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Responding to the increased popularity of herbal medicines and other forms of complementary or alternative medicine around the world, this reference reviews and critically evaluates various safety, toxicity, and quality-control issues related to the use of traditional and herbal products for health maintenance and disease prevention and treatment. Contains more than 3,550 current references. Responding to the increased popularity of herbal medicines and other forms of complementary or alternative medicine in countries around the world, this reference reviews and evaluates various safety, toxicity, and quality-control issues related to the use of traditional and herbal products for health maintenance and disease prevention and treatment. Case studies highlight widely used herbal remedies and their possible effects on human health and wellness and the need for the design and performance of methodologically sound clinical trials for the plethora of herbal medicines. With over 3,550 current references, the book discusses the role of herbal medicine in national health care.

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General Information  
Author(s)Packer
PublisherRoutledge Taylor and Francis group
Edition2
ISBN9780824754365
Pages1275
BindingHard Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2010