Toxicology and Clinical Pharmacology of Herbal Products
by Melanie Cupp
Publisher: Humana Press
Size: 1 MB
In Toxicology and Clinical Pharmacology of Herbal Products, Melanie Johns Cupp and a host of knowledgeable specialists review in an accessible format the latest scientific findings about twenty-eight widely used herbal medicines. Using only reliable, peer-reviewed data, these specialists describe in detail the pharmacology and toxicology of each herb, including clinical and pathological findings from clinical trials and case reports of adverse effects, pharmacokinetics, methods of chemical and biofluids analysis, and the known pharmacologic and toxicologic effects arranged by organ, organ system, or therapeutic/toxicologic effect. The authors also discuss the history and traditional uses, current promoted uses, dosage forms, potential drug interactions, and regulatory issues of these herbal products. Authoritative and exhaustive, Toxicology and Clinical Pharmacology of Herbal Products provides today's pharmacologists, toxicologists, pathologists, medical examiners, and health care providers with a unique, reliable reference to all the available scientific information on the pharmacology and toxicology of these commonly used herbs.