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Veterinary Herbal Medicine

WYNN Susan & FOUGERE Barbara [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9780323029988

Mosby 2006 1st Edition

AU $157.00
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This full-colour text and practical clinical reference provides comprehensive information on herbal remedies for both large and small animal species. Key coverage includes clinical uses of medicinal plants, specific information on how to formulate herbal remedies, a systems-based review of plant-based medicine, and in-depth information on the different animal species – dog, cat, avian and exotic, equine, food animal, and poultry. Other topics include evidence-based medicine and plant medicine research; toxicology, drug interactions, and banned substances; regulations and quality control; and nutritional uses of herbs and other plants. Offers extensive information for more than 120 herbs.

Contents: >1. Why Use Herbs? I. Historical Relationship between Plants and Animals >2. Zoopharmacognosy >3. Ethnoveterinary Medicine: Potential Solutions for Large-Scale Problems >4. The Roots of Veterinary Botanical Medicine >5. Overview of Traditional Chinese Medicine: The Cooking Pot Analogy >6. Ayurvedic Veterinary Medicine: Principles and Practices II. Herbal Medicine Controversies >7. Evaluating, Designing and Accessing Herbal Medicine Research >8. Regulation and Quality Control >9. A Skeptical View of Herbal Medicine

III. The Plants >10. Medical Botany >11. Plant Chemistry in Veterinary Medicine: Medicinal Constituents and their Mechanisms of Action >12. Herbal Medicine: Potential for Intoxication and Interactions with Conventional Drugs >13. Herbal Energetics: The Key to Efficacy in Herbal Medicine >14. Herb Manufacture, Pharmacy and Dosing >15. Herbal Materia Medica >16. Designing the Medicinal Herb Garden >17. Commercial Organic Herb Production for Veterinary Medicine >18. Conserving Medicinal Plant Biodiversity >19. Safe Substitutes for Endangered Herbs: Plant Conservation and Loss of our Medicines

IV. Veterinary Clinical Uses of Medicinal Plants >20. Approaches in Veterinary Herbal Medicine Prescribing >21. Herbs for Hematologic and Immunologic Disorders >22. Herbal Medicine in Equine Practice >23. Phytotherapy for Dairy Cows >24. Organic Management of Food Producing Livestock >25. Clinical Practice V. Resources >A. Client Handouts a. How to Administer Herbs b. How to Report Adverse Events >B. Training in Herbal Medicine >C. Suppliers >D. Websites and Other Texts

200+ illustrations (50 in full colour).

860pp

(For this item please quote stock ID 26961)

Related Subject Areas:

Animals and TCM     

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