Skip Navigation Links
 



                     


 



   
    Learn More     Subscribe    
Join Now!      Login
 
 
 
FREE HEALTH
NEWSLETTER
 
 
Vitamin D Poll
Are you currently taking a Vitamin D supplement?
 
 
 
 
H
erbal Medicine
 
New Reference Book Clarifies Safe and Effective Use of Herbal Medicines for Disease Prevention and Treatment

© American Botanical Council

Austin, TX (May 2, 2003) The American Botanical Council (ABC) announces the availability of its latest in-depth, therapeutic guide and reference book. "The ABC Clinical Guide to Herbs" is a comprehensive review of 29 of the most commonly used herbs in the United States and 13 proprietary products, and their relevance to modern medicine. By offering the underlying science necessary to understand the safe and effective use of herbal medicine, ABC has delivered an important resource for professionals and interested consumers. A bonus that healthcare practitioners will find attractive is the ability to earn continuing education credits.

"Herbal medicine is undergoing a renaissance of interest in science and society. 'The ABC Clinical Guide to Herbs' is an urgently needed benchmark of the scholarship that exists in this field. This is that rare book that is a must for laypersons, clinicians, and researchers alike. This volume deserves to stand alongside Gray's Anatomy as one of the defining texts of medicine," said Larry Dossey, MD, the executive editor of Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine and the author of "Reinventing Medicine", "Healing Beyond the Body", and "Healing Word."

"The ABC Clinical Guide to Herbs" features a comprehensive monograph on each herb, a clinical overview for quick reference to key issues regarding safe, therapeutic use, and a simplified information sheet for consumers and patients that includes descriptions, uses, cautionary information, adverse effects, drug interactions, and dosages. A separate chapter covers 13 proprietary herbal products that have undergone clinical studies.

Healthcare professionals may earn continuing education credit by reading the book and completing a post test. Physicians, physician assistants, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, naturopaths, and osteopaths can contact ABC or visit ABC's website, www.herbalgram.org, for information about and purchase of this CE course and reference book.

"The ABC Clinical Guide to Herbs" is available for $49.95 plus shipping and handling directly from ABC, or ABC's exclusive worldwide trade distributor, Thieme New York, 800-782-3488 or 212-760-0888, Fax 212-947-1112, www.thieme.com.

About ABC
The American Botanical Council is one of the leading nonprofit educational and research organizations disseminating science-based information promoting the safe and effective use of medicinal plants and phytomedicines. This member-sponsored organization also publishes the renowned, peer-reviewed journal HerbalGram, and offers a variety of educational publications covering herb research and regulation for the benefit of the general public and ABC's members.

Add your comment      
About The Author
 
Share   Facebook   Buzz   Delicious   Digg   Twitter  
 
 
 
 
 
 
From Our Sponsor
 
 
 
 
 
 
Featured Events
Wellness Inventory Certification Training
     September 16-December 16, 2014
     Teleclass, CA USA
 
Additional Calendar Links
 
Wellness, Movement, dimension!

Search   
Home       Wellness       Health A-Z       Alternative Therapies       Find a Practitioner       Healthy Products       Bookstore       Wellness Inventory
Healthy Kitchen       Healthy Woman       Healthy Man       Healthy Child       Healthy Aging       Wellness Center       Nutrition Center       Fitness Center
Free Newsletter      What Doctor's Don't Tell You      Stevia.com      Discount Lab Tests      First Aid      Global Health Calendar      Privacy Policy     Contact Us

Disclaimer: The information provided on HealthWorld Online is for educational purposes only and IS NOT intended as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek professional medical advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.