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Medical Herbalism: The Science and Practice of Herbal Medicine Hoffmann, David ISBN-13: 9780892817498 Table of Contents Introduction Part One: Introduction to Principles and Practices 1--Herbs, Holism, and Science Science and Phytotherapy Pharmacognosy and Ways to Assess Herb Quality The Conservation of Medicinal Plants 2--Classification of Medicinal Plants The Linnaean System of Classification Derivation of Botanical Names 3--An Introduction to Phytochemistry Primary and Secondary Plant Metabolites Commonly Used Terms and Concepts 4--Carbohydrates Monosaccharides Polysaccharides Glycoproteins Glycosides Gums and Mucilages 5--Lipids Fatty Acids Lipids Containing Glycerol 6--Terpenes Monoterpenes Iridoids Sesquiterpenes Sesquiterpene Lactones Diterpenoids Saponins Triterpenoid Saponins Cardenolides and Bufadienolides Phytosterols Nortriterpenoids Plant Exudates Resins Oleoresins Balsams Gum Resins 7--Polyphenols Simple Phenols and Phenolic Acids Phenylpropanoids and Cinnamic Acids Coumarins Quinones Xanthones Stilbenoids Flavonoids Flavones and Flavonols Isoflavonoids Flavanones Dihydrochalcones Biflavonoids Lignans and Neolignans Tannins 8--Alkaloids Pyrrolidine and Piperidine Alkaloids Tropane Alkaloids Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids Purine Alkaloids Isoquinoline Alkaloids Indole Alkaloids Ergot Alkaloids Carboline Alkaloids Quinoline Alkaloids Quinolizidine Alkaloids Diterpenoid Alkaloids Steroid Alkaloids Miscellaneous Alkaloids 9--Pharmacology Pharmacodynamics Phytoestrogens Pharmacokinetics Immunomodulators Inflammation and Anti-Inflammatory Agents Cancer and Plant Constituents Antiviral Agents Antioxidants and Free Radical Scavengers Cardiac Glycosides Nonsteroidal Cardioactive Plant Constituents Cholesterol and Lipid-Lowering Activity Hypertension and Hypotensive Agents Platelet Function and Cardiovascular Herbs and the Liver Hypoglycemic Agents 10--Toxicity, Contraindications, and Safety Evaluating Causality in Adverse Events Toxicology Oxalic Acid Terpenes Glycosides Polyphenolics Alkaloids Polypeptides Lectins Photosensitivity 11--The Formulation and Preparation of Herbal Medicines Herbal Medicines Infusions Decoctions Tinctures (Tincturae) Fluid Extracts (Fluid Extracta) Syrups, Elixirs, and Emulsions (Emulsiones) Juices (Succi), Linctuses (Lincti), Mucilages and Oxymels Waters (Aqua) Capsules, Pills, and Tablets Lozenges (Trochisci) and Pastilles (Pastilli) Baths (Balneotherapy) Douches and Enemas Ointments and Suppositories Liniments Gargles (Gargarisma) and Mouthwashes Inhalants (Vapors) and Spray Solutions (Nebulae) Oils Compresses and Poultices Incompatibility Part Two: Treatment Approaches by Body System 12--A Model of Holistic Herbal Medicine Phytotherapeutic Selection Criteria Dosage and Formulation Criteria Outline of Treatment Chapters 13--The Digestive System Flatulence Constipation Laxatives Diarrhea Aphthous Ulcers Periodontal Disease Esophagitis and Gastroesophageal Reflux Gastritis Peptic Ulcers Hiatus Hernia Functional Dyspepsia or “Indigestionâ€​ Irritable Bowel Syndrome Inflammatory Bowel Disease Ulcerative Colitis Diverticulitis Jaundice Chronic Hepatitis Viral Hepatitis Cirrhosis Cholecystitis Cholelithiasis Hemorrhoids 14--The Cardiovascular System Tonics for the Cardiovascular System Cholesterol Hypertension Arteriosclerosis Congestive Heart Failure Angina Pectoris Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease Varicose Veins 15--The Respiratory System Coughs Acute Bronchitis Chronic Bronchitis Pertussis Asthma Emphysema The Common Cold Influenza Hay Fever Sinusitis Laryngitis Tonsillitis 16--The Nervous System Managing Stress: An Overview Depression Insomnia Withdrawal from Benzodiazepines Anorexia Nervosa Headache Migraine Neuritis Tinnitus Motion Sickness Shingles 17--The Urinary System Frequency Dysuria Hematuria Edema Cystitis Urinary Calculus 18--The Reproductive System Emmenagogues Amenorrhea Dysmenorrhea Premenstrual Syndrome Menopause Pregnancy Herbs to Avoid During Pregnancy Uterine Fibroids Endometriosis Fibrocystic Breast Disease Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy 19--The Musculoskeletal System External Applications for Musculoskeletal Problems Myalgia Osteoarthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis Osteoporosis Gout Bursitis and Tendinitis Restless Leg Syndrome 20--The Skin Herbs for Topical Application Eczema and Dermatitis Psoriasis Acne 21--The Immune System General Support Protocols Detoxification Postoperative Recovery General Guidelines for Treating Infection Vaginitis Prostatitis Boils Fungal Skin Infection Cancer 22--The Endocrine System Hypothyroidism Hyperthyroidism Diabetes Mellitus The Adrenal Glands 23--Phytotherapy and the Elderly Toning and Nurturing Health in Elders Prevention and Treatment of Disease in Elders 24--Phytotherapy and Children Measles Mumps Colic Constipation Diarrhea Indigestion Nausea Otitis M

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