics and lattes, and wonderful beauty elixirs.

55 Most Common Medicinal Herbs

Author : Heather Boon
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Previously published under titles: The complete natural medicine guide to the 50 most common medicinal herbs and The botanical pharmacy.

The Complete Natural Medicine Guide to the 50 Most Common Medicinal Herbs

Author : Heather Boon
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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.

Veterinary Herbal Medicine

Author : Susan G. Wynn
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This full-color text and practical clinical reference provides comprehensive information on herbal remedies for both large and small animal species. Key coverage includes clinical uses of medicinal plants, specific information on how to formulate herbal remedies, a systems-based review of plant-based medicine, and in-depth information on the different animal species--dog, cat, avian and exotic, equine, food animal, and poultry.

Handbook of Medicinal Herbs

Author : James A. Duke
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Catalog of herbs; Medicinal herbs: toxicity ranking and pricelist; Toxins: their toxicity and distribution in plant genera; Higher plant genera and their toxins; Pharmacologically active phytochemicals; Poximate analyses of conventional plant foods.

Miracle Medicine Herbs

Author : Richard Lucas
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Includes instructions to make herbal medicines for such ailments as migraine headaches, persistent coughs, asthma, gastritis, and liver disease

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Pharmacist s Guide to Medicinal Herbs

Author : Arthur M. Presser
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In this compendium Dr. Presser discusses the basics of herbal medicine.

Cosmetic Uses of Philippine Medicinal Herbs

Author : Dietmar J. Rummel
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The Bootstrap Guide to Medicinal Herbs in the Garden Field Marketplace

Author : Lee Sturdivant
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A guide to medicinal herb growing and marketing in the U.S. and Canada.

The Natural Pharmacy

Author : Schuyler W. Lininger
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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

Wonder Herbs

Author : J.P. Saleeby
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This book explores the properties and health benefits of three important Adaptogen Herbs and introduces the reader to its research proven uses in medicine. The health claims made on Rhodiola rosea, Eleuthero (Eleutherococcus senticosus) and Jiaogulan (Gynostermma pentaphllum) are substantiated in detail by extensive scientific references. This book is not too technical for the average reader, but detailed enough for the medical practitioner interested in becoming acquainted with these herbs. The book details history, the role of herbs in maintaining health and fighting disease, bioactive components, typical doses, side effects and toxicity. This book remains a great reference on these three herbs. Dr. Saleeby was the founder of Vita SanusTM Formulations (Vita Sanus Nutraceuticals) (1998- 2006. Held the company until it was sold to Dr. Trevor Neil, DPM in 9/2006) With the publication of this book he has been called upon to formulate unique and exciting dietary supplements covering a range of uses from sports ergogenic aids to fertility formulas. He was the chief formulator and consultant for SSN, Incs PREGAME Tennis and PREGAME Golfers formula sports enhancement dietary supplements launched in April 2004. He was asked to come up with a unique formula for AdapTX Labs CadioFactor and PreFight line of supplements (2007-2008). As chief formulator for Ovion BioPharma/ Pharlian Labs he put his knowledge to use in formulating a subfertility/infertility herbal cycle pulse product (2008-2009). Some of the herbs discussed in this book have found their way into these formulations. Dr. Saleeby already a medical consultant for the Aerobics & Fitness Association of America (AFAA) became in late 2008 the medical/nutritional consultant on the advisory board of BeachBody / Product Partners during their new launch of a meal replacement shake (Shakeology). He launched Priority Health (dba Carolina Holistic Medicine) in 2013 and this has become a thriving and successful Functional Medicine practice with offices in NC (Cary); SC (Myrtle Beach & Charleston) and also GA (Savannah). The practice model is gaining market share and revolutionizing healthcare delivery in the Southeastern USA as of this writing (2017). For more information on the practice visit www.CarolinaHolisticMedicine.com. In 2015 Zimetry (www.Zimetry.com) was launched with three other partners and Dr. Saleeby remains a principal and chief medical officer for this direct to consumer lab and wellness (eCommerce) site. Dr. Saleeby can be contacted directly at [email protected]

Phytotherapy

Author : Francesco Capasso
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This richly illustrated reference guide treats the subject of herbal medicines in an integrated fashion with reference to pharmacognosy, pharmacology and toxicology. It will help to enable internists, phytotherapists, physicians, healthcare practitioners as well as students to understand why, when and how herbal medicines can be used in the treatment of diseases. A great deal of pathology and therapeutic information is also included. Numerous tables as well as figures clarify complex mechanisms and other information. The most important medicinal plants and drugs are illustrated with exceptional color plates.