Herbal Medicines


Pharmaceutical Press Editorial


Herbal Medicines provides a comprehensive single source of scientifically rigorous, impartial information on 180 of the most commonly used herbal medicinal products. The monographs are extensively referenced, detailing photochemical, pharmacological and clinical aspects of each herb (use, dose, adverse effects, interactions, etc). As with previous editions, Herbal Medicines is presented in full colour throughout, with chemical structures and photographs of the plant and drug material presented where available.

Written by experts in the fields of pharmacognosy, phytochemistry, phytopharmacy, clinical herbal medicines, phytopharmacovigilance and regulation of herbal medicinal products, Herbal Medicines is an invaluable reference text for pharmacists and other healthcare professionals who require evidence-based information on herbal medicines used for treatment and prevention of health problems.


Herbal Medicines is one of the most authoritative print references on medicinal herbs available. Its distinguished contributors hold doctorates in pharmacy, biochemistry, and naturopathy. The entries are meant as a reference and guide for health professionals as they review patient medications…”- Choice, July 2013

“…Herbal Medicines will be a useful acquisition for libraries supporting studies in the health or bioiogical sciences. Recommended. Lower-level undergraduates through professionals/practitioners.” – J. S. Whelan, Harvard Medical School, Choice Magazine, 50(11), July 2013.


  • Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press; 4th edition (January 23, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0857110357
  • ISBN-13: 978-0857110350



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