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The Resource Prescription or poison? : the benefits and dangers of herbal remedies, Amitava Dasgupta

Prescription or poison? : the benefits and dangers of herbal remedies, Amitava Dasgupta

Label
Prescription or poison? : the benefits and dangers of herbal remedies
Title
Prescription or poison?
Title remainder
the benefits and dangers of herbal remedies
Statement of responsibility
Amitava Dasgupta
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
615/.321
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Prescription or poison? : the benefits and dangers of herbal remedies, Amitava Dasgupta
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Complementary and alternative medicines: who uses them? -- Some relatively safe and effective herbal supplements -- Essential oils and fish-oil supplements: how effective are they? -- Herbal supplements that may boost your immune system -- Homeopathic remedies: relatively safe alternative medicine -- Vitamins and minerals -- Moderately toxic herbal remedies that may cause organ damage -- Severely toxic herbal remedies that may even cause death -- How herbal remedies interact with your medicines -- Food, alcohol, fruit juices, smoking and your meds -- Herbals supplements, alternative therapies, and women's health -- How herbal remedies may affect laboratory text results -- Herbal remedies that are misidentified or contaminated with heavy metals or western drugs -- An introduction to ayurvedic medicine -- Appendix A: generic and trade names of drugs discussed in this book -- Appendix B: herbal supplements you should avoid because they are potentially toxic
Control code
2009024808
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 258 p.
Isbn
9780897935500
Isbn Type
(trade paper)
Lccn
2009024808
System control number
(OCoLC)316026780
Label
Prescription or poison? : the benefits and dangers of herbal remedies, Amitava Dasgupta
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Complementary and alternative medicines: who uses them? -- Some relatively safe and effective herbal supplements -- Essential oils and fish-oil supplements: how effective are they? -- Herbal supplements that may boost your immune system -- Homeopathic remedies: relatively safe alternative medicine -- Vitamins and minerals -- Moderately toxic herbal remedies that may cause organ damage -- Severely toxic herbal remedies that may even cause death -- How herbal remedies interact with your medicines -- Food, alcohol, fruit juices, smoking and your meds -- Herbals supplements, alternative therapies, and women's health -- How herbal remedies may affect laboratory text results -- Herbal remedies that are misidentified or contaminated with heavy metals or western drugs -- An introduction to ayurvedic medicine -- Appendix A: generic and trade names of drugs discussed in this book -- Appendix B: herbal supplements you should avoid because they are potentially toxic
Control code
2009024808
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 258 p.
Isbn
9780897935500
Isbn Type
(trade paper)
Lccn
2009024808
System control number
(OCoLC)316026780

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